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United Precision Industries

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Manufacturer of bearings

1987 Management buy-in of RHP bearings division formed United Precision Industries

1988 Acquired bearings makers: Neuweg of Germany and WIB of Switzerland[1]

1990 The UPI Group (RHP brand) of Nottingham (sic), Britain's largest bearing manufacturer, was acquired by NSK of Japan[2][3][4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, December 11, 1989
  2. NSK website [1]
  3. The Times (London, England), Friday, June 01, 1990
  4. The Times, January 30, 1992