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TOYO TANSO CO., LTD


Vision/Mission

Aiming to become a truly global company as a carbon pioneer

Toyo Tanso began as Kondo Carbon Kogyosho manufacturing carbon brushes in 1941. Since our inception, we have embraced the pioneering spirit of "manufacturing completely unique products", and continued to take on challenges in the pursuit of unique and innovative carbon products specialized for highly functional fields.

Since becoming the first company in the world to successfully mass produce large-size isotropic graphite in 1974, the Toyo Tanso Group's carbon products and technology have continued to evolve with the needs of the time. Our products are being adopted in a wide variety of fields, from familiar daily products such as automobiles and home appliances to cutting-edge products in such fields as aerospace and medical care. To meet the needs of an ever-expanding global market, we established production and sales bases in more than 10 countries across the globe, including China, America, Europe, and Asia. We continue to be dedicated to exploring the seemingly endless possibilities of carbon.

Now, fueled by the manufacturing spirit that has enveloped us since our foundation, we approach the next stage in our quest to achieve further growth as a truly global company. By pushing forward with an eye to the global market – including mergers, acquisitions, and alliances – while reviewing and conducting new expansion for existing business, and while keeping an eye open for new business development opportunities, we will continue to proactively advance our growth trajectory. Moreover, in addition to improving our manufacturing process with the goal of further improving quality and productivity, we will also strive to further strengthen Toyo Tanso's R&Ddevelopment systems.

To accomplish these goals, a solid foundation is indispensable. As such, we aim to further strengthen and upgrade our business management system and corporate governance system at the global level.

 

Business Description

First company worldwide to achieve mass production of isotropic graphite.

Having pursued ideal quality and conducted extensive research and development as a specialized manufacturer of high-function carbon, in 1974, Toyo Tanso became the

first company in the world to successfully mass produce isotropic graphite. Since that time, our products have been supporting domestic life and industrial infrastructure in various fields.

Global supply capabilities

The Toyo Tanso group employs a direct sales system in which our subsidiaries in North

America, Europe, Asia, and around the world engage in processing and sales after directly gathering information on the needs of customers in local markets. We will continue to expand this network in the future so as to supply products to customers in various countries and regions around the world.

 

Background

1941

Feb. :

Founded Kondo Carbon Kogyosho. Started manufacture of carbon brushes

1957

Oct. :

Opened Osaka sales office (Japan)

1960

Oct. :

Opened Tokyo sales office (Japan)

1961

Feb. :

Built Shikoku plant (Japan)

1974

Mar. :

Built Ohnohara plant (Japan)

1980

May. :

Spun off Shikoku plant as TOTANKAKO CO.,LTD. (Japan)

1981

Aug. :

Built Hagiwara plant (Japan)

1985

Dec. :

Built Takuma plant (Japan)

1987

Apr. :

Founded T.T.AMERICA INC. (USA)

1988

Aug. :

Founded GRAPHITES TECHNOLOGIE et INDUSTRIE S.A. (France)

1991

Apr. :

Founded GRAPHITE TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS S.R.L. (Italy)

 

May. :

Founded GTD GRAPHITE TECHNOLOGIE GmbH (Germany)

 

Nov. :

Bought into Seiko Tanso Co., Ltd. (Taiwan), Founded TOYO TANSO USA, INC. (USA)

1994

Mar. :

Reorganized Ohnohara plant as Ohnohara Engineering & Development Center (Japan)

 

Aug. :

Founded SHANGHAI TOYO TANSO CO.,LTD. (China)

1997

Jan. :

Bought ROGNONI S.p.A. and renamed it TOYO TANSO EUROPE S.p.A. (Italy)

1999

Apr. :

Built Iwaki plant (Japan)

 

Sep. :

Bought OHWADA CARBON INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (Japan)

2000

Apr. :

Founded SHANGHAI YONGXIN TOYO TANSO CO.,LTD. (China)

2003

Sep. :

Founded SHANGHAI TOYO TANSO INDUSTRIAL CO.,LTD. (China)

 

Oct. :

Takuma Division, Ohnohara Engineering & Development Center, and Iwaki Plant acquired ISO-9001:2000(SGS)

2004

May. :

Hagiwara Plant acquired ISO-9001:2000(SGS)

2005

Apr. :

Founded JIAXIANG TOYO TANSO CO.,LTD. (China)

2006

Mar. :

Listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange

 

Sep. :

Founded TOYO TANSO KOREA CO.,LTD. (Korea)

2008

Mar. :

Founded TOYO TANSO (THAILAND) CO., LTD. (Thailand)

2010

Aug. :

Founded TOYO TANSO SINGAPORE PTE. LTD. (Singapore)

2014

Sep. :

Founded TOYO TANSO (ZHEJIANG) CO., LTD (China)

2015

May. :

Founded PT. TOYO TANSO INDONESIA (Indonesia)

 

Dec.:

Founded PT. TOYO TANSO MEXICO S.A. DE C.V. (Mexico)

 

Products/Services

Manufacture, sales and related processing business of isotropic graphite, other specialized carbon products.

Tpyo Tanso products website:

http://www.toyotanso.com/Products/

 

Markets

Toyo Tanso carbon products are hard at work in a range of fields: from semiconductors, automobiles, and industrial machinery to home electronics, equipment, and aerospace.

[Electronics] Semiconductors, Electronics equipment, Photovoltaic cells, Communications equipment, LEDs, Optical fiber, Next-generation semiconductors

[Electrical] Home electronics

[Inductrial Machinery] Die manufacturing, Industrial furnaces, Industrial machine parts, Metal casting, Hot presses 

[Transportation] Automobiles, Rail, Shipping

[Cutting-edge Industries] Nuclear power, Aerospace, Medical care

 

Location

Head office : Osaka, Japan

 

Americas :

Toyo Tanso USA Inc. (America)

Toyo Tanso Mexico S.A.de C.V. (Mexico)

 

Asia:

SHANGHAI TOYO TANSO CO., LTD.

SHANGHAI TOYO TANSO INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.

SHANGHAI YONGXIN TOYO TANSO CO., LTD.

TOYO TANSO (ZHEJIANG) CO., LTD.

TOYO TANSO TAIWAN CO., LTD.

TOYO TANSO KOREA CO., LTD.

TOYO TANSO (THAILAND) CO., LTD.

TOYO TANSO SINGAPORE PTE. LTD.

PT. TOYO TANSO INDONESIA

 

Europe :

GTD GRAPHIT TECHNOLOGIE GmbH (Germany)

TOYO TANSO EUROPE S.p.A.(Italy)

TOYO TANSO FRANCE S.A.(France)

 

Competitive Advantages

Diverse and reliable proposal-development capabilities

We offer a range of technical services including product design, analysis, and inspection. Based on a flexible approach, and the extensive data we have accumulated from our expansive knowledge, we strive to solve problems and offer new proposals that accurately and rapidly incorporate your needs.

Continuously evolving technical capabilities

As new technological advancements are made and new needs for carbon are discovered, we have worked to anticipate future developments, ensuring that our technical capabilities have continuously evolved. In addition to leveraging these capabilities to create new materials and develop new applications, we will foster a new era by focusing on developing engineers to support the next generation.

World-class product competitiveness

Carbon applications continue to expand from electronics and general industry into cutting-edge fields such as nuclear power and aerospace. To keep pace with this trend, we supply worldclass products that leverage our know-how in areas such as manufacturing ultra-large materials, precision processing at the micron level, and providing advanced functionality and high-added value to suit different applications.

 

Financial Projection

  

(billion yen)

 

FY 2017

FY 2018
(forecast)

Net sales

35.2

41.0

Operating income

3.7

7.3

Net Profit

3.0

5.4

 

For more details or updated informations, please check the below web site :

 http://www.toyotanso.co.jp/IR/

 

Employees

Consolidated : 1,710 (as of December 2017)

Non-consolidated : 847 (as of December 2017)

 


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