Starting in 1905, the McGill Manufacturing Company has been a pioneer, innovator, and manufacturer of high quality bearings including being the inventor of the cam follower. McGill® offers a complete off the shelf selection of cam followers and unmounted bearings for any possible application.


A Tradition of Excellence Since 1905


1905 - Originally established as The Crescent Company


1910 - Name changed and incorporated to McGill Manufacturing Co.


1925 - Formed bearing business unit


1935 - Invented CAMROL® Follower Bearings


1956 -Invented GUIDEROL® Needle Bearings


1967 - Invented SPHERE-ROL® Spherical Bearings


1984 - Metric Cam Followers


1990 - Became a Partner of Power Transmission Solutions


2014 - Acquired by Regal Beloit Corporation

McGill ArticleLearn more about James H. McGill and the McGill® Company courtesy of Porter County Museum and the Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce.








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