Schaeffler United Kingdom and Ireland


From the 1960’s…
INA Needle Bearing Co Ltd - opened the doors of its original London office for business. The success of the company led to a move to the UK’s industrial heartland in the Midlands in1968 and in 1979 INA invested in its own office complex in Sutton Coldfield.


…to the present day.
INA FAG now operates in harmony under the Schaeffler Group banner. Together they comprise a global engineering organisation with the capacity to meet virtually any bearing requirement for any application and have the genuine capability of keeping the world in motion.
Company history



The Schaeffler Group is a global integrated automotive and industrial supplier. Highest quality, outstanding technology, and strong innovative ability represent the basis for the Schaeffler Group’s lasting success. The Schaeffler Group makes a key contribution to “Mobility for tomorrow” with high-precision components and systems in engine, transmission, and chassis applications as well as rolling and plain bearing solutions for a large number of industrial applications.

The technology company generated sales of approximately 13.2 billion euros in 2015. With around 85,000 employees worldwide, Schaeffler is one of the world's largest family companies and, with approximately 170 locations in over 50 countries, has a worldwide network of manufacturing locations, research and development facilities, and sales companies. As a global development partner and supplier, Schaeffler maintains stable long-term relationships with its customers and suppliers.


INA Bearing Company Ltd and FAG Sales Europe-UK have now joined forces under the new name of Schaeffler (UK) Ltd. With a total of 180 years of bearing experience and know-how, the two leading rolling bearing specialists can provide industry customers with innovative bearing solutions from a single source.

Whether you are looking to purchase a standard bearing product or require a customised bearing solution for your application, the combined product range from INA and FAG offers top quality, innovative rolling bearing and linear motion technology for any application in any industry.