May 8, 2009


Minebea Co., Ltd.

Notice regarding the Closure of Skegness Plant in the U.K.

With regard to the "Notice concerning the Commencement of Consultation with Trade Union on the Closure of Skegness Plant in the U.K." that we announced on January 30, 2009, we reached agreement with the trade union of the Plant after discussions on the subject matter, decided to close the Plant, and discontinued the operations of the Plant as of the end of April 2009.
We post a restructuring loss of 1,792 million yen related to this matter in our consolidated accounts for the year ended March 2009.

This matter is factored into the revision of our consolidated earnings forecasts announced today.

Company Name: Minebea Co., Ltd.
Representative: Yoshihisa Kainuma
Representative Director,
President and Chief Executive Officer
(Code No. 6479 TSE Div. No. 1)
Contact Person: Sakae Yashiro
Senior Managing Executive
Deputy Chief of
Administration Headquarters
(TEL: 81-3-5434-8611)
Information in the press releases is current on the date of the announcement.
Product information, contact and other context are subject to change without prior notice.

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