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KML Bearing expands west and east

Mississauga, ON -- KML Bearing Canada Inc. recently expanded its operations into Western Canada and the Maritimes.


Mississauga, ON — KML Bearing Canada Inc. recently expanded its operations into Western Canada and the Maritimes.

The company opened a branch in Edmonton, Alta., in the fall of 2004 to provide local inventories for the Western provinces, reports Kevin Chow, president. As well, KML opened an office in Moncton, N.B., that is staffed with field sales and customer service representatives.

In other news from the company, Garth Evans, national sales manager; reports that KML was recognized as an honoree by Whirlpool Corp. based on three criteria: quality of goods, productivity and material management. Appliance magazine.com reported that Whirlpool honoured 41 of the company’s approximately 700 suppliers at its Supplier Performance Awards Banquet in 2004.

KML specializes in producing and dealing in its own brand-name premium-quality bearings. Since its establishment in Hong Kong in 1980, it has been one of the leading companies to export China-made bearings to markets all over the world. Over 400 million bearings have been sold by KML Bearing & Equipment Ltd. and its subsidiaries.

KML Bearing Canada is based in Mississauga, Ont. The company also has a branch in Montreal.