Press Release

NSK welcomes visitors to Steel's Premier Technology Event

NSK innovations feature at AISTech 2016 May 16 to 19 in Pittsburgh, PA

NSK Ltd. (NSK; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Toshihiro Uchiyama) will exhibit at AISTech 2016. This year marks NSK's centennial. Visit Booth 1716 to participate in Centennial Trivia Game. Test your knowledge about history, innovation and NSK steel mill applications.

NSK booth
NSK booth

Exposition: Major exhibits

Z-Mill Bearings
•Heavy outer ring design ensures a long, stable life with high gauge control
•Delivers high accuracy and precision
•Available in 2 and 3 row designs, sealed or open
•Option to regrind for multiple campaigns
•Long Service Life Super TF steel material

4-Row Taper Sealed-Clean Roller Bearing
•Increased load capacity
•Super TF steel material extends bearing life
•Improved KVS Seal type minimizes damage and allows
•for easier handling

Anti-Wear Spherical Roller Bearing
•Improved material strength of outer ring
•Improved wear resistance

Conference: Technical Papers

NSK Americas will also present technical papers during the AISTech 2016 Conference. The following topics will cover maintenance and reliability.

Session: Industrial Applications & Challenges (Maintenance & Reliability)
“Equipment & Controls: What Motors Like” presented by Tim Jasina, Sr. Application Engineer Tuesday, May 17 @ 11:30 am, Room 316.
Session: Know Your Bearings (Maintenance & Reliability)
“Bearing Forensic Laboratory” presented by Dean Thayer, Sr. Product Engineer Tuesday, May 17 @ 2:00 pm, Room 316.
“Caster Bearings: Concerns and Countermeasures” presented by Bimal Nathwani, Engineering Manager and Paul Brda, Sr. Application Engineer Tuesday, May 17 @ 3:00 pm, Room 316.


Association for Steel and Technology is a non-profit organization that's mission is to advance the technical development, production, processing and application of iron and steel. Events like AISTech are used to network, educate and offer sustainability programs for advancing iron and steel technology.

Overview of Exhibition

Name of Exhibition AISTech 2016
Location David L. Lawrence Convention Center | Pittsburgh, PA
Dates Monday May 16 to Wednesday May 18, 2016
NSK Booth No. Booth #1716
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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 214 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 65 plants across the globe, and among these, two-thirds are located outside of Japan. 66% of NSK's revenues were generated outside of Japan in FY2014.

JAMCO Corporation (now NSK Corporation) is 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.