Ichitan Co., Ltd.
-Mainly produces forged components for passenger cars.
-Group-wide production capacity is 6,500 ton per month.
-On March 31, 2010, the Company signed an agreement with Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI) to carry out a stock swap, through which the Company became a wholly-owned subsidiary of FHI.
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-Manual/Automatic transmission parts
Propeller shaft parts
|Feb. 1951||Established Daiichi Tanzo Co., Ltd. Osaki Plant as a new company in the forging industry in Higashi-Osaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo and started forging components for vehicles.|
|July, 1962||Established Ohta Plant in Ohta, Gunma and started forging components for vehicles.|
|Dec. 1965||Became a subsidiary company of Fuji Heavy Industry Co., Ltd.|
|Dec. 1966||Closed the Osaki Plant and unified the plant with the headquarters functions at the Ohta Plant.|
|Apr. 1967||Moved headquarters to Ohta, Gunma.|
|June, 1988||Started manufacturing machining components, a new field for the Company, and became an integrated manufacturer of materials.|
|Nov. 1990||Started cold forging to develop high value-added products.|
|Apr. 1991||Established Kyushu Daiichi Tanzo Co., Ltd. (currently Kyushu Ichitan Co., Ltd, a consolidated subsidiary) in Innai-machi, Usa-gun, Oita in order to expand sales channels in West Japan.|
|Sep. 1995||Listed on the over-the-counter market of the Japan Stockbrokers' Association.|
|Nov. 1995||Established Daiichi Forging Dalian Co., Ltd. (currently a consolidated subsidiary) in People's Republic of China.|
|Oct. 1999||Changed name to Ichitan Co., Ltd. Aiming to expand its business other than in the forging industry.|
|Dec. 2004||Listed its shares on the Jasdaq Securities Exchange.|
|Mar. 2010||Signed an agreement with Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI) to carry out a stock swap, through which the Company became a wholly-owned subsidiary of FHI.|
|Feb. 2011||Reduced capital to JPY 480 million.|
|Mar. 2011||Introduced a continuous normalizing and tempering furnace.|