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History

1967 Apr. Founded
1972 Jan. Company named Towa Industries and head plant established at Ataka-machi, Komatsu-shi
1976 Apr. Absorbed Nihonkai Industry in Hizue-machi
Sheet metal manufacturing launched
1978 Oct. 2nd plant established next to Head plant
1979 Oct. QC introduced under guidance of Komatsu Ltd.
1980 Jan. Towa Industries became corporation, renamed Towa Industries Co., Ltd.
  Feb. Joined to Midori-kai of Komatsu Ltd.
  Jul. Large auto-cutting machine, KT540, introduced
1982 Jul. Head office established and designing and adiministrative section strengthened
  Nov. 2nd Plant extended
1984 May. NC fusion cutting machine, PC500HST, introduced
1985 Apr. Neagari plant established, Welding section strengthened
1986 Dec. Welding robot introduced
1987 Jul. Hizue plant changed to steel plate warehouse to smooth steel supply, TQC introdued
1988   CAD system introduced additionally
1989   Neagari plant extended, LargeNC cutting machine introduced
    Neagari plant became Headquarters
1990   Latest CAD system introduced
1991 May. Welding plant and General office established, CI introduced and company name changed to Towa Co., Ltd.
1992 Sep. Awarded Komatsu Quality Control Prize
     
1993 Feb. Komatsu 90A and 300A plasma cutting machines introduced
1996 Oct. Assembling launched
2000 Apr. ISO9001 acquired
2003 Mar. Tandem welding robot system introduced
     
2004 Sep. Western part of Hizue plant extended
    Large-size wheel loader bucket launched
2005 Jun. Hamanasu plant established for the production increase of Large-size Servo Press machine
    Large five-face milling machine introduced to Hamanasu plant
    Machining and Assembling of Large-size Press machine launched in Hamanasu plant
    Northern part of Hizue plant extended for the production increase of Large-size Bucket
  Dec. Lay-out machine introduced to Head plant
2006 Aug. Another Large five-face milling machine introduced to Hamanasu plant
  Nov. Cutting plant extended for the production increase of Large-size Servo Press machine
Roofed plant established for the keeping steel plate
  Dec. Welding and Assembling of Large-size press machine launched in Komatsu Kanazawa plant
2007 Mar. Second plant established in Hamanasu plant
    Total production of wheel loaders launched
    Another Tandem welding robot system introduced
2008 Jul. Eco Stage1 certified
  Oct. Third plant established in Hamanasu plant
    Sheet metal manufacturing of track frames of Large-size bulldozers launched
  Dec. Second plant extended and auto-welding robot system of 12 axis behavior in Hamanasu plant
    Auto-conveyance painting system introduced in Second plant in Hamanasu plant
2009 Jan. Komatsu Kanazawa Second plant launched and Towa is in charge of Welding section
  Mar. Welding of frames of Large-size power shovels launched
  Jul. Fourth plant established in Hamanasu plant
    Total production of track frames of Large-size bulldozers launched
2010 Mar. Cutting robot and auto-grooving machine introduced
  Jul. Laser tracker for detailed examination introduced
    Awarded Best Management Prize by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
2011 Feb. ucket of Large-size power shovels launched
  Aug. Eco Stage2 certified
2012 Dec.. New plant constructed in China  "TOWA SINOTECH MACHINERY MANUFACTURING (CHANGSHU) CO., LTD."
2013 Apr. Horizontal Boring and Milling Machine BFR-3500 installed at Hamanasu plant
2014 Aug. Pipe welding robot installed for the production of ballast
2015 Aug. Kagayaki plant constructed for full-scale production of pipes
2017 Sep.

Two NC fusing machines renewed for marking and automated operation

  Nov. Tandem welding robot #1 retrofitted for automated operation and accuracy improvement

Main Customers

Classification Main Customers
Press Komatsu(Kanazawa Factry) Ltd., Komatsu Industries Corp, IHI CO.,Ltd., H & F(Hitachi Zosen Fukui Corporation), Aida Engineering Ltd., Nidec-Shimpo Corporation
Construction equipment Komatsu Ltd.,(Osaka Factry,Awazu Factry,Ibaragi Factry,Kanazawa Factry), Hitachi Construction Machinery Co.,Ltd.,
Industrial machines Mitsubishi Heavy Industries,Ltd., Kawasaki Heavy Industries,Ltd., IHI CO.,Ltd., Sumitomo Metal Industries,Ltd., Okumura Corporation
Heavy machinery Toshiba Ltd., Hitachi Ltd.,

Main Suppliers

Suppliers Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Itao Ironworks, Komatsu Castex Ltd.

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