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NSK Expands its Production Footprint in Europe

2013-03-18

NSK Expands its Production Footprint in Europe Bearings made in Europe With a broad range of standard components and sector-specific series of bearings for demanding applications, NSK has established itself as one of the world’s leading manufacturers of bearings and linear system...

NSK Boosts its Business in Emerging Markets

2013-03-07

NSK Boosts its Business in Emerging Markets Aiming to Cultivate Demand in the Middle East and Russia  through Locally Based Operations Tokyo, Japan, March 7, 2013 — NSK Ltd. (NSK; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Norio Otsuka) announced today that it has established...

Bearings for Wind Turbines: Quality Standards Enable Parts to be Traced

2013-03-04

Bearings for Wind Turbines: Quality Standards Enable Parts to be Traced The bearings which NSK develops and produces for the wind power industry undergo special quality checks. In addition to this, they are subject to a specially defined documentation standard, which enables the produ...

Gildemeister Presents Supplier of the Year Award for Quality to NSK

2013-02-27

Gildemeister Presents Supplier of the Year Award for Quality to NSK Gildemeister AG, which has a worldwide reputation as a leading manufacturer of machine tools, has presented its ‘Supplier of the year’ award for quality to NSK Deutschland GmbH. The prize was awarded in January 2...

Longer Life Spherical Roller Bearings for Continuous Casting Machines

2013-02-25

Longer Life Spherical Roller Bearings for Continuous Casting Machines Switching bearings reduces downtime NSK has developed spherical roller bearings especially for steel-industry applications. Made from extra tough, wear-resistant steel, they also feature highly efficient seals....

Prompt Replacement of Bearings Safeguards Availability

2013-02-19

Prompt Replacement of Bearings Safeguards Availability Wood processing: prompt replacement of bearings safeguards availability When a manufacturer of glued laminated wood asked NSK’s application technology team for help, they had to act quickly. The problem: no replacement bearing...

NSK Named Supplier of the Year by Franz Kessler GmbH

2013-02-13

NSK Named Supplier of the Year by Franz Kessler GmbH Award for on-time delivery. Franz Kessler GmbH based in Bad Buchau, Germany, has named NSK Deutschland GmbH its supplier of the year in the category of on-time delivery. Kessler is the largest European producer of motor sp...

NSK's Handy Pocket Guide for SNN Series Plummer Blocks

2013-02-07

NSK's Handy Pocket Guide for SNN Series Plummer Blocks Best Practice Maintenance Data for SNN Serice Plummer Blocks  NSK has produced a handy pocket-sized guide for engineers, giving best practice maintenance information for the company’s SNN 500 and 600 series of plummer blocks....

NSK Develops Slideable Intermediate Shaft for Column-Type EPAS

2013-02-06

NSK Develops Slideable Intermediate Shaft for Column-Type EPAS NSK Develops a High Durability, High Rigidity, Slideable Intermediate Shaft for Column-Type Electronic Power Steering for Automobiles in Emerging Markets Improved Durability on Rough Roads and Improved Handling “Feel”...

NSK Saves €8,950 Yearly for German Car Manufacturer

2013-01-24

NSK Saves €8,950 Yearly for German Car Manufacturer NSK’s cost saving, asset improvement programme (AIP) is saving a major German car manufacturer €8,950 annually, as a result of reducing the number of replacement bearings required in the twice-yearly servicing of an annealing oven by...

NSK Stainless Steel Spacea Bearings Solve Failure Problems

2013-01-16

NSK Stainless Steel Spacea Bearings Solve Failure Problems NSK’s cost saving, asset improvement programme (AIP) is saving a major German car manufacturer €8,950 annually, as a result of reducing the number of replacement bearings required in the twice-yearly servicing of an annealing...

Trends and Development Projects for Wind Turbine Bearings

2012-11-13

Trends and Development Projects for Wind Turbine Bearings Current trends and development projects for wind turbine bearings  Even higher expectations regarding service life and reliability twinned with pressure on costs: this is the picture currently emerging for bearings in the...

Bearings for Agricultural Machinery

2012-11-05

Bearings for Agricultural Machinery The advantages of application-specific bespoke bearings  When the going gets tough: Severe mechanical strain and abrasive particles in the operating environment: bearings for agricultural machinery have to work in conditions which are far...

Energy-Saving Electric Drives with Reduced-Friction Bearings

2012-11-05

Energy-Saving Electric Drives with Reduced-Friction Bearings Bespoke, customer-specific deep-groove ball bearings Throughout industry, there is a growing focus on the energy efficiency of electrically powered machinery and equipment. The chosen bearings also affect energy consumpt...

A Small Change with a Big Impact

2012-11-02

A Small Change with a Big Impact Heat-resistant deep-groove ball bearings slash costs by approx. €115,000 p.a. With its Asset Improvement Programme (AIP), NSK helps users of all kinds of machinery and equipment to find the ideal bearings for their application. Machine operators of...

Bespoke Solutions for Linear Technology

2012-10-31

Bespoke Solutions for Linear Technology Linear technology: bespoke solutions and green engineering are in demand  Ultra-steady running, a low noise level, high precision and ever-increasing outputs: these are the key trends in linear technology that NSK is catering for by develop...

NSK to Exhibit at JIMTOF 2012 - The 26th Japan International Machine Tool Fair

2012-10-22

NSK to Exhibit at JIMTOF 2012 - The 26th Japan International Machine Tool Fair NSK Ltd. Japan, President and CEO Norio Otsuka announced that it will exhibit at the 26th Japan International Machine Tool Fair (JIMTOF 2012), to be held from November 1st. to 6th. at Tokyo Big Sight (Koto...

Plummer Blocks SNN Series

2012-10-04

Plummer Blocks SNN Series Installation-friendly mounted bearings for demanding applications With its SNN series , NSK is presenting a new series of plummer blocks that have been developed for use in unfavourable application conditions. Various types of roller bearings and sealin...

NSK at the IZB Trade Fair

2012-09-21

NSK at the IZB Trade Fair NSK at the IZB trade fair: the latest product developments for the automotive industry The latest-generation bearings and steering systems  NSK is showcasing some of its latest product developments for the automotive industry at the IZB supplie...

The Benefits of Automated Labelling

2012-08-21

The Benefits of Automated Labelling With improvements in the available labelling technology and the increasingly accessible nature of these solutions, the onus is now on organisations of all sizes to ensure that they adopt robust, highly integrated processes for printing and verifying...