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NTN at a Glance

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NTN is a precision machinery manufacturer with its head office in Osaka. It has the world's leading share of bearings that support the rotation of many types of parts, with the world's No. 1 share of hub bearings and the world's No. 2 share of driveshafts. NTN products lead the world with a high level of quality, and are chosen by companies around the world. They are used in many industries like automobile, construction machinery, wind power generation, aircraft and space, and trains, and support the lifestyles of so many people.

Corporate Philosophy

We shall contribute to international society through creating new technologies and developing new products.
For New Technology Network
Networking The World With New Technology

  1. Creation of original technologies.
  2. Offering the technologies for additional values and service that are suitable for each customer and end user.
  3. Improvement of employees' standard of living, distribution of fair returns to stockholders, and contribution to society based on the steady growth of our business.
  4. Promotion of globalization, and formation of management systems / corporate organization which are essential for NTN, as an international leading company.

Major Products


Photo: Bearing

An essential eco-friendly product that is used to support the rotation of many parts, reduce friction in machinery and eliminate wasted energy.

Hub bearing

Photo: Hub bearing

Supports the smooth rotation of vehicle tires, and are an essential part for driving.


Photo: Driveshaft

Transmits engine power to the tires in a car.

Pursue tribology technology to make things “smooth”

  • Figure: Helps turn 100m diameter blades
  • Figure: Maintains precision at high temperatures of 200°C
  • Figure: Contributes to safety at speeds of 300km/h

Line of Business

Automotive Applications

Manufacturing bearings that are used in various locations throughout cars, which help make them safer and more secure.

Figure: Automotive Applications

Industrial Machinery Applications

Bearings that assist the rotating of various types of industrial machinery support the lifestyles of people around the world.

Figure: Industrial Machinery Applications

Aftermarket Applications

Providing a comprehensive bearing product lineup and speedy delivery system to meet various industrial machinery and automotive maintenance requirements, and helping customers achieve reliable equipment operation. Technical service units visit customers around the world to provide them with technical services.

Figure: Aftermarket Applications

Business Sales Breakdown

Graph: Business Sales Breakdown

Growth Strategy

"DRIVE NTN100" : Drive forward the transformation of business structure for the new 100 years
— DRIVE NTN Transformation for New 100 —

Long-term Vision

"Our Vision"
  1. A company where its corporate philosophy is understood by all employees around the world and where all employees think and act for themselves
  2. A company with original new products and services, appreciated for its high quality and functions, and has a global presence
  3. A company where everyone involved with NTN is able to be proud of the "NTN" brand

Net sales to 1 trillion yen or more in FY2027!
Operating margin to 10% or more!

Figure: Basic Policies of Medium-term Management Plan "NTN 100" (April 2015 to fiscal year ending March 31, 2017)

Accelerating Initiatives in the Next 3 Years of "DRIVE NTN100"

Drive forward transformation:
Strengthen core technologies and products, develop businesses in new areas,
strengthen management bases that support our businesses
and further improve ef˜ciency in asset management

Figure: Accelerating Initiatives in the Next 3 Years of "DRIVE NTN100"


Net Sales

Graph: Net Sales

Operating Income / Operating Margin

Graph: Operating Income / Operating Margin

Net Sales by Region

Graph: Net Sales by Region

Stock Information (as of March 31, 2018)

Financial Institutions
Other Corporations
Foreign Owners
Securities Companies

Tokyo Stock Price Range

Graph: Tokyo Stock Price Range

Dividends (annual)

Graph: Dividends (annual)