●About METALART Group
METALART Group celebrated the 100th anniversary of its foundation in 2016. With an integrated manufacturing system, from die design and forging (hot and cold forging) to machining, METALART Group makes effective use of original technologies it has developed during its long history, to manufacture products for a wide range of industries. These include automobiles, construction machinery, agricultural machinery and ships. The company has two subsidiaries, METALTEX CORPORATION and METALFORGE CORPORATION. The former is engaged mostly in machining and the latter mostly in the deployment of hammer-forged products. The Group also has the subsidiary PT. METALART ASTRA INDONESIA, as an overseas business site in Indonesia.
The Group makes every effort to be a business group beloved of many people in society, by trying to manufacture products that satisfy customers both at home and abroad.
|Trade Name||METALART CORPORATION|
|Location||Head Office & Plant: 3-2-18, Noji, Kusatsu City, Shiga Prefecture 525-0059 Japan|
|Core Business||- Manufacture, machining and sales of hot forged products and precise, closed-die-forged products for automobiles, construction machinery, agricultural machinery, ships and other industrial machinery|
|Environmental Conservation, Quality Assurance|
|Capital||¥2,143,480,000 (Listed in the second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange)|
|Number of Employees||
(Consolidated) 1,075 (As of March 31, 2017)
(Non-consolidated) 447 (same as above)
|Established||6 August 1943|
|Founded||5 May 1916|
- Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd./ Toyota Motor Corporation/ Daihatsu Motor Kyushu Co., Ltd./ Akashi-Kikai Industry Co., Ltd./ Asano Gear Co.,Ltd./ JTEKT Corporation/ Toyota Industries Corporation/ Aisin AW Co., LTD/ Aisin AI Co., Ltd./ ATSUMITEC CO.,LTD./ TSUZUKI CO.,LTD/ Somic Ishikawa Inc./ NTN Corporation/ Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation/ Isuzu Motors Limited
- ●Construction Machinery
- Kobelco Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.,/ Komatsu Ltd./ Toei Metal Industry Co., Ltd./ Topy Industries, Ltd./ Sumitomo Construction Machinery Co., Ltd./ Caterpillar Japan Ltd,/ Nachi-Fujikoshi Corporation
- ●Agricultural Machinery
- Kubota Corporation/Yanmar Co., Ltd.
- Kyokuto Kogen Concrete Shinko Co.,Ltd. / DAIHATSU DIESEL MFG.CO.,LTD/ Mitsubishi Kakoki Kaisha, Ltd./ Okubo Gear Co., Ltd/ Giken Ltd./ Unytite Corporation.
- ●Foreign countries
- P.T. Astra Daihatsu Motor (Indonesia)/P.T. Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia (Indonesia)
Executives (As of June 27, 2017)
Masaaki Tomooka (Newly appointed)
Full-time Corporate Auditor
*1: Outside board member under Japanese corporate law
*3: Outside corporate auditor under Japanese corporate law
Goto Drop Forging was founded at 3-chome, Yoshino, Konohana-ku, Osaka City.
Goto Drop Forging Co., Ltd. was established. Yasumoto Goto was appointed as C.E.O.
The company was listed in the second section of the Osaka Stock Exchange.
Shiga Plant was newly established in Kusatsu City, Shiga Prefecture (current location).
Ohmi Seiko Co., Ltd. (now METALTEX) was established as a plant for the machining and assembly of undercarriages for construction machinery.
Nozato Plant and Hukumachi Plant were combined into Shiga Plant.
Osaka Plant was completely integrated into Shiga Plant.
Sanemu Industry Co., Ltd. (now METALTEX) was established as a plant for the machining of automobile parts.
The 2000 ton automatic press (Automatic Press No. 1) was introduced.
The trade name of the company was changed to METALART CORPORATION.
The trade name “Ohmi Seiko Co., Ltd.” was changed to METALTEX CORPORATION.
The trade name “Sanemu Industry Co., Ltd.” was changed to MetalMac Corporation.
METALFORGE CORPORATION was established in Higashiusuki-gun, Miyazaki Prefecture and hammer forging machines was transferred from the head plant.
METALTEX CORPORATION merged with MetalMac Corporation.
The company acquired international standard certification ISO9001 for its quality management system.
The company acquired international standard certification ISO14001 for its environmental management system.
Operation of a new plant for machining and assembly of undercarriages for construction machinery started (Banba Plant of METALTEX CORPORATION).
Operation of a new plant for precise forging started (Banba Plant).
Operation of a new plant for the machining of finished product automotive CVT sheaves started (Minakuchi Plant of METALTEX CORPORATION).
Operation of a new plant for the machining of finished product automotive manual transmission gears started (Kyushu Plant of METALTEX CORPORATION).
Operation of PT.METALART ASTRA INDONESIA started.
The company celebrated the 100th anniversary of its foundation.