NSK Ltd. (NSK; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Toshihiro Uchiyama) today announced that it has developed a standard stock ball screws that accord with DIN standards and will launch it to market in February 2016. NSK is targeting 200 million yen in global sales in 2018.
NSK will exhibit this product at EMO 2015, Machine Tool World Exposition, to be held in Milan, Italy from Monday, October 5 to Saturday, October 10, 2015.
Nowadays, ball screws are indispensable for industrial machines such as machine tools, automotive manufacturing equipment, and semiconductor manufacturing equipment. In addition to offering made-to-order ball screws to meet various customer demands, NSK was among the first to introduce standard stock ball screws to the market, providing shorter lead times.
NSK now adds ball screws that accord with DIN* standards widely used throughout Europe in a new lineup of standard stock ball screws.