GGB tribological solutions move the industrial world one step closer to the future. Our products are used in tens of thousands of critical applications every day—around the planet. Our goal is to provide reliable, maintenance-free surface solutions for almost any application—no matter where those demands take our products.
GGB's TriboShield™ product line includes seven standard formulations that cover the full spectrum of mechanical, thermal and chemical capabilities offered by today's polymer materials. Our TriboShield™ polymer coatings can be applied to nearly any surface, regardless of shape or material, making their potential almost endless.
The excellent low friction and high wear resistance performance of GGB metal-polymer bearings make them ideal for hundreds of applications in numerous and diverse industries. Depending upon application requirements, metal-polymer composite bearings can be produced in many shapes and sizes.
GGB's Engineered Plastic Polymer bearings provide excellent wear resistance and low friction in both dry and lubricated operating conditions over a wide range of applications. Engineered plastic bearings are made from thermoplastic bearing material processed by injection moulding. This production method enables us to produce unlimited dimensions in accordance to our standard, and also parts with special designs and features.
GGB's Fiber Reinforced Composite products typically consists of a filament-wound, fiberglass-impregnated, epoxy backing with a variety of low-friction wear-resistant bearing linings. These self-lubricating fiber reinforced composite bearings are particularly effective in applications where the relative motion is not sufficient to promote circulation of the oil or grease used with more conventional bearings. GGB Fiber Reinforced Composite bearings are available as bushes, plates, bearing segments and special forms, depending on the particular material type.
Bimetal and metal bearings offer excellent corrosion resistance in industrial outdoor applications and in water, marine and offshore environments. GGB offers a broad range of sizes, forms and materials in monometallic and bimetallic bearings.
Engineered as a solution to conquer misalignment reduction when high demands are placed on bearings, GGB's UNI, MINI and EXALIGN® self-aligning shaft bearing assemblies offer improved equipment performance under standard bearing assemblies by reducing stress and friction. Offering superior performance in a wide variety of applications, GGB's self-aligning assemblies are available in both standard and custom configurations.
GGB has been putting the world in motion for over 120 years with industry-leading tribological bearings, coatings and assemblies. From Polymer Coatings and Metal-Polymer bearings to Fiber Reinforced Composite bearings and self-aligning shaft bearing assemblies, our solutions are specifically designed to reduce friction and optimize performance and durability.
Tribology is the science of wear, friction and lubrication, and encompasses how interacting surfaces and other tribo-elements behave in relative motion in natural and artificial systems. This includes bearing design and lubrication.
GGB’s TriboU is intended to provide the working engineer, who may or may not be a user of GGB’s surface engineered solutions, to understand and implement basic tribological concepts in the design, manufacture and use of industrial equipment.
At GGB, we aren’t afraid to take risks for our customers. We are passionate about the work we do and believe that same passion contributes to the level of innovation that can enhance human potential. We take pride in working closely with customers in the early stage of a design to think broadly and boldly, and to expand beyond traditional surface engineered solutions. We offer reliable partnerships based on trust, compassion, determination, collaboration and respect.
GGB seeks out collaborative, long-term relationships with each one of our customers. Our diverse expertise gives us a deep understanding of the challenges you face. When you partner with us early, our GGB engineering team is able to review your assemblies and make sure both the bearing and surrounding components are optimized for performance and cost-effectiveness.
Top tier manufacturers and OEMs in demanding industries require stringent quality standards and certifications. As your tribological partner, GGB always strives to meet or exceed these demands with certifications of the highest standards. Our world-class manufacturing plants in the United States, Brazil, China, Germany, France and Slovakia are certified in quality and excellence in the industry according to:
These certifications provide us access to the industry’s best practices and align our quality management system with global standards.
View a complete list of our certifications from around the world.
GGB Brasil Certificate ISO 14001 in English
ISO 14001 - English
GGB Brasil Certificate ISO 14001 in Portuguese
ISO 14001 - Portuguese
GGB Bearing Technology (Suzhou) Co., Ltd
GGB Suzhou Certificate ISO 9001 in Chinese
ISO 9001 - Chinese
GGB Suzhou Certificate ISO 9001 in English
ISO 9001 - English
GGB Suzhou Certificate OHSAS 18001 in Chinese
OHSAS 18001 - Chinese
GGB Suzhou Certificate OHSAS 18001 in English
OHSAS 18001 - English
GGB Suzhou Certificate IATF 16949 in Chinese
IATF 16949 - Chinese
GGB Suzhou Certificate IATF 16949 in English
IATF 16949 - English
GGB France EURL
GGB France Certificate IATF 16949 in French
IATF 16949 - French
GGB France Certificate IATF 16949 in English
IATF 16949 - English