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Strong Countermeasure against Counterfeiting Continues with New App

JTEKT has cooperated with World Bearing Association (Hereinafter called WBA) and its efforts against counterfeiting globally by developing new WBA Check App (WBA Bearing Authenticator) to protect our customer and dealer from higher risks from property damage, injury and even loss of life. The only way to assure you are receiving authentic KOYO product is to purchase through an authorized KOYO distributor.

■World Bearing Association

https://www.stopfakebearings.com/

Introduce of New WBA check App (Bearing Authentication application)

Since June 2019, we have started to add a unique QR-code (special 2D barcode) to verify the KOYO branded bearing authenticity by scanning the QR-code found on the individual box label via the WBA Check app.

* QR-code is a registered trademark of Denso Wave Inc.

a unique QR-code (special 2D barcode) to verify the KOYO branded bearing authenticity

1.Launch WBA Check app and Scan QR code

Start the new WBA Check app (WBA Bearing Authenticator) provided by JTEKT.
Download the WBA App at free from here

Tap "scan code" on the app, then read the compatible QR-code founded on each individual box label with your mobile.

2.See the validation result on the screen.

Scanned QR code to verify the KOYO branded bearing authenticity on the app.

①Valid code (GREEN)

①Valid code (GREEN)

This is a valid code of the JTEKT(Koyo).
You can use our product with safety and confidence

②Over Scanned and Doubtful code (YELLOW)

②Over Scanned and Doubtful code (YELLOW)

This code is in the JTEKT data base, but the number of scans exceeded the allowed limit.
This might be a counterfeit product.

Please contact authorized JTEKT distributor for assistance.

③Counterfeit or Fake Bearing code (RED)

③Counterfeit or Fake Bearing code (RED)

The code of JTEKT you checked was not found in the data base.
Please fill out a "Counterfeit report" to inform the manufacturer.

Please contact authorized JTEKT distributor for assistance.

3.Download WBA Check App

The easiest way to verify your products is via the WBA Check app, available for free at Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

4.Overseas hubs

Europe

JTEKT EUROPE BEARINGS B.V.

http://www.koyo.eu/ DISTRIBUTORS

North America

JTEKT NORTH AMERICA CORPORATION

http://www.jtekt-na.com DISTRIBUTORS

Central & South America

KOYO LATIN AMERICA, S.A.

https://koyola.com.pa/ DISTRIBUTORS

JTEKT AUTOMOTIVA BRASIL LTDA.

http://www.koyo.com.br/ DISTRIBUTORS

KOYO MEXICANA, S.A. DE C.V.

https://koyo.com.mx/ DISTRIBUTORS

Asia/Oseania

KOYO SINGAPORE BEARING PTE LTD.

https://www.koyo-sin.com.sg/ DISTRIBUTORS

JTEKT(China)CO., LTD.

http://www.jtekt.com.cn/ DISTRIBUTORS

JTEKT KOREA CO., LTD.

http://www.jtekt.co.kr/ DISTRIBUTORS

Japan

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