Company History

Orbit Bearings was established in 1990 in Rajkot, Gujarat, India as a family owned business. Orbit is a manufacturer of Taper and Cylindrical Roller Bearings for Automotive & Industrial Applications for our OEM Customers manufacturing Trucks, Truck Trailers, Agriculture Tractors, Transmissions, Engines, Compressors, and Industrial Gearboxes etc. Our customers are based in USA, Europe, Australia and Asia.

Over the years, Orbit has evolved from being a manufacturing oriented company to a knowledge based engineering entity that helps our customers to design, test and customize bearing solutions as per their requirements. Orbit's success is due to our commitment to consistent quality from design to distribution.

In 2000, Orbit invested in modernization of manufacturing processes, which includes installation of automatic manufacturing lines with the latest technology at the new plant at GIDC Metoda.

Orbit initiated manufacturing of advanced HUB bearings to help achieve greater life cycle cost savings for our customers in 2007. Orbit was the 1st Indian Company to supply HUB bearings to various European truck trailer manufacturers.

During 2011, Orbit started construction of a new manufacturing plant along with Orbit Technology Centre to provide advanced engineering solutions to our customers. Orbit has also been investing in a R&D facility which can conduct virtual simulation testing for our automotive customers and friction management processes to improve fuel efficiency. Optimizing manufacturing processes and resources is one of the core strengths of the company.

These aggressive investments into Research, Development and plant infrastructure have been essential in providing excellent supporting services to our global axles and transmissions OEM customers.

Our ongoing investment plans include opening of a new manufacturing plant and the inauguration of The Orbit Technology Centre.