ABMA’s vision is to be the premier national association and voice of the American bearing industry.
ABMA’s mission is to provide leadership, advocacy and education with a focus on membership value, industry outreach and issues impacting the global bearing industry.
ABMA began in 1917 as an informal committee to aid production of bearings during World War I and incorporated in 1933, creating the anti-friction friction bearing manufacturers association.
ABMA is the leading association focused on bearing manufacturing in the United States. The ABMA membership is comprised of the most forward thinking manufacturers of bearings and finished components along with strategic suppliers to the industry. The association offers various programs and services including targeted bearing engineering education courses, standards development and anti-counterfeiting enforcement focused the entire bearing supply chain along with meetings and statistics exclusively for its members. In addition to its domestic focus, ABMA is founding member of the World Bearing Association (WBA).
For the current course curriculum and to order standards, please visit the ABMA web site at www.americanbearings.org.