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NTN-SNR, your technical partner


NTN and SNR, two world leaders in bearings, have joined forces to double the technical ressources available for use in your projects.

To meet your needs today and anticipate those of tomorrow, we are establishing a research plan covering several years, with its associated patent registration strategy.
We conduct our research in conjunction with our customers, our suppliers, companies, public and private laboratories, institutions and the Arve Industrie competitiveness cluster.

Two strong influences dominate the Group's R&D strategy:

Around the world, there are 900 people working for the NTN group in R&D.
200 of these are located in Europe
 spread across the following areas of activity:



NTN-SNR R&D technical team


Based in Annecy (Haute-Savoie, France), they work to support the technical teams that have been set up in each subsidiary in the group, in order to be as close to you as possible.
This method of organisation enables us to remain close to customers and responsive to their needs. It also promotes discussion and getting the full benefit from the industrial, automotive and aerospace teams.

Development, Research and Industrialisation

R&D by activity sector