Supply. Support. Solutions.

From supplying high-quality engineering components and supporting customers through our experienced experts, to provide time and cost savings product solutions for our customers.

ACORN® is one of the largest stockists of bearings, linear motion systems, power transmission products and maintenance equipment in Europe.

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“We believe in supporting you and your business every step of the way – from providing technical help on product selection through to the on-time supply of your order.”

Award-winning customer service

ACORN® has been delivering service excellence since 1983. We offer prompt and reliable delivery, technical support and solutions via our dedicated product specialists.

Fast and reliable single sourcing

With over seven million stocked items, we offer cost and time savings from single sourcing with a wide choice of brands and products.

Support you and your business can depend on

Whether you need expert technical product and application advice from our regional specialists, on-site visits and training or same-day/next-day delivery from stock – we are there to provide the support services that add value to your business. Our support commitment is reflected by our 99% ‘on-time delivery rate and accurate product picking record.

In addition to our central distribution centre in Rotherham, Acorn has outlets throughout the UK, including regional distribution centres in Berkshire in the SouthAvonmouth in Bristol, Cinderford in GloucestershireOldbury in the Midlands, Chesterfield in East Midlands, Deeside, Barrow in Furness in the North West, Washington in the North East & Fife in Scotland.

Through a fleet of delivery vans and an extensive stock range, Acorn ensures that Industry leading brands are always available for immediate same-day despatch.

On-site visits and training  – we are there to provide the support services that add value to your business.

Expert Product Managers provide technical help and advice or on-site visits. They can advise you on products for your particular application, with dedicated divisions available for Bearings, Power Transmission products, Couplings & DrivesLinear Motion and Maintenance Products.

Microsoft’s latest software technology is installed at all branches to enhance Acorn’s working practices and fine-tune efficiency throughout the distribution process, from stock management to logistics, resulting in a superior customer experience.

Acorn’s strategy for the future is to continue leading the way, bringing the latest technological innovations and industry solutions to you, the customer. Please Contact Us with your enquiries.

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Acorn Industrial Services Ltd. is part of Axel Johnson International.

Axel Johnson International is a global industrial group that acquires and develops companies in strategically selected niche markets, primarily technical components and industrial process solutions. 

We are an active and long-term owner whose mission is to drive business development and growth. We build and develop groups of companies with shared strategic objectives, stimulating joint initiatives and knowledge sharing. Axel Johnson International has six business groups: Driveline Solutions, Fluid Handling Solutions, Industrial Automation, Lifting Solutions, Power Transmission Solutions and Transport Solutions. 

Axel Johnson International has an entrepreneurial culture where decentralised and committed leadership enables quick decisions. The group has four focus areas: digitalisation, service, sustainability and people development. 

Axel Johnson International is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. The group comprises 200 companies in 34 countries. Axel Johnson International is part of the Swedish family-owned corporate group Axel Johnson. (opens new window)