Uchimura Co., Ltd.

Corporate History

Foundation to 1950s

1939/11
Established Uchimura Shoten. Takeharu Uchimura started wholesaling industrial rubber products in Edobori, Nishi-ku, Osaka
1952/10
Incorporated Uchimura Shoten Co., Ltd. along with an expansion in business performance
President and CEO Takeharu Uchimura
1957/03
Built a high-pressure hose assembly plant. A high-pressure hose joint coupling manufacturing and assembly plant was constructed in Joto-ku, Osaka as the Engineering Department, to make a full-scale entry into the high-pressure hose field

1960s to 1970s

1960/01
Established Osaka High Pressure Hose Co., Ltd. As hydraulic equipment gained popularity, demand for high-pressure hoses increased. To meet these needs, the Engineering Department was spun off into a separate organization
1963/10
Built the current head-office building
1974/07
Opened the Komatsu Office in Komatsu, Ishikawa
1978/11
Opened the Niihama Office in Niihama, Ehime

1980s to 1990s

1985/03
Appointed Masaaki Uchimura as President and CEO
1985/08
Changed the company name to Uchimura Co., Ltd.
1988/09
Opened the Omiya Office in Omiya (presently Saitama city), Saitama
1994/11
Opened the Nagoya Office in Nagoya, Aichi
1996/03
Established Atlanta Trading Company Inc. in Atlanta, USA, as an affiliated company. This subsidiary was established as an overseas operating base to respond to the overseas shift of users’ production bases
1997/12
Established a resident office in Jakarta, Indonesia as a new overseas operating base
1999/10
Established ATC Commerce Canada Inc. in Montreal, Canada

2000s

2000/08
Established PT. Uchimura Indonesia in Jakarta, Indonesia
2001/07
Established ATC Italia SRL in Milan, Italy
2005/10
Capital participation in J.F.K Trading (Thailand) Co., Ltd. and started business in Bangkok
2007/08
Established Nantong Uchimura Trading Co., Ltd. in Nantong, Jiangsu, China
2007/10
Dispatched representatives to São Paulo, Brazil
2009/03
Established Uchimura Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China

2010s

2010/02
J.F.K. Trading (Thailand) Co., Ltd. made a wholly-owned subsidiary
Company name changed to Uchimura (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
2010/12
Established Changzhou Uchimura Kiden Co., Ltd. in Changzhou, Jiangsu, China
2012/09
Established Uchimura India Private Limited in Chennai Tamil Nadu, India
2015/04
Established UCHIMURA VIETNAM COMPANY LIMITED in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2017/09
Appointed Masanori Uchimura as President Director

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