Press Release

NSK welcomes visitors to Switzerland's trade fair for micro technology production tools

NSK innovations feature at SIAMS 2016, April 19-22 in Moutier, Switzerland

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NSK Ltd. (NSK; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Toshihiro Uchiyama) will exhibit at the SIAMS 2016. NSK will be showing a range of its latest innovations for high-speed, small-size production technologies. SIAMS represents the entire production chain of micro-technology and is dedicated to the extensive micro-manufacturing sector and NSK will show its technologies and products that contribute to the Machine Tools industry.

NSK will exhibit a wide range of Precision Bearings, Linear Guides, Ball Screw Support Bearings and Linear Actuators used for the Machine Tools industry.

Major exhibits

NSK BSF Double Row Angular Contact Thrust Bearings

NSK BSF Double Row Angular Contact Thrust Bearings that are part of the BSBD range and designed specifically to support machine tool ball screws.


NSK ROBUST BSR series of high-precision, small-size Angular Contact Ball Bearings which are able to support all types of high-speed spindles.

Overview of Exhibition

Name of Exhibition SIAMS 2016
Location Forum de l ‘Arc | Moutier, Switzerland
Dates Tuesday April 19 to Friday April 22 2016
NSK Booth No. Booth No: C-18 / D-21 in Hall 1.1
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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 quick and accurate 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.

In 1963, NSK's first European subsidiary, Düsseldorf, Germany, was opened and in 1976, the first European production facility in Peterlee, England. Today, NSK Europe supports pan-European sales with production locations in England, Poland and Germany, logistics centres in the Netherlands, Germany and England and technology centres in Germany, England and Poland. In 1990, NSK purchased the UPI Group including the renowned European bearing manufacturer RHP, with its factory in Newark (UK). Additionally, NSK has developed a comprehensive network of authorized sales distributors. NSK Europe is divided into application-based business divisions: Industry rolling bearing technologies & linear and precision technology (EIBU) as well as bearing modules and steering systems for the automotive industry (EABU & ESBU). In this organization, NSK Europe's 3,500 employees achieved a turnover of over 1,000 million Euros as per March 2015.