Press Release

NSK Certified as Outstanding Health and Productivity Management Organization for Third Year Running

For the third year running, NSK Ltd. (NSK; Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Toshihiro Uchiyama) has been certified by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) as a top Health and Productivity Management Organization in the large enterprise category: “White 500” (Whitelisted as a company that prioritizes employee health and offers comprehensive health and wellness programs and support).

NSK has continuously taken action to promote the maintenance of employee health and wellness, and recognizes the importance of the continued growth and development of human resources. Alongside endeavoring to create an open, transparent workplace that is welcoming and enjoyable for all, NSK has also implemented a wide range of support programs including preventative healthcare, promotion of mental wellness, reducing passive smoking, and other initiatives and systems to support overall employee wellness.

NSK plans to increase the scale and scope of existing programs and introduce new programs to further support employee health and wellness. New initiatives are being driving by the Corporate Health Management Office established in April 2019.

About NSK

NSK began its journey manufacturing the first bearings in Japan in 1916, and has since developed into a global organization researching, designing, and manufacturing Motion & Control™ solutions essential for mobility and industrial applications. NSK is the top supplier of bearings in Japan, and is the third largest supplier in the world by market share.

Our responsive products and technologies enhance automotive performance and industrial productivity while reducing energy consumption to unprecedented low levels. In the early 1960s we set our sights outside Japan, and have established over 200 business locations in 30 countries alongside a vast network of joint ventures and partnerships in all corners of the world.

NSK Corporate Philosophy

NSK contributes to a safer, smoother society and helps protect the global environment through its innovative technology integrating Motion & Control. As a truly international enterprise, we are working across national boundaries to improve relationships between people throughout the world.