Tel: 860-571-3602  |  info@hartfordtechnologies.com
Tel: 860-571-3602  |  info@hartfordtechnologies.com

Our History

1931

Founded in 1931 in Hartford, Connecticut

Hartford Ball and Hartford Bearing companies were established.

1935

Production Machinery and Furnaces

Hartford's original ball production machinery and rotary furnaces from the 1930s.

1960

Move to Rocky Hill

Hartford Ball and Hartford Bearing companies move to their current location in Rocky Hill, Connecticut

1963

Automated Packaging

New automated packaging and shipping line is installed

1972

IBM Typewriters

Hartford Bearing develops bearings for IBM Selectric typewriters

1979

Ford Motors

Hartford develops unique steering column bearing for Ford Motors

1982

Steering Column Bearings

Every Ford vehicle produced has Hartford steering column bearings

1985

Chrysler & General Motors

First steering column bearings sold to Chrysler and GM through Delphi Saginaw Steering

1989

Xerox Copiers

Hartford Bearing develops bearings for Xerox copiers

1992

JCI Automotive Seat Tracks

Hartford Bearing develops the first engineered plastic linear bearing for JCI automotive seat track

1997

Hoover Vacuums

Hartford Bearing develops bearings for Hoover vacuum cleaner transmissions and beater bar assemblies

1998

QS9000 Certification

Hartford Ball and Hartford Bearing companies obtain QS9000 certification

2000

Chinese Manufacturing

Hartford Ball develops ball manufacturing capabilities in China concurrent with US operations.

2003

Hartford Technologies Merger

Hartford Ball and Hartford Bearing companies merge to become Hartford Technologies

2006

Shanghai Facilities

Hartford Technologies opens facility in Shanghai, China

2008

ISO 9001:2008

Hartford Technologies received ISO 9001:2008 accreditation

2009

ISO/TS16949

Hartford Technologies obtains ISO/TS16949 certification

2011

Class 10,000 Clean Room

Hartford Technologies Shanghai opens state-of-the-art Class 10,000 clean room facility

2014

ISO 140001

Hartford Technologies obtains ISO 140001 certification

2017

Double digit growth since 2010 continues

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