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Pacamor Kubar Bearings (PKB), For The Third Consecutive Year, Is Being Honored As One Of The Government's Best Suppliers

February 16, 2010

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.”  

PKB manufactures DFAR approved miniature and instrument ball bearings for aerospace applications to the U.S. Department of Defense and other government agencies. 

"Gold Medal recognition from DSCR means that Pacamor Kubar Bearings has provided a full range of high quality miniature and instrument ball bearings that the government can be confident in using.  This prestigious award, combined with our ISO9001:2000, AS9100:2004 aerospace quality certifications and the Federal Aviation Administration's TSO-C149 aircraft bearings certification, recognizes the commitment our employees have in providing quality products and excellent customer service.  We are very proud that our quality standards are comparable to those of the best in the aerospace industry," said Edward M. Osta, Executive Vice President. 

The Automated Best Value System award ceremony will be presented during the Aviation Supply Chain Business Conference in June.  Firms that qualify as Automated Best Value System medalists have met stringent quality and delivery requirements established by the Defense Logistics Agency.  The Automated Best Value computerized system collects a vendor's past performance data and translates it into a numeric score, ranging from zero to 100.

To be eligible, vendors must have shipped 10 or more contract lines for DSCR during a 12-month rating period.  To qualify for a gold medal, a contractor must have a score of 100.  Those who receive a score of 99.0 to 99.9 earn a silver award.  Vendors with a scores ranging from 98.0 to 98.9 earn a bronze metal.  In addition, vendors must have a DLA rating of 95 or better.

In October 2004, DSCR became the Defense Logistics Agency's aviations supply and demand chain manger.  With this expanded responsibility, DSCR serves within the Department of Defense supply-chain as the primary source of supply for more than 1.2 million repair parts and operating supply items, with a core mission of supplying products with a direct application to aviation.  These items include a mix of military-unique items supporting over 1,300 major weapons systems and other items readily available in the commercial market.  DSCR's primary customers are the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines.  The center also supports other government agencies, such as the U.S. Postal Service, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Forestry Service and Department of Transportation.

Pacamor Kubar Bearings manufactures high performance miniature and instrument ball bearings for the aerospace, defense, medical, dental, industrial, and commercial industries. 

Customers include major aerospace manufacturers and key resellers as well as various national laboratories and prestigious government organizations such as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).  PKB provides these industries with precision ball bearings, including those with unique designs and materials used at sub-cryogenic temperatures.

The entire line of PKB products is available direct from the manufacturer by contacting 518-283-8002 (www.pacamor.com) Pacamor Kubar Bearings offers the right bearing at the right price for all your radial, miniature precision, and instrument applications.

Pacamor Kubar Bearings is a domestic manufacturer of high precision miniature and instrument bearings and offers over 40 years of expertise in radial ball bearings. Located in Troy, NY, Pacamor Kubar Bearings is one of the few American owned and operated miniature and instrument ball bearing manufacturers.

Contact Pacamor Kubar Bearings for More Information.