Corporate Overview

Corporate Overview
Company Name Thermal Co., Ltd.
Date of Establishment April 1, 1963
Business Design, manufacture, sales and maintenance of industrial heating apparatus and metal heat treatment furnaces; metal heat treatment business
Capital Stock 49,375,000 yen
President & CEO Yasushi Nakabayashi
Head Office 6th Floor, Itabashi Center Building, 3-9-7 Itabashi, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo 173-0004, Japan
Phone: +81-3-3962-4011
Fax: +81-3-3963-0694
Main Banks Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (Oyama Branch)
Mizuho Bank (Itabashi Branch)
Asahi Shinkin Bank (Itabashi Branch)
Engineering and Business Partners Ipsen (U.S.A.), Lucas (UK), Fero (USA), Ebner (Austria), MeadAssociates (USA)

History

History
April 1963
Foundation of Thermal Equipment Works with capital stock of 1,000,000 yen.
February 1965
Completion of a new factory at Shimo-akasaka, Kawagoe, Saitama Prefecture.
June 1969
Execution of Technical Assistance Agreement with TEMTEK CORP.
April 1973
Company name changed to Thermal Co., Ltd.
March 1974
Completion of a new factory at Miyoshi-machi, Iruma County, Saitama
February 1977
Execution of Business Alliance Agreement with EBNER concerning atmosphere heat treatment of non-ferrous metal
June 1977
Establishment of TAIWAN THERMAL CO. in Taipei (Taiwan)
August 1980
Technical alliance with Ipsen
April 1989
Completion of Nasu Plant (Tochigi Prefecture)
April 1990
Technical alliance with Lucas UK
November 2005
Completion of Nasu Second Plant
April 2013
50th anniversary
May 2015
Heat treatment plant transferred from Saitama to Ohtawara City, Tochigi Prefecture (Nasu Plant)
May 2016
Becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of HIROCHIKU CO.,LTD.

Main Customers

Transporting Machine Industry

  • GKN Driveline Japan Ltd.
  • East Japan Railway Company
  • Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.
  • Isuzu Motors Limited
  • Kubota Corporation
  • Komatsu Ltd.
  • Denso Corporation
  • Toyota Motor Corporation
  • Nissan Motor Corporation
  • Nissan Diesel (current UD Trucks)
  • Hino Motors, Ltd.
  • Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.
  • Bosch Brake Systems (current Bosch Corporation)
  • Honda Engineering Co., Ltd.
  • Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
  • Honda Foundry Co., Ltd.
  • Suzuki Motor Corporation
  • Toyo Advanced Technologies Co., Ltd.

Electric/Electronics Industry

  • NEC TOKIN Corporation
  • Alps Electric Co., Ltd.
  • Anritsu Corporation
  • Iwasaki Electric Co., Ltd.
  • Osaki Electric Co., Ltd.
  • Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
  • Canon Inc.
  • KYOCERA Corporation
  • Sony Corporation
  • DuPont
  • Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Ltd.
  • NEC Corporation
  • Nidec Corporation
  • JVC Kenwood Corporation
  • Pioneer Corporation
  • FUJITSU Limited
  • Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.
  • Mabuchi Motor Co., Ltd.
  • Yazaki Corporation
  • Yokogawa Denshikiki Co., Ltd.
  • Yokogawa Electric Corporation
  • Ricoh Company, Ltd.

Metal Industry

  • TLV Co., Ltd.
  • YKK Corporation
  • NOK Corporation
  • AMADA Co., Ltd.
  • IHI Corporation
  • Oriental Land Co., Ltd.
  • OLYMPUS Corporation
  • Organ Needle Co., Ltd.
  • Kawai Seimitsu Kinzoku Corporation
  • KITZ Corporation
  • Saginomiya Seisakusho Inc.
  • Sankyo Oilless Industry, Inc.
  • CITIZEN WATCH CO., LTD.
  • SHIMANO Inc.
  • JUKI Corporation
  • Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd. (current Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation)
  • Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.
  • Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
  • Seiko Instruments Inc.
  • Daikin Industries, Ltd.
  • Current Globeride, Inc.
  • TSUBAKIMOTO CHAIN CO.
  • TOSHIBA Corporation
  • DOWA METALTECH Co.,Ltd.
  • TOSTEM Corporation (current LIXIL Corporation)
  • TOPCON Corporation
  • Toyota Industries Corporation
  • Nikon Corporation
  • Nisshin Steel Co., Ltd.
  • Nippon Kinzoku Co., Ltd.
  • NHK Spring Co., Ltd.
  • NIPPI Corporation
  • Hitachi, Ltd.
  • Hitachi Metals, Ltd.
  • Hitachi Cable, Ltd.
  • Fujikura Ltd.
  • FUJI SASH Co., Ltd.
  • UACJ Corporation
  • Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
  • Mitutoyo Corporation
  • Mitsubishi Steel Mfg. Co., Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Materials Corporation
  • Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd.
  • Minebea Co., Ltd.
  • YAMAHA Corporation
  • JFE Steel Corporation
  • Kobe Steel, Ltd.
  • Tokusen Co., Ltd.
  • Osaka Heat-Treatment Co., Ltd.

Others

  • Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force
  • Japan Air Self-Defense Force
  • The University of Tokyo
  • Tohoku University
  • Waseda University
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Industrial Technology Research Institute
  • Heat treatment companies
  • Vocational schools

Overseas

  • Korea
  • Taiwan
  • North Korea
  • China
  • U.S.A.
  • Singapore
  • Hong Kong
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Philippines
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
  • Sri Lanka
  • Bangladesh
  • Canada
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Russia
  • Germany
  • Pakistan
  • Iran
  • India
  • Jordan

Note: The above are listed in no particular order.