NSK collaborates with DMG Productions to explore advancements in bearing technologies for sustainable industries

TV series; Innovations with Ed Begley Jr. focuses on pivotal role of NSK bearings in wind energy turbines

ANN ARBOR, MIJuly 18, 2017 – NSK Americas (NSK) will be featured in an upcoming episode of the highly acclaimed TV series; Innovations with Ed Begley Jr. Airing is scheduled for Saturday, 7/22 @ 5pmET on Fox Business. This segment of Innovations will feature NSK and their pivotal role as global bearing product partner to the wind energy industry. With manufacturing, technology centers and sales support worldwide, NSK provides motion and control product solutions to a vast array of industries.

DMG PRODUCTIONS’ Innovations with Ed Begley Jr. focuses on pivotal role of NSK’s Super Tough Steel (STF) bearing technology in wind energy turbines. (CNW Group/NSK Americas)

The show will educate viewers on the foundation of NSK’s approach to bearing product innovations and their commitment to research and development, with ongoing investment in technologies – tribology, material engineering, numerical simulation, and mechatronics. It’s this dedication that allows NSK to deliver solutions to specific application problems such as those commonly occurring in wind turbines.

“Bearing products by design reduce the amount of energy consumed to propel everything into motion, and in this particular case make a vital contribution to harvesting natural sources of energy, which all of us here at Innovations feel is extremely important to showcase,” said Michael Devine, Senior Producer for the Innovations series.

As a bearing supplier to the world’s leading wind turbine manufacturers, NSK developments are highly focused on performance and reliability. It’s advancements in material engineering have led to the development of a range of Tough Steel product solutions, tested and proven to provide extended bearing performance, capacity and life in particularly challenging operating environments.

“With our Tough Steel family of products, NSK demonstrates our commitment as a genuine solutions provider with innovative research and development and extraordinary technical support for our customers,” said Mike Stofferahn, Senior VP Industrial Business, NSK Americas.

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 (North and South), NSK Corporation and NSK Steering Systems are members of the NSK Ltd. group and are headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

NSK has a network of sales and engineering teams working in partnership with customers to deliver high performance products, application-specific solutions, superior technical support and exceptional service to the Americas market. The company’s strategically located manufacturing and distribution centers supply both original equipment manufacturers and the industrial aftermarket through a broad distribution network. www.nskamericas.com

About Innovations and DMG Productions: Innovations, hosted by award winning actor Ed Begley, Jr., is an information-based series geared toward educating the public on the latest breakthroughs in all areas of society. Featuring practical solutions and important issues facing consumers and professionals alike, Innovations focuses on cutting-edge advancements in everything from health and wellness to global business, renewable energy, and more.

DMG Productions (responsible for creating the Innovations show) includes personnel specialized in various fields from agriculture to medicine, independent films to regional news and more. Field producers work closely with experts in the field to develop stories. This powerful force enables DMG to consistently produce commercial-free, educational programming that both viewers and networks depend on. www.dmgproductions.org

source NSK Americas