More than just a bearing

Experts in plastic bearing design and manufacture


BNL is the world leader in integrated plastic bearings

We are experts in combining product features and adding value to give our customers a competitive advantage.

We have over 50 years experience of plastic bearing design and manufacture. Our customers benefit from our expert product development support and high quality design and manufacture, plus the benefit of knowledge gained over decades of plastic bearing design.

What We Do

We add-value to our customers’ products by integrating our bearings into a component or product. Our moulded plastic bearings, are designed to combine features and functions such as shafts, clips, fixings and gears. These integrated designs save space, weight, assembly and components costs and to increase performance, efficiency and even longevity of the product.

We design, manufacture and support our customers globally with locations around the world.


Our engineered solutions are supplied to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and market leading companies for a variety of applications. Our customer base includes some of the world’s largest and well-known brands and our parts feature in globally respected products. The following industries and applications are some of those which have benefitted from BNL’s bearing technology:

ATMs & Cash dispensing equipment – Automotive instrumentation – Automotive steering columns – Dishwashers – Poultry Processing – Mail Handling – CCTV – LCD manufacture – Medical equipment – Swimming pool cleaners – Conveyor systems – Showers & Spas – Ticketing & Kiosks – Satellite Antennae – Roof ventilation – Vacuum cleaners


We employ dedicated and established teams in Engineering Design, R&D, Quality, Injection Moulding Manufacture, Prototyping, Tooling and Supply Chain. We have regionally-based Engineering Teams, plus Sales, Account Management and Customer Services.

Partnership with our customers is important to us. Our skilled teams are in place across the globe to ensure our customers are supported wherever they are. We are committed to working in collaboration with our customers to build close relationships and enhance the product development process.

Innovation Through Collaboration

More than just a bearing, our engineered solutions integrate multiple components and functions into a single moulded part to reduce production steps, decrease weight, improve performance and extend product life.

Every issue that was thrown at you was met with a drive and determination to get a solution that met the specifications. Sometimes our expectations on our suppliers can be tough but this is only down to our desire to deliver a quality product. With your help and support we delivered on this one. Thank you for the excellent support that BNL have given during this product development and launch.

Global Mechanical Director, Automotive Tier 1 Interior Manufacturer

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