Koyo Seiko Co., Ltd. and Toyoda Machine Works, Ltd. merged on January 1, 2006, and have made a new start as JTEKT Corporation. As a company centered on the automotive parts business that possesses a firm technological base cultivated through long years of bearing and machine tool manufacturing, JTEKT will aim to win the further trust and high expectations of customers and society.
JTEKT Corporation engineering and manufacturing capabilities range from super large bearings with outer diameters of seven meters to miniature bearings with inner diameters as small as one millimeter. Utilizing new materials and the latest in manufacturing technology, JTEKT Corporation has developed hybrid ceramic bearings and a variety of extreme special environment bearings to meet the increasingly severe and demanding requirements of modern industries. JTEKT Corporation stands at the forefront, as a technological leader in the U. S. and World Bearing Industry.
JTEKT aims to be among the world’s top 10 automotive parts suppliers. In its four product divisions, it will continue to pursue excellence in product quality and reliability. JTEKT Corporation is presently the leading steering systems maker in Japan and the No. 2 maker worldwide. Through consistently high levels of product quality and performance as well as being the first maker to develop electric and hydroelectric power steering systems, JTEKT has earned the respect and trust of automakers and industrial manufacturers around the world.
In addition, JTEKT Corporation has utilized the technical base established through these main products to develop other products as well, including factory automation products, various precision instruments, heat treatment furnaces, electronics devices and others.
JTEKT Corporation is ISO/TS 16949 and 14001 certified at all eight of its domestic manufacturing plants, firm testimony to the high priority Koyo places on environmental protection.