TBK Co., Ltd.

Company Profile

■URL

http://www.tbk-jp.com/index_en.htm

■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: 61%
  • Water pumps: 65%
  • Oil pumps: 85%

Shareholders

-From April 2022, moved to the Prime Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. (As of Mar. 31, 2022)
Name or Company Name Investment ratio (%)
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust Account) 10.39
Isuzu Motor Ltd. 9.54
BBH FOR FIDELITY PURITAN TR: FIDELITY SR INTRINSIC OPPORTUNITIES FUND 6.14
Asahi Mutual Life Insurance Company 5.49
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. 4.85
The Bank of Yokohama, Ltd. 4.85
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Engine & Turbocharger, Ltd. 4.57
Custody Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust Account E) 3.24
BBH FOR FIDELITY LOW-PRICED STOCK FUND (PRINCIPAL ALL SECTOR SUBPORTFOLIO) 2.96
Custody Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust Account) 2.26
Total 54.31

Products

Drum brakes
-Air brakes for heavy-duty vehicles
-Drum brakes for medium-duty vehicles
-Hydraulic brakes for medium-duty vehicles

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

Retarders
-Electromagnetic retarders
-Regeneration-type retarders

Lining pads
-Linings
-Pads

Water pumps
-Water pumps for commercial vehicles

Oil pumps
-Oil pumps
-Front cover module
-Electric energy efficient oil pumps

Electric pumps
-Electric water pumps
-Electric oil pumps

Other engine components
-Engine cam shafts
-Cylinder heads
-Crank cases
-Bearing housings
-Engine assist system

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.).
Feb. 2018 Acquired Kimura Malleable Iron Co., Ltd. through a stock acquisition, which became a subsidiary.
Nov. 2018 Acquired SUNTEC Co., Ltd. through a stock acquisition, which became a subsidiary.
Dec. 2019 Dongguan Qiaotou TBK Co., Ltd. merged and absorbed the operations of Chang'an TBK Co., Ltd. and TBK China Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2022 Moved from the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange to the Prime Market in line with the TSE’s reorganization.

Supplemental Information 1

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Archives of Past Exhibits

>>>Estimated Sales and Income for the Next Fiscal Year

Technical Partnership Agreements

(As of Mar. 31, 2022)
Name of the contractor Contract item Contract coverage Period of Agreement
Sangsin Brake Co., Ltd. Air Disc Brakes Technical partnership to jointly share in the development of air disk-brakes 10 years starting from Apr. 3, 2019

 

List of Technology Licensing-out Agreements

(As of Mar. 31, 2022)
Name of the contractor Contract item Contract coverage Period of Agreement
TBKK (Thailand) Co., Ltd. Automotive brakes, camshafts, oil pumps, water pumps 1. To set the rights for establishing industrial property rights.
2. To supply technical information
3. To grant manufacture and sales licenses
10 years starting from June 23, 2015, the date on which the agreement comes into effect, with automatic one-year renewals thereafter
Sangsin Brake Co., Ltd. Brakes for large vehicles Same as above 10 years from January 14, 1994, the date on which commercial production starts, with automatic one-year renewals thereafter
Full Win Developments Ltd. Brake linings Same as above 10 years starting from August 1, 2002, the date on which the agreement comes into effect, with automatic one-year renewals thereafter
Changchun TBK SHILI Auto Parts Co., Ltd. Friction materials for brakes used in commercial vehicles Same as above 10 years from July 25, 2025, the date on which commercial production starts, with automatic one-year renewals thereafter
TBK America, Inc. Water pumps and oil pumps for automobiles Same as above 10 years from November 15, 2006, the date on which a down payment deposit was made, with automatic one-year renewals thereafter
Sangsin Brake Co., Ltd. Electromagnetic retarders Same as above 10 years from September 30, 2010, the date on which commercial sales start, with automatic one-year renewals thereafter
TBK India Private Ltd. Water pumps and oil pumps for automobiles Same as above 10 years from June 28, 2011, the date on which commercial production of new products starts 
Changchun FAWSN TBK Co., Ltd. Friction materials for brakes used in commercial vehicles Same as above 10 years from July 5, 2012, the date on which commercial production starts, with automatic one-year renewals thereafter
Sansin Brake Co., Ltd. Electromagnetic retarders Same as above 10 years starting from April 30, 2014, the date on which the agreement comes into effect, with automatic one-year renewals thereafter
Hindustan Composites Limited Brake and Brake pods for commercial vehicle Same as above 7 years from Aug. 31, 2017, the date on which commercial production starts, with automatic two-year renewals thereafter