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NTN Wishes John Burns, Inventory Planner, a Happy Retirement


 - Toronto - Team Member Spotlight

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NTN congratulates John Burns, Inventory Planner, on his recent retirement after 38 years of dedicated service. John was a stellar employee, delivering the “Ultimate Bearing Customer Experience” keeping bearing orders moving through NTN’s national headquarters and distribution facility in Canada.

According to Paul Meo, President and CEO of NTN Bearing Corporation of Canada, “John possesses a gracious personality that enabled him to build strong relationships and loyal customers”. He adds, “Our purchasing team has learned a lot from John over the years and we are going to miss him as a colleague and friend.”

John contributed to all aspects of the purchasing department through strategy, forecasting, production planning and inventory management. As a procurement specialist, his passion and knowledge of bearings has been incredibly valuable. Anyone who worked with John was witness to his warmth, enthusiasm, and go-getter attitude. John had a key role in designing many complex purchasing systems the company provided to the Canadian industrial marketplace over the past three decades. His skills, experience, and passion for excellence will be greatly missed by his coworkers.

The entire NTN family wishes John a happy and healthy, well-earned retirement. We are thankful for the knowledge and invaluable support he imparted to the team over the years.

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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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