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September 20, 2017
NHBB Parent Acquires C&A Tool Engineering
MinebeaMitsumi Inc. has closed on the previously announced acquisition of C&A Tool Engineering, Inc.
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August 10, 2017
NHBB Parent Agrees to Acquire C&A Tool Engineering, Inc.
MinebeaMitsumi Inc. has signed a Stock Purchase Agreement to acquire all of the shares of C&A Tool Engineering, Inc. (C&A).
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July 19, 2017
Job Fair Scheduled for Thursday, July 20th
The HiTech Division in Peterborough, NH is hosting a job fair this Thursday.
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June 19, 2017
Jim Geary Announces His Retirement
Jim Geary plans to retire July 1st, after 33 years with NHBB.
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June 19, 2017
Peterborough Facility Resumes Walk-in Job Interviews
Beginning in July, the HiTech Division will again be conducting walk-in job interviews every Thursday.
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January 27, 2017
Announcement of Business Integration Between Minebea Co., Ltd. and Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd.
As of today, Minebea Co., Ltd. has a new company name MinebeaMitsumi Inc. and makes a new start.
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January 9, 2017
ADEPT Fasteners Appointed as an NHBB Authorized Aircraft Bearing Distributor
NHBB has entered into an authorized distributor agreement with ADEPT Fasteners to market NHBB aircraft bearing products.
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January 9, 2017
NHBB Appoints KLX Aerospace Solutions as an Authorized Aircraft Bearing Distributor
NHBB has entered into an authorized distributor agreement with KLX Aerospace Solutions to market NHBB aircraft bearing products.
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October 31, 2016
NHBB HiTech Recognized for Using a Renewable Resource as Primary Heating Fuel
For eight winters NHBB HiTech has been burning wood pellets to heat its 230,000 sq. ft. facility. This sustained commitment to modern wood heating has earned HiTech an official commendation from the New Hampshire Wood Energy Council (NHWEC).
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September 9, 2016
NHBB to Host Job Fair in Peterborough, NH on Saturday, September 24, 2016
New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc. (NHBB) is looking to hire additional full time hourly workers to meet the growing demand for its products.
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July 22, 2016
Precision's Talented New Applications Engineers Off to Fast Start
The Precision Division hired two mechanical engineers this spring to fill openings in the Applications Engineering department.
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June 8, 2016
Students Complete Manufacturing Course Co-Developed by NHBB and ConVal High School
Six area students completed Manufacturing Principles and Processes, an elective course developed and taught by instructors from ConVal High School and NHBB HiTech.
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May 26, 2016
PMA Parts List Update
Additional Boeing-licensed spare parts manufactured by NHBB are eligible for sale to the aftermarket.
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April 20, 2016
List of FAA-Approved Boeing Spare Parts Continues to Expand
Additional Boeing-licensed spare parts manufactured by NHBB are eligible for sale to the aftermarket.
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April 11, 2016
New Operations Manager for Precision Division
The Precision Division has begun a fiscal year with a new leader in charge of Operations for the first time in twenty-two years.
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March 29, 2016
Walk-In Job Interviews
NHBB HiTech (Peterborough) is conducting walk-in job interviews every Thursday until further notice.
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January 19, 2016
NHBB Precision Division Chooses New Supervisor of Applications Engineering Department
Adam Van Wagner has been promoted to Supervisor of the Applications Engineering department at NHBB's Precision Division (Chatsworth, CA).
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January 6, 2016
NHBB Continues to Expand List of FAA-Approved Boeing Spare Parts
Thirty additional Boeing-licensed spare parts manufactured by NHBB are eligible for sale to the aftermarket.
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November 20, 2015
NHBB Awarded PMA by the FAA for More Boeing Spare Parts
Approximately 120 additional Boeing-licensed spare parts manufactured by NHBB are eligible for sale to the aftermarket.
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November 6, 2015
Walk-In Job Interviews
NHBB HiTech (Peterborough) is conducting walk-in job interviews every Thursday in November.
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October 23, 2015
New Employees Join Precision's Sales Staff
NHBB’s Precision Division welcomes two new ISRs to the sales team this year.
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October 23, 2015
Precision Fills Product Specialist Role
Rodrigo Martinez has completed the transition to his new role following the retirement of Carroll Purvis.
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October 7, 2015
Walk-In Job Interviews
NHBB HiTech (Peterborough) is conducting walk-in job interviews every Thursday in October.
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October 2, 2015
NHBB Hosts Reading of the Manufacturing Week 2015 Proclamation
DRED Commissioner Jeffrey Rose read the Proclamation at NHBB’s facility in Peterborough.
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September 28, 2015
Andrea Neves Joins Astro's Sales Department
The Astro Division announces the selection of Andrea Neves to join the inside sales department.
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September 1, 2015
NHBB's HiTech Division has filled two openings in the sales department.
Ryan Nay and Jaime Pawlowicz have joined the inside sales department of NHBB's HiTech Division, filling positions that opened up earlier this summer.
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July 10, 2015
NHBB HiTech in Peterborough to host Job Fair on July 24th and 25th.
The HiTech Division of New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc. (NHBB) is looking to hire additional full time hourly workers to meet the growing demand for its products.
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May 29, 2015
NHBB and CEROBEAR to Exhibit in Paris
The 51st Paris Air Show opens on June 15, 2015 at Le Bourget exhibition center in Paris, France.
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May 22, 2015
NHBB Corporate Headquarters Update
The corporate headquarters is now located in Peterborough, NH.
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April 13, 2015
Senators Ayotte and Graham Visit NHBB, Discuss Ex-Im Reauthorization
The visit by Senators Ayotte and Graham gave NHBB a chance to express its support for the reauthorization of the Export Import (Ex-Im) Bank of the United States.
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April 6, 2015
NHBB Appoints General Manager of NHBB Astro Division
Richard Bardellini was named executive vice president of R&S North America and general manager of the NHBB Astro Division.
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April 3, 2015
Geary Named Executive Vice President of NHBB
NHBB is pleased to announce the promotion of Jim Geary to executive vice president, effective April 1, 2015.
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March 27, 2015
President Yomantas to Retire
Gary Yomantas has announced his plan to retire as president of New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc. (NHBB).
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March 27, 2015
NHBB Names Dan Lemieux President
New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc. (NHBB) is pleased to announce the promotion of Dan Lemieux to president of NHBB.
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March 24, 2015
Job Fair This Weekend
NHBB HiTech in Peterborough, NH is looking to hire entry level and experienced candidates for numerous open positions on second and third shift.
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February 10, 2015
New Inside Sales Supervisor at Precision
Bryan Dela Cruz has been promoted to Supervisor of the Inside Sales Department at NHBB's Precision Division.
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December 8, 2014
Repairs to Peterborough Facility Nearly Complete
Eight months after the explosion, a tangible sense of normalcy has returned to the Peterborough facility.
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December 8, 2014
NHBB Launches New High Temperature Liner Technology
Vulkyn™ 650 increases the maximum operating temperature of NHBB's high temperature fabric liner solutions to 650°F.
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August 19, 2014
NHBB Sales Reorganization
In order to facilitate more specialized knowledge of markets and customers, the North American field sales team for NHBB has reorganized into two groups - the Aerospace and Defense Group, and the Medical Device and Industrial Group.
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August 19, 2014
Steve Fancy joins NHBB's Sales Organization
NHBB is pleased to announce the hiring of Steve Fancy to the position of Senior Field Sales Engineer for the newly formed Medical Device and Industrial Sales Group.
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May 19, 2014
Astro Division in Laconia, NH Under New Leadership
NHBB has hired George Hobbs as the new Operations Manager of the Astro Division in Laconia, NH. George succeeds Jim St. Pierre, who will retire at the end of this year after 40 years with the company.
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May 6, 2014
Letter from NHBB President Gary Yomantas about Accident in Peterborough
In this letter to employees and the community, Gary briefly addresses the cause of the explosion and outlines follow-up actions being taken by the company. He also expresses gratitude for the support from the community and praises all of NHBB's employees for their dedication to the recovery efforts.
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April 10, 2014
NHBB and myonic Attending Nation's Largest Med Tech Trade Show
MD&M East 2014 returns to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in NYC after hosting last year's show in Philadelphia.
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March 25, 2014
New Versions of Oscimax® Revealed
NHBB has developed and launched four new versions of the Oscimax® brand of machinable self-lubricating liner technology.
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February 24, 2014
Tuesday's Work Schedule
Tuesday's work schedule will be the same as for Monday. No changes.
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February 21, 2014
Monday's Work Schedule
Please read carefully as the schedule has changed.
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February 21, 2014
All Assembly Employees to Return Monday
On Monday, February 24, NHBB expects to have all available assembly department employees called back to work for the start of first shift.
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February 21, 2014
Counseling Resources
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor will be at the main Peterborough facility (175 Jaffrey Road) on Monday, February 24, from 1:00 - 5:00 pm.
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February 20, 2014
Friday's Work Schedule & Counselor
Operations continue on Friday, February 21, with the exception of select departments:
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February 19, 2014
EAP Counselor
NHBB will have an EAP counselor available at the main Peterborough facility (175 Jaffrey Road) on Thursday, February 20, starting at 7:00 am and will stay...
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February 19, 2014
Thursday's Work Schedule
Operations continue on Thursday, February 20, with the exception of select departments:
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February 19, 2014
EAP Counselor
NHBB will have an EAP counselor available at the main Peterborough facility (175 Jaffrey Road) today from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
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February 18, 2014
Wednesday's Work Schedule
Operations on Wednesday, February 19, will continue with the exception of select departments.
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February 18, 2014
Work on Peterborough Facility Continues
We are projecting that our assembly department will be operational by the end of this week. This timeline includes recertification to industry standard cleanliness levels.
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February 18, 2014
EAP Counselor
NHBB will have an EAP counselor available at the main Peterborough facility (175 Jaffrey Road) today from 2:00-5:00 pm.
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February 17, 2014
Update on Investigation
As many of you are aware, the State Fire Marshal's Office has publicly identified the cause of the explosion in Peterborough.
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February 17, 2014
Tuesday's Work Schedule
Operations on Tuesday, February 18, will continue with the exception of select departments:
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February 15, 2014
Recap of Gary's Visit
NHBB's President, Gary Yomantas, arrived in Peterborough, NH on Thursday, February 13, to offer his full support to the more than 700 employees who work there, as well as survey the damage left by Monday's explosion.
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February 14, 2014
Day of Rest
Management of NHBB announced to their employees today that there would be no work done at the Peterborough facility on Sunday, February 16th.
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February 14, 2014
Manufacturing Work Schedules
Work schedules for Saturday and Monday (February 15, 17).
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February 14, 2014
NHBB Employee Relief Fund
As we steadily return to work after the February 10th incident, we are reminded that two of our employees remain hospitalized with serious injuries. The NHBB Employee Relief Fund has been established to directly and equally benefit them as they recover.
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February 14, 2014
Making Great Strides
As yet another indicator of our progress, we want to share the total headcount from yesterday (February 13) with you. Including all three shifts, 525 employees were back to work.
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February 14, 2014
Counseling and Resources
Counseling support is available today at 375 Jaffrey Road, Peterborough, from 11:30 am to 5:00 pm. NHBB would like to remind employees that if you need support...
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February 13, 2014
Manufacturing Operations to continue Friday for Select Departments
Manufacturing operations will continue, February 14, with the exception of select departments:
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February 13, 2014
Peterborough Facility Manufacturing Update
As you can imagine, there have been many very dedicated employees working around the clock in order to bring us to this point. The change from Monday afternoon to this morning has been dramatic, as production has resumed in several departments.
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February 13, 2014
Two Employees Remain Hospitalized
While many of our employees have returned to work today, our thoughts are with the two employees who remain hospitalized.
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February 13, 2014
Counseling and Resources
NHBB would like to remind employees that if you need support, please don't hesitate to contact Peterborough's Human Resources department for information and resources.
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February 12, 2014
Manufacturing Operations to Resume on Thursday in Select Departments
All employees - thank you for your patience in recent days. We're making daily gains with the objective of resuming full operations far more quickly than previously anticipated. Manufacturing operations will resume the morning of Thursday, February 13, with the exception of select departments:
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February 12, 2014
Letter to Employees from Gary Yomantas, NHBB's President
Gary expresses concern about the well being of NHBB's employees, offers full support to the two employees who were badly injured, and commits to paying the base wages to every employee prevented from working due to the plant shut down or limited operation.
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February 11, 2014
Peterborough Facility Update
All shifts have been canceled for Wednesday, February 12, with the goal of resuming operations on Thursday in select departments, including component fabrication, component fabrication support groups, and office personnel.
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July 8, 2013
NHBB Acquires European Company Specializing in Ceramic Bearing Technology
CEROBEAR® GmbH, the world's preeminent manufacturer of innovative bearings featuring technologically advanced ceramics, is now a direct subsidiary of NHBB.
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May 7, 2013
myonic GmbH Purchases Assets of Austrian Bearing Company APB
NHBB's European business partner buys assets of APB Service GmbH, manufacturer of AX turntable precision bearings for machine tool industry and other engineered solutions.
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February 25, 2013
Oscimax® Machinable Liner Technology Q&A
Dick Ray answers some commonly asked questions about NHBB's innovative self-lubricating liner technology.
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September 18, 2012
Large Gathering Attends Supplier Conference
NHBB's ninth annual Supplier Summit was well attended by many of NHBB's key service, manufacturing, and distribution suppliers.
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September 7, 2012
NHBB Launches its Own Unique Machinable Liner Solution
NHBB is pleased to announce the successful development of a machinable self-lubricating liner system for use in a broad range of aerospace applications.
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September 4, 2012
Astro HR Department Under New Management
The HR supervisor for the Astro Division has assumed a new role in the wake of former manager Gary Groleau's promotion.
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August 27, 2012
New Helicopter Pitch Control Bearing System Raises Bar on Performance
NHBB has developed an innovative rotary wing pitch control bearing system for the helicopter market.
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August 13, 2012
Astro Earns Platinum a Fourth Time
A global security company recognizes NHBB's Astro Division for exceptional performance.
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August 2, 2012
Precision Earns Supplier Award
Exceptional performance has earned the Precision Division top honors from a global security company.
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May 10, 2012
Ex-Im Bank the Focus of Senator Shaheen's Visit to Astro
New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D) visited NHBB's Astro in order to discuss the reauthorization of the Export Import Bank of the United States.
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October 11, 2011
myonic Begins Work on New Building
myonic GmbH, the highly specialized German bearing manufacturer, held a ground breaking ceremony in Leutkirch Germany last month to kick off the construction of a new manufacturing facility.
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September 23, 2011
NHBB Recognized for Exceptional Service
Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has recognized the HiTech Division of New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc. (NHBB) for outstanding service on two engine programs.
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August 25, 2011
New Divisional Sales Manager Named
New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc. has promoted Mike Katra to Divisional Sales Manager of the HiTech Division in Peterborough, NH.
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July 5, 2011
NHBB Signs Contract With Hispano-Suiza
NHBB signed a formal supplier agreement with European aerospace company Hispano-Suiza at the 2011 Paris Air Show.
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June 24, 2011
New Leadership for Sales and Marketing
New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc. recently announced the promotions of two long-standing employees to the executive-level positions of Vice President of Sales and the newly established Vice President of Business Development and Marketing.
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April 20, 2011
NHBB and myonic to Exhibit at the 2011 Paris Air Show
New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Inc. (NHBB) and myonic GmbH will be exhibiting at the 2011 Paris Air Show as part of Minebea Co., Ltd.'s global portfolio of aerospace products and solutions. You will find NHBB and myonic at the Minebea Group booth (G3) in Hall 4.
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January 4, 2011
CNC Machinist Apprenticeships
The HiTech Division has committed to hiring two students from STAR, an education and apprenticeship program run by River Valley Community College.
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