North Side – Quality. Service. Experience.

Making a Difference

Our Frank Tracy Division’s Energy Efficient Solutions program offers field proven, rapid payback initiatives to reduce mechanical belt drive energy consumption in New York City’s standard setting commercial office buildings and medical centers.

Our Drives & Bearings Division’s Baggage Handling Solutions program offers immediate availability of critical baggage handling system parts, including power turn belts, to East Coast airlines and airports, maximizing up-time.

North Side’s Solutions for the Power Generation Market program offers immediate availability of some of the most common Frame 3 and Frame 5 high speed accessory and spacer couplings to power plants globally, reducing gas turbine downtime by as much as three to four months.

Our Company

North Side is a leading distributor of bearings and industrial power transmission products to the New York City MRO market. Our focus is on infrastructure-related applications, including power generation, wastewater treatment, airports, mass transit, recycling, asphalt and aggregates, and HVAC/R. We represent many of the world-class manufacturers serving these markets, including ABB Baldor, Ameridrives, Bando USA, Browning, Diamond Chain, Falk, Flexible Steel, Kop-Flex, Leeson, Link-Belt, Lovejoy, Martin Sprocket, McGill, Morse, MRC, NTN, Portec, RBC, Rexnord, Sealmaster, SEW Eurodrive, SKF, TB Wood’s, Timken, U.S. Seal, and Warner Electric.

The North Side staff is among the most experienced in the industry. Our objective is to exceed our customers’ expectations each time, every time.

Featured Suppliers, Markets & Products

Featured Supplier

Lovejoy High Speed Gear Couplings

Lovejoy®/Sier-Bath® accessory and spacer couplings for Frame 3 and Frame 5 gas turbines are now in stock, exclusively from North Side, for U.S. power plants.  Please contact us for specifications, approval drawings and current pricing. Learn more

Featured Market

Airport Baggage Handling Systems


Portec® chain drive power turn belts are in stock at North Side for same-day emergency shipment. Please contact us with your specific requirements… Learn more

Timken® state-of-the-art shaft guarding technology™ housed bearing units … for baggage handling applications where shaft replacement is difficult and uptime is critical.

Featured Products

Bearings for Cooling Towers

Bearings designed for hostile cooling tower applications … Timken®/Fafnir® Blueprint Specials, NTN® PX series housed ball bearings, Randall® PE series graphited cast bronze bearings, and Rexnord® MEP and XKV series housed spherical roller bearings … the global standards for quality, reliability and performance.