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Monday, January 25, 2016

Graphite Metallizing Holdings Inc Purchases Exalto UK Bearing Business

Graphite Metallizing Holdings Inc (GMHI) has purchased Exalto UK, the manufacturer and worldwide supplier of water lubricated bearings, from its Dutch owners, Exalto BV.  GMHI, the US-based manufacturer of bearings, has established a new UK company, Exalto Bearings UK Ltd, who will continue to
supply the Marine and Pump Industries worldwide with quality bearings.

Dennis Rawle, European Director of Sales for GMHI and now Managing Director of Exalto Bearings UK commented, "I have long been associated with the Exalto
Bearing business and am excited to continue my involvement in this new chapter for the company."

GMHI specializes in bearings and products manufactured using GRAPHALLOY®, a unique graphite/metal alloy suitable for use in the toughest conditions. Rawle adds "the combined bearing expertise of both Exalto and GMHI means we can offer our customers bearings to suit any application and the new UK base for GMHI can only improve the service we can offer our own European customers."

For further information, please contact:
For Exalto Bearings UK
Louisa Quinn
(+44) 1332 340501

For Graphite Metallizing Holdings Inc
Eben Walker
(+1) 914 968 8400

More information on Exalto Bearings UK and Graphite Metallizing Holdings Incorporated
Exalto Bearings UK
Since 1996, Exalto Bearings UK has been manufacturing the highest quality, rubber-lined and composite cutlass bearings for the Pump and Marine industries. Nobody knows bearings better. We're a proudly British company, trusted by our long-standing customers to create standard as well as custom-made bearings for the world's biggest marine propulsion and pump manufacturers. We pride ourselves on the quality of our products, the speed of our delivery and the friendly and professional service from our small business team.

Graphite Metallizing Holdings Incorporated
Graphite Metallizing Corporation of Yonkers, NY has been solving tough bearing problems for over 100 years. The company began in 1913 when two engineers developed a method for putting molten metal into carbon to create a new material called GRAPHALLOY®, a graphite/metal alloy.

Used in the manufacture of bushings, bearings and other components for machinery and process equipment, GRAPHALLOY can be the solution to the toughest bearing, bushing, thrust washer, cam follower, or pillow block bearing design problem. It is available in over 100 grades with specific properties that meet a wide range of engineering solutions and specifications.

GRAPHALLOY bearings have operated for 20 years and longer in some applications.Standard designs are available but most GRAPHALLOY products are custom designed to the unique requirements of the specific application.