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Zollern appoints Pioneer Motor Bearing Co. as their exclusive licencee in North America for technical support services.

Ray Harrington, President, and Gordon Bardet, CEO, sign the Zollern-Pioneer Technology License Agreement on Behalf of Pioneer, August 2017. The Zollern Group’s Plain Bearing Technology division enters into an exclusive technology license agreement with Pioneer Motor Bearing Co. of the U.S. to strengthen its after-sale customer support.  The agreement empowers Pioneer [...]

By | 2018-05-03T16:34:28+00:00 October 25th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Punctured Journal Bearing

Let's start the blog with one impressively damaged journal bearing! We received a full train of bearings from a turbine that experienced a catastrophic event (duh!). It appears the oil inlet holes ruptured in the event. The most impressive aspect of this damaged bearing is that this is the top half of the bearing that [...]

By | 2018-04-24T18:37:39+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Bearing Damage Fail Blog|0 Comments

The Art of Listening in the Search for Excellence

By John L. Weil, BSME (Drexel University, 1965); Key Accounts Manager If we are alive, energetic, healthy, pay attention to our world and have an inquisitive mind, there is much to learn in every facet of our existence. This is especially true in our professional careers where a substantial amount of our lifetime is invested [...]

By | 2018-04-24T18:37:39+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

The double edged sword of high pressure jacking oil system of hydrodynamic tilting pad thrust bearings

By Fred C. Wiesinger, Jr. Technical Services Manager Pioneer Motor Bearing Company Image Credit: Søren Niedziella/Flickr User albioneurope In a properly designed fluid film thrust bearing operating at its design speed, a continuous hydrodynamic flow of oil completely separates the babbitt surface of each thrust shoe and the steel [...]

By | 2018-04-24T18:37:39+00:00 March 18th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Pioneer Motor Bearing Co. Appoints Edgardo Goyret as Sales Manager

Welcome! ¡Bienvenido! Bem-vindo! We’re pleased to announce that on August 24, 2015, Edgardo Goyret joined Pioneer Motor Bearing as our Sales Manager. Edgardo is responsible for all domestic and international sales and is also a member of the team engaged in strategic business development initiatives. For the past almost four years, Edgardo has been a [...]

By | 2018-04-24T18:37:40+00:00 March 9th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Pioneer Motor Bearing Counting on Rootstock’s Manufacturing Cloud ERP

  SAN FRANCISCO – March 31, 2014 – Rootstock Software®, the leader in cloud manufacturing and supply chain applications, today announced that Pioneer Motor Bearing Company (Kings Mountain, North Carolina and San Mateo, California) has chosen Rootstock’s Cloud ERP to replace its on-premise legacy ERP software, which will consolidate all of Pioneer’s key metrics onto [...]

By | 2018-04-24T18:37:40+00:00 March 31st, 2014|News|0 Comments

Pioneer Motor Bearing Co. Appoints Ray Harrington President

Pioneer Motor Bearing Co. Appoints Ray Harrington President Industry Veteran to Lead Company Growth San Mateo, CA—January 3, 2012—Today, Pioneer Motor Bearing Company appointed Ray Harrington, a 30-year veteran in the bearing and power transmission industry, its fourth President in the company’s 91-year history. A consultant to the company for several years, Harrington was elected [...]

By | 2018-04-24T18:37:40+00:00 January 3rd, 2012|News|0 Comments