Leading the Industry by Serving
For more than 75 years, B&D Industrial has grown because of our passion for serving our customers and an endless pursuit of innovation.
Years building our reputation
Of happy customers
- Do the right thing for the right reasons
- Be a productive citizen at work, at home, and in our community
- Always exhibit honesty, loyalty, respect, trustworthiness, and unselfishness
- Own it - I take responsibility for actions and commitments made by my team
- Be results-oriented - make the tough decisions in a timely manner
- Consistently improve the quality of service I provide
- Support and invest in the team
- Find a profitable and ethical way to say "yes."
- Support and encourage innovation; success requires some risks
- Envision new ways to solve problems
- Be open to change
- Excited to serve
- Exceeding our customers' expectations
The industry knows us by how we work. Our customers know us for what we stand for.
The market knows B&D for RELIABILITY, our products, and the best repair service in the industry. It’s been PROVEN for 75 years.
Innovative TECHNOLOGY is at the heart of B&D, pushing forward to help current and future customers maximize ROI for tomorrow.
B&D represents quick PROBLEM SOLVING and proactive monitoring for max production.
75+ years treating our customers how
we'd like to be treated.
It's the golden rule, and for good reason.
A $100M+ Success Story
What began as a $9,000 investment by Mr. Nations has grown into a $100M+ success story only three generations later - run by the family and its employees.
Family and Employee Ownership
In 2015, B&D Industrial rolled-out an employee stock ownership plan, and the company became family and employee-owned.
Named "Distributor of the century"
Industrial Distribution Magazine names Bearings and Drives "Distributor of the Century."
B&D Industrial founded
John D. Nations founded our company in 1947 with $9,000 under the original moniker “Bearings and Drives.”
Solve customer challenges with innovative industrial and manufacturing solutions by providing exceptional products and services.
Meet the B&D leadership team
A rich history in industrial and manufacturing.