Press Release

Emerson Bearing Boston offers a dedicated division for Utilities along with comprehensive guides for bearings used in the power generation industry

BOSTON, MA… Boston-based Emerson Bearing, a bearing company catering to niche markets nationwide and the sister company of Action Bearing which serves the New England market, is dedicated to accommodating the unique bearing needs of Utilities through their Power Generation Division. The company has released two complimentary helpful guides about bearings used in the power generation industry.

Power generation requires uninterrupted bearing service. Emerson Bearing’s 24/7 service and inventory are critical to the operations of utility clients, which include coal and gas fired electric utilities stretching from the Northeast to Guam, Bermuda and the Caribbean.

Emerson’s Power Generation Division

Emerson Bearing provides bearings and components for pumps, compressors, electric motors and drives of Utilities. The ball and roller bearings for the aforementioned must meet critical internal clearances, cage designs and Abec precision class. Emerson Bearing’s inventory includes Split Bearing Pillow Blocks, Cylindrical Roller Bearings, Ball Bearings, Type E Pillow Blocks, M2000 Pillow Blocks, Oil Seals and Isolator Seals, Spherical Roller Bearings, Cylindrical Roller Bearings and Spherical Bushings.

Pillow Block bearings have to be a design that allows for easy and prompt replacement. Emerson offers a special solution to utilities – the Craft Split Roller block, which allows for rapid replacement, and ultimately saves on downtime and costs. The company also recommends high-end lubricants such as Kluber or Lubriplate for critical locations to better match lubricant service life to bearing B 10 life ratings.

Complimentary Guides Available

For comprehensive information about bearings being used in the power generation industry, Emerson Bearing offers two complimentary guides:

-Bearing for Pumps & Compressors

-Expertise in Bearing Technology and Service for Wind Turbines

To download Emerson Bearing’s free guides, visit

Emerson Bearing’s Marketing Specialist and industry expert Rick Piracini oversees the Power Generation Division and assists clients in determining which bearing technologies would be most suitable by taking into consideration the specifications, recommendations, maintenance strategies, fatigue life and wear resistance of the bearing in relation to the application.

For questions about bearings for Utilities, contact Rick Piracini at 866-995-8765. To learn more about Emerson Bearing’s products, visit

About Emerson Bearing Boston
Founded in 1957, Emerson Bearing Boston specializes in bearings for niche markets nationwide. The company provides solutions to a variety of industries including: aggregate, concrete, mining, machine tools, electric motor repair, marine, material handling, metal processing, packaging, food processing, paper converting, printing, wind/power generation, recreation, heavy construction, robotics, automation, transportation, wood products, wastewater treatment, pump, compressor and oil field.

Emerson Bearing Boston offers customers a one-stop shopping experience. With an online product catalog with over 3 million bearings – ranging in size from 3mm to tunnel-boring 15-foot-diameter giants; a vast inventory of bearings; worldwide sourcing; a fixed price program; a knowledgeable staff; same day shipping and 24/7 service, Emerson Bearing Boston has become a leading provider of bearings in the U.S. They are the sister company of Action Bearing, which serves the New England market, and maintains headquarters at 201 Brighton Ave. Boston, MA. For more information, visit or call 800-225-4587.