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PKB: Award Winning Supplier To Defense Supply Center Richmond (DSCR)

Posted By: Nancy Cogliandro, Marketing Director, PKB (Nancy, pacamor at msn dot com)   09/03/2013


 Pacamor Kubar Bearings (PKB): Award Winning Supplier to Defense Supply Center Richmond (DSCR)


pkb_dscr_award_2009_gif_150PKB is a regular recipient of the Gold Metal for excellent quality and on-time delivery for US Military Defense Programs.  Pacamor Kubar Bearings (PKB), is honored to be named by the U.S. Defense Supply Center Richmond a Best Value Gold Medal recipient for demonstrating exceptional quality and delivery performance to the U.S. Government. Michelle C. Skubic, Captain, SC, USN is Defense Supply Center Richmond's Director of Aviation Supplier Operations for the Defense Supply Center Richmond Aviation Supply Chain. Captain Skubic stated that the award is presented, "because of your company's exceptional Automated Best Value System score" and congratulated PKB “for a job well done …efficiently supporting the warfighters.” aircraft_cockpit_150

To more fully support the needs of our country's defense programs, Pacamor Kubar Bearings (PKB) has expanded its ball bearing factory capabilities with four important new product lines.  PKB is now producing Full Complement Ball Bearings, Thin Section Ball Bearings, Separable Angular Contact Ball Bearings, and Nonseparable Angular Contact Bearings alongside such legacy bearing products as Radial Ball Bearings, Cryogenic Ball Bearings, Metric Ball Bearings, FAA TSO-C149 Aircraft Bearings, and Specialty Ball Bearings.  PKB ball bearings are manufactured at the ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100:2009 certified factory in Troy, NY. 

sample_kit_brgs_view_2__expanded_150 Ed Osta, EVP, stated, “Product quality from PKB is excellent. We’re a very customer focused business.  Customers have made it known that these four products are desirable to them.  Our customers are our greatest asset and our existence depends on responding to their ever changing needs.  These four new products that we’re introducing today are a direct result of specific customer requests.”              

Pacamor Kubar Bearings (PKB) continues to invest in its factory with the recent addition of a Cincom A32 lathe to its primary turn capabilities. cincom_a32_cnc_lathe_11712_250This state of the art lathe expands machine capacity and production efficiencies within the Troy, NY ball bearing factory.  The Cincom A32 is reputed to be the world's fastest Swiss type CNC automatic Lathe.  The new lathe enables PKB to shorten its uniquely compact factory lead time of 8-10 weeks for standard bearings and respond more quickly to new and unique ball bearing requests from the aerospace community.  Enhanced products, as a result of this new lathe, will include shaft and bearing assemblies and expedited responses to time sensitive prototype requests.  



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