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We apply Kaydon infinite® engineering experience and expertise to solve the world's most demanding bearing challenges. Kaydon's exceptional engineering support provides our customers with problem-solving, application-specific custom and standard thin section ball bearings and slewing ring bearings.

Kaydon infinite® solutions meet the most exacting specifications of a broad range of applications for the aerospace and defense, commercial aerospace, heavy equipment, industrial machinery, medical systems, mining, oil and gas, renewable energy, and semiconductor manufacturing markets.

Kaydon manufactures thin section ball bearings and slewing ring bearings from a total of six ISO 9001:2008 registered facilities in Muskegon, MI; Sumter, SC; Avon, Ohio; and Monterrey, Mexico. The Muskegon headquarters and Sumter Plant 12 facilities are also certified to AS9100C, the aerospace quality management system standard. In addition, the Monterrey, Mexico plants are ISO 14001:2004 certified.

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History

Kaydon Engineering Corporation was formed in 1941 when the Navy described A. Harold Frauenthal as "perhaps the only man in the country who has the experience and ability to do this particular job." Frauenthal founded Kaydon—named for his children, Kay and Don—to produce large, 7.5' to 10' precision bearings for naval gun mounts.

Kaydon proceeded to lead the way in a number of innovations with their Reali-Slim® and Ultra-Slim® bearings. Kaydon manufactures the world's lightest, thinnest bearings and largest precise-tolerance bearings.

When Kaydon went public in 1984, the resulting Kaydon Corporation contained the bearings division, now known as Kaydon® Bearings. Regular expansions and acquisitions have resulted in Kaydon Bearings facilities in three states and Mexico.

Today, Kaydon continues to engineer and manufacture bearings that no other company can, and has grown to become the world leader in thin section bearings and the North American leader in slewing ring bearings.

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Kaydon Corporation

Kaydon Corporation is a leading designer and manufacturer of custom-engineered, performance-critical products, supplying a broad and diverse group of aerospace and defense, medical systems, semiconductor, industrial machinery, heavy equipment, renewable energy, and aftermarket customers.

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