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Continuous improvement has been the motor of NTN and SNR since the beginning, specifically in the certifications field:

  • In 1990, SNR was the first bearing company in the world to be certified ISO 9001.
  • In 1994, the NTN Kuwana plant (Japan) obtained the ISO 9002 certification.
  • In 1997, ISO 9001 and QS 9000 was obtained by the NTN Nagano plant and 4 engineering departments (Japan).
  • The same year, SNR was certified for the QS 9000 as well.
  • Today, all NTN and SNR entities in Europe are certified ISO 9001. The Group automotive activities are certified ISO 16949.


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