Futaba Industrial Co., Ltd.

Company Profile




1 Ochaya, Hashime-cho, Okazaki-shi, Aichi-ken, 444-8558, Japan

Business Overview

-The Company is a leading manufacturer of automotive stamped parts. The Company has establish itself as an automotive parts manufacturer of press technology and welding technology.

-The Company will raise JPY 9.9 billion through a third-party allocation of shares with Toyota Motor Corporation underwriting the sale. The fund will be used to install hot stamping lines at its Kota Plant in Kota Town, Aichi Prefecture, and an affiliate in Ontario, Canada, which will require an investment of JPY 10.5 billion. The period during which payment will be made is from June 8, 2016 to May 22, 2017, and when it has concluded, Toyota's contribution ratio will rise from 12.26% as of March 31, 2016 to 31.39%. (From an article in the Nikkan Jidosha Shimbun on May 25, 2016)

Sales ratio by products (FY ended Mar. 2016, Non Consolidated)

-Non consolidated sales for FY ended Mar. 2016 was JPY 238.3 billion. By products, Exhaust parts amounted 43.6% and Body parts 23.2% and so on.

Sales ratio by major customer (FY ended Mar. 2016, Consolidated)

-Consolidated sales for FY ended Mar. 2016 was JPY 437.6 billion. Sales ratio to Toyota Group amounted 73.4%. In the new 5 year management plan, the ratio to Toyota Group will further increase.

*1: Toyota G includes Toyota, Daihatsu, Toyota Auto Body, and Hino.
*2: Nissan G includes Nissan and Nissan Shatai.


-Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Nagoya Stock Exchange. (As of Mar. 31, 2016)
Name or Company Name Investment Ratio (%)
Toyota Motor Corp. 12.25
Royal Bank of Canada Trust Company (Cayman) Limited. 9.30
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. 4.37
Trust & Custody Services Bank, Ltd. as trustee for Mizuho Bank, Ltd. Retirement Benefit Trust Account re-entrusted by Mizuho Trust and Banking Co., Ltd. 4.16
Co-op. Companies’ Stockholding 3.08
BBH Boston Custodian for Black Rock Global Allocation Fund, Inc. 620313 2.31
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. 1.84
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account) 1.78
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Ltd. 1.65
Employee stock holdings 1.65
Total 42.44


Exhaust system parts
-Exhaust systems

  • Exhaust manifolds
  • DPF - Diesel Particulate Filters
  • Center mufflers
  • Rear mufflers
  • Exhaust pipes
  • Catalytic converters

-Exhaust heat recovery units

Body frame parts/Interior and Exterior parts
-Instrument panel reinforcement
-Front pillars
-Center pillars
-Roof rails
-Seat frames
-Cowl tops
-Front side members
-Bumper reinforcement
-Fender shields

Suspension parts
-Front suspension sub-frames
-Rear suspension sub-frames
-Rear axle housings
-Rear axle beams
-Control arms
-Lower arms

Fuel system parts
-Fuel tanks
-Fuel inlet pipes


Mar. 1935 Established Kanto Heavy Industrial Co., Ltd. in Tokyo for the production and sales of munitions, parts for automobiles and aircraft, and metal containers.
Feb. 1946 Changed the Company name to Futaba Industrial Co., Ltd. and started to produce fishing net machines and furniture made from pipes in Naka-Machi, Okazaki City, Aichi Pref.
May 1948 Started production of automotive parts and welding machines.
May 1957 Established Nagoya Plant.
Sep. 1959

Established Midori Plant in conjunction with its expansion of automotive parts production.

Oct. 1966 Shifted headquarters and Okazaki Plant to present location and expanded business operations.
Nov. 1968 Listed on the Second Section of the Nagoya Stock Exchange.
May. 1969 Built Anjo Plant as a special plant for automotive mufflers.
June 1971 Built Mutsumi Plant as a designated plant to produce for office equipment components.
Mar. 1980 Built Tabara Plant in conjunction with the expansion of automotive parts production.
Dec. 1980 Listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Sep. 1986 Listed on the First Section of both the Tokyo and Nagoya Stock Exchanges.
Apr. 1991 The Company established Futaba Imari Co., Ltd. in Saga Prefecture.
May. 1993 Built Kouda Plant to specialize in producing automotive mufflers.
Sep. 1993 Closed Anjo Plant.
Nov. 1994 Established FIC America Corporation in Illinois, US. (currently a consolidated subsidiary)
Mar. 1997 Finished building the headquarters building.
Feb. 2000 Established Futaba Hiraizumi in Iwate Prefecture.
Dec. 2000 Futaba Industrial Co., Ltd. announced the conclusion of a joint business agreement with US Tenneco Automotive in the UK. The business was established in December with capital investment of 51% by Futaba and 49% by Tenneco.
Oct. 2001 Established Futaba Indiana of America Corporation (currently a consolidated subsidiary) in Indiana, USA.
Feb. 2002 Established Tian Jin Shuang Mechanical Industrial Company (currently a consolidated subsidiary) in Tian Jin City, China.
Mar. 2002 Established FIO Automotive Canada Corporation (currently a consolidated subsidiary) in Ontario, Canada.
Dec. 2002 Established Futaba Czech S.R.O (currently a consolidated subsidiary) in the Czech republic.
Jan. 2004 Established Tian jin shuang mechanical industrial (currently a consolidated subsidiary) in Tianjin Development Area in China.
Mar. 2004 Acquired Ryowa Sheet and Metal Processing Co. Ltd. (currently a consolidated subsidiary) located in Chiryu-shi, Aichi prefecture.
Apr. 2004 Changed the name of Ryowa Sheet and Metal Processing Co. Ltd. to Futaba Chiryu Corp.
Oct. 2004 Established Guangzhou Futaba Auto Parts Co., Ltd. in Guangzhou, China (a consolidated subsidiary).
Nov. 2004 Closed down the Nagoya plant.
Dec. 2004 Established Futaba Industrial UK Ltd. in Derbyshire, UK (a consolidated subsidiary).
Feb. 2005 Established Futaba Industrial Texas Corp. in Texas, USA (a consolidated subsidiary).
Aug. 2005 Established Dongguan Futaba Metal Products Co., Ltd. in Dongguan, China., which is currently a consolidated subsidiary.
Apr. 2006 Merged and absorbed Futaba Chiryu Corp., reorganizing it as its Chiryu plant.
Dec. 2007 Established FMI Automotive Components Ltd. in India
Dec. 2011 Established a consolidated subsidiary, PT. Futaba Industrial Indonesia, in Bekasi Regency, Indonesia.
Jan. 2012 Established Changsha Futaba Auto Parts Co., Ltd., a consolidated subsidiary, in Hunan Province, China.
Apr. 2012 Changed the name of Futaba Imari Co, Ltd. to Futaba Kyushu, Co., Ltd., currently a consolidated subsidiary. 
Dec. 2012 Established Chongqing Futaba Automotive Parts Co., Ltd., currently a consolidated subsidiary, in Chongqing, China.
Apr. 2016 Futaba Kyushu Co., Ltd. (a consolidated subsidiary) moved its headquarters to Nogata City, Fukuoka Prefecture.

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