Who are the top 9 brands in the automotive wheel bearing aftermarket industry?

Here we introduce the top 9 brands in the automotive wheel bearing industry, which will help you understand better about the bearing vehicle aftermarket, and help you to find the good automotive bearings factory and manufacturer for you.


The full name of SKF is “Svenska Kullager-Fabriken”. Location of company headquarters: Sweden. SKF is the world’s largest bearing manufacturer; SKF bearing output accounts for 20% of the global total output of similar products.
The standard products provided by SKF include more than 20,000 types of bearings. In addition to rolling bearings, the SKF Group also manufactures linear bearings, sliding bearings, bearing boxes, balls and roller screws, textile machinery parts, retaining rings, machine tools and various precision machinery parts.

SKF wheel bearing


Full name of FAG: Fischer Aktien-Gesellschaft Fisher Co., Ltd.
Acquired by INA Bearing Company in 2001 and now part of Schaeffler Group (Germany)
FAG’s position in the world’s manufacturing industry: it is the world’s first bearing manufacturer and the founder of rolling bearing manufacturing.
FAG bearing features: High reliability, small size, high load capacity, high precision guidance, low friction, high temperature resistance, low wear, easy installation, low lubricant consumption, low maintenance, easy procurement, and high cost performance.



NSK Corporation is NSK LTD. NSK’s position in the world’s manufacturing industry: Japan’s largest bearing manufacturer, the world’s second largest bearing manufacturer, product sales account for 13% of the global market share. NSK’s main product bearing is the foundation of the machinery industry and is known as the “food of the machinery industry”; it can effectively ensure the quality of all industrial products; NSK’s superb rotation technology and high-precision positioning technology ensure that the product is in Absolute reliability in the sub-micron range. NSK’s pursuit of “MOTION&CONTROL” (operation and control), through endless exploration of friction phenomena, continuously improves the efficiency of rotation and operation, with a view to contributing to global energy-saving sports and resource protection.

NSK wheel bearing


Japan NTN Bearing Company is one of Japan’s three largest bearing companies; one of the world’s five largest comprehensive bearing manufacturers. NTN’s precision machining technology and unique proprietary technology are accumulated and developed on the basis of long-term development of bearings, and are now widely used to produce precision machinery for use in all fields. Various products of NTN bearings are produced with high-precision processing and detection technology in units of 0.01 microns. From ordinary household appliances that require high performance and low cost, they can still function normally in harsh working environments. As far as its aerospace rocket bearing functions.

NTN wheel bearings


TIMKEN bearing company headquarters is located in the United States. In 2003, Timken completed the acquisition of Torrington Bearing Company, built a complete product line of Timken, Torrington, Fafnir, and further consolidated and strengthened its leading position in the global bearing manufacturing industry. The world’s third largest bearing manufacturer; North America’s largest bearing manufacturer; the world’s largest tapered roller bearing manufacturer; the world’s leading manufacturer of needle roller bearings (referring to its Torrington Bearing Company).

timken wheel bearing


Japan IKO Bearing Company’s full name: Innovation, Know-how, and Originality means “innovation, technology, creativity”. Japan’s largest needle roller bearing manufacturer; one of the world’s 3 largest needle roller bearing manufacturers. IKO bearing is a registered trademark of NIPPON THOMPSON CO., LTD in Japan. It is a manufacturer of industrial parts oriented by technology and technology development. It is a professional bearing manufacturer that produces needle roller bearings and linear guides. It enjoys a lofty reputation all over the world and is the manufacturer with the longest history, the most complete variety and the highest level of specialization in the production of needle roller bearings in Japan. Its products are widely used in machine tools and other industries.



Japan KOYO Bearing Co., Ltd. is a research and development comprehensive functional product manufacturing company, one of Japan’s four major bearing production groups, with the world’s top production and control equipment.

koyo wheel bearing


Japan’s NACHI Fujikoshi Bearing has a business philosophy of “contribute to the development of the manufacturing industry” and has three major machinery manufacturing businesses, including machine tools, functional parts and materials. At present, the company’s main products include cutting tools, machine tools, bearings, hydraulic equipment, robots for automated production, special steel, ultra-precision machinery for the IT industry and its environmental systems. In order to meet the market’s need for high-quality and diverse bearings, Nachi products have the advantages of high speed, high load, good long-term performance, low torque, energy saving, low noise, low vibration, and self-lubrication.

nachi wheel bearing


INA Bearing is headquartered in Germany, and now belongs to Schaeffler KG together with FAG Bearing Company. Since its establishment, the company has become a world leader in needle roller bearings, and soon expanded from the original needle roller bearings to a wide range of products.

INA front wheel bearing

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