Sanyo Machine Works is the leading designer and manufacturer of factory automation systems, in areas such as automotive, electronics, housing and aerospace. It has a significant market share of the automotive powertrain assembly systems in Asia and North America. Utilizing its wide customer base and large market share, Sanyo Machine is always learning the latest trends and technologies in assembly automation, and using that expertise to keep on innovating for new ways of automated assembly processes.
Sep. 1945 Takeshi Horiba started Sanmei Co., Ltd., which sold electrical instruments.
Oct. 1950 Sanyo Manufacturing Co., Ltd. established with its head office in Nagoya.
Started manufacturing jigs, gauges and test instruments.
Jan. 1962 Company renamed as Sanyo Machine Works, Ltd.
Jul. 1982 Sanyo’s Canada plant built in Elmira, Ontario, Canada.
Dec. 1983 Detroit office opened in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA.
Feb. 1986 Sanyo Machine America Corporation established in Rochester Hills, Michigan, USA.
Dec. 1992 Smart Automation Systems, Incorporated established in Oak Park, Michigan, USA.
Jun. 1993 Takeshi Horiba became Chairman of the Board.
Masatake Horiba became President and CEO.
May 2002 Innovated epochal engine line system that integrated manufacturing processes from machining, assembling, production control, and extended to inspection and shipment.
Jul. 2011 Masatake Horiba became Chairman of the Board.
Keita Horiba became President and CEO.
Mar. 2015 Established Siam Sanyo Machine Works Ltd. in Thailand.
-Automatic Assembly Line Systems
-Automatic Welding Line Systems
-High Precision Fastening Systems (AC Servo Nutrunner)
-Production Control Systems
-Pokayoke System/Electronic Components
-Laser Processing Systems
-Sheet Metal Joining Systems
1 Oka, Okimura, Kitanagoya, Aichi, 481-8540 Japan
Locations in overseas:
- Sanyo Machine America Corporation
- Smart Automation Systems, Incorporated
950 S. Rochester Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48307 USA
- Sanyo Canadian Machine Works, Incorporated
33 Industrial Drive, Elmira, Ontario N3B 3B1 Canada
- Siam Sanyo Machine Works, Ltd.
777/24 Moo 9, Tanbol Bangpla, Amphor Bangplee, Samutprakarn 10540 Thailand
With its historical experience, Sanyo Machine Works has acquired significant expertise in assembly lines. Thanks to this know-how, we are capable of suggesting improvements to our customers and implementing them in assembly lines so that they may benefit from cutting-edge technologies that will greatly improve the quality of their end-products.
Company Goals & Objectives
Sanyo Machine Works’ goal for the future is to continue exploring new opportunities in diverse markets and to expand our customer base globally. We are present in many different industries and possess a broad customer base that trust our work and expertise. Whether it be in the automotive industry, consumer electronics industry or aerospace industry, our company has established itself as a leader in each of these markets. Sanyo Machine Works will continue seeking wider opportunities in many areas.
400 Employees globally
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