JTEKT Corporation TYO: 6473.T is a Japanese corporation created in January 2006 upon the merger of two companies: Koyo Seiko Co. and Toyoda Machine Works.

JTEKT Corporation
TypePublic (K.K)
TYO: 6473
FoundedJanuary 2006 merger of Koyo Seiko Co. and Toyoda Machinery USA
Key people
Tetsuo Agata
Revenue1441,1 billion yen (FY 2017)
Number of employees
40,756 (Consolidated)
10,563 (Nonconsolidated)
ParentToyota Group

Toyoda Machine Works, Machine tool sales for North, Central and South America, aftermarket support services, machine re-manufacturing and engineering services supplied by Jtekt Toyoda Americas Corporation [1] H.Q. Arlington Heights, Illinois and the Re-manufactured Products Division operate out of Wixom, Michigan, with support offices in Monterrey, Mexico and Itu, Brazil. JTEKT Corporation machine tools are manufactured in Japan by the JTEKT Corporation, and in Taiwan, by WELE Mechatronics, a "Toyoda Strategic Alliance Company", and exported globally.

Business AreasEdit

  • Bearings (KOYO)
  • Driveline Components (JTEKT)
  • Steering Products (JTEKT)

JTEKT North AmericaEdit

JTEKT North America is a separate legal entity headed by COO Gary Bourque who reports to the CEO (Keita Mizuno). There are several locations of operations throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

In 2009, JTEKT NA purchased the needle bearing business (automotive bearings) from Timken.[1] The needle roller bearing business was a part of the Torrington Company which Timken purchased in 2003. JTEKT gained five manufacturing locations along with a technical center and a business office in North America, as well as eight other locations worldwide.


Technical Centers

Manufacturing Locations


  1. ^ "Timken Finalizes Sale of Needle Roller Bearings Business to JTEKT".

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