NSK Adds 111 New Jobs on Strength of Advanced Electronic Power Steering System

NSK Adds 111 New Jobs on Strength of Advanced Electronic Power Steering System

PR Newswire

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 29, 2013

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --NSK Steering Systems America
(NSK) has added a total of 111 new jobs at its Dyersburg, Tennessee,
Bennington, Vermont, and Ann Arbor, Michigan facilities. The move is to meet
demand for its fuel-efficient electronic power steering system used in two of
the most successful selling vehicles in the United States.

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The hiring is specifically for two new product lines that begin production in
2013 - an existing product line that is shifting from manual steering to
electric power steering technology, and a new product line for electric power
steering technology.

"NSK's steering technology provides our customers with distinct competitive
advantage for their vehicles as their customers' demand for increased fuel
efficiency continues to grow," says Martin Pilarski, Director of Sales and
Marketing for NSK Steering Systems America. "Our ability to meet that demand
has required us to increase our manufacturing capacity."

NSK's electronic power steering system offers advanced driver control through
easy maneuverability, increased response rate at higher speeds and better fuel
efficiency than hydraulic alternatives.

NSK's Dyersburg facility has doubled in size since 2008. 91 of the 111 new
jobs will be located there, making NSK one of the largest employers in the
city of 17,000 residents. Candidates interested in an upcoming job opportunity
in Dyersburg or at another location should send their resume with NSK Steering
Systems Employment Opportunity in the subject line to: jobs@nsk-corp.com.

The company's facilities in Dyersburg, Bennington and Ann Arbor contribute to
NSK's global leadership within the automotive component sector. They are
responsible for creating steering components, manual and electric steering
columns, and electric power steering systems.

About NSK
Established in 1916 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, NSK is a world-class
manufacturer of motion and control products, leading the industry with
superior quality, engineering research and technical innovation. NSK produces
and distributes a wide range of rolling element bearings, linear motion and
automotive component products for a variety of applications.

Operating in the Americas, NSK Steering Systems America is a member of the NSK
Ltd. group and is headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

For more information, visit www.nskamericas.com.

SOURCE NSK Steering Systems America

Website: http://www.nskamericas.com
Contact: Joanna Eliopoulos, Communications Specialist, 5th business,
905.275.2220 ext. 426, joanna.eliopoulos@5thbusiness.com
 
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