About us

History of JNS

Oct. 1961
Nose Seiki Kogyosho was founded as manufacturer of bearing parts.
May 1964
NOSE SEIKO CO.,LTD. was established.
May 1979
Switched from manufacturing bearing parts to manufacturing and selling needle bearings (Cam Followers and roller followers).
Oct. 1984
Osaka head plant was established.
May 1995
Joined the global needle bearing market.
Nov. 1997
Nara Plant was established.
Apr. 2004
Global sales network expanded to over 50 countries in the world.
May 2005
Started selling “JNS” brand to Japanese domestic market.
Apr. 2009
Sales promotion “FACE To FACE 2010” started.
Jan. 2011
Launched the world first stainless steel needle roller bearings.
Sep. 2011
Sales company, JNS CO.,LTD. was established.
Oct. 2011
Started global recruitment
Apr. 2013
The number of supporting language reached to 11.
Jun. 2015
Logistics Center was established to strengthen our prompt delivery system.
Dec. 2015
Developed IoT System.
Mar. 2016
New head office was established.
(features including wheel-chair accessibility, elevators, barrier-free workspace, prayer room, multi-purpose toilets)
Assembly line was upgraded to achieve the same level of cleanliness as in a food industry.
Mar. 2016
Research and Development Center was established.
May 2016
Held the JNS SUMMIT to commemorate the opening of the new head office.
Customers from 20 countries visited our new head office.
Apr. 2017
Exhibited in “Hannover Messe 2017” the world’s largest industrial fair in Germany
Apr. 2017
Awarded by Produkt Roku 2017 for ”The Product of the Year” in mechanical parts department
Feb. 2019
Launched “Challenge 24”: 24 hours-manufacturing through unmanned nighttime operation
Apr. 2019
JNS Europe Summit at Hannover Messe, Germany.
Customers from 14 countries participated.