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NTN Proudly Sponsors Japan Festival CANADA

August 22, 2017


Mississauga, Ontario - NTN Bearing Corporation of Canada, a Japanese based company, is very pleased to once again be a sponsor of Japan Festival CANADA.

Japan Festival CANADA will continue to be the largest Japanese summer event in Canada. The festival attracts visitors from all over the area to experience the fascinating culture of Japan with food, Japanese talent, and cultural shows. This year the festival will pay special tribute to Canada’s 150 year anniversary. This is a wonderful celebration for all visitors and Japanese people, companies and organizations based in Canada.

In addition to sponsoring the Japan Festival CANADA, NTN is excited to sponsor the appearance of Takuma Sato on Sunday, August 27th at 2:30pm.

Takuma Sato is the first Japanese driver to win the Indianapolis 500!




About NTN
Founded in 1918, NTN is one of the world's largest producers of premium quality ball and roller bearings, long recognized for the most stringent quality standards in the industry. With plants around the globe and a strong domestic manufacturing network, over 80% of the products sold by NTN in North America are made by one of the ten plants the company operates in the USA and Canada. NTN USA Corporation serves as the headquarters and holding company of NTN’s entities across the Americas, including its subsidiary companies for manufacturing and sales. For more information, visit

Takuma Sato is a Japanese professional race car driver. He competed in Formula One from 2002 to 2008 for the Jordan, BAR and Super Aguri teams, scoring a single podium at the 2004 United States Grand Prix. Sato has raced full-time in the IndyCar Series since 2010 for the KV Racing, Rahal Letterman, A.J. Foyt Racing , and currently Andrett Autosports team. Sato won the 2013 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, becoming the first Japanese driver to win an IndyCar race. This past May, Takuma, became first Japanese driver to win the prestigious Indianapolis 500.

NTN Contacts:
Georgianne Dickey, NTN Marketing
Paul Hurd, NTN Marketing