Saint-Gobain Bearings

Products: NORGLIDE® and RENCOL®

Saint-Gobain is a global leader in the design, production and distribution of innovative, high performance materials. Saint-Gobain has a global workforce of more than 195,000 employees representing over 64 countries.


Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, High Performance Bearings group, is a global division supplying high volume international OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) in various markets including automotive, leisure and industrial.


Backed by the proud heritage of product innovation, technology, advanced material and market leadership, we are dedicated to working with our customers using our engineering expertise to deliver standard and custom solutions in NORGLIDE® plain bearings and RENCOL® tolerance rings -- products that meet the most demanding automotive and other industry applications.

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NORGLIDE®  Bearings
RENCOL® Tolerance Rings


Making small parts. Making a big difference. 

» Ask us how we can provide you with small parts that offer substantial benefits while making a big difference in your industry applications.

NORGLIDE® bearings are self-lubricating, lead free, plain bearings, custom manufactured to reduce maintenance and lower friction and are available with a flexible bearing tape or with a metallic backing. 
RENCOL® tolerance rings are spring mechanical elements which are assembled between shafts and housings to solve problems with their interaction. 

Video Feature

LH Thomson Reaches Out ot Saint-Gobain for NORGLIDE® Bearing Technology

 NORGLIDE Bearing Bicycle Technology

Saint-Gobain demonstrates engineering expertise with the development-design of its NORGLIDE custom composite bearing for LH Thomson's Elite Dropper mountain-bike seat post.  » See complete video (YouTube)