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NHBB Divisions and Business Partnerships

New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc. (NHBB) and its affiliated Minebea Group businesses in Europe operate six specialized precision manufacturing facilities and employ more than 2,000 workers. Each location holds essential quality and environmental certifications and contains resources devoted to new product development and testing. The individual manufacturing divisions in the US and Europe are summarized below.

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Astro Division - Laconia, NH USA

Astro is a leading manufacturer of rod end and spherical bearings, next-up assemblies, and machined parts and a preferred supplier to many US and European customers in the commercial and military aerospace and defense industries.

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HiTech Division - Peterborough, NH USA

HiTech is a specialized manufacturer of large ball and cylindrical roller bearings for aero engine systems and components and a trusted supplier to customers in the commercial and military aerospace industry.

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Precision Division - Chatsworth, CA USA

Precision is the leading domestic manufacturer of precision miniature & instrument ball bearings, airframe control bearings, and mechanical subassemblies and a key supplier to customers in the commercial and military aerospace, missile defense, medical, dental, and high tech industrial markets.

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myonic USA - Chatsworth, CA USA / myonic GmbH - Leutkirch, Germany & Roznov, Czech Republic

A division of NHBB, myonic USA is the North American sales arm of myonic GmbH, a specialized manufacturer of ultra precision miniature ball bearings and mechanical assemblies for customers in the aerospace, defense, dental, and medical markets.

Learn more about myonic USA and myonic GmbH.
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CEROBEAR GmbH - Herzogenrath, Germany

CEROBEAR is the world's leading specialized manufacturer of ceramic and hybrid ceramic bearings for the aerospace, defense, food and beverage packaging, fluid machinery, motor racing, and semiconductor manufacturing equipment industries.

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New Product Development Center (NPDC) - Laconia, NH / Peterborough, NH / Chatsworth, CA

The NPDC's mission is to support the product development and testing needs of customers in the aerospace, defense, dental, and medical industries.

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Affiliations with Minebea Group Companies

NHBB, CEROBEAR and myonic are all part of the Minebea Group of Companies, the world's leading vertically integrated manufacturer of miniature ball bearings and high-precision components. NHBB's HiTech and Precision Divisions are part of the NHBB/myonic Business Unit along with CEROBEAR GmbH and myonic GmbH. The Astro Division is part of Minebea's Rod End and Fastener Business Unit along with four other manufacturing divisions in the United Kingdom and Asia. The NPDC is a part of the NHBB/myonic BU but is also responsible for supporting customers of the Astro Division and its business partners within the REF BU.