Clive Simkins Bearing & Maintenance Product Manager

I am responsible for:

  • Bearing & maintenance and power transmission technical support
  • All bearing, maintenance & lubrication training
  • Product identification
  • Product selection/specification
  • Promoting new bearing & maintenance products & services
  • On-site visits
  • ISO14001 environmental management


“It’s always good to talk to someone who knows exactly what you need and thats where Acorn North East excels”

Stewart Gordon

As a former SKF employee for over 18 years, I have a high level of expertise in providing commercial and technical support. I’ve worked alongside distributors, engineers and buyers providing help & advice.

My knowledge and experience can be applied in the identification of bearings, helping customers and engineers with product selection, guidance on application design—right through to advice on maintenance, lubrication solutions and sealing problems.

I’m available to assist customers on-site, provide training and give product demonstrations. I can also help you keep up-to-speed on the latest technological advances in bearing and maintenance products, to improve your running costs, machinery efficiency and assist with putting together a structured maintenance program. I can help you ensure your applications are working to their optimum, which in turn, will help your business remain efficient and competitive.

Contact me for:

  • Help with identifying a bearing
  • Product specification
  • Route cause failure
  • Advice on application design
  • Request an on-site visit