Tokyo, Japan, June 3rd, 2010 – NSK Ltd. (NSK; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Norio Otsuka) announced today that it has received the 2009 Komatsu Grand Partner Award from Komatsu Manufacturing Corporation (President and CEO: Kunio Noji). The Grand Partner Award (R&D division) was given to NSK as one of seven outstanding performance suppliers for contribution in fiscal year 2009.
The Komatsu Grand Partner Award was awarded to suppliers for their excellence in fields such as product quality, delivery performance and technical service. NSK was honored for the first time, for improving the performance of its bearings within a short time. NSK made possible great improvements for Komatsu large dump trucks.
NSK President and CEO Norio Otsuka received the award from Komatsu President and CEO Kunio Noji during the ceremony held on May 7 at the ANA Intercontinental Hotel (Tokyo, Minato-ward, Akasaka).
NSK will continue to pursue products and services of the highest quality, offering greater reliability and further reductions in energy loss. Through its manufacturing products, NSK is committed to achieving a sustainable society that is both affluent and preserves the global environment.
Established in 1916 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, NSK is a world class manufacturer of motion and control products, leading the industry with superior quality, engineering research and technical innovation. NSK produces and distributes a wide range of rolling element bearings, linear motion and automotive component products for a variety of applications.
Operating in the Americas, NSK Corporation is a member of the NSK Ltd. group and is headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan. NSK Corporation has a network of sales and engineering teams working in partnership with customers to deliver high performance products, application-specific solutions, superior technical support and exceptional service to the Americas market. The company’s strategically located manufacturing and distribution centers supply both original equipment manufacturers and the industrial aftermarket through a broad distribution network. For more information, visit www.nskamericas.com.