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THK is a company that manufactures and supplies machinery components. It provides linear motion (LM) guides, LM actuators, spline nuts, LM strokes, cross roller guides, linear ball slides, flat rollers, slide rails, LM guide actuators, ball splines, linear bushes, precision linear packs, cross roller tables, LM rollers, and slide packs. The company offers ball screws, screw nuts, change nuts, double-row angular contact roller rings, cross roller rings, cam followers, roller followers, spherical plain bearings, link balls, rod ends, actuators, lubrication accessories, and seismic isolation products. In addition, THK offers automotive and transportation equipment-related parts.

HQMinato City, JP
Employee Ratings3
Overall CultureC+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)13,260(-1%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)¥286.6 B(+5%)
Share Price (Oct 2021)¥2.6 K(+2%)
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Key People/Management at THK

Akihiro Teramachi

Akihiro Teramachi

President and CEO
Toshihiro Teramachi

Toshihiro Teramachi

Executive Vice President and CIO
Hiroshi Imano

Hiroshi Imano

Executive Vice President and CFO
Nobuyuki Maki

Nobuyuki Maki

Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer, Senior General Manager of Automotive & Transportation Headquarters
Takashi Teramachi

Takashi Teramachi

Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer, Senior General Manager of Industrial Machinery Headquarters, Representative Director and President of THK INTECHS CO., LTD.
Junji Shimomaki

Junji Shimomaki

Director and Managing Executive Officer, General Manager of Industrial Machinery Headquarters, Senior General Manager of Sales Division, Industrial Machinery Headquarters
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THK Office Locations

THK has offices in Minato City, Agano, Hamamatsu, Ota City and in 41 other locations
Minato City, JP (HQ)
2-chōme-12-10 Shibaura
Agano, JP
5836 Yasuda Aza Nakayama
Hamamatsu, JP
Gokyu Bus Stop, Gokyūchō, Minami Ward
Ota City, JP
4-chōme-9-16 Higashikōjiya
Pasching, AT
Commerz Park West 1
Sao Paulo, BR
Av. Jaguaré, 818 - Jaguaré
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THK Financials and Metrics

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THK's revenue was reported to be ¥286.6 b in FY, 2018 which is a 4.8% increase from the previous period.

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THK's current market capitalization is ¥327.3 b.
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THK Revenue Breakdown

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THK revenue breakdown by business segment: 61.3% from Industrial Equipment and 38.7% from Transportation Equipment

THK revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 14.4% from China, 34.6% from Japan, 23.4% from The Americas, 18.8% from Europe and 8.7% from Asia and Others

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THK News and Updates

THK introduces Type KR-RL LM Guide Actuator with ball screw

New from THK, the Type KR-RL LM Guide Actuator features a driving element that uses right/left threads and enables symmetrical movements with a single motor. Formerly available only as a custom system, THK responded to the high demand for a right/left actuator by adding the Type KR-RL to its lineup.…

THK debuts fast LM guide with speeds to 15 m/sec

With speeds reaching 15m/sec, THK’s Type FHS is said to be the fastest LM guide available on the market today. The performance of the Type FHS makes it suitable for applications requiring the fastest motion, including robot transfer devices and laser cutters. The Type FHS can be installed in horizon…

THK OMNIedge System provides predictive failure detection of linear motion components

THK’s innovative OMNIedge System enables predictive failure detection of linear motion components for improved productivity and reduced maintenance costs. The OMNIedge network sets up automatically and sensors are simply installed on existing components for convenient and easy remote monitoring of o…

THK adds high-speed SDA-V/SDAN-V caged ball screws to linear motion offerings

THK’s new Type SDA-V/SDAN-V caged ball screw is engineered to enable the development of high-speed machine designs. Featuring newly developed circulation components, the Type SDA-V/SDAN-V picks up balls in the tangential direction and achieves a maximum rotational speed of 5,000 rpm — for a maximum …

Space-saving integrated guide, linear encoder from THK

The new Type SHS-LE from THK integrates the global standard THK Type SHS LM guide with a THK linear encoder (linear position sensor). This combined model allows for compact machine designs that require less assembly time. THK’s Type SHS Caged Ball LM Guide performs with high speed and precision. Eac…
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THK Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was THK founded?

    THK was founded in 1971.

  • Who are THK key executives?

    THK's key executives are Akihiro Teramachi, Toshihiro Teramachi and Hiroshi Imano.

  • How many employees does THK have?

    THK has 13,260 employees.

  • What is THK revenue?

    Latest THK annual revenue is ¥286.6 b.

  • What is THK revenue per employee?

    Latest THK revenue per employee is ¥21.6 m.

  • Who are THK competitors?

    Competitors of THK include Bando Chemical Industries, HIWIN Technologies and Press Kogyo.

  • Where is THK headquarters?

    THK headquarters is located at 2-chōme-12-10 Shibaura, Minato City.

  • Where are THK offices?

    THK has offices in Minato City, Agano, Hamamatsu, Ota City and in 41 other locations.

  • How many offices does THK have?

    THK has 46 offices.