In today's demanding industrial environment, technology is, more than ever, key to improved efficiency, productivity and ultimately - profitability. This is something that ARS Associates (formerly RBC Bearings Pvt. Ltd.) realized back in early 1990s. From a small start-up in 1990, launched with limited financial resources to market & distribute Power Transmission Products & Maintenance Welding Alloys, the company has turned itself into a leading player in the distribution industry. In the last 20 years, it has created several milestones and our company is widely regarded as Service-First Company. Privately owned, our company is one of the largest distributors of SKF rolling bearing products & EWAC maintenance welding products in India.

Capabilities :

To help customers get maximum efficiency out of their equipments, we have developed capabilities based on a close understanding of their requirements of exacting standards.

We strive for :

Being a leading engineering product solutions provider to industrial end-users Making superior engineered product available for our customers' use in the equipment Ensuring quick availability to minimize downtime & minimize disruption to equipments Providing global supply linkages with localized support Tailoring its services to meet the individual needs of its customers Aiming total customer satisfaction Having best people in place to build a pool knowledge expertise.

Today, our company is led successfully by a strong, experienced management team.

Product portfolio :

We partner with SKF as their 'Authorized Industrial Distributor' and have access to entire range of their 5-platform product portfolio, encompassing Bearings & Units, Seals, Lubrication Systems, Mechatronics and Services. The strength of SKF products lie in its superior engineering, quality and & improvised designs. This apart, we also represent EWAC Alloys Limited, an ISO certified company engaged in manufacturing of super conditioning alloys & other welding products, as their 'Authorized Distributor'.

Geographical footprint - Local support :

We presently operate our business out of the industrial town of Visakhapatnam, which is considered one of the fastest growing industrial hubs in India. Our company also has a business presence in the eastern region of India through an office at Kolkata. Our Kolkata office is responsible for promoting business interests in eastern region as well as extending localized support to our existing customer base.

Customer profile :

We serve a wide spectrum of customers in different industry segments, ranging from steel, cement, power, metals, mining, refinery, and paper to fertilizers, heavy engineering, marine, defence and so on. Our present capabilities support indentifying products required for wide array of applications and easily adaptable to meet specific requirements.

Meeting the needs of the customers :

The key to the success of our company is that we help our customers to achieve significant improvements in their equipment uptime. In applications, where cost of equipment downtime often outweighs cost of individual equipment components, we help our customers address issues such as efficiency of operation and ease of maintenance. As equipments often make severe demands, we cater products that are designed to be robust, fail-safe and work reliably with reduced wear life. Product durability reduces downtime and keeps the routine replacement of components to the minimum.

Operational champions :

Our company's business operations are headed by Mr. Anil Kumar Shah, CEO. Marketing operations are headed by Mr. Mahadeo Chirania, Ghanshyam Dokania, K. Bhanu Krishna along with Marketing & Sales Team, which has experienced persons and who are self-driven and self-motivated.

Company financials :

As of 31st March 2011, we clocked a turnover of 106 MINR (USD 2.30 Million). Our company has sufficient funds parked for its need of business expansion.


Bearings Units

Lubricants Systems


Power Transmission



Electrical Motors

Welding Electrodes

31-33-102/14 Sri Vishnu Plaza
Daba Gardens
Opp. Leela Mahal Theatre
Visakhapatnam 530020. INDIA

Map and directions

Tel : 91-891-2791423, 2737515
Fax : 91-891-2704327

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