THK was found in 1971 in Japan. The company name "THK" stands for " Toughness," " High Quality," and " Know-how." THK aim to contribute to the improvement of society and development of industry by focusing on these three principles in our technology development and product manufacturing processes. THK's creative ideas and unique technology made the company worldwide pioneers in the development of the Linear Motion (LM) Guide mechanism. Today, LM Guide devices are an indispensable component of mechanical and electronic systems in a wide variety of industries. THK has also developed many other unique mechanical components, including the Ball Spline, Ball Screws and Link Balls, which are manufactured by us for supply to customers worldwide.