Founded in Osaka, Japan in 1921, Koyo has become the worlds third largest producer of
bearings with 16 manufacturing sites and 53 offices in 18 countries. Their 1996
worldwide sales exceeded £1,630 million and much of this revenue is derived from their
strength in the automotive field. Their primary product strengths include ball and taper
roller bearings, needle roller bearings, water pump spindle bearings, clutch release bearings,
miniature bearings and hub units with ABS sensors.