Continuing technology development without slowdown since our foundation
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- Company Name
Showa Precision Tools Co.,Ltd.
President Shigeto Kida
1-4-2 Fukuura, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
TEL: +81-45-785-1111 / FAX: +81-45-785-4488
80 million Yen
- Annual Sales
1,829 million Yen (as of September 2019)
- 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]
Foundation under the name of Showa Carbide Tools Manufacturing in Omori, Ota-ku, Tokyo as a manufacturer of threads, tubes, bars etc using carbide.
Building of Yokohama factory in Bukko-cho, Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama. Reorganization into Showa Carbide Tools Manufacturing Company Limited.
Starts making carbide tools for functional parts forming with powder metallurgy.
Company name changed to Showa Precision Tools Co.,Ltd.
Starts the manufacturing of fine blanking dies.
Starts the manufacturing of dies fo aluminum cans.
Moves the headquarters of the company from Hodogaya-ku, Yokohama to its current location.
Completion of the R&D building.
Acquisition of the ISO9001 certification.
Selected as one of the "300 Most Vigorous Manufacturing SMEs in Japan"
"Grand Prize" for our fully automated fly-eye lens forming die grinding equipment at the 23rd Kanagawa Industrial Technology Development Prize.
"Award of Excellence" for the development of the fully automated fly-eye lens forming die grinding method at the 2nd Monodzukuri Japan Grand Prize.
Recipient of the "Strategic Core Technology Advancement Support Project" for the development of a high-speed precision shear forming technology.
Showa's founder Masanari Kida is decorated of "The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays".
"Encouraging Prize" for the lithium-ion battery foils roll forming equipment at the 27th Kanagawa Industrial Technology Development Prize.
Certified as a "Yokohama Chizai Mirai Enterprise" 1st edition.
Dies and Molds business in Thailand begins in collaboration with Nishii Engineering Co.,Ltd.
"Award of Excellence" for the development of the lithium-ion battery foils roll forming method at the 4th Monodzukuri Japan Grand Prize.
Training tour organized to Thailand to celebrate the 60th anniversary of our foundation.
"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.