Dura-Bond Bearing Company Archives - Engine Builder Magazine
The Future of Powertrain From Dura-Bond CEO Chuck Barnett

Dura-Bond has been getting more involved in components for the vehicle’s complete powertrain lately, and the company’s CEO Chuck Barnett gave an update on the matter at the end of 2023.

Check Out What’s New at Dura-Bond Bearing

New transmission bearings, cam bearings and valve seat options.

Dura-Bond Bearing Company Celebrates 75 Year Anniversary

Dura-Bond Bearing Company is celebrating reaching two industry milestones – the company’s 75th anniversary since being founded in Palo Alto, CA in 1947, and the 75th birthday of Dura-Bond’s CEO and Chairman Charles Barnett. Since being founded in 1947 in Palo Alto, Dura-Bond moved to Nevada in 1987. Dura-Bond developed the full round, no seam cam bearing after

Dura-Bond Announces Joe Kerick as New President

Dura-Bond Bearing has announced that effective January 1, Joe Kerick will be assuming the role of president. Kerick is a veteran of the transmission industry and aftermarket replacement parts. He is a 20-year ASE-certified master mechanic. Kerick has been working with Dura-Bond during the last six months as the New Product Development Manager. Given this announcement, Chuck Barnett will continue as

Machining Powdered Metal Valve Seats Webinar

Join PERA and Dura-Bond for a webinar on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 10:00 AM CDT all about machining powdered metal valve seats. Powdered metal valve seats can be difficult to machine. Charles Barnett, president of Dura-Bond Bearing Company and Chuck Lynch, director of technical services for AERA explain why this material has become the material

Dura-Bond Bearing has Named Joe Kerick as Product Development Manager

Dura-Bond Bearing recently announced it has named Joe Kerick as its new product development manager. Kerick is a veteran of the transmission and aftermarket replacement parts industries, who most recently was director of product management for Restoration Parts Unlimited. Prior to that, he was a senior category manager at Transtar Industries and a senior product

Jasper Recognizes Dura-Bond as Preferred Partner

Dura-Bond Bearing Company was presented its award as a Preferred Partner by Jasper at its Annual Preferred Partners Banquet in May 2019. Dura-Bond is a repeat winner of the Preferred Partner award from Jasper.

Dura-Bond Announces New Website

Dura-Bond has redesigned its website with the customer in mind, streamlining menus, simplifying navigation, building a responsive layout for all platforms, viewed in any language and providing more resources and information on products and services.

Dura-Bond Hires Andre Moser as General Sales Manager

Dura-Bond has announced the addition of Andre Moser as general sales manager. Andre will be instrumental in growing the rapidly expanding transmission segment of the business along with other core product lines.

DBB Acquisition LLC Acquires Dura-Bond Bearing Company

DBB Acquisition LLC has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Dura-Bond Bearing Company, a division of privately held Melling Engine Parts. Dura-Bond is a manufacturer of Cam Bearings, Bushings, Valve Seats and Hardware for engine and transmission rebuilding since 1947. The Company is based in Carson City, Nevada. Terms of the transaction were