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THK’s Hebron Ohio Facility Expanding For New Line

HEBRON — While many automotive-related companies are laying off employees and outsourcing abroad, a Hebron facility is doing the opposite. THK Manufacturing of America’s $2 million expansion will house the company’s new line of automotive castings, originally produced in Japan, said David Garbark, THK’s facilities and environmental engineer. He said the 12,000-square-foot expansion, which is… Read more »

THK’s U.S. Production Facility (TMA) Earns AMT Eligibility

Schaumburg, IL – (February 16, 2007) THK Manufacturing of America, Inc. (TMA), (Hebron, Ohio) has earned prestigious Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT) member status. THK’s U.S. manufacturing facility also celebrates its 10th anniversary of manufacturing high quality THK products in the U.S. THK, through its manufacturing of actuators and related products, met the AMT’s requirement… Read more »

THK Develops Linear Motion Guide Accuracy Standards

September 5, 2006 – To meet a wide range of application requirements, THK has developed new accuracy standards. The accuracy grades created by THK in 1973 have been adopted as the Global Standard. After 30 years, THK’s manufacturing capability has improved the accuracy standards of LM Guides. In addition to revising specifications, THK has added… Read more »

THK Celebrates 25 Years of Linear Motion Excellence in America

Schaumburg, IL – (June 12, 2006) Mr. Junichi Kuwabara, President of THK America, Inc., is proud to announce that on June 2, 2006 THK America, Inc., a subsidiary company of THK Co., Ltd. Japan, will celebrate twenty-five years of successful business operations and dynamic growth in North America. Mr. Kuwabara expresses his deep appreciation to… Read more »

THK & Yaskawa Form A Strategic Alliance To Offer A New Generation Of Complete Motion Control Packages with VLA Actuators

Schaumburg, IL – (November 7, 2005) THK America, Inc., the global leader in mechanical motion solutions announces a new generation of complete motion control packages by forming a strategic alliance with Yaskawa Electric, the world’s largest producer of variable speed drives, servo controls and robotics. This new complete motion control package is the perfect fusion… Read more »