Mississauga, ON — NSK Canada Inc. has recently appointed Colin Figgens to the position of vice-president, industrial aftermarket. His most recent position was as general manager of Emerson Power Transmission, a position he has held for the past 12 years.
Figgens has spent an additional eight years in operations, also with Emerson. In these positions, he worked extensively in the Canadian market and comes to NSK with a thorough knowledge and relationships with the major distributors in Canada.
NSK Canada also has appointed Akira Iwamoto as vice-president of technical services. Iwamoto comes to NSK Canada from NSK Corporation in Ann Arbor, Mich., where he has been the assistant to the vice-president of engineering for the past two years. In addition, he had previous assignments in Fujisawa as the vice-president of engineering.
In the 28 years that he has been with NSK, Iwamoto has built up expertise in the application and design of small ball bearings.
NSK Canada is a member of the NSK Ltd. Group of companies headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. As one of the world’s leading bearing manufacturers, the company produces and distributes over 100,000 different types of bearings, linear motion, and automotive component products. For more information, visit www.ca.nsk.com.