THK Manufacturing of America

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THK Manufacturing of America, Inc.- is THK Co., Ltd.'s first production facility in the United States, manufactures both conventional and Caged Ball(TM) Linear Motion Guides (LM Systems) and actuators, as well as Link Balls.

THK Manufacturing of America has celebrated over ten years of manufacturing high quality THK products in the U.S.

THK Linear Motion Guides are precise positioning components with re-circulating ball linear motion guide technology that uses a block and precision ground rail design. THK LM Systems offer many application-specific benefits, including: increased speed and accuracy of motion, high rigidity, decreased noise levels, long-term maintenance-free operation, and reduced sources of contamination. A wide variety of industries are currently taking advantage of the benefits of THK's LM Systems, including: machine tool, semiconductor, medical, packaging, automotive and robotics.

THK's Link Balls consist of a high-accuracy, high-quality steel ball with a welded shank assembled to a die cast socket holder. They are used in suspension, steering and transmission control assemblies for automobiles and other forms of transportation.

The Ohio based plant offers a variety of LM Guide types and sizes. Currently, 60% of the company's product line for North America is manufactured in the Hebron plant.

Signifying their commitment to quality, THK Manufacturing of America, Inc. has received both QS9001 certification and Ford Q1. TMA is also a member of AMT. This environmentally friendly facility is even equipped with a centralized machine coolant recycling system.

THK also has eight regional sales offices in North America located in Atlanta, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, Mexico, San Francisco, and Toronto to further their commitment to customer service and deliver shorter lead times. Both THK in Chicago and Canada have stocking warehouses and all eight regional offices have application engineers and experienced customer service representatives to meet customers' needs.

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