Company History

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Top: McGuire Bearing Company opened in Tacoma, WA in 1975. Middle: The Spokane branch opened for business in 1979. Bottom: Mike McGuire and Hilary Turner outside the Portland branch in 1974.

1954 – Don McGuire opens McGuire Bearing Co. in Portland

1961 – Seattle branch opened

1967 – Took on full line of power transmission products

1974 – Moved headquarters from NW Portland to SE Portland

1975 – Opened Tacoma Branch

1977 – Don retires as President – Hiliary Turner Becomes President

1979 – Opened Spokane branch

1983 – Opened Eugene branch

1984 – Hiliary retires as President – 2nd generation assumes management of company

  • Tim McGuire, President
  • Mike McGuire, VP Operations
  • Steve McGuire, VP Marketing
  • Dave McGuire, VP Sales

1989 – Opened Boise branch

1992 – Opened Salem branch

1997 – Opened Salt Lake City branch

1998 – Opened Idaho Falls branch

2000 – Established a sales representative in northern California

2004 – The Eugene branch moved to a 10,000 sq. ft. building

2006 – The Boise branch expanded to a 23,200 sq. ft. building

2006 – The Seattle branch moved to a 9,700 sq. ft. building

2007 – The Spokane branch moved to a 17,400 sq. ft. building

2007 – Established a sales representative in southern California

2008 – Added a 10,000 sq. ft. warehouse on the Boise branch property

2008 – Expanded the Salt Lake City building to 9,500 sq. ft.

2012 – Added a 10,000 sq. ft. warehouse to Eugene branch property

2014 – Added a separate 9600 sq. ft. warehouse to Idaho Falls branch

2014 – Added 4800 sq. ft. of warehouse to Boise branch

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