GGB France produces metal-polymer plain bearings for automotive applications

Manufacturing Facilities

Our world-class production plants located in the U.S., France, Germany, Slovakia, Brazil and China are certified to the industry’s highest quality and excellence standards for health, safety, product quality and environmental management.

GGB, the world's leading manufacturer of PLAIN BEARINGs

GGB manufacturing facilities have access to the industry’s best practices and a quality management system aligned with global standards. Our plants are certified to ISO 9001 for quality management systems, ISO 50001 for energy management, ISO/TS 16949 for international quality management specification for suppliers of automotive components, ISO 140001 for environmental management systems and OHSAS 18001, the Occupational Health and Safety Management standard.

  • Slovakia: The GGB bearing company in Sučany was selected as one of Slovakia’s 10 safest companies, winning the “Safe Enterprise” award based on the facility’s health and safety management system.
  • Germany: GGB Heilbronn is certified to ISO standards (ISO 50001), the global standard for establishing, implementing, maintaining and improving its energy management system. The plant has also achieved a 100% recycling rate.
  • France: GGB France has simultaneously achieved integrated recertification to four global standards:
    • ISO 9001 for quality management systems
    • ISO/TS 16949 for quality management in the automotive supply chain
    • OHSAS18001 for health and safety management systems
    • ISO 14001 for environmental management systems
  • China: The GGB Suzhou facility received TS-16949 and ISO 9001 certification after less than one year in production for the international quality management specification for suppliers of automotive components.
  • North America: GGB US bearings are certified to AS 9100C, the aerospace industry’s standard for quality management systems for the manufacture of metal-backed bearings and fiber reinforced composite bearings and washers.

Offering a wide range of services to numerous market sectors from Automotive, Energy, to Aerospace or anywhere in between, our production plants can provide both standard and custom products for scores of bearing applications. We respond quickly to our customers’ needs with a flexible production platform and assure our product’s quality, performance and reliability.

“Our ability to manufacture products at multiple sites increases our flexibility in responding to changing customer demand.”

- Susan Sweeney, GGB President

In addition to our global production facilities, we operate and manage an international network of sales offices and distribution centers to supply over 30,000 customers quickly and efficiently, anywhere in the world.

 

North America

USA

 

 

Thorofare I

GGB NA is the world leading manufacturer of plain bearings, bushes and bushings

 

 

Date of operation: 1976

Surface area: 9,800 m² (105,000 ft²)

Products: Metal-Polymer US bearings

Markets: Automotive, General Industrial, Aerospace

 

GGB N.A.

P.O. Box 189

700 Mid Atlantic Parkway

Thorofare, NJ 08086

Tel: +1 856 848 3200

Fax: +1 856 848 5115

usa@ggbearings.com

Thorofare II

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Date of operation: 2015

Surface area: 4,760 m² (51,200 ft²)

Products: Fiber Reinforced Composite US Bearings, Bushing Blocks, High-precision Assemblies

Markets: Agricultural, Construction, Marine, Hydropower and Fluid Power

 

GGB N.A.

P.O. Box 189

1414 Metropolitan Avenue

Thorofare, NJ 08086

Tel: +1 856 848 3200

Fax: +1 856 848 5115

usa@ggbearings.com

 

 

South America

BRAzIL

 

Barueri

GGB Brasil manufactures plain bearings for the automotive, construction and agriculture markets

 

Date of operation: 1989

Surface area: 2,000 m² (21,600 ft²)

Products: Metal-Polymer

Markets: Automotive, Construction, Agriculture, Renewable Energy, General Industrial

 

GGB Brasil

Avenida Gupê, 10767

Barueri – SP, BR-06422-120

Brazil

Tel: +55 11 4789 9070

Fax: +55 11 4789 4433

brasil@ggbearings.com

 

Europe

France

 

 

Annecy

GGB France in Annecy produces metal-polymer plain bearings for the automotive market

 

Date of operation: 1946

Surface area: 20,000 m² (215,000 ft²)

Products: Metal-Polymer

Markets: Automotive, General Industrial

 

GGB France EURL

65, chemin de la Prairie

B.P. 2074

F-74009 Annecy Cedex

Tel: +33 (0)4 50 33 66 88

Fax: +33 (0)4 50 33 66 60

france@ggbearings.com

Dieuze

Based in Dieuze, GGB France develops bushing blocks for the fluid power industry

 

Date of operation: 1974

Surface area: 5,000 m² (54,000 ft²)

Products: Bushing Blocks, High-precision Assemblies

Markets: Fluid Power

 

GGB France EURL

3, rue Roger Husson

F-57260 Dieuze

Tel: +33 (0)3 87 86 98 11

Fax: +33 (0)3 87 86 80 20

france@ggbearings.com

 

Germany

 

 

Heilbronn

GGB Heilbronn Gmbh is the world leading manufacturer of metal-polymer bearings

 

Date of operation: 1974

Surface area: 5,000 m² (54,000 ft²)

Products: Metal-Polymer

Markets: All markets including Automotive, General Industrial and Aerospace

 

GGB Heilbronn GmbH

Ochsenbrunnenstr. 9

D-74078 Heilbronn

Tel: +49 (0)7131 269 0

Fax: +49 (0)7131 269 500

germany@ggbearings.com

 

Slovakia

 

 

Sučany

GGB Slovakia manufactures metal-polymer bearings and bushing blocks

 

Date of operation: 2004

Surface area: 9,000 m² (96,900 ft²)

Products: Metal-Polymer, Engineered Plastics, Bushing Blocks, High-precision Assemblies

Markets: Automotive, Fluid Power, General Industrial

 

GGB Slovakia s.r.o.

Ulica priemyselná 1910/4

SK-Sučany 038 52

Tel: +421 (0)43 40 40 100

Fax: +421(0)43 40 40 500

slovakia@ggbearings.com

 

Asia

China

 

 

Suzhou

GGB Suzhou produces Metal-Polymer, Fiber Reinforced Composite Bearings and Bushing Blocks

 

 

Date of operation: 2008

Surface area: 9,200 m² (99,000 ft²)

Products: Metal-Polymer, Fiber Reinforced Composite Bearings, Bushing Blocks

Markets: Automotive, Pumps and Compressors, Construction, Agriculture, Fluid Power

 

GGB Bearing Technology
(Suzhou) Co., Ltd

No. 10 Xiangjie Road, SND

PRC-215129 Suzhou,

 P.R. China

Tel: +86 512 62921000

Fax: +86 512 62921010

china@ggbearings.com

 

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