Bri-Mac Company Profile

Bri-Mac was founded in 1984 by Brian McCairn. Today, his son Paul McCairn (graduate in mechanical and production engineering) manages the company, following in his father's footsteps. In addition to a strong UK customer base, Paul is enthusiastic and eager to promote the company's products on a worldwide scale. Recently, we have been successful in securing bearing housing business from all corners of the globe.

Specialising in the design and manufacture of quality bearing housings, Bri-Mac pride themselves on an immediate and dedicated response to standard and special bearing housing solutions. Bri-Mac offer a full design service to any of its customers who have non standard requirements. We can advise on the best material and manufacturing process for your requirement.

Backed by a committed and skilled workforce, Bri-Mac have developed long-term working relationships with all of their customers from the following industries:

Power generation


Metal processing

Metal re-cycling



Pulp and paper


Waste water treatment


Lifts and cranes





The latest state-of-the-art CAD/CAM software enables Bri-Mac to design and manufacture products to the highest standards.

We have a comprehensive range of machine tools to perform a wide selection of operations and a policy of continual improvement. Bri-Mac have purchased a new super turning CNC machine which will be able to deal with diameters up to 700mm. It will keep us in the forefront of engineering expectations and satisfy demanding applications.

Quality is very important to us. Bri-Mac operate a quality system which meets the requirements of ISO 9002. Dimensional inspection reports, material certificates, and test certificates are available on request to provide full traceability.

The safe and prompt delivery of our products to our customers is part of our service. We can offer a door-to-door service to our European customers and our export division can arrange sea freight and air freight to suit the tightest deadlines.

Bri-Mac Team

Bri-Mac staff take great pride in producing the highest quality work for our international customer base, whether it be a standard bearing housing or a custom built plummer block, you get the very best service and finished product.

Paul McCairn, Managing Director

Paul has spent his entire working career working for Bri-Mac Engineering. He is educated to degree level in mechanical and production engineering and is highly experienced in solving bearing housings solutions. His role at Bri-Mac includes sales, purchasing, and managing strategy to help improve Bri-Mac's competitive advantage.

Paul is also a board member of the Black Country Chamber of Commerce, where he has the responsibility of representing the manufacturing sector. He is also the vice chairman of the Midlands World Trade Forum, which helps companies develop their export performance by providing a forum through which they can help each other.

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Bri-Mac Engineering Ltd.
Unit 17 Thornleigh Trading Estate