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RBC Bearings Receives Second Consecutive Embraer Supplier of the Year Award

RBC Bearings recognized for providing superior quality, on-time delivery, and outstanding service to Embraer to meet critical industry demands

OXFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 28, 2014-- RBC Bearings Incorporated (Nasdaq: ROLL), a leading international manufacturer of highly-engineered precision, plain, roller and ball bearings for the industrial, defense and aerospace industries, today announced that the Company has received the 2014 Supplier of the Year Award from Embraer for the second year in a row. RBC Bearings received this prestigious award out of a select group of over 250 Hardware suppliers to Embraer.

“We are very excited to receive this honor from Embraer for the second consecutive year,” said Dr. Michael J. Hartnett, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of RBC Bearings. “This recognition reflects our uncompromising commitment to our customers, providing specialized solutions and operational flexibility to better assist them in meeting their goals. We thank Embraer for this award and look forward to our continued partnership.”

Over the last 12 months, RBC Bearings has enabled Embraer to maintain its high level of customer support by providing products on a timely basis in support of Embraer’s expedited needs while also delivering new products to support Embraer’s competitiveness and technological advancements.

About Embraer

Embraer S.A. (NYSE: ERJ; BM&FBOVESPA: EMBR3) is the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial jets up to 120 seats, and one of Brazil’s leading exporters. Embraer’s headquarters are located in Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo, and it has offices, industrial operations and customer service facilities in Brazil, China, France, Portugal, Singapore, and the U.S. Founded in 1969, the Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells aircraft and systems for the commercial aviation, executive aviation, and defense and security segments. It also provides after sales support and services to customers worldwide. For more information, please visit www.embraer.com.br.

About RBC Bearings

RBC Bearings Incorporated is an international manufacturer and marketer of highly engineered precision bearings and components. Founded in 1919, the Company is primarily focused on producing highly technical or regulated bearing products requiring sophisticated design, testing, and manufacturing capabilities for the diversified industrial, aerospace and defense markets. Headquartered in Oxford, Connecticut, RBC Bearings currently employs approximately 2,525 people and operates 25 manufacturing facilities in four countries.

Source: RBC Bearings Incorporated

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Daniel A. Bergeron, 203-267-5028
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