Cheers. Brewing a New Niche – Emerson Bearing Boston Announces Craft Brewer Division

EB_logo2C_tagline_5inWith craft brewers cropping up across the nation, Emerson Bearing Boston, a bearing company catering to OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) markets around the world, has found a new niche.

As a supplier of bearings and related products to the packaging and food processing industries, Emerson Bearing Boston has established a Craft Brewer Division dedicated to their rapidly expanding small and independent brewer customer base. Mike Quinn, Marketing Specialist, oversees the division.

According to the Brewers Association, craft brewers accounted for 11 percent volume share of the marketplace in 2014, up from 5 percent in 2010. And steady growth is expected to continue.

Emerson Bearing Boston provides bearings utilized in the brewing process, which includes mixing, bottling, canning, seaming, labeling and also in any part of the process that involves conveyance. Emerson Bearing Boston is one of the only suppliers of hybrid stainless steel or ceramic bearing seaming rolls, which are made of advanced materials to last longer and run cooler. They also provide stainless steel single roller ball bearings and ceramic ball bearings, which are used in canning and handling lines. Other products include tabletop chain, rollers, idlers, stainless steel mounted units, cam followers, rod ends, thrust bearings, control bearings, needle roller bearings, adhesives and sealants.

“Packaging and food processing are usually fully automated and often take place under extreme operating conditions. It requires low maintenance, special hygiene requirements and operational reliability,” said Steve Katz, president. “By supplying dependable parts and service, we’ve been able help craft brewers such as Newburyport Brewing Company of Mass., West Sixth Brewery of Kentucky and Moab Brewery of Utah keep their production lines moving.”

For more information about the Craft Brewer division, contact Mike Quinn at 800-225-4587 or email mquinn@emersonbearing.com.

About Emerson Bearing Boston

Founded in 1957, Emerson Bearing Boston specializes in bearings for OEM and MRO markets throughout the world. The company provides solutions to a variety of industries including: aggregate, concrete, mining, machine tools, electric motor repair, marine, material handling, metal processing, packaging, food processing, paper converting, printing, wind/power generation, recreation, heavy construction, robotics, automation, transportation, wood products, wastewater treatment, pump, compressor and oil field.

Emerson Bearing Boston offers customers a one-stop shopping experience. With an online product catalog with over 3 million bearings – ranging in size from 3mm to tunnel-boring 15-foot-diameter giants; a vast inventory of bearings; worldwide sourcing; a fixed price program; a knowledgeable staff; same day shipping and 24/7 service, Emerson Bearing Boston has become a leading provider of bearings in the U.S. They are the sister company of Action Bearing and maintain headquarters at 201 Brighton Ave. Boston, MA. For more information, visit www.emersonbearing.com or call 800-225-4587.

Emerson Bearing Boston Promotes Mike Quinn to Marketing Specialist

Emerson Bearing Boston, a bearing company catering to OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) markets around the world, has promoted Mike Quinn, a Brighton resident, to Marketing Specialist.

Quinn has been a key member of the Emerson Bearing Boston team for more than two years and has recently been promoted from Inside Sales Representative to Marketing Specialist. Dedicated to accommodating the unique bearing needs of industry customers, Quinn will oversee accounts in the electric motor repair, commercial laundry, microbrewery, water and wastewater management industries. His responsibilities will include managing accounts, product recommendations, pricing, purchasing marketing and some light engineering.

Bearing Failure Analysis

As part of their customer care, Emerson Bearing Boston offers the unique service of “Bearing Failure Analysis” which helps them determine the cause of bearing failure so that they may prevent future failure and predict reliability.  Or, if clients desire to do so, they can utilize the Bearing Failure Analysis program within the Technical Toolbox on the Emerson Bearing website.

To contact Mike Quinn regarding the industries he serves, call 800-225-4587.

About Emerson Bearing Boston

Founded in 1957, Emerson Bearing Boston specializes in bearings for OEM and MRO markets throughout the world. The company provides solutions to a variety of industries including: aggregate, concrete, mining, machine tools, electric motor repair, marine, material handling, metal processing, packaging, food processing, paper converting, printing, wind/power generation, recreation, heavy construction, robotics, automation, transportation, wood products, wastewater treatment, pump, compressor and oil field.

Emerson Bearing Boston offers customers a one-stop shopping experience. With an online product catalog with over three million bearings – ranging in size from 3mm to tunnel-boring 15-foot-diameter giants; a vast inventory of bearings; worldwide sourcing; a fixed price program; a knowledgeable staff; same day shipping and 24/7 service, Emerson Bearing Boston has become a leading provider of bearings in the U.S.   They are the sister company of Action Bearing and maintain headquarters at 201 Brighton Ave. Boston, MA. For more information, visit www.emersonbearing.com or call 800-225-4587.

Emerson Bearing tees off with expanded golf division

Steve Katz, president of Emerson Bearing
Steve Katz, president of Emerson Bearing

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS…

A good walk spoiled. That’s how some describe the game of golf. More and more golf courses agree and have opted for carts-only. With the increased use of carts comes increased maintenance and need for parts. That’s why Emerson Bearing, a Boston based bearing company catering to OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) markets throughout the world, recently expanded its golf division as part of the company’s recreation industry offerings.

“We originally formed our golf division a few years ago because there had been such an increase in demand for our bearings for golf carts. Well, that has continued the past few years and we needed to reinforce the division to serve not only golf courses but other companies that utilize golf carts for their operations. So we have added personnel and expertise to better serve this market,” said Steve Katz, president of Emerson Bearing.

Bearings for the golf cart market must be able to withstand outdoor environments and for this, Emerson Bearing provides mounted units with triple lip seals and ball bearings with full contact sealing. They also provide spherical bushings, spherical roller bearings, tapered roller bearings, adhesives and sealants, rod ends, oil seals and mounted units. Emerson Bearing Boston carries a full range of brands for this market including SKF, FAG and KVC, as quite often, customers choose a brand based on price point.

Emerson Bearing Senior Marketing Specialist Richard Furtado leads the Golf division team. Furtado  assist clients in determining which bearing technologies would be most suitable by taking into consideration the specifications, recommendations, maintenance strategies, fatigue life and wear resistance of the bearing in relation to the application. He can be reached at contact 866-995-8761 or email rfurtado@Emersonbearing.com.

The Emerson Bearing Difference 

In a proud tradition, the same families that started the company in 1957 keep Emerson Bearing rolling by specializing in bearings for OEM and MRO markets across the country. Emerson Bearing has a staff of 22 and a 23,000 square foot facility to provide bearings ranging in size from 3mm to tunnel-boring 15-foot-diameter giants.

Emerson Bearing offers customers a one-stop shopping experience. With an online product catalog with more than three million bearings; a vast inventory of bearings; worldwide sourcing; a fixed price program; a knowledgeable staff dedicated to delivering; same day shipping and 24/7 service, Emerson Bearing has become the leading provider of bearings to OEM and MRO markets in the U.S. Emerson Bearing maintains headquarters at 201 Brighton Ave. Boston, MA. For more information, contact 617-782-1400 or toll free, 800-225-4587, email info@Emersonbearing.com or visit www.Emersonbearing.com.

Emerson Bearing expands food processing division to include fryer equipment offerings

Mike Quinn of Emerson Bearing Boston
Mike Quinn of Emerson Bearing Boston

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS…

Emerson Bearing, a Boston based bearing company catering to OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) markets throughout the world, recently expanded its food processing division to include offerings for businesses that employ frying equipment.

“Restaurants, food courts and any number of other food service businesses utilize frying equipment to prepare food. Many of those fryers require special types of bearings that can withstand continuous use at high temperatures for 10, 12, even 24 hours. With our expanded offerings for frying equipment and dedicated marketing specialist with expertise in that area, we can better serve restaurants and other food service businesses,” said Steve Katz, president of Emerson Bearing, Inc.

As part of its food processing division, Emerson Bearing offers  IPTCI Fryer Bearings. These special bearings can serve as drop-in replacements for JBT Foodtech- and Stein-type fryers.

Emerson Bearing’s fryer equipment bearings feature:

  • Bolt-on replacement for OEM bearings
  • Heat-tolerant C4 internal clearance
  • 100 percent stainless parts throughout
  • H1-rated food-grade lubricant
  • 2-bolt flange units

Emerson Bearing Marketing Specialist Mike Quinn is responsible for the frying equipment customers. He can be reached by e-mail at mquinn@Emersonbearing.com or by calling  1.800.225.4587.

The Emerson Bearing Difference 
In a proud tradition, the same families that started the company in 1957 keep Emerson Bearing rolling by specializing in bearings for OEM and MRO markets across the country. Emerson Bearing has a staff of 22 and a 23,000 square foot facility to provide bearings ranging in size from 3mm to tunnel-boring 15-foot-diameter giants.

Emerson Bearing offers customers a one-stop shopping experience. With an online product catalog with more than three million bearings; a vast inventory of bearings; worldwide sourcing; a fixed price program; a knowledgeable staff dedicated to delivering; same day shipping and 24/7 service, Emerson Bearing has become the leading provider of bearings to OEM and MRO markets in the U.S. Emerson Bearing maintains headquarters at 201 Brighton Ave. Boston, MA. For more information, contact 617-782-1400 or toll free, 800-225-4587, email info@Emersonbearing.com or visit www.Emersonbearing.com.

Emerson Bearing promotes Bob Piracini to senior marketing specialist for Machine Tools Division

Bob Piracini of Action Bearing and Emerson Bearing

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS …

Emerson Bearing a Boston based bearing company catering to OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) markets throughout the world recently promoted Bob Piracini to senior marketing specialist for its Machine Tools division.

As leader of the Machine Tools division, Piracini and his team will assist clients in determining which bearing technologies would be most suitable by taking into consideration the specifications, recommendations, maintenance strategies, fatigue life and wear resistance of the bearing in relation to the application.

Machine Tool applications require bearings that are designed for rigid, high speed, high precision machine tool spindles. Emerson Bearing offers super precision bearings, linear motion, timing belts, adhesives and sealants, ball bearings and cylindrical roller bearings. As machine centers operate at higher speeds and demand greater levels of precision, Emerson Bearing recommends the new generation of bearings made from advanced steels. These provide extended bearing life and increased tolerances. The company offers several brands, such as Barden and NSK which provide this option. Other available options include Sealed bearings for harsh environments.

Piracini has been with the company for 16 years and previously held the position of Marketing Specialist. He attended Suffolk University and is a resident of Wakefield, MA.

To reach Bob Piracini in Emerson’s Machine Tools division, contact 866-995-8764 or email bpiracini@Emersonbearing.com.

The Emerson Bearing Difference 
In a proud tradition, the same families that started the company in 1957 keep Emerson Bearing rolling by specializing in bearings for OEM and MRO markets across the country. Emerson Bearing has a staff of 22 and a 23,000 square foot facility to provide bearings ranging in size from 3mm to tunnel-boring 15-foot-diameter giants.

Emerson Bearing offers customers a one-stop shopping experience. With an online product catalog with over 3 million bearings; a vast inventory of bearings; worldwide sourcing; a fixed price program; a knowledgeable staff dedicated to delivering; same day shipping and 24/7 service, Emerson Bearing has become the leading provider of bearings to OEM and MRO markets in the U.S. Emerson Bearing maintains headquarters at 201 Brighton Ave. Boston, MA. For more information, contact 617-782-1400 or toll free, 800-225-4587, emailinfo@Emersonbearing.com or visit www.Emersonbearing.com.