Sanoh Industrial Co., Ltd.

Company Profile



1-23-23 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0013, Japan

Business Overview

-Supplier of tubes for automobiles. (Tubes for brakes, fuel systems and engine systems, brazed products, etc.)

-For 2020, the Company aims to have a 25% share in the global market of fuel injection rails for direct injection engines.

-In Oct. 2013, the Company has converted Geiger Automotive GmbH, a Germany-based automotive plastic parts supplier, into its wholly-owned subsidiary to enhance its plastic functional parts business with air shutter guide, etc.

Financial Highlight

-FY ending Mar. 2018, consolidated sales JPY 138,724 million (3.7% increase), operating income JPY 4,297 million (28.4% decrease), ordinary income JPY 4,140 million (23.2% decrease), net income JPY 4,935 million (359.5% increase).


-Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. (As of Mar. 31, 2018)
Company Name or Name Investment Ratio (%)
Toyota Motor Corp. 8.24
Shinsho Corporation 6.08
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. 5.50
Suzuki Motor Corporation 4.40
Takeda Corporation 4.12
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. 3.90
Japan Trusties Services Bank Ltd. (Trust Account) 3.72
Mebuki Financial Group, Inc. 3.42
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust Account) 2.93
Alconix Corporation 2.14
Total 44.43


Tubes for chassis
Cluster tubes for brake and fuel lines

Plastic fuel tubes
-Plastic tubular parts for engine
-Plastic tubular parts for fuel tank
-ORVR: On board Refueling Vapor Recovery tubes
-In-tank tubes
-Breather tubes
-Vapor return tubes
-Canister drain tubes
-Ventilation pipes
-Fuel filler necks

Brake tubes

Brake vacuum tubes

Metal tubing
-Brazed steel tubing
-Welded steel tubing

Surface treatment
-PA coated tubing
-PC coated tubing
-PVdF coated tubing

Plastic tubing
-Mono-layer tubing
-Multi-layer tubing
-Convoluted tubing

Quick connectors

FIR Fuel injection rails
High-pressure fuel injection rails (FIR)
Intake pipes
Water pipes
Oil cooler pipes

Environment and safety
Exhaust gas re-circulation pipes
Pretensioner tubes
Automotive seat belt buckles & shoulder adjusters

Plastic products of Geiger Automotive GmbH
Fan shrouds
Air ducts
Pressure pipes
Suction pipes
Shaker scoops
Fuel filler neck pipes
Oil dipstick guide tubes
Quick-fitting pipe unions
Radiator tanks
Windscreen washer tanks
Cooling water pipes
Water filler necks
Air ducts with air flap control
Air shutter guide system


Mar. 1939 Established as Omiya Kohku Kogyo Co., Ltd. in Minato District, Tokyo.
Established Omiya Seisakusho in Omiya City, Saitama Prefecture.
Dec. 1941 Established Koga Seisakusyo in Koga city.
Mar. 1952 Name changed to Sanoh Kojo Co., Ltd.
Oct. 1961 Listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Aug. 1962 Started manufacturing wire condensers.
Sep. 1963 Started manufacturing Fulton brazed steel tubing.
Mar. 1964 Started manufacturing various automotive tubing.
Oct. 1972 Started manufacturing Fulton welded steel tubing.
Apr. 1974 Started manufacturing counter-exhaust gas.
Oct. 1976 Established Kyushu division at Kaita-cho, Fukuoka.
Dec. 1976 Started manufacturing stainless steel tubing.
Sep. 1980 Started manufacturing stainless brazing products.
Feb. 1982 Started manufacturing nylon tube-processed products.
Jan. 1988 Started manufacturing quick connectors.
Dec. 1993 Relocated head office from Tokyo to Koga city.
Apr. 1994 Started manufacturing aluminum brazing products.
Oct. 1994 Started manufacturing nyclads.
Jan. 1995 Started manufacturing fuel delivery products.
Dec. 1998 Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Apr. 1999 Established Guangzhou Sanoh Seikan Co., Ltd. in China.
Dec. 1999 Established Shanghai Sanoh Mechanical Manufacture Co., Ltd. in China.
Dec. 1999 Established Sanoh Europe GmbH in Germany.
Aug. 2000 Established Sanoh Industries (Thailand) Co., Ltd. in Thailand.
Jan. 2001 Established Sanoh Europe (France) EURL in France.
July, 2003 Established Sanoh MTC Inc. in the U.S.A.
Feb. 2004 Established Sanoh (Wuxi) Automotive Parts Co., Ltd. in China.
Apr. 2005 Established Shanghai Sanoh Automotive Tube Fabrication Co., Ltd. in China.
Oct. 2005 Established Sanoh Industrial (Wuhan) Co., Ltd. in China.
Relocated head office From Koga city to Shibuya, Tokyo.
Mar. 2009 Absorbed Multi Products Industrial Co., Ltd.
Oct. 2010 Established Sanoh (Shanghai) Management Co., Ltd. in China. (This company is included in the Company's consolidated financial statements.)
Aug. 2011 Established Tianjin Sanoh Leap Industrial Co.,Ltd. in China. (This company is included in the Company's consolidated financial statements.)
Apr. 2012 Established Sanoh India Private Ltd.
Jun. 2012 Established Sanoh Volga Limited Liability Company in Russia.
Aug. 2012 Established Sanoh Vietnam Co., Ltd. in Vietnam.
Oct. 2012 Acquired all the stock shares in Sanoh Rus Limited Liability Company, which is located in Russia.
Established Sanoh Industrial (Dongguan) Co.,Ltd.
Dec. 2012 Changed the name of its Chinese headquarters in Shanghai to Sanoh (China) Investment Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2013 Established Sanoh St.Petersburg Limited Liability Company in Russia.
July 2013 Established Sanoh Izhevsk Limited Liability Company in Russia.
Sept. 2013 Established Sanoh Industrial (Chongqing) Co.,Ltd. in China.
Oct. 2013 Acquired all shares in Geiger Automotive GmbH.
Mar. 2014 Established Sanoh Korea Co., Ltd. in South Korea.
Jan. 2015 Established Geiger Automotive Shenyang Co., Ltd. (Geiger Shenyang) in China.
May 2015 Established Geiger Automotive de Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V. (Geiger Mexico) in Mexico.
Aug. 2015 Established Sanoh Industrial (Shenyang) Co., Ltd. in China.

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