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About Bearings Plus

Samples of BPI productsEstablished in 1994, Bearings Plus® (BPI®) was founded on technical excellence and the ability to solve problems and follow up with custom-designed hardware. Since 2010, Bearings Plus has been a global business partner of Waukesha Bearings®, a Dover company. Waukesha Bearings is a market leader in custom-engineered fluid film bearings and magnetic bearing systems, with over 50 years of experience.

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Unparalleled Experience

Originally established to service the fast turnaround needs of the petrochemical plants along the Gulf Coast, Bearings Plus has its roots deep in the rotating machinery industry. Bearings Plus has emerged as a world leader in the design, manufacture, and servicing of fluid film bearings and seals for turbomachinery applications, including gas turbines, steam turbines, compressors, pumps, turbo-expanders and electric machinery.

We are committed to maintaining the engineering excellence that got us here. With the most sophisticated testing facilities, advanced analytical expertise, and precise manufacturing capabilities in the industry, Bearings Plus is your single source of turbomachinery components and services.


Engineering Expertise

We have a thorough understanding of how bearings and seals impact the reliability and performance of rotating machinery, and we take into consideration their full influence on system rotordynamics and efficiency. With that knowledge, our team of highly trained designers and craftsmen designs and manufactures complete bearing assemblies and offers expert repair and upgrades for journal and thrust bearings.

Our experts know the importance of paying attention to detail, whether for routine maintenance or for a full rotordynamic optimization and retrofit. By providing the industry with high-quality solutions and products, BPI has improved reliability and performance in countless machines for end users and OEMs.


Setting the Standard with Responsiveness

We are proud of our long list of satisfied customers that rely on our steadfast ability to respond. Day or night, around the globe, we’ll be there to get you back up and running efficiently.


Exclusive Licenses

Bearings Plus is exclusively licensed to design and manufacture the TAMSEAL™ pocketed damper seal, replaceable brush seals, ISFD® technology, and Flexure Pivot® tilt pad bearings. Our staff of experts can optimize your bearing and seal characteristics to fit any application.


Commitment to Continuous Improvement

Our commitment to ongoing research and testing has been instrumental to our success and our continuing development of product innovations. Together with Waukesha Bearings and Dover, our engineers and technical staff maintain our competitive edge with a wide range of test rigs to model rotordynamic behavior.  


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About Dover 

Dover Corporation

Waukesha Bearings is an operating company of Dover, in Dover's Energy segment. Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues exceeding $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems and support services through four major operating segments: Energy, Engineered Systems, Fluids, and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of 29,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under “DOV.” Additional information is available at

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