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Holiday Message


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President's Holiday Message

The holiday season is upon us, and I want to wish you and your loved ones lots of health and happiness. I know many of our celebrations won’t look the same as what we are used to, but I am hopeful that new traditions will be born out of these circumstances.

I will remember 2020 as a year of great change and strength for us; At NTN Canada, we have found new ways to serve and connect with our customers and industry partners, and I am honoured to be leading NTN Canada at this time. There is nothing that we cannot do, if we do it together. We will be traveling through the rough waters of change in 2021 and our employees will need to put their shoulders to the wheel to make it happen. Won’t it be incredible to see what we can accomplish next!

What we see, as clearly as ever, is an NTN community that has rallied together and demonstrated its finest qualities during this pandemic. Our NTN employees have volunteered to help others in our community by collecting a wide range of donations, from clothing and food items for local charities to fundraising for SickKids Hospital through our NTN Holiday Bear Campaign. Over the last few months, volunteers from NTN have also reached out to the Haven Toronto Shelter and provided lunches to support the homeless as well as donated an outdoor canopy to ensure clients would be safely sheltered this winter when picking up meals. I have been so inspired again and again by our people who are taking actions to help those less fortunate this Christmas.

Please accept my best wishes for a wonderful holiday season and a happy New Year filled with health and prosperity. Never forget that we are all part of the NTN family.

Never forget that kindness is something that you can never give away, it always comes back and that giving is the best antidepressant out there. Take care my friends and take care of those near and close to you. I truly believe that our best days are ahead of us and together we will emerge from this challenging year stronger than ever.



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Paul Meo
President & CEO,
NTN Bearing Corporation of Canada Ltd.



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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Many people were restricted to go out and need to stay home due to COVID-19 though our Business Performance was better than last year’s. I appreciate and wish you to have a good time with your family.
Seiji Shimamoto
Executive Vice President

On behalf of myself and the entire IAM team, I would like to express my warmest Holiday wishes to the entire Canadian staff and their families at NBCC. Family gatherings may be restricted this year. I offer our sympathies, hope and our collective strength to all those that may be affected by this.
Phil Schmidts
Director of Industrial Aftermarket

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all NTN staff! Best wishes to you and your family over the holiday season and may it be filled with happiness and cheer.
John Silva
Director of Finance

The end of the year brings no greater joy than the opportunity to express to you season’s greetings and good wishes. May your holidays and new year be filled with joy. Merry Christmas and have a happy New Year.
Long Ho
Director of Operations

I wish you and your family a beautiful Christmas and a peaceful New Year full of the music of laughter, the warmth of friendship, and, always, love.
Christian Oteiza
Warehouse & Logistics Manager

On behalf of our Customer Service team, I would like to wish you and your families a safe and healthy Christmas. Wishing you a New Year filled with lots of love, happiness and success. Best wishes for a safe and healthy 2021
Loren Almeida
Customer Service Manager

I would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your families a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Let there be joy in your homes and warmth in your heart. Wishing you happy holidays with thanks and appreciation for your help, support, generosity and thoughtfulness and a sincere wish for a fantastic year ahead.
Sylvia Silveira
Vice President, Human Resources & Operations

This year celebrating holidays will be different but the joy and peace that Christmas brings will always be the same. Wishing everyone a safe and Merry Christmas! A healthier and Happy New Year for all!
John Dela Cruz
Purchasing Manager

Holiday wishes from Production Control:
Peace and joy to all employees this holiday season. May we all prosper and flourish all together. After a challenging and uncertain year may we all enjoy a happy, healthy, peaceful and rewarding holiday break. Thank you all for all the hard work.
Jarek Matuszewski
Production Control Manager

Let’s remember how much we’ve accomplished during this extraordinary time. Let’s also continue to support each other and pay it forward when you can. Sending greetings of peace and joy from the Marketing team.
Rita Payne
Director of Marketing & Communications

At the close of a year that has been like no other, we gratefully pause to thank our customers and staff for all their kindness and support. My Warmest Greetings to you and your families during the Holiday Season.
Peter Vorvis
Sales Manager, Linear and Automation

The holiday season brings thoughts of joy and gratitude and there is no better time to express my thanks and sincere appreciation for your amazing hard work, dedication and willingness to adapt to new standards as we navigate through these difficult times. I want to take a moment to wholeheartedly thank you for all the ways you make us an amazing team. Best wishes for a holiday season filled with health, happiness and prosperity!
David D’Atri
Plant Manager

I would like to wish the NTN family a Merry Christmas and happy holidays! Please be safe, be merry.
Shane Zaman

I thought 2020 would be the year I get everything I want, but no –it’s been better. 2020 is the year that has made me appreciate everything that I already have - all the people in my life. Happy Holidays!
Joe Kosichek
Director of Strategic Accounts

Wishing you and your families a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. My sincerest thanks to our entire team for their continuous perseverance and to all of you who gave us opportunities to add value.
Marcus Wickert
Director of Engineering

May the joy and peace of Christmas be with you and your families through the New Year. Wishing you a season of blessing, health, wealth and happiness! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Daniel Negrea
Quality Manager

I would like to reach out to everyone’s bubble and extend my warmest wishes to the people inside for a Merry Christmas. And New Year? Yes, please.
John Westerhof
Information Services Manager

While this past year has brought new and unique challenges, I am extremely proud of the way each of you have persevered through these difficult times. Your support and ongoing efforts will ensure our continued success and may you all have a safe and relaxing holiday season.
Andrew Gidge
Vice President of Manufacturing

About NTN

Founded in 1918, NTN is one of the world's largest producers of premium quality ball and roller bearings, long recognized for the most stringent quality standards in the industry. With plants around the globe and a strong domestic manufacturing network, over 80% of the products sold by NTN in North America are made by one of the ten plants the company operates in Canada and the USA. NTN is also a leading provider of bearing services which include technical support, maintenance and reliability services, engineering consulting and training. NTN's company vision is "to transform into Canada’s leader of the Ultimate Bearing Experience."

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