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KRW - A Company rich in Tradition

Kugel- und Rollenlagerwerk Leipzig GmbH emerged from "Deutsche Kugellagerfabrik GmbH" (DKF), founded in 1904. Today we are a globally successful company in the development and manufacture of rolling bearings and supply more than 600 customers in over 35 countries. Whether standard or special bearings, whether for original equipment or replacement requirements – we offer you the best possible bearing solution.



Spherical Roller bearing KRW

A strong Partner

Our special strength lies in the research and development work for application-optimized special bearings. Technical possibilities are coordinated, tested and implemented in direct cooperation with the customer. In addition to project-related calculations, our engineering portfolio also includes practical service life and strength tests as well as bearing findings.


Quality by Competence

The highest quality runs like a red thread through our complete production - from the purchase of the materials to the delivery of our products.


KRW worldwide

Since 1934, rolling bearings have been developed and manufactured in our traditional factory in the west of Leipzig. In addition, we operate sales offices in China, India, Kazakhstan and South East Asia in order to be close to our customers and to provide application-specific support.


KRW Industries

Rolling Bearings from Leipzig

On the basis of our many years of experience, our technical know-how and the latest manufacturing technologies, our 250 employees produce more than 900 different types of rolling bearings every year for sectors such as railways and transport, mechanical engineering and machine tools, raw material extraction and processing, rolling mill technology, industrial and large gears, paper and plastics processing and offshore technologies.

Continuous optimisations of our production technology are constantly improving our products. A reliable quality management assures our customers constant and highest product quality.

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We are part of the Wafangdian Bearing Group Corporation Limited. (ZWZ), the largest state-owned bearing manufacturer in China. In this strong corporation, we are more international than ever before and have a partner who gives us the necessary backing to achieve our ambitious goals.

KRW Products

Every year we produce more than 900 different types of rolling bearings. Our portfolio ranges from standard roller bearings to customer-specific special bearing solutions in a diameter range from 50 mm to 1,500 mm. In addition to various rolling bearing components, we also supply our customers with special precision components and rolling bearing accessories.

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Trainee working at the assembly of an KRW spherical roller bearing