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Bearing supplier launches interactive 3D game in Alberta and Saskatchewan

Mississauga, ON -- NSK Canada has launched a learning program focusing on the oil, gas and mining industries i...


Mississauga, ON — NSK Canada has launched a learning program focusing on the oil, gas and mining industries in Alberta and Saskatchewan to support and improve the productivity of critical production equipment.

The first part of this learning program is a new online game, entitled NSK Bearing Match, available at www.nskbearingmatch.com. The game features 3D action that puts players to the test. Players must fix critical machinery with the correct NSK bearing to avoid machine failures.

Each piece of machinery featured in NSK Bearing Match is used within many industries, including oil, gas and mining, which are key segments served by NSK Canada. The company has very specific bearings and engineering expertise to address machine performance, which results in improved productivity and associated cost savings related to enhanced machinery reliability.

“This fun, interactive game experience is a reflection of the creative thinking that goes into the development of our products and the crafting of unique customer solutions,” said Oswaldo Almeida, the company’s aftermarket sales manager. “We feel it is important that our customers and the market understand how innovative we are as a company. It is a key priority for NSK to develop innovative value-added initiatives aimed at enhancing customer support.”

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Players of NSK Bearing Match will learn about NSK’s products available for the oil, gas and mining industries in a fun, educational, and competitive way, Almeida said. Players from Alberta and Saskatchewan will be eligible to win prizes, which include Apple iPads and Visa gift cards, and will be subscribed to receive value-added technical information distributed by NSK that will promote maximum productivity and uptime.

NSK Canada is a member of the NSK Ltd. Group of companies, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. For more information, visit www.ca.nsk.com.