MRO Magazine

Bearing product sales increase 5% in 2012; more growth expected this year

Glen Ellyn, IL - The Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) 2013 Distributor Survey documented a 5% increase in 2012 aggregate sales of all bearing products over 2011 aggregate sales. Total sales for 2012 surpassed the pre-recession high in...


Glen Ellyn, IL – The Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) 2013 Distributor Survey documented a 5% increase in 2012 aggregate sales of all bearing products over 2011 aggregate sales. Total sales for 2012 surpassed the pre-recession high in 2008. In addition, survey participants estimate that 2013 will continue with an additional gain of 7% aggregate sales of bearings products over 2012.

The 2013 Distributor Survey results were reported by Jack Simpson of Applied Industrial Technologies, the newly elected BSA president for 2013-2014, at the association’s 2013 Annual Convention, May 4-7 at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort and Spa on Hilton Head Island, SC.

Delving further into the Distributor Survey, Simpson also told attendees that the aggregate number of employees had increased 15.9% over 2011. Respondents to the BSA Distributor Survey represent 90% of the dollar value of bearings sold through BSA members.

For more information, contact the BSA office at 630-858-3838; e-mail info@bsahome.org or visit www.bsahome.org.

Advertisment