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KBC Profile

IBSCO carries KBC Bearings, including:

  • Deep groove ball bearings, including single or double, sealed, shielded and open configurations

  • Tapered roller bearings.

A part of the Schaeffler family of bearing and linear movement products, KBC Bearings is a leading manufacturer of bearings for the electric motor industry. Based in Korea, KBC ball bearings meet or exceed industry standards for noise and vibration control.


Founded in 1953 as Shin-han Bearings, the company changed its name to Korea Bearing Industry in 1964. From its founding, the company earned a global reputation as a manufacturer of high performing precision bearings for electric motor applications. In 1995, the company merged with Hanwha, followed in 1998, with a joint venture between Schaeffler/FAG and Hanwha. In 2003, Schaeffler FAG took over ownership of the company. 


IBSCO’s application specialists have in-depth knowledge of KBC Bearings and work closely with each customer to select the best ball bearing for your electric motor application challenges. Our specialists are supported by our turnkey services including clean room manufacturing, material traceability and documentation, lubrication services, packaging and inventory management. Our manufacturing processes are certified to AS9100/AS9120/ISO 9001 and meet the highest industry standards for automotive, power generation, motor and military applications. We understand that the performance of your products is dependent on the quality of the components used and are committed to providing the best selection and superior products.


IBSCO is dedicated to total customer satisfaction and holds itself to the highest quality standards. For the past 30 years, we have provided superior solutions for industrial applications. Call today to see how we can exceed your expectations.

Call 800.231.6480 or email

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