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1970's~1980's

1971 Established American NTN Bearing Mfg. Corp. in the U.S.A.
Established NTN Trading-Hong Kong Ltd. (the present NTN China Ltd.) in Hong Kong.
Established NTN Bearing Singapore (PTE) Ltd. in Singapore.
Established Toyo Bearing Okayama Co.,Ltd. (the present Okayama Works, merged with NTN Corporation in 1983)
Established NTN Kugellagerfabrik (Deutschland) G.m.b.H. in Germany.
1972 Renamed as NTN Toyo Bearing Co., Ltd.
Established NTN Toyo Bearing Product Development Institute (the present New Product Development R&D Center).
1973 Established NTN Bearing-CAE Mfg.(Canada) Ltd. (merged with NTN Bearing Corp. of Canada Ltd. in 1981).
Constructed constant velocity joint plant at Toyo Bearing Iwata Co., Ltd.
Established NTN Bearing Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. in Malaysia.
1975 Established NTN Elgin Corp. in U.S.A. (merged with American NTN Bearing Manufacturing Corp. in 1985)
Established NTN Sudamericana, S.A. in Panama.
1976 Established NTN Sales Co., Ltd. (Later company name changed to NTN Sales Co., Ltd. and merged with NTN Corporation in 2000).
Established NTN De Mexico S.A. in Mexico.
1982 Constructed constant velocity joint plant in Toyo Bearing Okayama Co., Ltd.
Licensed constant velocity joint technology to Hyundai Motors. (South Korea)
1984 Established Toyo Bearing Nagano Co., Ltd. (the present Nagano Works, merged with NTN Corporation in 1989)
1985 Licensed bearing production technology to National Engineering Industries Ltd. (India)
Established NTN-Bower Corporation, a joint venture with Federal Mogul Corporation. (U.S.A.) (Became a consolidated subsidiary to NTN Corporation in 1987)
1986 Constructed Japan's first plant dedicated to aerospace bearings, In Kuwana Works.
Cumulative total of all constant velocity joints produced reaches 100 million.
1988 Established Unidrive Pty. Ltd., a joint venture manufacturer of constant velocity joints in Australia.
Established NTN Technical Center (U.S.A) ,Inc. (Transferred functions to NTN Automotive Center at NTN Bearing Corp. of America in 2002)
1989 Constructed Iwata Engineering Center.
Established NTN Driveshaft Inc. in the U.S.A.
Changed company name to NTN Corporation.