NMB Technologies Corporation, a MinebeaMitsumi Group Company, is the world’s largest manufacturer of miniature precision ball bearings and a volume leader in the design and manufacturing of precision electro-mechanical components, including cooling fans and blowers, precision small motors and mechanical bearing assemblies, as well as a total solutions supplier of backlights, LED lighting modules and complete LED solutions.
NMB Technologies Corporation’s domestic headquarters are located in Novi, Michigan. Highly trained application engineers, experienced product managers and customer service representatives work closely with all our customers to develop the most cost effective solutions for today’s challenging applications.
NMB customers represent the largest OEMs in North America, and in such diverse industries as automotive, medical, industrial, office equipment, personal computers, home entertainment, home electronics, and many more.
As a worldwide manufacturer of electro-mechanical components, the NMB brand represents quality, accuracy, efficiency and performance.
New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc.
New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc. (NHBB) is a specialized manufacturer of precision bearings and customized solutions for the aircraft, defense, dental, medical, and other high tech. industrial markets. Its major product families include precision miniature and instrument ball bearings, large ball and roller bearings for aircraft engines and gearboxes, and rod end and spherical bearings, machined parts, and next-up assemblies for airframe and aero engine applications.
Believing that innovation is essential to satisfying customer needs, NHBB, through its New Product Development Center (NPDC), conducts product development and testing in support of customers in the aerospace market.
In the United States, NHBB operates three manufacturing facilities and employs over 1,500 workers. The quality assurance programs in each facility are endorsed by numerous customer and industry certifications, including ISO 9001, AS9100, Boeing D6-82479, and Nadcap, and their environmental management systems are certified to ISO 14001.
NHBB was founded in Peterborough, NH in 1946 and acquired by MinebeaMitsumi in 1985. The company owns CEROBEAR GmbH, a ceramic bearing manufacturer based in Herzogenrath, Germany and is affiliated with the MinebeaMitsumi Group subsidiary myonic GmbH, a precision bearing manufacturer based in Leutkirch, Germany. Together, NHBB, myonic and CEROBEAR comprise the NHBB/myonic Business Unit within the MinebeaMitsumi Group of Companies.
myonic GmbH is a highly technical manufacturer of precision bearings and engineered solutions for the dental, medical, aerospace, automotive, machine tool and other global industrial markets. Its major product families include dental bearings and assemblies, X-ray tube bearings, turntable bearings, and precision ball bearings for turbo chargers and other challenging industrial applications.
myonic’s success is derived from the expertise, capabilities, and efficiency of its employees, and particularly from their ability to identify solutions at the edge of technical feasibility.
myonic operates a production facility at its headquarters in Leutkirch, Germany, and a second site in Roznov, Czech Republic. Both facilities are certified ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. myonic also owns and operates APB myonic GmbH, a trading company located in Ebensee, Austria that supplies bearing products to the rolling mills, gear boxes and general machinery industries.
Acquired by MinebeaMitsumi in 2009, myonic GmbH is a part of the NHBB/myonic Business Unit along with US bearing manufacturer, New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc. (NHBB), and the German bearing company, CEROBEAR GmbH. In the US, myonic’s customers are serviced through myonic USA, a division of NHBB.
CEROBEAR GmbH is a specialized manufacturer of high performance hybrid and all-ceramic bearings as well as customized solutions for the aerospace, race car, fluid machinery, machine tool, food and beverage machinery, and semiconductor manufacturing markets.
Its major product families include hybrid and all-ceramic ball and roller bearings as well as needle and thin section bearings made from advanced ceramics and steels.
CEROBEAR’s core capabilities include the design of long-life bearings, fast and flexible high-precision manufacturing of ultra-hard steel rings and ceramic components, as well as a continuous drive for improvement and innovation in design, materials, and manufacturing. These capabilities – together with a short delivery schedule – make CEROBEAR an excellent development partner.
The company was founded in 1989 as a spin-off from the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology at the RWTH Aachen University, Germany. CEROBEAR is located in Herzogenrath, Germany, where it employs more than one hundred workers within two adjacent facilities totaling 50,750 sq. ft. and which are certified to EN 9100, DIN EN ISO 9001, DIN EN ISO 14001, and BS OHSAS 18001.
Acquired by NHBB in 2013, CEROBEAR is now a part of MinebeaMitsumi’s NHBB/myonic Business Unit and operates as an independent subsidiary directly under NHBB.
MinebeaMitsumi Inc. was established in 1951 as Japan’s first specialized manufacturer of miniature ball bearings. Today, the Company is the world’s leading comprehensive manufacturer of high precision ball bearing components, cooling fans and blowers, stepper, brushless, brush and spindle motors, backlighting and lighting technologies, pivot and precision mechanical assemblies, and many other electro-mechanical components that serve the IT, telecommunications, aerospace, automotive, medical, home appliance and other industries.
MinebeaMitsumi’s principal competitive advantage are its ultra precision machining capabilities and mass production technologies. These core capabilities developed over the past 50 years enables it to achieve levels of precision that competitors can not easily match. MinebeaMitsumi also uses these technologies in the production of its other mainstay components.
Another key competitive advantage for MinebeaMitsumi is its vertically integrated manufacturing system, which encompasses processes including design and research, production and maintenance of dies, production of parts for in house use and assembly and testing. This system gives MinebeaMitsumi a sharp edge in terms of quality, supply capabilities, manufacturing costs and lead time.
MinebeaMitsumi’s long history of technical and manufacturing excellence continues to fuel our passion to create value through difference.