IKO is the brand name of Nippon Thompson Co., Ltd.
IKO brand products by Nippon Thompson, which continue to win praise across a wide variety of industries, are developed and manufactured by people constantly pursuing Innovation, developing highly technological Know-how, and striving to turn out products overflowing with Originality. These words — Innovation, Know-how, and Originality —capture our company creed and are the inspiration for our brand name, IKO.
Nippon Thompson developed needle roller bearings first time in Japan using its own technology, and used that advanced technology as a foundation for entering into the field of linear motion rolling guides (Linear Way Series and Mechatronics Series). Currently, we are supporting the development of technology with the first-of-its-kind C-Lube Maintenance Free Series and a rich array of other creative products that respond to diversifying customer needs.