South Korean- made industrial bearings debut in Middle East and Africa

Mineral Circles Bearings (MCB) and world renowned OE manufacturer, ILJIN, introduces its tapered roller bearings (TRB) and large angular contact ball bearing (ACBB) range to the Middle East and African region.

Made from premium bearing steel, these quality and cost effective South Korean-made industrial bearings are used in heavy equipment brands such as Doosan, Volvo, Nabtesco, and Hyundai.

The Engineering Behind It

Committed to providing creative solutions and value to its client base, ILJIN’s highly skilled R&D team uses the latest technological innovation for product research, design, and analysis.

  • Large Angular Contact Ball Bearings- Designed for combined loads, these bearings which are normally installed in two or more opposing preload units used in excavators, industrial equipment, and construction machines
  • Tapered Roller Bearings- Engineered for even stress distribution and combined loads with low friction torque, these bearings are designed for longer service life and optimum machine performance capable of withstanding environmental pollutants as well as high temperatures.

Heavy Industry Application

With the rise of mining, energy, and construction industries in the region, heavy equipment holds a promising business for industrial bearings especially for South Korean manufacturer ILJIN whose products are engineered to withstand debris and high temperatures.

Market Outlook

As 2017 is considered a promising market by research organizations such as, industrial equipment sales are foreseen to increase from US$69.8 billion in 2016 to US$89.3 billion by 2020. Similarly in the MEA region, ITA Construction Equipment Report indicates potential increase in heavy industry business in three GCC countries notably UAE, KSA, and Qatar who made it to the top 10 markets for Construction Equipment worldwide.

With these positive feedback, MCB and ILJIN continuous to strengthen their existing strategic partnership to provide a wide range quality tapered roller bearings and angular contact ball bearings aiming to provide ultimate customer satisfaction and forward thinking solutions for the heavy industry sector.

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