Babbitt Bearing Repair & Manufacturing

Hydro Richards is your singular source for manufacturing, servicing, and 24/7 support of critical components for the marine, oil and gas, forestry, and general industries.

Fusion Welding

Fusion welding technology can provide a total solution for high-volume surfacing, complex geometries, irregularly-shaped parts, multidimensional profiles, and threaded areas.

Pump Repair & Servicing

A thorough inspection process, extensive process control procedures, stringent acceptance criteria, engineering support, and review–all carried out by an experienced workforce dedicated to providing a quality product.

Hydro Richards service center facility exterior

Hydro Richards was founded in 1942 and focused on meeting the machining needs of the forest industry and the war effort. Over the past century, we have grown and diversified to meet the needs of the industrial pumps and systems, mining, aerospace, entertainment, and general industries.

We are compliant to ISO 9001, AWS D1.1, CWB W47.1, and fully support a continuous quality improvement philosophy.


Our 13,000 square foot production facility is located in the city of Port Coquitlam. This provides us with quick access to material suppliers, subcontractors, the Trans-Canada Highway, the United States border and the Vancouver International Airport.

We specialize in babbitt bearing manufacturing, precision machining, fusion welding, and servicing for pump components and rebuilds.

Hydro Richards is an active supporter of the provincial Machinist Apprenticeship Program, employing only provincially qualified journeymen machinists.


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