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King Announces 50th Anniversary With "Hit The Bull's Eye" Promotion
Celebrates company’s commitment to ultra-tight control of wall thickness tolerance
The "Hit the Bull's Eye" promotion will take place between September 1, 2011 and January 31, 2012. Winners will be selected in a random drawing and notified by email. No purchase is necessary. Go to www.kingbearings.com/
King manufactures its automotive, aviation and high performance engine bearings to “Bull’s Eye Tolerance,” which is the company’s commitment to ultra-precise control of the critical wall thickness tolerance.
"We are excited to celebrate our 50th anniversary and the distinction of manufacturing our bearings to this unique 'Bull's Eye' standard," said Michael James, vice president of export sales and marketing, King Engine Bearings. "King recognized a long time ago that engine builders wanted and needed engine bearings with better tolerance control, greater reliability and superior longevity."
James says inconsistent shell-to-shell wall thickness has an adverse impact on an engine’s bearing-to-crank-
King utilizes statistical analysis, state-of-the-
Benjamin Baloga, plant engineering manager, Tomadur Engine Co., City of Industry, Calif., says Tomadur has used King Engine Bearings for over 10 years. "King has proven that they are able to hit that Bull's Eye number every time," he says.
Baloga says another company from which they bought bearings in the past was quite inconsistent and forced internal measurements of every rod bearing they received. "We are very demanding at Tomadur,” explained Baloga, “and King has earned our confidence. King saves us a lot of time, aggravation and money because they're as picky as we are."
Through its Bull's Eye Tolerance standard, James says King is able to provide a level of product consistency that is unmatched by any competitor.
"Because of our bearing consistency, engine builders can more easily achieve their targeted rod and main clearances. This makes their shop more efficient and their engines more dependable,"
King Engine Bearings is known for its extensive line of high performance engine bearings for circle track, drag racing, monster trucks, tractor pulls, off-road and off-shore racing applications. For more information on King Engine Bearings and the company's complete line of performance engine bearings, visit http://www.kingbearings.com
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Founded in 1960, King Engine Bearings is a world-class developer and manufacturer of engine bearings for automobiles, light and heavy-duty trucks, marine, aviation, and other types of internal combustion engines.