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The links below provide a more-detailed picture of New Way Air Bearings, starting with the Corporate Mission that provides the foundation for all of the organization's strategies. You'll also find a look back at the important milestones in the growth of the organization, as well as a quick introduction to the current management team. Finally, this is where to look for career opportunities as well as the impact New Way Air Bearings has on the communities it serves.



New Way Air Bearings is the market leader in the design and manufacture of porous media air bearings. This position did not occur by accident. Rather, it is the result of strict adherence to a specific mission, outlined here.


The story of New Way Air Bearings is very much intertwined with the development and history of air bearings. You’ll find both stories here.

Management Team

New Way Air Bearings is lead by co-founders Drew Devitt (Chairman and CTO) and Nick Sotiropoulos (Chief Engineer). They are joined on the Management Team by Nick Hackett (President and CEO).

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ISO 9001:2008 Certification

On January 13, 2010 New Way® Air Bearings achieved ISO 9001:2008 Certification, updating the original ISO 9001:2000 certification it had achieved for its Quality Management System on November 14, 2008. New Way received its certificate from United Registrar Services, LLC, the same independent auditing firm that had evaluated New Way for meeting guidelines set out by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Find out more here.

Community Relations

New Way is an integral part of the community, and strives to be the best possible employer locally in Aston (located 20 minutes south of Philadelphia), the most responsible steward of resources regionally in southeastern Pennsylvania, the most ethical corporate citizen nationally across the USA, and the ideal global partner around the world. Find out more here.