NSK Ltd was founded on November 8, 1916 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Bearings are one of the staples of industry. The origins of the Japanese bearing industry, can be traced back to the completion of the first prototype by Nippon Seiko Limited Partnership Company in 1915. Full-scale production of the bearings needed to drive the development of the Japanese machinery industry commenced with the establishment of NSK Ltd. NSK bearings has a long history of involvement in aviation. Since NSK first started producing bearings in Japan in 1916, as a Japanese bearing pioneer, it has developed and supplied various types of bearings, and has made great contributions to the development of the industry and technological progress. With the global expansion of NSK, more and more industries and enterprises have applied NSK bearings: engineering machinery, machine tools, automobiles, metallurgy, mining, petroleum, machinery, power, railway and other industries. NSK ranks first in Japan in the bearing field and also ranks first in the world. In addition, NSK has also used precision machining technology refined from the production of bearings to advance its business expansion in various fields by expanding into automotive parts, precision machinery products, and electronic applications. Since the 1960s, NSK bearings have actively explored overseas markets.