Press Release

NSK Opens Industrial Machinery Bearing Plant in Fujisawa

Tokyo, Japan, February 6, 2008 - NSK Ltd. held an opening ceremony to commemorate the completion of its new industrial rolling bearing plant in Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture. Bearings produced at the plant will be used in a wide range of technologies, including steel, machine tools, construction machinery, rail carriages, aeronautics, robotics, and wind power generation.

Overview of New Plant:
Location No.12 Kirihara-machi, Fujisawa City, Kanagawa Prefecture
Construction Commenced October 2006
Construction Completed February 2008
Operation Commenced February 2008
Building Area 15,000㎡
Floor Area 16,175㎡
Purpose Bearing Manufacturing Plant
Total Investment 11.3 billion yen
Industrial Machinery Bearing Plant in Fujisawa

The plant will utilize the manufacturing know-how of NSK's research and development base, Fujisawa Technology Development Center, and the No.1 Fujisawa Plant, aiming to become an environmentally responsible urban facility.