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Promforum 2019 

29/11/2019

On 19-22 of November, 2019, at the exhibition XVIII INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL FORUM our booth stand BBC-R aroused genuine interest among trading and manufacturing companies from all over Ukraine and other countries.

Promforum is the largest industrial exhibition in Ukraine, which since 2005 has been included in the list of leading industrial events officially certified and recognized by the World Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI), which is the highest level of world recognition for the exhibition.

At the International Industrial Forum, more than 300 enterprises from 30 countries demonstrated products and technologies. The total area of ​​the exposition exceeded 22,000 square meters, and the exhibition was visited by more than 10,000 specialists.

Both our potential customers and our direct competitors were present at the exhibition. This made it possible to conduct an effective analysis of the capacity and character of the market for bearings in the middle segment in Ukraine.

Representatives of the Baltic Bearing Company held a number of productive meetings with potential distributors from Ukraine and Moldova. Based on the results of these negotiations, distribution agreements will be signed in early 2020.

Automobile exhibition in Tolyatti 

11/10/2019

From 26 to 29 of September  , the 24 th  automobile exhibition was held in Tolyatti, the Baltic Bearing company, was an active participant in this event. Our booth stand was visited by our customers and partners, our potential consumers have got acquainted with our product assortment.

We have presented our new developments, wheel bearings for cars of the AvtoVAZ family.

In the design of this bearing a double seal is used, consisting of a protective metal shield (outside), which protects the inner seal from the effects of coarse dirt and sand, and a rubber-metal seal that provides sealing of the bearing inner working surface. This design of seals provides better protection of the bearing inner surface from external influences during operation, which ultimately affects the durability of the bearing unit.

This product has been shown great consumer interest.

Saratov - Agro 2019

16/08/2019

Baltic Bearing Company took part in the international agricultural exhibition Saratov-Agro 2019.

Saratov –Agro 2019 is a comprehensive agro-industrial forum aimed at solving problems in the field of agriculture, and is also an effective communication platform for manufacturers of agricultural machinery and their components.

The exhibition was attended by over 165 companies from different regions of Russia, primarily from the main agricultural regions: Saratov, Voronezh, Belgorod, Ulyanovsk and others.

During the exhibition, the employees of our company held a large number of meetings, the results of which highlighted a large number of important business contacts.

We hope that the fruitful work will lead to further mutually beneficial cooperation!

We also thank the organizers of Saratov - Agro 2019 for the opportunity to participate in the exhibition!

INNOPROM 2019

18/07/2019

The X International Industrial Exhibition INNOPROM-2019 was held In Yekaterinburg, which is the leading platform of Russia where advanced developments are presented, the prospects of the industry as a whole, problems, new plans and programs are spoked about.

 

It has been held annually since 2010. For 10 years, the INNOPROM exhibition has become the largest event in Russia dedicated to the latest technologies and developments in the industry, providing access to new customers of the industry. This is the fastest growing exhibition in the Eurasian region.

 

Baltic Bearing Company took part in this event and we received more than 50 important contacts as a result of our work.

 

BBC's booth was visited by our partners and distributors, as well as potential customers from different regions of Russia, Italy and Slovakia.

 

Agreements on the further cooperation of the BBC group with the heads of large companies were also formed.

 

Our company thanks all the organizers of the exhibition for the opportunity to participate and we want to note that INNOPROM is an effective platform for business communications and a tool for the export of industrial products.

Visit of BAAC

10/06/2019

Our production was visited by a representative of the Baltic Automotive Component Cluster (BACC), where he was able to get acquainted with the details of technological processes of the bearings production under the BBC-R brand from input control of the workpiece to assembly and packaging of products.
The representative of BACC noted the high level of professionalism of the staff and technical equipment capability and production automation.
Following the meeting, we agreed that in the nearest future Baltic Bearing Company will interact with the Baltic Automotive Components cluster 🤝Their guests will be able to visit and get acquainted with our production.
In turn, the BACC will offer its partners to use our production contacts along with working with the BACC members in Lithuania.

Production audit 

09/05/2019

On 9 May, a production audit of the process and product was carried out at the production site of the Baltic Bearing Company by the 3rd party - our potential consumer.

The company's specialists made a detailed check of the quality management system of the enterprise for the degree of its compliance with the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 standards.

The Control Plan, Flow chart, procedures and work instructions were studied in detail, a selective quality check was carried out on the mass-produced products in the plant laboratory.

Engineers and plant managers answered all questions of the guests.

The management of the company is confident that such audits are extremely useful for monitoring the current QMS and constantly improving it.

We hope that the results of this visit will be further mutually beneficial cooperation!

WIN EURASIA

2019

18/03/2019

From 14 to 17 March 2019, Baltic Bearing Company, together with the official distributor in Turkey, company BILKEN RULMAN, have participated in the international exhibition Industrial Energy Systems WIN EURASIA. Representatives of the BBC company ,the head of the research and development department and export manager, provided all visitors with complete information about the bearing manufacturer. The BBC-R brand is already known in Turkey due to the work of our partners. However, the company was presented in this format for the first time in this market. Participation in this exhibition have strengthened our position, and is an opportunity to find new customers, increase brand awareness and declare itself as the only bearing manufacturer from the Baltic States, having a high-tech production site. Baltic Bearing Company is a reliable partner, which guarantees high quality of the products and ensures its competitive prices.

Happy New Year

31/12/2018

Dear partners!

As the year ends, we think about all we are grateful for. Our relationship with you is one thing we treasure. It has been a pleasure to work with you this year. May this Christmas be bright and cheerful and may the New Year begin on a prosperous note! Thank you for staying with us. Looking forward to continue our warm association in the year ahead!

BBC group team

Promforum 2019 

29/11/2019

On 19-22 of November, 2019, at the exhibition XVIII INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL FORUM our booth stand BBC-R aroused genuine interest among trading and manufacturing companies from all over Ukraine and other countries.

Promforum is the largest industrial exhibition in Ukraine, which since 2005 has been included in the list of leading industrial events officially certified and recognized by the World Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI), which is the highest level of world recognition for the exhibition.

At the International Industrial Forum, more than 300 enterprises from 30 countries demonstrated products and technologies. The total area of ​​the exposition exceeded 22,000 square meters, and the exhibition was visited by more than 10,000 specialists.

Both our potential customers and our direct competitors were present at the exhibition. This made it possible to conduct an effective analysis of the capacity and character of the market for bearings in the middle segment in Ukraine.

Representatives of the Baltic Bearing Company held a number of productive meetings with potential distributors from Ukraine and Moldova. Based on the results of these negotiations, distribution agreements will be signed in early 2020.

TechInnoProm 2019

27/09/2019

From 17 to 20 of September, 2019 in Minsk, Belarus, the exhibition TechInnoProm was held as part of the Belarusian Industrial and Investment Forum and became one more successful event for us.

The international exhibition project was held under the patronage of the Government of the Belarus Republic.

Among the participants of the TechInnoProm exhibition besides

The group of companies Baltic Bearing Company (Latvia) were

 plants and organizations from the Republic of Belarus, the Russian Federation (Penza, Omsk, Bryansk, Kaluga, Nizhny Novgorod, Novgorod, Moscow Region), Hungary, China and many others.

As a result of the exhibition, we received many useful new contacts with large manufacturers and companies.

There was also the opportunity to meet and discuss working issues with our regular customers. We heard warm feedback and readiness for further cooperation.

The guests of our booth were interested in the manufactured products, their differences and the competitive advantages of BBC-R bearings.

We hope that all our new contacts will also develop into long-term cooperation.

We thank the organizers of the exhibition for the opportunity to participate!

Visit of

Preciz-2

09/08/2019

The production site of Baltic Bearing Company was visited by the owner of Preciz-2 Ltd. from Bulgaria Petar Daskalov. The company exists on the market for more than 25 years and distributes bearings in Bulgaria, as well as in neighboring countries.

 

During a familiarization tour of our production site, our guests were able to get acquainted with all the details of the production of bearings on the latest automatic equipment, from input quality control of materials to assembly and packaging of finished products. Representatives of our factory conducted a detailed tour and answered all questions of guests.

 

Following the meeting, a long-term distribution agreement was signed and our new partner on the Bulgarian market Preciz-2 Ltd. will be engaged in the promotion of the BBC-R trademark, including visiting customers, participating in regional exhibitions and more.

ISO 9001: 2015

ISO 14001: 2015

ISO 50001:2012

01/07/2019

On the production site of the Baltic Bearing Company, an inspection audit of the current integrated management system was carried out.
The audit was conducted by the Latvian branch of the certification company TUV Rheinland.
The inspection audit is intended for the control of the functioning of the integrated quality management system and the compliance of ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 requirements. During the audit, all production processes were evaluated at all stages of the production cycle from design to shipment to the consumer.
According to the results of the inspection audit, the experts confirmed the validity of the issued certificates✔️
Compliance of the current integrated management system with the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 allows our partners to guarantee consistently high quality products and services
In addition, a certification audit of the energy management system was also carried out.
The energy efficiency of the Plant and all related processes were checked and as a result, compliance with the requirements of ISO 50001:2012 was confirmed, and a certificate was issued!✔️

Visit of VK Loziska 

15/05/2019

On the 15 of May, 2019 representatives of the company VK Loziska s.r.o. - our potential partner in the Czech Republic visit production site of the Baltic Bearing Company. VK Loziska s.r.o. has been on the market for more than 25 years and is one of the largest distributors of bearings in the European Union

The owner of the company and the purchasing director have visited our plant in Riga (Latvia). During the visit to the plant, our guests had the opportunity to talk with the plant specialists, familiarize themselves with all the production processes, as well as with the company's history and plan for development. Representatives of the company left the most positive feedback on the production processes and the laboratory of the Baltic Bearing Company

Following the meeting, jointly visit to end customers in the Czech Republic is planned as well as hold seminars, presentations and also supply of BBC products to new sales markets

Hannover Messe 2019

08/04/2019

From April 1 to 5, the largest industry exhibition Hannover Messe 2019 was held, in which the Baltic Bearing Company has already participated 5 times. We want to note that this event is always unique and grandiose in scale!

Following the results of work at the exhibition, we have more than 150 important contacts with target customers.

BBC stand was visited by our existing partners from England, Romania, Bulgaria, Poland, Russia, Estonia, France, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, and Spain. With the leaders of these companies we discussed the expansion of the bearing range, entering new markets and increasing sales.

We also held meetings with potential dealers from Germany and Portugal, with whom was discussed a visit to the production site in Riga in order to show our company's production facilities.

Expanding geography, we held talks about possible mutually beneficial cooperation with the management of companies from Greece, Italy, Hungary, Iran, Croatia and South Africa.

Visitors to the booth noted the growth and development of the company, the wide geography of supplies, increasing brand and the company awareness.

Customers were especially interested in our new products - case bearings and bearings used in agricultural industry.

As a result of the exhibition, agreements have already been reached on the supply of pilot batches to new potential distributors and partners in Germany, Belgium, Greece, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom.

Business visit to BILKEN RULMAN

02/03/2019

At the end of January, company management of SIA “BBC-R” made a business visit to our exclusive bearing distributor in Turkey - Bilken Rulman.

In the process of negotiations, the results of cooperation over the past 2018 year were summed up. The annual plan was exceeded by more than 100%, the actual level of sales exceeded by more than 2 times.

Today, Bilken Rulman have created good warehouse stock of more than 150 thousand euros, so they can meet the needs of clients as soon as possible. Also, company management visited and got acquainted with the work of their branch. Already many OEM customers in Turkey have tested the BBC bearings, have rated the quality and left good reviews. This year, the BBC group will manufacture bearings according to special requirements for the Turkish OEM market.

The result of the meeting is a prolongation of distributor contract with Bilken Rulman. Parties discussed promising opportunities for mutually beneficial cooperation, set of ambitious goals and objectives for 2019 and development of sales from the Turkish warehouse to markets of nearby countries.

From 14 to 17 March 2019, the BBC group together with Bilken Rulman will participate in the largest industry exhibition in Istanbul (Turkey) - 360 Degree Manufacturing Industry.

We are glad to invite you to visit our stand in HALL 6 - C145 !

Visit of GRUPA MARAT

21/11/2019

The production site of the Baltic Bearing Company was visited by our distributor from Poland, Grupa Marat. This company specializes in the manufacturing and repairing of industrial gear systems and the sale of bearings for mining equipment. The guests were shown the production capacities of our plant from the process of incoming inspection of components to the assembly and packaging of the finished bearing. The factory laboratory (wich is equipped with high-precision equipment), process of acceptance inspection and automatic control during the grinding process were especially interesting for them.

Technical issues regarding the applicability of BBC-R bearings in gear systems and mining equipment were also discussed. Technical experts of the companies agreed that BBC-R bearings are a reliable solution for this technique.

The management of Baltic Bearing Company expresses gratitude to our partners for the visit and looks forward to further mutually beneficial cooperation!

New printer for contactless labeling of BBC-R packages

10/09/2019

The Baltic Bearing Company launched a droplet inkjet printer HITACHI Systems Equipment Systems Co., Ltd., UX-D series for industrial marking, which is convenient for using and environmentally friendly.

 

This printer is designed for contactless labeling of packages of various materials which will allow satisfying any requirements of consumers of BBC-R products.

 

The marking management system provides high quality printing at high speeds, which allows marking of individual bearing packing without losing productivity and time for packing operations.

Visit of

GORMINA Marketing

05/08/2019

29/07-30/07 Gormina Marketing - our new partners in Egypt represented by the owners  Amir Younan and Martin Younan have visited the production site of the Baltic Bearing Company. The company was established in 1969 and today is one of the leaders in the Egyptian market for the sale of bearings, belts, as well as related products.

During the tour of our production site, the guests had the opportunity to get acquainted with all the production processes, as well as communicate with the specialists of the plant.

Representatives of the company noted the high level of automation of production and left the most positive feedback on the production and laboratory of the Baltic Bearing Company.

Following the negotiations, a long-term distribution agreement was signed, under which Gormina Marketing will promote our products on the African continent, including joint participation in exhibitions, seminars and visiting customers.

Certificated supplier of Dunlop

21/06/2019

We are proud to announce that Baltic Bearing Company is a certified supplier of ball bearings, tapered, cylindrical and spherical roller bearings for Dunlop.
Thank you for choosing us!

Audit results

13/05/2019

Baltic Bearing Company have received the results of the production audit, conducted by the 3rd party. We’ve got 180 points out of 185 possible !

which means a high level of compliance of the QMS with international standards.

We are grateful to our colleagues for an objective assessment, valuable comments and suggestions for improvement in our company.

Hannover Messe 2019

02/04/2019

We kindly invite to visit our stand D44 Hall 22 at the Hannover Messe 2019
BBC group is participating in the largest industry exhibition Hannover Messe 2019.
We are glad to invite you to visit our stand D44 Hall 22 . Company representatives will give you all the necessary information.
We are looking forward to see you at our stand and we hope that this event will be a comprehensively helpful for you!
You are always Welcome!

Results of 2018 year

10/01/2019

According to the results of the expiring 2018 year, we can confidently say about the positive results of goals achievement in executing the production plan and sales volumes.

Plan performance indicators for the year are 100% in terms of  production volume and nomenclature, which is the result of the high professionalism of the plant staff, reliable equipment and efficient work of the support services.

The company continues to invest in the development of production capacity and work to improve the quality of the product. For the next year a number of large-scale projects are planned to modernize production and increase its volume, as well as expand the range of manufactured bearings.

An integral part of our work is the promotion of our products and the consolidation of positions in international markets. We have done a lot of work in the field of promoting the BBC brand for 2018. During the year, the company regularly participated in international industry exhibitions, such as Hannover Messe (Hannover, Germany), AgroTech (Kelz, Poland), MSV (Brno, Czech Republic), TechIndustry (Riga, Latvia), meetings with clients in various regions, and some of them visited our plant in Riga.

In February 2018, a new representative office of the Baltic Bearing Company was opened in Poland, in the city of Lodz, - Baltic Bearing Company Sp.z o.o., and also  the exclusive BBC distributor in Turkey the BILKEN RULMAN TIC. LTD company fully started to work.

Compared to the previous year, the level of sales doubled and the annual turnover of the company was about 10,5 million euros.

In general, the year 2018 was eventful, as a result, effective. In 2019, we plan to increase the pace of development and have already developed a special strategy! One of our priorities for next year is to increase the loyalty of existing customers and expand the regional network of distributors not only in Europe and the countries of the Customs Union, but all over the world!