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PBC Linear Europe GmbH

The PBC Lineartechnik GmbH, Germany was founded in 2008 and is a 100% subsidiary of the PBC linear, Roscoe, USA. Main task is attracting new customers and the continuous expansion of the European distribution network. PBC Linear is represented in almost all European countries by distributors.

With the date of entry in the commercial register, November 2019, we have changed the name of the company. The new company name is as follows: PBC Linear Europe GmbH

Customer-oriented, competent consulting, round-the-clock service, short delivery times and the implementation of customer-specific applications will be the basis for a successful future.

The employees have many years of experience in the field of linear Guide technology. The European branch is supported  by the international represented American Headquarters PBC linear and the local highly qualified application engineers.

PBC Linear, A Pacific Bearing Company (Roscoe, IL, USA) has founded a new branch office responsible for sales in Germany. The name of the new subsidiary is PBC Lineartechnik GmbH.

PBC Linear has long considered Europe to be one of the most important markets for linear motion products and has been selling products in Europe for more than 15 years.The establishment of the new sales office in Germany furthers the company’s commitment to this market.

The sales office is staffed by two people:  Dipl. Ing. Jonathan Schroeder, Managing Director and Michael Peters, Branch Manager. The major task for this office will be to acquire new customers and to further the development of the country wide sales network. This will be accomplished by providing customer oriented service, competent consultation, around the clock service, short delivery time and customizable products engineered to meet each customer’s individual demands.  All of these features will be the foundation for great success.

All office staff have many years of experience within the range of linear guidance technology. The sales office is supported by the internationally represented American parent company, Pacific Bearing Company founded in 1983 by Dipl. Ing. Bob Schroeder.

Pacific Bearing has its own manufacturing facility with a size of 14,000m2 (150,000 ft2).  With its own manufacturing facility, Pacific Bearing can guarantee fast delivery of customized products with high quality.  Pacific Bearing focuses on producing and developing new linear motion products.

PBC Linear has a wide product range.  The Simplicity® bearing is the first self-lubricating and maintenance-free sliding bearing system.  Uni-Guides® and Mini-Rail® linear guides are also based on the same principles as the Simplicity bearings.  Redi-Rail® was the first product to combine a low-cost aluminum extrusion with a hardened steel or stainless steel shaft inserted to be used as a bearing raceway.  Hevi-Rail systems carry high loads, up to 350kN!  PBC Linear has a product which can meet almost any application for linear guidance.

PBC Linear has a worldwide distribution network with thousands of offices worldwide.