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 all of THK’s valued customers and business associates who have made this achievement and growth possible. THK’s uncompromising commitment to reaching a higher standard provides our customers confidence in the reliability and quality offered in THK’s linear motion solutions.

THK, the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of Linear Motion products, has advanced American operations from its three man beginning in 1981 to over five hundred people in the Illinois Sales and Service Headquarters and the Columbus Ohio manufacturing center.

THK’s vast technical expertise is offered to customers throughout North America through direct sales, engineering, and customer support offices in every major industrial market throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico, along with its valued distribution partners.

The anniversary date will be marked by a private company celebration. The senior management staff of THK America, Japan, and Europe will be present to recognize the achievements and outline the aggressive “Ten Nijuichi” program that will further excel the organization to more than three times its present size by 2010.

THK manufacturers the widest range of linear motion products including conventional LM guides, ball screws, mechanical actuators and ball splines. All THK products have been designed and manufactured to meet the strictest requirements.