NSK Ltd.
Native name
Nippon Seikō Kabushiki-gaisha
TypePublic (K.K)
TYO: 6471
FoundedTokyo (November 8, 1916; 105 years ago (1916-11-08))
  • Takehiko Yamaguchi
  • Takahashi Korekiyo
Headquarters1-6-3 Ōsaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, 141-8560, Japan
Key people
Akitoshi Ichii (President/CEO)
  • Industrial Machinery Bearings
  • Precision Machinery & Parts
  • Automotive Bearings
  • Automotive Components
Footnotes / references

NSK Ltd. (日本精工株式会社, Nippon Seikō Kabushiki-gaisha, Japan Precision Company), also known in some markets as NSK Automation, is a large manufacturer of bearings globally and the largest in Japan. The company produces industrial machinery bearings, precision machinery and parts, and automotive bearings and components.

The company is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, is a component of the Nikkei 225 stock index,[5] and has over 144 overseas operations in 29 countries.[6] | Capital = Increase 67.2 billion Japanese Yen (as of March 31, 2021) | Annual Net Sales = Increase 747.6 billion Japanese Yen (Year ended March 31, 2021)


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Present day business

More than 30,400 employees form a worldwide technology network consisting of over 65 production plants in 14 countries. Approximately three million new bearings are manufactured per day (from miniature bearings with a one-millimetre bore to bearings with a diameter of five meters).



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