Environmental issues are a common challenge faced by all people of the world, and we are in an age where initiatives to reduce a company's burden on the environment affect the quality of its management and, in turn, the evaluation of its products. NSK tackled environmental issues early on, and in January 1999 we acquired ISO14001 certification, the global standard environmental management system. NSK shall implement in all its corporate activities, such as research and development, manufacturing, sales and services of ultra-high-speed rotary equipment, including dental instruments, the following environmental activities based on the goals of reduction of environmental impact for the global environment of the future, harmony with nature, and the establishment of a healthy and prosperous society.
The annual power generated by the solar panels at our headquarters is equivalent to the amount of power consumed by 8 houses, making it the top class in Tochigi Prefecture.
Use of cutting-oil precision filters achieved a cutting-oil recycling rate of 97%.
The water used at our factories is made completely clean at our water purifying facility and passes through a pond on our premises before being released into lakes and rivers.