Aichi Machine Industry Co., Ltd.

Company Profile

■URL

http://www.aichikikai.co.jp

■Address

2-12 Kawanami-cho, Atsuta-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi 456-8601, Japan

Business Overview

-The Company manufactures mainly engines and manual transmissions.

-It supplies products to manufacturers in the automotive industry in Japan and overseas, mainly to Nissan, its parent company.

-The Company became a wholly owned subsidiary of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. in March 2012. 

Shareholders

-Unlisted company
(As of Mar. 31, 2016)
Name or Company name Investment Ratio (%)
Nissan 100.0

Products

Engines
-HR engine series

  • HR12DDR engines
  • HR12DE engines
  • HR15DE engines
  • HR16DE engines

-QR engine series

  • QR25DE engines

-CR engine series

  • CR12DE engines

-QG engine series

  • QG16DE engines

Manual transmissions
-For FWD vehicles

  • F30A transmissions
  • MFA30A transmissions
  • F52A transmissions
  • F51A transmissions

-For RWD vehicles

  • R30A transmissions
  • R31A transmissions
  • GR6 transmissions

Automobile Parts
-Cylinder blocks
-Cylinder heads
-Head covers
-Front covers
-Oil pans
-Water outlets
-Bearing caps
-Cylinder liners
-Crankshafts
-Camshafts
-Connecting rods
-Transmission cases
-Housings
-Shift folks
-Mission gears
-Ring gears
-Clutch gears

Electric vehicle parts
-Reduction gears

History

Nov. 1944 Acquired all shares of a consolidated subsidiary, Aichi Kikou (formerly Shimamura Kikai)
May, 1949 Established Shinaichi Kigyo with capital of 60 million yen as a result of the low of Corporate restructuring maintenance.
Sep. 1951 Listed on the Nagoya Stock Exchange.
Jul. 1952 Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Dec. 1952 Changed Company name to Aichi Machine Industry Co., Ltd.
Jul. 1953 Listed on the Osaka Stock Exchange.
Nov. 1962 Technical tie-up with Nissan Motors.
Mar. 1965 Business tie-up with Nissan Motors.
Apr. 1977 Matsusaka plant started operations.
Dec. 1983 Minato plant started operations.
Nov. 1985 Oe plant started operations.
Dec. 1991 Tsu plant started operations.
Aug. 1993 Acquired shares of Shinwa Seiko (currently a consolidated subsidiary)
Jan. 1995 Established Adax Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary.
Oct. 1998 Established Aichi Kikai Techno System Co., Ltd. as a consolidated subsidiary.
Jul. 2000 AK Business Service Co. Ltd., a surviving consolidated subsidiary, merged with AK Industries Co., Ltd.
Jan. 2001 Atsuta Plant and Matsuzaka Plant obtained ISO14001 certification.
Jan. 2001 Established a non-consolidated subsidiary, AK North America Corporation in U.S.A.
Mar. 2001 Withdrawal from automobile manufacturing and discontinuation of operations at Minato Plant.
May, 2001 Obtained ISO9001 certification company wide
Jun. 2001 Liquidation of AK Business Service Co. Ltd completed.
Nov. 2001 Obtained QS9000 certification company wide.
Jan. 2002 Acquired further shares of Shinwa Seiko.
Mar. 2003 Delisted from Osaka Securities Exchange.
Aichikiki Co., Ltd. and its subsidiary Richmond Auto Part Technology Inc. were no longer consolidated subsidiaries after the Company sold their shares.
Dec. 2003 Sold off the Minato plant site.
Jan. 2004 Obtained ISO14001 certification company wide.
Aug. 2004 Started production of the HR series engines, strategic engines jointly developed by Nissan and Renault and targeted to the global market.
Oct. 2005 Transferred sales to Yorozu Aichi Corporation, a subsidiary established by Yorozu Corporation. Land and building still will be owned by Aichi Machine Industry.
Feb. 2006 Obtained ISO/TS 16949 certification company wide.
Oct. 2006 Shinwa Seiko Co., Ltd., merged with Aichi Kiko Corporation, becoming the surviving company.
Oct. 2007 Started production of the GR6 dual clutch transmission being mounted on the Nissan GT-R.
May 2009 Constructed a new facility in the Atsuta Plant as part of the Company's plant reorganization initiatives.
Feb. 2010 Developed and produced HR engine parts for Nissan's March and Mirca, compact cars designed for sale globally.
Mar. 2010 Surpassed the production mark of 20 million manual transmissions
May 2010 Developed and produced HR engine parts for Nissan's Juke.
Nov. 2010 Developed and produced gear reducers for Nissan's electric vehicle, the Leaf.
Mar. 2012 Delisted from stock exchange due to becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of Nissan Motor.
July 2012 Commenced production of HR12DDR engine for Nissan "Note".
June 2013 Commenced production of QR engine.

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