CEROBEAR GmbH was founded in 1989 as a spin-off from Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology (Aachen, Germany). The foundation for further growth was laid when CEROBEAR moved into its own facility in Herzogenrath near Aachen in 1997.
In 2013 CEROBEAR completed its second building and today operates two adjacent, fully airconditioned high-tech manufacturing sites, totally 40,000 sq. ft. of space.
As of June 30, 2013, all shares of CEROBEAR GmbH were acquired by New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc. (NHBB), a member of the global manufacturing conglomerate, MinebeaMitsumi Inc.. As a result of the acquisition, CEROBEAR is now a part of MinebeaMitsumi’s NHBB/myonic Business Unit and operates as an independent subsidiary under NHBB.
Today, CEROBEAR is the leading manufacturer of ceramic rolling bearings and a pioneer in rolling bearing technology. CEROBEAR currently employs around 130 highly skilled technical employees.