-Main products are brake discs, brake drums, automatic transmission parts.
-In FY ended March 2016, the Company generated consolidated sales of JPY 50.9 billion, which was a 1.4% decrease on a year-over-basis (y/y).
-Sales breakdown by products for FY ended March 2016 was; Brake disc 61% for the largest, then Knuckle (11%) and Brake drum (10%).
|-Unlisted Company||(As of Mar. 31, 2016)|
|Shareholder||Ratio of shareholding (%)|
Oil pumps for automatic transmission
Other Automotive Parts
Engine mount brackets
Air Conditioner Parts
|1906||Established for the purpose of manufacturing tools for textile spinning machines.|
|Jan. 1917||Reorganized as Kiriu Machine Mfg. Co., Ltd.|
|1937||Began production of machine tools such as lathes and turret lathes.|
|Apr. 1960||Joined Prince Automotive (currently Nissan Motor Co.) Group and began manufacturing of automotive casting components.|
|Sep. 1961||Listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange|
|Oct. 1962||Moved the Headquarters and the machine tool plant to the current location.|
|Oct. 1968||Setup Ashikaga Plant and built the 1st casting plant to increase production of automotive casting parts.|
|Sep. 1973||Established a subsidiary, Ohu Automotive Parts Co., Ltd. in Funagata-machi, Yamagata Prefecture.|
|Dec. 1975||Started the production of forklift components and attachments|
|June, 1978||Kiriu Kohsan, a subsidiary was established, in Akahori-machi, Gunma Prefecture.|
|Sep. 1992||Invested in Fuhsingji Machine Co., Ltd. in Taiwan|
|Apr. 1993||Established Kiriu Oita in Innai-machi, Oita Prefecture.|
|Oct. 1996||Established a subsidiary Kiriu Technology Co., Ltd. in Taiwan|
|1998||Acquired additional shares of Fuhsingji Machine Co., Ltd. in Taiwan and made it into a subsidiary|
|Aug. 1998||Established a joint venture subsidiary, Kiriu Buddyprima Indonesia in Indonesia|
|Dec. 2000||Dissolved the subsidiary, Kiriu Technology Co., Ltd.|
|Mar. 2001||Suspended the operations of a subsidiary, Kiriu Oita|
|Mar. 2001||Will spin off the Machine Tool Division in the first half of FY 2001 Changed the name of Kiriu Oita to Kiriu Techno and handed over the operation.|
|July, 2001||Established a local corporation, Kiriu USA in Kentucky, USA to produce brake drums and discs|
|Oct. 2001||Changed the company name to Kiriu Corporation.|
|Dec. 2001||Takeover bid of KIRIU completed. Unison Capital, Inc. acquired 95.4% of the outstanding shares. Unison Industrial Partners, an affiliated company of Unison Capital, will be the parent company.|
|2002||Reached an agreement to merge with Unison Industrial Partners, the parent company.
Was spun off from the Nissan Group.
Established a subsidiary named Kiriu USA Corporation.
Closed Fuhsingji Machine Co., Ltd. (Taiwan).
|2003||Purchased a piece of land and a building in Sawa-Gun, Gunma Prefecture for a new plant.
Expanded the plant facilities of Kiriu USA Corporation.
Decided to expand its casting operations at P.T. Kiriu Budiprima Indonesia.
|2004||Established Kiriu-Lioho Co., Ltd., a manufacturing subsidiary in China, jointly with Lioho Machine Works of Taiwan.
Kiriu USA Corporation opened a Detroit office.
Sumitomo Corp. acquired the shares in the Company that were owned by Unison Capital.
|2005||Established Kiriu Samick jointly with Samick LMS of Korea.|
|Jan. 2006||Decided to establish Kiriu (Thailand) Co.,Ltd. in Thailand.
Decided to set up Kiriu Mexicana S.A.de C.V. in Mexico.
|2007||Established Munjal Kiriu Industries Pvt. Ltd. jointly with Hero Motors Limited of India.|
|2008 Jan.||Established Kiriu Oita Corp. in Oita Pref., Japan.|
|Aug. 2010||Absorbed Kiriu Kosan into its own operations.|
|Feb. 2011||Increased its investment in Munjal Kiriu Industries Pvt. Limited, adding the Indian production company to its consolidated financial statements.|
|Apr. 2012||Acquired capital in Fujiwa Machinery Industry (Hubei) Co, Ltd., manufacturing facility in China.|