Graphite Metallizing Holdings Inc Purchases Exalto UK Bearing Business

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Graphite Metallizing Holdings Inc. (GMHI) has purchased Exalto UK, the manufacturer of water lubricated bearings. GMHI, the US-based manufacturer of bearings, has established a new UK company, Exalto Bearings UK Ltd, who will continue to supply the Marine and Pump Industries worldwide with quality bearings.

Supplying the marine and pump industries worldwide with quality bearings

Exalto Bearings UK Ltd

Dennis Rawle, Managing Director Of Exalto Bearings UK, says"the combined bearing expertise of both Exalto and GMHI means we can offer our customers bearings to suit any application."

Graphite Metallizing Holdings Inc (GMHI) has purchased Exalto UK, the manufacturer and worldwide supplier of water lubricated bearings, from its Dutch owners, Exalto BV. GMHI, the US-based manufacturer of bearings, has established a new UK company, Exalto Bearings UK Ltd, who will continue to supply the Marine and Pump Industries worldwide with quality bearings.

CEO of Exalto BV, Dick Exalto, said "I am delighted that this successful bearing business and its skilled workforce will continue to thrive under GMHI, and carry on providing high quality bearings to its long-standing customers worldwide."

Dennis Rawle, European Director of Sales for GMHI and now Managing Director of Exalto Bearings UK commented, "I have long been associated with the Exalto Bearing business and am excited to continue my involvement in this new chapter for the company."

GMHI specializes in bearings and products manufactured using Graphalloy®, a unique graphite/metal alloy suitable for use in the toughest conditions. Rawle adds "the combined bearing expertise of both Exalto and GMHI means we can offer our customers bearings to suit any application and the new UK base for GMHI can only improve the service we can offer our own European customers."

For further information, please contact:
For Exalto Bearings UK:
Louisa Quinn
louisa(at)exalto(dot)co(dot)uk
(+44) 1332 340501

For Graphite Metallizing Holdings Inc.:
Eben Walker
ebenw(at)graphalloy(dot)com
(+1) 914 968 8400

For Exalto BV:
Dick Exalto
D.Exalto(at)exalto(dot)com

More information on Exalto Bearings UK, Graphite Metallizing Holdings Incorporated and Exalto BV:

Exalto Bearings UK
Since 1996, Exalto Bearings UK has been manufacturing the highest quality, rubber-lined
and composite cutlass bearings for the Pump and Marine industries. Nobody knows bearings better. We're a proudly British company, trusted by our long-standing customers to create standard as well as custom-made bearings for the world's biggest marine propulsion and pump manufacturers. We pride ourselves on the quality of our products, the speed of our delivery and the friendly and professional service from our small business team.

Graphite Metallizing Holdings Incorporated
Graphite Metallizing Corporation of Yonkers, NY has been solving tough bearing problems for over 100 years. The company began in 1913 when two engineers developed a method for putting molten metal into carbon to create a new material called Graphalloy®, a graphite/metal alloy.

Used in the manufacture of bushings, bearings and other components for machinery and process equipment, Graphalloy® can be the solution to the toughest bearing, bushing, thrust washer, cam follower, or pillow block bearing design problem. It is available in over 100 grades with specific properties that meet a wide range of engineering solutions and specifications.

Graphalloy® bearings have operated for 20 years and longer in some applications.Standard designs are available but most Graphalloy® products are custom designed to the unique requirements of the specific application.

Exalto BV
Exalto Group is a holding company, 50 years young, mainly focusing on the marine industry. The group comprises of three dedicated business units:

Exalto Parts
Within Exalto Parts, you will find a wide range of products hand selected with care in line with our quality standards - you can trust in the quality of the parts we deliver so take a look for yourself at our stock range.

Exalto Wipers
Exalto Wipers designs, produces and supplies quality wiper systems for leisure, commercial and rail markets. Exalto Wiper Systems are tested to the highest standards ensuring they'll always deliver a clear view, even in the harshest environments.

Exalto Propulsion
Exalto Propulsion designs and manufactures smart propulsion systems - they are easy to install, ensure maximum sailing comfort and most importantly will last.

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http://www.graphalloy.com
http://www.exalto.co.uk
http://www.exalto.com

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