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Outline of KINPARA METALS INDUSTRIES

Corporate name KINPARA METALS INDUSTRIES CO., LTD.
Corporate address Head Office
5-23-25 Hikuma, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu-city, Shizuoka, 430-0901, Japan
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TEL +81-53-471-8211   FAX +81-53-474-0503
Takaoka Factory
2-13-6 Takaoka-nishi, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu-city, Shizuoka, 433-8118, Japan
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TEL/FAX +81-53-439-5588
Date of foundation March 1935
Capital 30 million yen (as of 31 August 2015)
Detail of business Cold forging and cutting, and manufacturing various dies for four-wheel and two-wheel vehicles, bearings, consumer electronics, and other parts
Major manufacturers who use our parts [JAPAN] DAIHATSU MOTOR CO., LTD. / FUJI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD. / HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD. / ISUZU MOTORS LIMITED / KAWASAKI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. / MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION / MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION / NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD. / PANASONIC CORPORATION / SUZUKI MOTOR CORPORATION / TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION / YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD.
[USA/EURO] BMW (BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AG) / CHRYSLER GROUP, LLC / FORD MOTOR COMPANY / VOLKSWAGEN AG

History

Mar. 1935 KINPARA FOUNDRY opened in Sukenobu, Hamamatsu, based mainly on the technology held by former chairman Kenji Kimpara.
Mar. 1955 Reorganized as a legal entity. Established KINPARA METALS INDUSTRIES with 8 million yen capital.
Jan. 1959 Moved to Noguchi, Hamamatsu and built new factory.
Jun. 1961 Constructed new headquarters in Hikuma, Hamamatsu.
Jan. 1964 Capital increased to 18 million yen
Jul. 1964 Added a cold forging factory, started cold forging.
Oct. 1969 Increased capital to 30 million yen and established cold forging as our corporate purpose.
Mar. 1971 Built Takaoka Factory in Takaoka, Hamamatsu, with pre-forging cutting as the main business.
May 1982 Expanded factory and office at headquarters.
Dec. 2002 Acquired ISO 9001:2000 certification (JQA-QM9321)
Aug. 2005 Introduced 1,500 ton press. Renovated parts warehouse and cafeteria.
Feb. 2009 Relocated cutting line from the main factory to our Takaoka Factory.
Dec. 2009 Shifted to ISO 9001:2008 certification
Jan. 2013 Introduced automatic cutting line in our Takaoka Factory.
Introduced solar photovoltaic generation system in our headquarters Factory.