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NTN Corporation Receives Japanese Society of Tribologists Technology Award


11 May 2021 - Toronto - Corporate - News

Japanese Society of Tribologists Technology Award

NTN Corporation has been conferred with the prestigious 2020 Technology Award by the Japanese Society of Tribologists for the development of its tapered roller bearing with ultra long operating life for automobiles.

This award recognizes outstanding achievements related to tribology and acknowledges NTN's ULTAGE Tapered Roller Bearing for automotive applications as a product that contributes greatly to fuel efficiency of automobiles.

NTN's proprietary roller (rolling element) design minimizes contact surface pressure of the raceway surface and improves rolling operating life. This technological innovation has enabled a bearing operating life that is 1.8 times longer compared to conventional products.



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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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