Global production of rolling element bearings continues to transform the purchasing and qualification practices of original equipment manufacturers. Today even the largest, most recognized names in the bearing industry have a significantly larger global manufacturing footprint than they did 10 years ago. With that comes both risk and reward for OEMs. Minimizing the risks and maximizing the rewards associated with the global bearing supply chain can be acheived when guided by proven bearing qualification practices. This seminar defines the steps that an organization must follow to ensure successful integration of a new supplier. The Complete Guide to Bearing Qualification outlines stakeholder responsibility within the organization and details the technical aspects of accessing bearing design and quality through a variety of inspection and testing programs. This seminar is ideal for purchasing managers, corporate supply planners, design engineers, test engineers, value engineers, etc..