History

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Article copyrighted - Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce - 2019