COMPANY INFORMATION

Continuing technology development without slowdown since our foundation

We invest in people's growth as much as in equipement or infrastructure. Without these, good manufacturing can just not exist.

INFORMATION

Company Name

Showa Precision Tools Co.,Ltd.

Representative

President Shigeto Kida

Location

1-4-2 Fukuura, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
TEL: +81-45-785-1111 / FAX: +81-45-785-4488

Foundation

January 1954

Capital

80 million Yen

Annual Sales

1,829 million Yen (as of September 2019)

Employees

100

Main Activity

Conception and manufacturing of precision press dies and precision plastic molds, development, conception and manufacturing of precision tools, automatic equipment and specialized equipment.

Affiliate Companies

Showa Machine Tool Co.,Ltd.
NS FINE TOOL CO.,Ltd [Thailand]

HISTORY

1954

Foundation under the name of Showa Carbide Tools Manufacturing in Omori, Ota-ku, Tokyo as a manufacturer of threads, tubes, bars etc using carbide.

1960

Building of Yokohama factory in Bukko-cho, Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama. Reorganization into Showa Carbide Tools Manufacturing Company Limited.

1968

Starts making carbide tools for functional parts forming with powder metallurgy.

1970

Company name changed to Showa Precision Tools Co.,Ltd.

1971

Starts the manufacturing of fine blanking dies.

1971

Starts the manufacturing of dies fo aluminum cans.

1986

Moves the headquarters of the company from Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama to its current location.

1992

Completion of the R&D building.

2004

Acquisition of the ISO9001 certification.

2006

Selected as one of the "300 Most Vigorous Manufacturing SMEs in Japan"

2006

"Grand Prize" for our fully automated fly-eye lens forming die grinding equipment at the 23rd Kanagawa Industrial Technology Development Prize.

2007

"Award of Excellence" for the development of the fully automated fly-eye lens forming die grinding method at the 2nd Monodzukuri Japan Grand Prize.

2007

Recipient of the "Strategic Core Technology Advancement Support Project" for the development of a high-speed precision shear forming technology.

2008

Showa's founder Masanari Kida is decorated of "The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays".

2010

"Encouraging Prize" for the lithium-ion battery foils roll forming equipment at the 27th Kanagawa Industrial Technology Development Prize.

2011

Certified as a "Yokohama Chizai Mirai Enterprise" 1st edition.

2011

Dies and Molds business in Thailand begins in collaboration with Nishii Engineering Co.,Ltd.

2012

"Award of Excellence" for the development of the lithium-ion battery foils roll forming method at the 4th Monodzukuri Japan Grand Prize.

2014

Training tour organized to Thailand to celebrate the 60th anniversary of our foundation.

2017

"Technology Development Prize" for our high precision die technology enabling precision shearing with fineblanking and high-cycle forming from The Japan Society for Technology of Plasticity Tokyo - South Kanto Branch Prize.

ACCESS

〒236-0004
1-4-2 Fukuura, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture
TEL: +81-45-785-1111 / FAX:+81-45-785-4488

Access by car:

- From Metropolitan Expressway Bayline (Wangan Sen) Sachiura Exit: 4min
- From Yokohama Yokosuka Expressway. Namiki Exit: 5min

Access by train:

- From Yokohama Seaside line"Sangyō-Shinkō-Center Station": 1 min walk