JTEKT Corporation Recognized as a "Top 100 Global Innovator" for the Third Consecutive Year

February 12, 2018


JTEKT Corporation has been recognized as a 2017 "Top 100 Global Innovator by Clarivate Analytics, Inc. for the third consecutive year.

 As a "Top 100 Global Innovator" companies are recognized for excellent R & D activities and intellectual property management. An independent organization with the goal of accelerating the pace of innovation Clarivate Analytics analyzes patent and citation data across 4 key metrics:  

Volume: The amount of patents granted over the most recent five year period with a minimum of 100. 

Success: Patents filed and publicly published by but not yet granted by the patent office. 

Globalization: Based on the ratio of patents granted in the four major world markets (Japanese Patent Office, Chinese Patent Office, European Patent Office, and United States Patent & Trademark Office). 

Influence: The degree in which a patent is cited by other organizations based on the Derwent Patents Citation Index counted over the most recent five year period.

In earning the award for the third year in a row JTEKT excelled in all 4 areas.    

With over 40,000 employees globally JTEKT corporation remains committed to its global vision "No.1 & Only One – shaping a better future-" by proactively researching and developing innovative, next-generation products and technologies for the automotive component, bearing and machine tool industries.

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