The FAG brand wad started in 1883 and is the first manufacturer of rolling bearing,also is the technical pioneer of the rolling bearing fundamental industry .Friedrich Fischer，the founder of FAG bearing,designed a ball grinding machine in Schweinfurt, and made it possible to produce absolutely round steel balls by grinding. This invention is regarded as the foundation for the entire rolling bearing industry.
FAG ball bearings and roller bearings are manufactured as standard and special bearings in many designs and sizes with diameters ranging from 3 millimeters to 4.25 meters. Together with INA, FAG offers customers comprehensive technical support and services,and has invested significant amounts in research and development. Modern simulation methods and testing facilities as well as special materials engineering laboratories ensure the continuous development and improvement of all product.
Since 2001, FAG has been part of the Schaeffler Group and has been active in all of the group’s divisions – Aerospace, Automotive and Industrial. Together with INA’s complementary product range, FAG has one of the widest product portfolios in the rolling bearing industry, covering nearly all applications in production machinery, power transmission and rail technology, heavy industry and consumer products.