The single most important factor in KCI Bearings' operations is its integrated plant – Heat Treatment to Final Assembly – that ensures stringent quality control. From Races to Cages to Rollers are designed and manufactured by KCI Bearings. Manufacturing superior quality products is "the prime" focus of excelling at customers' expectations of quality. "The prime" focus concentrates on "Zero Defect" by making our operations efficient and lean to prevent defects.
KCI Bearings' products are designed, developed, manufactured and tested in-house to ensure extended life in the most adverse operating conditions and to make it a most reliable brand in the automotive and textile industry.
KCI Bearings’ is certified ISO/TS 16949:2009 company. We are committed to offer technologically advanced, reliable, cost effective and quality products. This is done by enforcing strict quality controls by the way of in-process gauges, regular calibration of all instruments at intervals as well as Metrology and Metallurgy analysis.
Effective implementation of Total Quality Management (TQM) at KCI Bearings includes Process Mapping, Process Improvement, Process Simplification, SPC, Mistake Proofing (Poka Yoke), DFMEA as well as DOE. Enhancing the implementation of Total Quality Management (TQM), is active participation of employees through quality circles, suggestion schemes, training and development.
Research & Development is an integral part of our efforts to offer innovative products that meet international standards in terms of Quality, Reliability, Cost and Life.
Every product developed at KCI Bearings starts with understanding customer requirements and based on these requirements we design and develop products. Owing to current technology in design and equipped with infrastructure for development, product development time has reduced drastically that in turn has fastened our product deliveries to our customers. Products designed and developed are tested and validated on endurance test rigswith online data monitoring facility for testing individual bearings, aggregate testing and benchmarking. Complete In-house facility for Validating the product and Manufacturing of Test Rigs as per technical data given by Customer.Over the years, we have developed such confidence in our customers that today in many Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) we are single source suppliers.
Our approach of Application engineering and Value engineering combined with Technology is being appreciated by our customers. As a testimony of this journey, we have earned Direct – Online Status with many OEMs.
One such innovation that we can marvel upon is Turned Cages and Staggered Cages. Turned cage delivers more advantages over conventional welded sheet metal cage such as more strength, higher load carrying capacity, better geometrical accuracy, design flexibility as well as skew free. Staggered cage design is our next generation cages specifically for higher load carrying capacity than turned cage.