Established in 1925, ADR is a leader company in the field of high precision ball bearings. Through its experience and permanent development, ADR now offers innovative and very high technology products.
Located in Thomery, ADR designs and manufactures rotating systems based on ball bearing technology for its customers worldwide.
Our bespoke bearings have characteristics that allow them to evolve in very specific environments such as aeronautics, space, defence & security, medical or even in the energy sector.
ADR currently offers the following products:
- High precision ball bearings
- Integrated ball bearings
- Precision actuators
They meet the most demanding specifications in a wide range of areas where high accuracy and high sensitivity are mandatory.
As quality is the priority of ADR, many technical, material and documentary resources are implemented in order to comply with the various requirements. ADR holds ISO 9001 and EN 9100 certifications.
History of ADR
With more than 90 years’ experience, ADR is a leader company in the field of high precision ball bearings.
Establishment of ADR Production at the Thomery site, near Fontainebleau, and sale of miniature bearings.
Development of thin-section ball bearings.
Development of the company, within the SKF Group for some thirty years.
Extension of the range to thin-section ball bearings
ADR regained its independence.
The company was taken over by its employees.
ADR reinforced its development internationally.
ADR joined the ALCEN group.
Change of shareholders without an operational alteration.
Development of technical synergies for high technology markets.
Installation of a new grinding workshop.
Installation d’un nouvel atelier de rectification.
Installation of new clean rooms taking our capacity to 1,200 m2.
Creation of the first precision actuator.
Production of sub-systems (G3AC, composite 3-axis Gimbal).
Production of electromechanical actuators.
Production of a servomotor.
Exporting nearly 60% of its turnover, ADR now enjoys international outreach.