Bearings and Drives Shortlisted for Leading Industry Honour

Bearings and Drives Ltd (BDL), a leading distributor of MRO products including industrial bearings, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Supplier of the Year accolade at the upcoming AEMT (Association of  Electrical and Mechanical Trades) Awards 2023.

The long-established firm has been recognised for its merits and successes; Bearings and Drives serves a national client base with industrial maintenance, repair and operations products from globally recognised manufacturers of bearings, power transmission, industrial gearboxes, motors, tools and consumables. Significantly, BDL is also the sole UK distributor of the industry-leading CeramicSpeed Insulate ball bearings, considerably strengthening its offering and introducing to the UK market the latest technology in operational efficiency, allowing customers day-to-day direct access to these products.

Drawing on its vast experience of customer requirements, BDL’s products and services have been developed for all types of industries including food, paper, recycling, distribution, quarrying and plastics.

The anticipated AEMT Awards celebrate excellence in the electromechanical industry and shine a spotlight on companies that have demonstrated outstanding performance and innovation. Bearings and Drives’ shortlisting is a testament to its firm commitment to providing cutting-edge solutions that deliver tangible benefits to its customers.

Bearings and Drives’ nomination for the Supplier of the Year award is backed by compelling user testimonials and case studies that showcase the success of the CeramicSpeed partnership; they demonstrate the transformative impact of CeramicSpeed hybrid bearings on customers’ operations by highlighting the efficiency and cost savings provided.

Steve Bacon, Sales Director of Bearings and Drives, shared his enthusiasm about the company’s recognition: “We are honoured to be shortlisted for Supplier of the Year at the AEMT Awards. Our collaboration with leading manufacturers, including our exclusive partnership with CeramicSpeed, has enabled us to provide innovative solutions that address our customers’ specific challenges.

“At Bearings and Drives Ltd we offer single source supply, including managed inventory services to streamline the ordering process, reduce downtime and improve efficiency for customers. In addition, our pioneering repair service is also available, covering motors, gearboxes and pumps; available 24/7, the team of skilful engineers is on hand to deliver advice and engineering solutions. We are delighted that our work has been recognised with this shortlisting.”

The winners of the AEMT Awards will be announced at a prestigious ceremony on 23 November. Bearings and Drives remains committed to providing high-quality products and solutions that drive success for its customers across various industries.


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