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Emerson Bearing Forms Wastewater Treatment Division

Press release date: February 11, 2014

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 launched a new division to supply bearings and related products to the wastewater treatment industry.

“When you talk about wastewater treatment plants, in many cases, you are talking aboutfacilities that are built, operated and maintained with taxpayer dollars. So keeping these plantsrunning smoothly and efficiently depends greatly on using the right parts and timelyreplacement of those parts,” saidSteve Katz,president of Emerson Bearing, Inc. “With this newdivision, we can provide the support to wastewater treatment facilities they need to make thebest selection of ball bearings to keep things running smoothly.”

To keep pumps, drives and valves in a water treatment plant working efficiently 24/7 requiresbearings and chains of the highest standard. Emerson Bearing’s offerings include chrome,stainless steel and engineered thermoplastic components. Worldwide sourcing providesproducts at several price points.

In addition to standard products, related and specialty products to improve efficiency forbearing replacement at wastewater treatment plants are available. For example, EmersonBearing sells the Craft Split Roller pillow block, which allows for rapid replacement, reducingdowntime and costs.

As part of the new division, wastewater treatment customers have access to industry specialistsfor recommendations on the right bearing. Emerson Bearing Marketing Specialist Mike Quinn isresponsible for the Wastewater Treatment division. He can be reached by e-mail 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 Bearingrolling by specializing in bearings for OEM and MRO markets across the country. EmersonBearing has a staff of 22 and a 23,000 square foot facility to provide bearings ranging in sizefrom 3mm to tunnel-boring 15-foot-diameter giants.

Emerson Bearing offers customers a one-stop shopping experience. With an online productcatalog with more than three million bearings; a vast inventory of bearings; worldwidesourcing; a fixed price program; a knowledgeable staff dedicated to delivering; same dayshipping and 24/7 service, Emerson Bearing has become the leading provider of bearings toOEM and MRO markets in the U.S. Emerson Bearing maintains headquarters at 201 BrightonAve. Boston, MA. For more information, contact 617-782-1400 or toll free, 800-225-4587, or visit


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