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会社概要

Trade Name Shigeru Co., Ltd.
Business Activities The manufacture and sale of automotive trim parts and other related parts
The manufacture and sale of seats for industrial machinery and processed plastic products
Main products Instrument panels, seats, door trim, sun visors, headliners, seats for industrial machinery, etc.
Number of Employees 1,092 (consolidated: 2,588)
Established February 1960
Capital 450 million yen
Locations ■Main Plant
330 Yura-cho, Ota-shi, Gunma 373-8588, Japan
TEL. +81-276-31-3913 FAX. +81-276-31-1812

■Ichinokura Plant
281 Nittaichinokura-cho, Ota-shi, Gunma 370-0306, Japan
TEL. +81-276-57-3511 FAX. +81-276-57-3510
Honorary Chairman Kan Shoda
Directors President & CEO Atsuo Shoda
Executive Director Kenshi Hirai
Managing Director Yasunori Kumagai
Managing Director Masakatsu Tamura
Director, Senior Executive Officer Jiro Shimizu
Director, Senior Executive Officer Shigemi Komiyama
Managing Executive Officer Yuji Yamaki
Officer Tatsushi Okane
Officer Kouki Okuma
Auditor Masayasu Shoda
Auditor Kouji Sawabe
Outside Auditor Kazutoshi Isogai
Banks The Gunma Bank, ltd., Ota Branch
The Towa Bank, Ltd., Ota Branch
The Ashikaga Bank, Ltd., Ota Branch
Mizuho Bank, ltd., Marunouchi Chuo Branch
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Ota Branch
Clients ■Automobile-related
Isuzu Motors Co., Ltd. / SUBARU CORPORATION / DAIHATSU MOTOR CO., LTD. / DAIHATSU MOTOR KYUSHU CO., LTD. / TOYOTA BOSHOKU CORPORATION / Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. / KASAI KOGYO CO., LTD. / Valeo Japan Co., Ltd. / DENSO CORPORATION / NHK SPRING CO., LTD.
■Industrial machinery-related
ISEKI&CO., LTD. / Uchimura Co., Ltd. / KATO WORKS CO., LTD. / Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. / Caterpillar / Kubota Corporation / KOBELCO CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD. / Komatsu Ltd. / KOMATSU LOGISTICS CORP. / SAKAI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. / Sumitomo Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. / Daikyo Corporation / TADANO LTD. / Tadano Airek Co., Ltd. / Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. / Hitachi Construction Machinery Camino Co., Ltd. / Hitachi Construction Machinery Tierra Co., Ltd. / MINEZAWA Co., Ltd. / Yanmar Group companies / Leading CO., LTD. / RYONO FACTORY Co., Ltd. / Other Industrial machinery companies

History
沿革

1957 Kyowa Sobi Co., Ltd. (currently Shigeru Tec Co., Ltd.) established in Isesaki, Gunma. Began production of interior bus parts.
1960 Established a plant separate from Kyowa Sobi Co., Ltd. (currently Shigeru Tec Co., Ltd.) specializing in the manufacture of automotive trim parts. Established Shigeru Co., Ltd., in Ota, Gunma.
Capital: 1.5 million yen
SHIGERU Co., Ltd. when established
1962 Increased capital to 3.5 million yen.
1966 Increased capital to 21 million yen. Began production of automobile seats.
1967 Began production of instrument panels.
1968 Began production of soft urethane foam.
1970 Began production of common-die foam instrument panel pads.
1971 Began production of ceiling-suspended headliners.
1972 Installed various automotive testing facilities.
1976 Began production of molded headliners.
1977 Increased capital to 35 million yen. Began injection mold production. Entered into tie-up on development technology for automobile seats with RHW of Germany.
1979 Entered into tie-up on development technology for sun visors with Happich of Germany.
1980 Increased capital to 63 million yen. Completed construction of integrated office building.
1981 Increased capital to 100.8 million yen.
1983 Began operation of Ichinokura Plant.
1985 Increased capital to 126 million yen.
Formed a Shigeru labor union on December 17.
1986 Expanded Ichinokura Plant and installed seat cushion foam molding line and seat frame production line (introduced automatic benders and welding robots). Increased capital to 157.5 million yen.
1987 Received PM Award.
Established Heartland Automotive L.L.C. in the United States.
1988 Increased capital to 315 million yen.
Installed automatic cutting machine (GGT).
Provided technology to Tong Yang Industry and Hsiung Hwa Machinery of Taiwan.
1992 Installed extrusion molding machine for recycling.
1993 Installed 1000-ton stamping molding machine.
1995 Completed construction of instrument panel production plant. Began production of closed foam instrument panel pads.
1996 Increased capital to 450 million yen.
1997 Received ISO9001 certification.
1998 Expanded Ichinokura Plant and installed new painting facilities.
2000 Received ISO14001 certification.
2001 Constructed new building for research and development.
2003 Completed sales licensing agreement with Ishihara Plastic Industrial Co., Ltd.
Expanded injection molding with the establishment of Athos Co., Ltd.
Received QS9000 certification.
2004 Established Siegel Co., Ltd. in Nakatsu, Oita.
2006 Recieved ISO/TS16949 certification.
2007 Established Siegel Plant No. 1.
Introduced metal mold production facilities in Ichinokura Plant.
2008 Established Shigeru (Thailand) Co., Ltd. in Thailand.
Changed company name from Kyowa Sobi Co., Ltd. to Shigeru Tec Co., Ltd.
2009 Established Wuhu Maoxin Co., Ltd. in China.
2012 Built a new injection molding facility in Thailand and began production of automotive parts.
2013 Established Plant No. 1 in Lafayette, Indiana in the U.S.
2015 Extended Ichinokura Plant, and established compound and door factories.
2020 Established exterior painting factory.
2021 Established Osaka Sales Branch.
Acquired shares of IBUKI Inc.
Kizaki Plant ground-breaking ceremony
2022 Scheduled to complete Kizaki Plant.