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1990's~2000's

1990 NTN USA Corporation established as headquarters in the U.S.A.
Constructed Kuwana Engineering Center.
1994 Obtained ISO9002 certification (Kuwana Works).
Established a distribution center in Singapore.
1996 Bought the ball bearing division of American firm Federal Mogul Corporation (U.S.A), NTN-BCA established.
1997 Nagano Works and related engineering departments obtained ISO9001/QS-9000 certification for their quality systems.
Cumulative total of all constant velocity joints produced reaches 200 million.
Established NTN do Brasil Ltda. in Brasil.
Established NTN Walzlager Bologna Branch Office in Italy.
1998 Established NTN Manufacturing (Thailand) Co., Ltd. for the manufacture of bearings and constant velocity joints.
Iwata area NTN enterprises obtained ISO14001 certification.
Established NTN Transmission Europe for CVJ production through a joint corporation with Renault of France.
1999 All plants and R&D Centers in Japan obtained ISO14001 certification by a multi-site qualification procedure.
2002 In a joint venture, established Shanghai NTN Corporation in China for the manufacture of CVJ casset and other products.
In a joint venture with Nidec Corporation of Japan, established NTN-NIDEC(Zhejiang) Corporation in China for the manufacture of FDB units.
In a joint venture with Taiwan Yulong Group Corporation, established Guangzhou NTN-Yulon Drivetrain Co., Ltd. in Guang Zhou, China for the manufacture of constant velocity joints.
2003 Cumulative total of all constant velocity joints produced reaches 300 million.
Established NTK Precision Axle Corporation, a manufacturing company for heat treatment and turning in the U.S.A..
Established Beijing NTN-Seohan Driveshaft Co., Ltd, a joint venture with Korea Flange Co., Ltd. in China for constant velocity joint production.
Established Asahi Forge of America Corporation, a manufacturing company for forging processing in the U.S.A..
2004 NTN Mie Corporation established as a model factory for domestic bearing production.
In a joint venture, established Shangzhou NTN-Guangyang Corporation in China for the manufacture of bearings.
The Iwata Works, Kuwana Works, Okayama Works and Nagano Works acquire ISO9001 and ISO/TS16949 certification.
2005 Established NTN (China) Investment Corporation as a holdings management company in China.
Established NTN's General Research & Development Center in Iwata.
In a joint venture with Nidec Corporation of Japan, established NTN-NIDEC(Thailand) Co., Ltd in Thailand for the manufacture of FDB units.
Established NTN NEI Manufacturing India Pvt. Ltd. in India for the manufacture of constant velocity joints.
Established NTN Kamiina Corporation for the manufacture of bearing rollers.
2006 Invested in IFA-Antriebstechnik GmbH as a manufacturer of constant velocity joints in the German IFA Group.
Established NTN Fukuroi Corporation as NTN's third domestic manufacturing base of constant velocity joints.
2007 In a joint venture with Korea Flange Co., Ltd. KOFCO Group, established Seohan-NTN Driveshaft USA Corporation in the U.S.A for the manufacture and sales of constant velocity joints.
Established NTN Hakui Corporation in Ishikawa for turning large bearings.
Invested in SNR ROULEMENTS as a subsidiary to Renault. (Became a consolidated subsidiary to NTN Corporation in 2008.Renamed as NTN-SNR ROULEMENTS in 2010.)
Established Nanjing Puzhen NTN Railway Bearing Co., Ltd. for the production of railway bearings in China jointly with Nanjing Puzhen Rolling Stock Works.
2008 Established NTN HoudatsuShimizu Corporation as a manufacturing and sales company of super-large bearings and machinery parts in Ishikawa Prefecture.
NTN Transmissions Europe as a manufacturing subsidiary acquired the Crézancy plant of Setfoge, a leading manufacturer in France, and established NTN Transmissions Europe Crézancy.
Established NTN Akaiwa Corporation as a manufacturing and sales company of various bearings for automobiles and industrial machinery in Okayama prefecture.
2009 Established NTN's Elemental Technology R&D Center in kuwana.
Established NTN Shika Corporation in Ishikawa for forging large bearings.