TBK Co., Ltd.

Company Profile

■URL

http://www.tbk-jp.com

■Address

4-21-1, Minami-Naruse, Machida, Tokyo 194-0045, Japan

Business Overview

-The Company is a supplier of automotive and industrial-equipment water pumps and oil pumps for brakes and engines. It is the largest company manufacturing brakes for commercial vehicles in Japan, with a strong presence in the retarder business.

-Below is a breakdown of the Company's market share of products for commercial vehicles in Japan, based on the Company's own studies.

  • Brakes: 71%
  • Water pumps: 65%
  • Oil pumps: 85%

-The percentage of companywide sales of automotive products is as follows for the fiscal year that ended in March 2016: brakes (41.9%), pumps (30.8%), and engine parts (5.5%).

Shareholders

-Listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. (As of Mar. 31, 2016)
Name or Company Name Investment ratio (%)
Isuzu Motor Ltd. 9.50
BBH FOR FIDELITY PURITAN TR: FIDELITY SR INTRINSIC OPPORTUNITIES FUND 6.11
Asahi Mutual Life Insurance Co. 5.47
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. 4.83
The Bank of Yokohama, Ltd. 4.83
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. 4.55
BBH FOR FIDELITY LOW-PRICED STOCK FUND (PRINCIPAL ALL SECTOR SUBPORTFOLIO) 3.41
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account) 2.14
CBNY DFA INTL SMALL CAP VALUE PORTFOLIO 2.01
Teikyo University 1.90
Total 44.80

Products

Drum brakes
-Air brakes for heavy-duty vehicles
-Hydraulic brakes for heavy-duty vehicles
-Drum brakes for medium-duty vehicles
-Drum brakes for small vehicles
-Brake chambers
-Automatic slack adjusters
-Wheel cylinders/expanders
-Simplex Air Wedge (SAW) brakes

Disk brakes
-Disk brakes for heavy-duty vehicles
-Disk brakes for medium-duty vehicles

Retarders
-Retarders for heavy and medium-duty vehicles
-Retarders for small vehicles
-Regeneration-type retarders

Lining pads
-Linings
-Pads

Water pumps
-Water pumps for heavy-duty vehicles
-Water pumps for medium-duty vehicles
-Water pumps for small vehicles
-Electric water pumps

Oil pumps
-Oil pumps for heavy-duty vehicles
-Oil pumps for medium-duty vehicles
-Oil pumps for small vehicles
-Energy-saving pumps (electronic)
-Energy-saving pumps (mechanical)
-Electric oil pumps

Other Components
-Engine cam shafts
-Turbocharger bearing housings
-Cylinder heads
-Crank cases
-Timing gear cases
-Hub drums (Front/Rear)

History

Aug. 1949 Isuzu Buhin Kogyo Co., Ltd. was established
Mar. 1951 Tokyo Brake industries Co., Ltd. was established
Nov. 1956 Tokyo Buhin Kogyo Co., Ltd. was established as a result of the merger of the above-mentioned two companies.
Dec. 1957 Constructed a new factory was built at 3-30-17 Haginaka, Ota-ku, Tokyo. Relocated headquarters and factory to new site.
Aug. 1963 Took over Daiichi Seiki Co., Ltd. and merged into the Company.
Nov. 1971 Listed on the second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Jan. 1972 Relocated headquarters and factory to 1-6-1 Tsukimino, Yamato, Kanagawa.
Dec. 1983 Tokyo Buhin Rockwell Co., Ltd. (currently TBR Co., Ltd.) was established as a joint venture with Rockwell International Co., Ltd. in the U.S.
  Established Full Win Developments Ltd. (currently consolidated) in Hong Kong as an affiliated company.
Nov. 1996 TBK Brake Co., Ltd. (Currently TBKK (Thailand) Co., Ltd.) was established as a joint venture with CM Industries in Thailand
Jul. 1998 Established TB Optical Co., ltd. as a result of a merger with Asahi Koden Co., Ltd.
Oct. 1998 Established TBK India Private Ltd. as a joint venture in India.
May,1999 Relocated factory to 304-7 Oaza Kawabe Aza Miyanomae, Tamagawa-mura, Ishikawa county, Fukushima.
June,1999 Relocated headquarters to 4-21-1 Minami-Naruse, Machida, Tokyo
Jan. 2002 Established TBK America, Inc.
Jun. 2002 Established GSB-TBK Automotive Components, S.L. in Spain jointly with CIE Automotive.
Mar. 2004 Disposed all the business rights of TBK Krungthep Co., Ltd. to TBK Brake Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2004 TBK Brake Co., Ltd. adopted the name TBKK (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
Mar. 2005 Listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
May, 2005 Started operation of Kagamiishi Plant
July, 2005 The Company name was changed to TBK Co., Ltd.
Aug. 2005 Jointly established Changchun TBK Shili Auto Parts Co. Ltd., which is currently a consolidated subsidiary, with Changchun Shin Automobile Brake Parts Co., Ltd.
May, 2006 Started production at its Fukushima Daini Plant.
Nov. 2006 Started operation of Richmond Plant of TBK America, Inc.
Jan. 2007 Certified ISO/TS16949
Mar. 2007 Certified ISO14001
May 2007 The Company established TBK China Co., Ltd.
Feb. 2011 Established Qiaotou TBK Co., Ltd., which is now a consolidated subsidiary.
Sep. 2011 Turned TBK India Private Ltd. into a subsidiary.
Oct. 2011 Transferred the equity shareholding in GSB-TBK to its Spanish partner.
Apr. 2012 Established Changchun FAW Sihuan TBK Co., Ltd. as a joint venture with Changchun FAW Sihuan Brake Company.
Nov. 2014 Operation started in Fukushima No.3 Plant (Ishikawa-gun, Fukushima Pref.).

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