FAQ

Concerning our products

Dies & Molds

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We can manufacture dies and also prototypes in quantities up to several hundreds.
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Usually:
- For a new product: 1.5 to 2 months
- For a routine work: 1 to 1.5 months
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By dividing the dieset in several blocks we can handle tools with a length up to 3.5m.
In terms of products, we have experience with precision blanking of products as large as φ300.
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Yes.
However, we would need the assembly drawings as well as the parts drawings.
Without them we would first need to sketch them before doing any work.
This would generate additional costs.
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For the main parts, we can use die steel, matrix high-speed steel, powder high-speed steel, carbide, ceramics etc.
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We mostly make dies for functional parts of automobiles, lithium-ion batteries, fuel cells, aluminum discs, beverage cans etc.
We accept to make dies for any other industry.
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Yes.
We have been having our dies shipped and used in factories located in Europe, USA, Mexico, Brasil, South-East Asia, China etc. for more than 20 years now.
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All the dies parts are measured in a temperature controlled room.
We issue inspection reports on the most important parts.
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We can send the data on paper, by email, or through a large file forwarding service provider, according to the customer's request.

Parts

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Yes. We receive many orders to manufacture individual parts based on customer drawings.
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We are highly skilled at performing cutting, grinding, wire-EDM etc. at tolerances within ±2µm.
We can also perform 3 dimensional shape machining with our high-precision 5 axis machines.
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We can, either on paper or with data.
If required, we can issue such certifications with information made easy to visually understand.
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We can, either on paper or with data.
If required, we can issue such certifications with information made easy to visually understand.

Design

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Our apologies, we do not provide stand-alone design services.

Assembly

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Yes.
We can either do one-shot trials or continuous trials.
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If after consultation our conditions match, we can rent our presses together with an operator.
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Yes.
Additional fee will be required.
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Yes.
For urgent matters we can do it on-site.

Concerning our company

For distant customers

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We have customers in many locations worldwide. This is not a problem.
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Please ask us through our contact form on this page, and we will send it to you by email or by post.
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Yes.
Please ask us by telling us the time, number of persons and purpose of your visit beforehand.
We will answer you in the following days.
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We cannot give you specific company names, only that we have customers in industries such as automobile parts, energy, IT, aerospace, food and beverage cans etc.

Business hours

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From 8am to 4:55pm (break time: 12 to 12:45 am)

Concerning the job opportunities at Showa

Mid-careers / New-graduates employment

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The Management & General Affairs Department.