On April 1, 2008, the Eaton Corporation recognized General Bearing Corporation as a Premier Supplier. The 2007 Award represents the second consecutive year that Eaton Corporation has recognized General Bearing as a Premier Supplier. Some of the criteria for the Eaton Premier Supplier Award include: appropriate PPM levels, on-time delivery and zero stock out situations, year over year cost management, innovation, and a commitment to continuous improvement.
General Bearing supplies bearing products to Eaton Automotive, Eaton Hydraulics, and Eaton Truck. In recent months, Eaton has selected General Bearing as a supplier in several geographic regions including North America, Europe, Asia, and South America. General Bearing is working to expand and improve the products and services that support Eaton Corporation.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified industrial manufacturer with 2007 sales of approximately $13 billion.Eaton has approximately 64,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 140 countries. General Bearing manufactures a variety of bearings and bearing components that it supplies to original equipment manufacturers in the automobile, truck & trailer, railcar, machinery, and appliance industries as well as the industrial aftermarket. General Bearing products use “The General” and “Hyatt” trademarks.