News Releases


JTEKT North America expanding Greenville Operations

Company investing $1.75 million to establish North American headquarters in Greenville County.


BSA Releases New Bearing Brief Focused on Counterfeit Bearings

Think Counterfeit Bearings Don't Matter...Think Again!


JTEKT Targets Diversification and Steer-by-Wire Technology (Automotive News)

JTEKT Corp. is not just the world's biggest supplier of steering systems but the world's 19th largest auto parts supplier, period. The Toyota-affiliated company also employs some 43,000 people worldwide and has 139 subsidiaries in more than 20 countries.


JTEKT’s Historic Expansion Underway (The Advocate & Democrat)

The company’s $200 million investment in a new production facility will add about 100 more jobs to the more than 1,100 employees JTEKT already has. JTEKT plans to have the new facility operational in the fall of 2016.


Koyo Bearings’ Employee, Nick Szczechowski Becomes Certified Bearing Specialist

Koyo is proud to congratulate Nicholas Szczechowski for successfully completing the Bearing Specialists Association’s examination to become a Certified Bearing Specialist. Nicholas Szczechowski joins other individuals as one of the first certified bearing specialists in the world.


Koyo Hosts Torque Converters Rebuilders Association

Koyo was selected to be this years supplier host of the TCRA's Annual Seminar held in Greenville, SC. During the event Association members toured Koyo's Greenville Tech Center and Walhalla production facility.


Four decades of partnership: Koyo Orangeburg Plant upgrade to total $10M

February 1st 2015 Article from the The Times and Democrat (Orangeburg, SC) - detailing $10 Million expansion plans for Koyo's Orangeburg Plant.


JTEKT Corporation doubles size of manufacturing facility in Richland County, South Carolina

JTEKT Corporation, a leading producer of bearings, automotive steering systems and all-wheel drive couplings, has expanded its Koyo-brand bearing manufacturing facility in Richland County, South Carolina.


JTEKT Announces First Manufacturing Plant in Mexico

Nagoya, Japan, December 24, 2013 – JTEKT CORPORATION (JTEKT; Headquarters; Nagoya, Japan; President: Tetsuo Agata) is pleased to announce the establishment of manufacturing facility in Mexico named “JTEKT AUTOMOTIVE MEXICO, S.A. DE C.V. (hereafter JAMX) in February 2014.


Koyo Corporation of U.S.A Earns Recognition as a John Deere “Partner-Level” Supplier

Koyo Corporation of U.S.A, has earned recognition as a “Partner-Level” Supplier for the 10th year in a row.


Establishment of Company's Integrated Brand Logo

Nagoya, Japan, December 21, 2011 – JTEKT CORPORATION (JTEKT; Nagoya, Japan; President: Shoji Ikawa) is pleased to announce that the establishment of our company's “Integrated Brand Logo” to express our three major businesses, which are the automotive parts of JTEKT, the Bearings of KOYO and the Machine tools of TOYODA.


Groundbreaking of the JTEKT Iga Proving Ground

JTEKT CORPORATION (JTEKT; Headquarters; Nagoya, Japan; President: Shoji Ikawa) is pleased to announce the groundbreaking of a proving ground for developing and testing our steering systems, driveline components and bearing products.


JTEKT to Acquire Timken’s Needle Roller Bearings Business

JTEKT Corporation (“JTEKT”) (TSE: 6473) today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of the Needle Roller Bearings business of The Timken Company (“Timken”) (NYSE: TKR).

Upcoming Events/Calendar


PTDA 2015 Industry Summit

We're going to be at PTDA 2015 Industry Summit in Chicago, Illinois from October 21st to 24th, 2015.

Make sure to sign up for MD-IDEX sessions.


AAPEX 2015 - Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo



BSA 2016 Annual Convention

We're attending the BSA 2016 Annual Convention in Aventura, Florida from April 16th to April 19th, 2016.

Hope to see you Turnberry Isle Miami.


EASA 2016 Annual Convention and Exhibition

We're going to be at EASA 2016 Annual Convention and Exhibition in Toronto.

Hope to see you in Canada!!

2016 EASA Convention
June 12-14, 2016
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, Ontario, Canada