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About Clark Seals, Ltd.

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Founded in 1956, Clark Seals is a highly specialized seal engineering firm and precision manufacturer of elastomeric seals for original equipment manufacturers and oil and gas drilling and production. For more than 5 decades, Clark Seals has focused on providing the most advanced custom seal designs, application engineering and problem seal analysis in the industry. Today Clark Seals is considered one of the premier seal producers in the world.

Clark Seals is structured as an engineering support organization, seamlessly integrating with manufacturers to provide application and manufacturing support, inventory management and purchasing logistics. Our work is fast and precise and helps strengthen all levels of engineering, manufacturing and supply-chain operations.

History

1956
Company Founded by Randy Clark.
1958
Developed first high precision bearing seals for The Timken Company.
1965
Opened manufacturing facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma to produce high quality bearing seals for tapered, spherical, cylindrical and double row bearings.
1970
Pioneered modern-day seal vacuum molded technology.
1975
Began producing high precision shaft seals for US manufacturers.
1992
Purchased by Henry Zahn.
2000
Initiated Optimum Seal Design Standards for US industry.
2002
Developed proprietary Seal Optimization Design Process for OEM applications.
2003
Designed and patented first negative R seal design for washing machines.
2004
Designed and patented first triple lip seal design for motorcycle forks.
2006
Designed and patented first hand-install seal design for sheaves and oilfield applications.
2008
Initiated NASA (AF) seal design standard for high pressure seals.
2012
Opened manufacturing facility in Ningbo, China to produce high precision shaft seals for global markets.