Usui Kokusai Sangyo Kaisha, Ltd.
-The Company primarily manufactures and sells small-size metal tubes for use as automotive components in passenger vehicles, buses, and trucks, etc.
-It also manufactures tubes for electric products, but more than 90% of production is for automotive components.
Recent Business Developments
-The Company announced in April 2017 that it opened its second production plant in Mexico; in the state of Guanajuato. The new plant will deliver turbine solutions to OEMs located in the Bajio Region of Mexico. (From a May 9, 2017 news article in Mexico-Now)
-In August 2016, the Company announced that Usui Automotive Parts (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. held a completion ceremony at its new production plant in the Jinshan Development Park of Shanghai, China. The new plant will produce high-pressure fuel pipes for direct-injection engines. (From an August 31, 2016 press release)
-In June 2016, the Company announced that Jiaxing Usui Tsurumi Precision Tube Industry Co., Ltd. held a completion ceremony at its new production plant in the Economic Development Region of Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province, China. The new plant will produce stainless-steel pipes. (From an August 31, 2016 press release)
Single walled steel tubings
Double walled steel tubings
High-pressure fuel injection tubes
High-pressure fuel tubes for gasoline direct injection engine
UFRID fuel rails
UHPC Fuel coolers
High-pressure hydrogen tubes for fuel cell
AHI (After treatment Hydrocarbon Injection) tube
Plastic cooling fans
Remote control fan drive systems
Multi-pipe heat exchangers
|Feb. 1941||Established as the Usui Seikin Kiki Kenkyusho (Research Facility).|
|1945||Changed name of Company to current name of USUI Kokusai Sangyo Co., Ltd.|
|1949||With the successful development of fuel injection tubes for diesel engines, the Company obtained a patent for a practical new design, and entered the automotive field.|
|1956||Moved its headquarters to the current site. (131-2 Nagasawa, Shimizu-cho, Sunto-gun, Shizuoka Prefecture)|
|1959||Started the construction of a double-walled steel-tubing plant.|
|1963||Started manufacturing plastic fans.|
|1965||Concluded a technical assistance agreement with Schweitzer Corporation (U.S.A.) on technologies dealing with Fan Drive(R).|
|1966||Completed construction of its Izunagaoka Plant and launched full-scale production of Fan Drives(R).|
|1968||Developed Hicolin Tube(R) and started mass production of this product.|
|1973||Completed construction of Ohito Plant and increased the production of Hicolin Tube (R).|
|1976||Concluded a technological partnership agreement with Cefilac of France.|
|1982||Concluded a technical partnership agreement with Kaman Science Corporation (U.S.A.) on technologies dealing with K-ramic ceramic.|
|1986||Concluded a technical corporation with Behr of Germany on technologies dealing with metal carrier.|
|1987||Established USUI International Corp. in U.S.A.|
|1990||Established R&D center for plastic fans in the U.S.A.|
|1991||Launched operations of USUI International Corp.'s Virginia Plant.|
|1992||Concluded a technical corporation with Emitec of Germany on technologies dealing with metal carriers/catalysts|
|1994||Launched operations of USUI International Corp.'s Ohio Plant.|
|1998||Obtained QS9000 certification at its high-pressure pipe plant and functional product (i.e. push rods) plant. It also obtained ISO14001 certifications at its Nagasawa Nishi Plant.|
|2000||Established USUI International Corp. (Thailand) Ltd.|
|2001||Established USUI EU Central Office.|
|2003||Opened its Shanghai Office.|
|2003||Established USUI International France S.A.S. and USUI International Germany GmbH.|
|2004||Established and started operations at USUI Automotive Parts (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China.
Established USUI International Korea Co., Ltd., a liaison office in Seoul, Korea.
|2005||The Kyowa Plant No. 2. of the High-Pressure Tube Production Division was completed.
Established USUI Automotive Parts (Foshan) Co., Ltd. in Foshan, China; and Shanghai USUI Engine Parts Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China.
|2007||Established USUI International Korea Co., Ltd. in Seoul, Korea.
Shanghai USUI Engine Parts Co., Ltd. started operating.
|2009||Started operating at Gotemba No.2 Plant.|
|2010||Established USUI International Automotive Parts India Private Limited in India.|
|2012||Established PT. USUI International Indonesia in Indonesia.
Established USUI International Manufacturing Mexico, S.A. de C.V. in Mexico.
|2013||Established USUI pipe system (Hefei) Co., Ltd. in China.
Established USUI SUSIRA International Private Limited in India.
|2014||Established Jiaxing USUI Tsurumi Precision Tube Industry Co.,Ltd. in Jiaxing, Zhejiang, China.|