Craft Bearing Company, Inc.

Craft Bearing Company, Inc.

Craft Bearing Company, Inc.

The Craft Split Bearing is quickly becoming the global industry standard. And not just in one industry, but wherever an extremely reliable and easily replaceable bearing is a must. From mining operations to paper mills, from the marine industry to steel, for heavy industry of all types, the innovative Craft Split Roller Bearing is transforming would-be catastrophic failures into run-of-the-mill maintenance. Made in the U.S.A. at our Newport News, Virginia facility.

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5000 Chestnut Avenue , Newport News , Virginia 23605 USA
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Industry Type:
Manufacturing, Other
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

Craft Bearing Company, Inc., located in Newport News, Virginia, was founded with one goal in mind - to become the leading world supplier of split cylindrical roller bearings. Obviously, the first thing we had to do towards that end was build a split bearing that's superior to anything else out there. After years of intensive research and development and continual testing, our engineers have done just that.  Today, we are recognized throughout the world as the leader in Split Bearing Technology.

Mining / Aggregate

Coal, copper, zinc, silver, gold, mining, cleaning, processing, general mineral extraction, fans, conveyors, bucket elevators, haulage gearing, crushers, pulverizers, flotation cells, ball and rod mills, reciprocating screens, pinion gears, pug mills, pulleys, winch drums, cranes.

Food Processing

Bottle washers, canning machines, steamers & cookers, steam peelers, cereal dryers, fans, hammermills & grinders.

Pulp & Paper

Mixers, conveyors, agitators, fans, log decks, chip conveyors, calendar and press rolls, paper drying cylinders, re-winders, line shafting, hydra-pulpers, de-barkers.

Power Generation

Ball mills, fans, belt conveyors, crushers, pulverizers, breakers, generator sets, pumps, horizontal and vertical hydro generators, screens, dampers.

Iron and Steel

Coal crushers, drag conveyors, roll out tables, cooling beds, transfer beds, mill drives, cranes, bag house fans, primary air fans, charging car conveyors, bucket elevators, coilers, fans, loaders, plating.

Cement Production

Clinker crushers, clinker coolers, conveyors, fans, elevators, bucket elevators, kiln drives, ball mill drives.


Fans, propulsion shafting, bow thrusters, gearboxes, winches, rudder stocks, deck machinery, inert gas fans, conveyors systems. (For high speed & double ender ferries, tug and and tow boats, fishing vessels, ore carriers, pilot boats, fire boats.)


Dry kilns, log decks, chain and belt conveyors, fans, chipboard, and plywood veneer plants.

Water and Waste Water Treatment

Paddle wheel and rocker arm mechanical flocculators, rotary and disc aerators, RBC's, CBC's, tank scrapers, rotary screen, sludge presses, conveyors, fans.


Cane knives, carriers and feeders, shredders, crushers, belt conveyors, line shafts, washers, fans, press rolls, pulp shredders, bucket elevators, beet washers, rotary mixers, diffusers, mill drives, beet slicers, crystallizers, cranes.

Flour Mills

Line shafting, fans, bucket elevators, manlifts.


Foundry equipment, skid handling systems, fans, general air handling, conveyor systems, elevators, overhead cranes, engine dynamometers.