COMBATING COUNTERFEIT PRODUCTS:
The NTN quality commitment
COMBATING COUNTERFEIT PRODUCTS:
The NTN quality commitment
NTN Genuine products
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Counterfeit bearings continue to be a worldwide brand-protection and safety concern. The best way to protect yourself: Always turn to trusted sources for all your bearing purchases.


Combating counterfeits, of benefit to us all


Choose original NTN bearings

Counterfeiting presents significant risks to the user.
3 reasons to choose original NTN bearings:

  • safety: counterfeit bearings jeopardize safety, and therefore the life?of products and people.
  • reliability: counterfeit bearings do not have the expected quality level and are likely to fail, degrade your equipment and shorten its?service life.
  • availability: counterfeit bearings can cause breakdowns and a loss of production and?profitability.

Counterfeiting has a?financial impact on premium industrial manufacturers?like NTN, and consequently,?investments dedicated?to innovation.?In addition, counterfeiters sell old technology products.

Counterfeiting has a?financial impact on premium industrial manufacturers?like NTN, and consequently,?investments dedicated?to innovation.?In addition, counterfeiters sell old technology products.

NTN?and the fight against counterfeiting


Safety is a?core value of NTN. ?An active member of the "World Bearings Association“, we are committed to combating counterfeiters through a series of actions:

  • raising awareness?of users (industrial manufacturers and distributors) and professional associations of the risk of counterfeiting.
  • training?of Customs staff, distributors and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs),?to identify counterfeit bearings.
  • constant innovation?to develop improved products that are not easy to counterfeit.
  • marketing?of NTN products?via official supply networks and issuing accreditations?to endorse their position as reliable suppliers to the market.
  • specific identification?(markings, labels which change regularly) in order to make them increasingly difficult to copy.
NTN and the fight against counterfeiting

3 tips to identify a genuine product:

  • always buy through reliable and recognized sources.
  • require an invoice with all the legal information.
  • beware of those "too good to be true" prices that are below market value and have unusual availability.
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