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Metal Working Shops Division

Repair and Fabrication for Every Machining Need

Bearing Headquarters is the only bearing supplier with four unique machine shop facilities: Bronze Headquarters, Headco Machine, Gear Headquarters and Hydraulics. In the last 70 years, through innovative technologies and precision manufacturing, Bearing Headquarters has solved some of the most demanding bearing and power transmission challenges in the Metal Working Shops Division. Our quick turnaround, on-site work (no middle man), ability to adapt to unique customer requirements, accommodation for both low and high production runs and competitive pricing have made Bearing Headquarters the preferred single-source bearing supplier for customers throughout the United States.

Bronze Headquarters
Bronze HeadquartersThis specialty house stocks all industry standard bushings (more than 4,000 sizes) and raw bronze supply, including rounds, tubing and flats. We also offer complete machining capabilities—unmatched by any other distributor—which include customized groove and hole, high volume runs and the ability to manufacture completely custom parts or to customize standard bushings.

Bronze Headquarters is an authorized distributor for Randall Bearings, Inc., Symmco, Inc., and Wisconsin Centrifugal.

Headco Machine
Headco MachineFrom small pins to an entire floor of production equipment, Headco Machine provides complete gear machining, tool & die, metalizing and welding for all your maintenance, repair and fabrication needs. Specific services include:

  • Reducer repair by factory-trained technicians
  • Dynamic balancing of impellers
  • Turn, bore and thread inch and metric pitches and sings up to 42 inches with a maximum length of 20 feet
  • CNC mills and lathes

In addition to an extensive product line, consisting of intricate and exacting tooling, gauges and fixtures, hard-to-find pulleys and sprockets, guards and shields, Headco Machine also maintains an extensive inventory of raw materials, including mild steel, stainless tool steel and many grades of plastic.

Gear Headquarters
Gear HeadquartersFrom expert gearbox repair to made-to-order products, Gear Headquarters provides the highest quality gear-related services. An authorized cone drive Textron rebuilder with CNC machine capabilities, Gear Headquarters specializes in gearbox overhaul and repairs all makes of speed reducers and variable speed drives.  Specific services include:

  • Made-to-order gears from ¾” to 10’, including spur gears, worm gears, helical gears and bevel gears
  • Specialized key cutting
  • Spline work
  • Small production runs and breakdown service available

HydraulicsFor all your hydraulic or pneumatic repairs, Bearing Headquarters Hydraulics division provides quality repair of pumps, motors, valves and cylinders. An Aeroquip premier distributor, Hydraulics carries hose and fittings in 2 wire, 4 wire, high and low pressure and adaptors. Specific services include:

  • Mobile hydraulic equipment repair
  • Crimping up to 2” diameter hose
  • Large bore up to 18”
  • Diagnostic services

BHQ Drives Division
Drives DivisionOne of the few industrial repair shops of its kind, the Drives Division rebuilds and repairs all types of domestic and foreign gearboxes, reducers and hydraulic units. An authorized Rexnord Link-Belt PIV Repair Center, the Drives Division specializes in servicing breakdowns and getting obsolete units up and running with on-hand inventory and quick turnaround times. Specific services include:

  • Quality repair of gearboxes, reducers, pumps, motors, valves and cylinders
  • Supplying OEM parts or manufacturing OEM parts per sample
  • Free inspection
  • One year warranty on parts and labor

Build Center
Build CenterThis specialty shop builds a full range of inline units and Cone Drives, including Falk UltraMax® Gear Drives, Falk UltraMite® Gearmotor Drives and Rexnord Planetgear™ Speed Reducers.  Both an authorized OEM Gear Reducer Build Center for multiple manufacturers and a Cone Drive Remanufacturer, this shop is one of the few Build Centers of its kind in the U.S. Specific services include:

  • Rexnord inline and Cone Drive made-to-order products
  • Direct drop-in replacements
  • Economical, industrial duty inline units
  • One year warranty on parts and labor