Level 1 BEE bearings, power transmission and engineering products importer and distributor, Bearing Lynk, has made significant inroads into the industry since inception in 2007 and were recently finalist for the “Fast growth black-owned SMME Award” and the “Top empowered entrepreneur of 2015 award” at the Topco Empowerment Awards 2015.
Industry stalwart, Mo Kardar, established the company after spending 35 years in the industrial sector. As Executive Director in a large corporate company Kardar became increasingly frustrated with the long lead times, stock shortages, lack of skills and technical support, and falling service levels. He blamed these shortfalls on a dependence on multinational suppliers and the lack of turnkey solutions on offer.
“Bearing Lynk was established, and has flourished, by never wavering from our promise to offer quality products and value added service,” says Kardar.
The Bearing Lynk team boasts an impressive 100 years + cumulative experience and prides itself on its indepth product and market knowledge. Bearing Lynk also boasts an engineering division that manufactures conveyor rollers and provides general engineering services to most industries.
“This strategy offers the customer more value for money and it adds to the service element of Bearing Lynk. With a view of our expansion program, of taking the business to the next level, in the manufacturing sector, and also increasing local job creation,” continues Kardar.
The company is strategically positioned to service various industrial sectors in the KZN and Western Cape regions which include agricultural, steel, paper, mining, petrochemical, sugar, armature, packaging, food, automotive and others.
Bearing Lynk offer the following products through it’s growing network of branches:
- Conveyor Rollers
- Power Transmissions
- Water Pumps
- Automotive Division - Specializing in wheel bearings , gearbox bearings, Diff bearings, for light and heavy vehicles
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