Press Release

NSK welcomes visitors to SEMICON West

NSK Ltd.(NSK; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Toshihiro Uchiyama) will exhibit at SEMICON West – July 12 to 14 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA. Visit Booth #1416 to see dynamic product demonstrations that incorporate NSK linear motion & control products. Each demonstration is designed for a specific semiconductor application and shows how various NSK products are integrated into a customizable solution to deliver precise, smooth motion.

Celebrate 100 years of innovation with NSK at Booth #1416.

Exposition: Snapshot of a few Featured NSK Products

TCH Series
Toughcarrier™ Series
  • Pre-assembled, all-in-one linear actuator
  • Achieves 2 times higher load ratings than MCM Series
  • 4 times more rigidity than MCM Series
  • Interchangeable with MCH Series
  • Visit NSK booth to see TCH Series versus NSK Monocarrier™ in action!
MCM Series
Monocarrier™ Series
  • Pre-assembled, all-in-one linear actuator
  • Saves design and installation time
  • Wide selection of sizes available
  • Maintenance-free with NSK's K1™ Lubrication Units
  • Corrosion resistant due to use of standard black chrome coating
  • Featured demonstration shows use of MCM Series for Indexing Lift Assembly.
SIGMA Series Robotte
SIGMA Series Robotte
  • Robotte is the combination of a ball screw and linear ball spline.
  • Achieves co-axial rotational and linear motion.
  • Hollow shaft reduces weight providing compact design.
  • 19% reduced inertia compared to conventional ball nut designs.
  • Product is ideal for SCARA robot arm and Z-Theta motion.


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Overview of Exhibition

Name of Exhibition SEMICON West 2016
Location Moscone Center San Francisco CA
Dates Tuesday July 12 to Thursday July 14
NSK Stand No. Booth #1416
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About NSK

As Japan's first bearings manufacturer, NSK has a history spanning nearly a century. As one of the world's leading bearings manufacturers, NSK contributes to industrial development globally by quickly and accurately meeting the diverse needs of customers around the world.

Based on the theme of “Motion & Control" as the cornerstone of its business operations, the company develops and provides steering and other automotive parts as well as precision and parts products in addition to bearings.

NSK is a global enterprise with 210 facilities in 30 countries that serve a diverse range of industrial customers with a wide range of precision components in addition to bearings. NSK operates 64 plants across the globe, and among these, two-thirds are located outside of Japan. 67% of NSK's revenues were generated outside of Japan in FY2015.

JAMCO Corporation (now NSK Corporation) was established in Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A., as its first overseas sales company. Manufacturing and sales sites are later established in USA.

NSK's US operation has been contributing to the local economy for decades. Today, NSK in US is operating 10 sales offices, 1 R&D center, and 7 plants, and is supplying high quality products to many customers.