COMPANY INFO

Corporate history

Takako started the business in Osaka city in 1973, grew up in Higashi Osaka city which is famous as a manufacturing city, and has 3 global locations worldwide (Japan, U.S.A., and Vietnam) now. Based on existing high accurate parts business, hearing the needs from customers worldwide, we move forward to our self-developed products.

1970s
  Corporate history Domestic and international situation
1973 Company established at Tamatsukuri, Higashinari-ku, Osaka-shi. The 1st oil shock
Work tool production (exported to KAL in U.S.A)  
1974 A plant established at Miyamachi, Yao-shi, Osaka prefecture. Eisaku Sato (the former prime minister) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
Hydraulic parts production started.
1976 Headquarters and plant were integrated at Higashi Kounoike, Higashi Osaka-shi. Socialist Republic of Vietnam emerged (unification of North and South Vietnam)
1977 Wakokai, Takako Seiki society, was found. Hijack accident of a Japan Airlines.
The 1st NC lathe installed.  
1978 Ball welding business started Japan-China Peace and Amity Treaty was signed.
  $1.00=¥200
1980s
  Corporate history Domestic and international situation
1980 Electric parts chip mounter, parts feeder business started. Iran-Iraq War
Capital increased to 8,000 thousand JPY.  
1981 Headquarters and plant were established at Nunoichi-cho, Higashi Osaka-city. U.S.A. launched a space shuttle.
Capital increased to 20,000 thousand JPY.  
1982 Forging business started (shaving forging) Dispute of Falkland Islands
Main plant enlarged  
1986 Invested by a small and medium business investment & consultation company. Nuclear power plant disaster at Chernobyl, USSR
1987 Capital increased to 40,000 thousand JPY. Stock plunge at NYSE (Black Monday)
Employees' stock ownership plan was introduced. Bombing of a KAL airliner
Tokyo plant established (Fuji Seiko Co., Ltd.)  
1990s
  Corporate history Domestic and international situation
1990 Capital increased to 75,000 thousand JPY. Unification of East and West Germany
Affiliated company TSW PRODUCTS CO., INC. was established in Kansas, U.S.A.  
Hishie plant and the 3rd Nunoichi plant were established.  
1991 Mechatronics business started (automated equipments including FA system) The Bubble Economy bursted.
Ran a booth at Hannover Messe, Germany. Breakup of the Soviet Union.
The 4th Nunoichi plant was established. The Gulf War occurred.
1992 Capital increased to 99,500 thousand JPY. Breakup of Yugoslavia
1993 Kano mechatronics plant established.

The European Union started

Ran a booth at Hannover Messe, Germany.

$1.00=¥100
1995 The 5th Kusaka plant established The Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake
  The Tokyo subway sarin gas attach incident
1997

Shiga plant established (5 neighboring factories are integrated)

Consumption tax was raised to 5%
Company name changed from Takako Seiki to Takako Industries, INC. Hong Kong's reversion to China
Employees' stock ownership plan was introduced.  
Run a booth at International Fluid Power Exhibition, Tokyo big sight  
1998

Capital increased to 234,950 thousand JPY.

The Nagano Winter Olympic Games
OEM production started on HST for agricultural machines.  

OEM production started on pump assy for industrial machines.

 
2000s
  Corporate history Domestic and international situation
2000 The 2nd Shiga plant established Top-level meeting between North and South Korea
2001 The 3rd Shiga plant established 9.11 terrorist attacks in U.S.A.
2002 Run a booth at International Fluid Power Exhibition, Tokyo big sight. Joint hosting of the Fifa World Cup by Japan and South Korea
OEM production started on on/off solenoid valve for industrial machines.
2003 ISO 9001(headquarters and Shiga plant) and ISO 14001(Shiga plant) approved Iraq war
Affiliated company TAKAKO VIETNAM CO., LTD. was established in Binh Duong province, which is close to Ho Chi Minh city.
Headquarters moved to a self-owned building at Seika-cho, Soraku-gun in Kyoto prefecture.
Production and sales started on self-developed on/off solenoid valve for construction machines.
2004 ISO 14001 (headquarters) approved Additional 10 countries such as Poland became a member of the European Union, resulting in 25 total member countries.
The 1st Vietnam plant enlarged

Production and sales started on self-developed proportional solenoid valve for construction machines.

2006 Capital tie-up with KYB Corporation The zero-interst-rate policy lifted
Production and sales started on self-developed Small Axial Piston Pump series
Capital increased to 337,775 thousand JPY.
Became a wholly owned subsidiary of KYB Corporation through stock swap.
2007

Capital increased to 487,775 thousand JPY.

Subprime loan crisis

The 4th Shiga plant is established

Yoshitaka Minami became the president and C.E.O.
Consolidated yearly sales amount exceeded 10 billion JPY.
2008 The 2nd Vietnam plant established Lehman shock
2009 Production and sales started on self-developed mini HST Super-flu became epidemic worldwide
2011 Exhibit at IFPE(International Fluid Power Exposition)2011.  
Ran a booth at Hannover Messe 2011, Germany.
Exhibit at IFPEX(International Fluid Power Exposition)2011.
2013 The 2nd Vietnam plant enlarged.  
Exhibit at International ROBOT 2013, Tokyo Big Sight.
2014 TSW PRODUCTS CO.,INC. changed its name to Takako America Co.,Inc.  
Exhibit at Bauma China, Shanghai.
Exhibit at IFPEX(International Fluid Power Exposition)2014.
2015 The America plant enlarged.  
Exhibit at International ROBOT 2015, Tokyo Big Sight.
2017 「ISO/TS 16949:2009」(Shiga plant) approved
Scope of certification Design and manufacturing operations of Solenoid valves
 
2019 Hiroshi Kagaya became the president and C.E.O.  
2020 「JISHA OSHMS Standards Certification」(Shiga plant) approved  
2021 Executive officer system introduced