About Us

Established over 70 years ago, SUMMERS® has built a reputation as a reliable & trusted specialist in the supplier of bearings and linear motion products.

Focusing the core of our business on four of the most prevalent manufacturers in the industry has enabled SUMMERS® to offer unparalleled technical knowledge and understanding of thee manufacturers and their products.


Axel Johnson International logoGerald Summers Ltd. is part of Axel Johnson International, a privately owned industrial group that acquires and develops companies in strategic niche markets, primarily technical components and industrial process solutions.

The group is an active and long-term owner whose mission is to drive business development and growth. It builds and develops groups of companies with shared strategic objectives, stimulating joint initiatives and knowledge sharing. Axel Johnson International has four business groups: Fluid Handling Solutions, Industrial Solutions, Lifting 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 more than 90 companies that together employ 3,000 people in 25 countries. Annual sales amount to €750 million.