Kingsbury News

Kingsbury Announces Plans for German Manufacturing Plant

Philadelphia, PA (May 12, 2014) - Following the opening of the Kingsbury GmbH sales office in Göttingen Germany in 2012, officials at Kingsbury have announced plans to expand into manufacturing. According to managing director, Dr. Morched Medhioub, "The decision to move into manufacturing Kingsbury bearings, made in the first quarter of 2013, was the natural outgrowth from the initial success of our European headquarters that serves Germany, Austria and Switzerland."  Read More



Kingsbury Breaks Ground to Build New Western USA Repair Facility

Philadelphia, PA (January 13, 2014) - On January 8, 2014, Kingsbury, Inc. broke ground to officially begin construction of a new 33,000-square-foot bearing repair and service facility in Yuba City, California. The project by Yuba City contractor Hilbers Inc. should be complete in September.  Read More



Kingsbury Appoints Dr. Medhioub Managing Director of Kingsbury GmbH

Philadelphia, PA (September 25, 2013) - Kingsbury, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Morched Medhioub as Managing Director of Kingsbury GmbH effective immediately. Dr. Medhioub joined Kingsbury as manager of the European office at its inception in 2011; Kingsbury GmbH was subsequently incorporated in 2012.  Read More



Kingsbury, Inc. Updates Thrust-Journal Combination Bearing

Philadelphia, PA (May 9, 2013) - For the past several years, Kingsbury has been revamping the design of its CH System, a combination thrust and journal bearing, that was first developed more than 75 years ago by the company's founder himself. Dr. Kingsbury was looking for a way to simplify the use of hydrodynamic bearings on applications such as pumps, and with the CH System, he was able to eliminate the need for an external pump and motor system to feed pressurized oil to the bearings.  Read More



Kingsbury Receives Presidential E-Star Award

Philadelphia, PA (May 29, 2012) - At a ceremony in Washington DC on Thursday, May 17, 2012, Kingsbury, Inc. was awarded the coveted President's E-Star award to acknowledge the company's outstanding export growth. U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson spoke at the ceremony and cited Kingsbury in his speech as the only company in 2012 that had received an original E-Award in 1942 for its outstanding product quality to the government in support of the war effort.  Read More