Membership

Learn how your company can take advantage of publications, reports, education, trainings, and networking opportunities with industry peers.

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Events

Connect with and learn from bearing industry experts throughout the year at our events and training, available for all levels of your company.

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Anti-counterfeiting

Help stop the use of counterfeit bearings around the world with resources from ABMA and the World Bearings Association.

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Store

Purchase the latest information and standards you need to maintain the highest quality of your products.

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Spotlight

Join us for Grease Fundamentals Webinar on September 17, 2020. This webinar covers the definition of grease, how it differs from oil, what it is comprised of, how it’s manufacture differs from oil blending, typical property definitions, pros and cons of different thickener types and compatibility concerns.

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Who We Are
ABMA has a history
ABMA began in 1917 as an informal committee to aid production of bearings during World War I.
Global Ball Bearing Market
reached a value of $34.4 Billion in 2018
The Bearing Industry
employs more than 20,000 in the U.S. today
What is a bearing?
A bearing is a machine element that constrains relative motion to only the desired motion, and reduces a friction between moving parts.
ABMA Mission
ABMA's mission is to provide leadership, advocacy and education with a focus on membership value, industry outreach and issues impacting the global bearing industry.
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