Bearing Specialists Association
Follow UsTwitterLinkedInRSS

BSA fosters essential industry relationships.

1. Trusted
2. Reliable
3. Quality
4. Service
5. Expertise
6. Inventory
7. Selection
8. Technical Support
9. Genuine
10. Trusted

BSA's 50th Anniversary Program Book

The BSA leadership and Convention Committee planned a spectacular experience at the BSA's 50th Anniversary event, held April 16-19 at the Turnberry Isle Miami in Aventura, Miami. This milestone celebration was commemorated with a hard-cover BSA 50th Anniversary Program Book, distributed to all Convention attendees. The book features BSA history, memories, and all BSA member companies and participating manufacturers. Click here to order extra copies of the BSA 50th Anniversary Program Book.

BSA Elects new Officers for the 2016/2017 Fiscal Year

The Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) has elected John Ruth, BDI, as president for 2016-2017, effective July 1, 2016.

In addition to Ruth, the following industry leaders were elected to serve BSA in 2016-2017: Tim Breen, Motion Industries, Inc, as Chairman of the Board; Brian Davis, B&D Industrial, as Vice President; and Jim Scardina, Bearing Headquarters, as Treasurer. BSA also elected Jason Vasquez, Applied Industrial Technologies, Jim Williams, Motion Industries, and Benito Rodriguez, RIRSA, to serve three year terms on the Board of Directors. Thomas Weihsmann, Kaman Industrial Technologies and Brian Negri, Jamaica Bearings Company, Inc., were elected to fill one-year Board terms.

To view the full Press Release, follow this link.




Find a

Keep up
with the

Valuable bearing
maintenance, and
service videos.
Search for an authorized
distributor in your area.
Learn more about becoming a member or participating manufacturer.


Product Price Information Format

Product Price Information Format

One way to more efficient updates

The PPIF format was designed to increase the efficiency of vendor/purchaser information exchanges by providing common categorization of data.

Version 2.5 includes a change to the Product Price Information Format (PPIF) to add one optional field where a supplier will provide the Export Control Classification Number for each product on the PPIF. PPIF version 2.5 was released on January 1, 2015 with an effective date of March 31, 2015.

Download the latest version >

BSA Training and Networking Opportunities

BSA Training and Networking Opportunities

View upcoming events and learn more >


Post your Open Skilled Jobs Free for 60,000+ Unemployed National Guard Citizen-Soldiers!



Bearing Briefs

Single-topic technical publications deliver targeted expertise to end users and bearing industry professionals. See the complete list at "Tools You Can Use". Download for free!

BSA Member Distributor & Manufacturer News

NAW SmartBrief

Industrial Distribution News