BDI Acquires Two Gopher Bearing Company Locations
CLEVELAND – BDI recently announced the acquisition of Gopher Bearing Company’s St. Paul and Winona, Minnesota locations, effective January 1, 2011.
Gopher Bearing Company has served businesses in the Twins Cities area since 1946.
St. Paul-based Gopher Bearing, a division of BDI, will provide enhanced support and solutions to customers in the Twin Cities. The Gopher Bearing operation in Winona will merge with BDI La Crosse, WI. Additionally, BDI will attempt to strengthen customer service with the anticipated first-quarter 2011 launch of its online ordering site, www.bdiexpress.com.
“The addition of Gopher Bearing to the BDI Family creates an experienced team of professionals that will expand our customer base and ability to deliver solutions to customers in Minnesota,” said John Ruth, President, BDI-USA.
BDI is a leading distributor to manufacturing companies throughout the world, with locations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Asia.