About Us


From Humble Beginnings

Frank Negri ran Jamaica Bearings out of a garage in 1934. Today, we operate with facilities and sales offices throughout North America and the world.

Family Tradition

Through decades of consolidation and change, we’ve remained independent. Our employees maintain an accomplished legacy of integrity and accountability. To our customers and manufacturing partners, we are much more than just a distributor; we are your consultants, your experts, and your trusted associates.

Commitment to Quality

As we have for nearly a century, we stand by our products and we deliver real value every day – which is why Frank’s legacy of a commitment to quality and excellence continues to this day.




JBG Defense appointed by Rubbercraft as their exclusive distributor to the Department of Defense and Defense Logistics Agency

Rubbercraft, part of the Integrated Polymer Solutions Group is a leading designer, developer and manufacturer of precision engineered elastomeric parts, components and systems.  Per Leigh Munsell, Rubbercraft V.P. Business Development: Rubbercraft chose JBG and specifically its Defense Sales Division (JBG Defense) for their long history of dedicated services to the warfighter. JBG has decades of […]

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May 15, 2020 – COVID Update

JBG has remained open for business and our dedicated team of employees continue to deliver the world class support our customers expect. We remain in continuous contact with our supplier partners and to date have not experienced any significant disruptions to our supply chain. Going forward  you can be assured that we will keep you […]

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COVID-19 Business Continuity / Update

To our valued customers & suppliers:   As we have been without interruption for the past 95 years JBG remains fully operational and open for business. JBG maintains significant inventories and customer specific safety stocks. In addition, we are continuously working in partnership with and monitoring our channel partners supply chains to minimize any potential […]

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