FRANTZ manufactures conveyor bearings, conveyor wheels and ball transfer units used in material handling and custom equipment manufacturing and manufactures steel balls for the automotive, defense and bearing applications. Since 1909, FRANTZ Manufacturing Company operates two divisions, the Bearing Division and the Sterling® Steel Ball Division, located within a mile of each other in Sterling, Illinois. Collectively, operations take place in 15,330m2 with approximately 100 employees.
All FRANTZ products are RoHS compliant. FRANTZ is committed to meeting the expectations of its customers, which drives a commitment to quality and continuous improvement. The Sterling® Steel Ball division is registered ISO/TS 16949:2009. FRANTZ utilizes the same Quality Management System processes and procedures in both the Sterling® Steel Ball and Bearing Divisions. In-house testing facilities provide the quality assurance that gives customers peace of mind regarding the products delivered.