Company Outline
Name / TAIHO KOGYO CO., LTD. Capital / 6,712 million yen
Founded / 1944

Employees / 4,389

President / Toshio Niimi
Taiho Means Reliability...With this as our motto.

We at Taiho Kogyo respond to the trust that our customers have lodged in us, by supplying quality products in anticipation of future needs and based on rational solutions.
Toshio Niimi
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1944 Taiho Kogyo starts operation in Midorigaoka, Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, where the present headquarters are located.
1947 Taiho Kogyo starts production of automobile bushings for Toyota Motor Corporation.
1958 Taiho Kogyo starts production of aluminum die-casting products.
1961 Taiho Kogyo starts production of engine bearings.
1969 Hosoya Plant established in Hosoya-cho, Toyota, Aichi Prefecture.
1973 Taiho Livernois Automation Co., Ltd. established (Company name changed to Taiho Seiki Co., Ltd. in 1978).
1981 Taiho Corporation of America (TCA) established in U.S.A. and starts sales activity.
1985 Sasahara Plant established in Sasahara-cho, Toyota, Aichi Prefecture.
1991 Kyushu Plant established in Izumi, Kagoshima Prefecture.
1996 Taiho Corporation of America U.S. Plant established in Ohio, U.S.
1997 Taiho Kogyo awarded QS9000 and ISO9001 certifications.
1998 Main Technical Center completed.
PT.Taiho Nusantara (PTN) established in Indonesia.
1999 Taiho Dusseldorf Liaison Office(TDL) established in Germany.
Taiho Kogyo lists its shares on the second section of the Nagoya Stock Exchange.
T.E.T. Co., Ltd. established in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture.
Kasugai Plant established in Kasugai, Aichi Prefecture.
Hosoya Plant awarded ISO14001 certification.
2000 Taiho Kogyo lists its shares on the second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Kokai Plant established in Kokai-cho, Toyota, Aichi Prefecture.
Taiho Corporation of Europe Kft. (TCE) established in Hungary.
Sasahara Plant and Kokai Plant awarded ISO14001 certification.
2001 Taiho Kogyo lists its shares on the first sections of the Tokyo and Nagoya Stock Exchanges.
Taiho Corporation of Korea (TCK) established in Korea.
Taiho Life Service Corporation (TLS) established in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture.
2002 Taiho Techno Service Corporation (TTS) established in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture.
TF Global Gasket, LLC (TFGG) established in U.S.A. as a joint venture between TCA and Federal-Mogul Corporation of the U.S.
Taiho Kogyo acquires 100% ownership of Yantai Chunsang Sliding Bearing Co., Ltd., a Chinese manufacturer of sliding bearings.
Main Plant awarded ISO14001 certification.
Taiho Kogyo Corporation of Yantai (TCY) established in China.
2003 TCY acquires Yantai Chunsang Sliding Bearing Co., Ltd. through a merger.
Taiho (Thailand) Co.,Ltd. (TCT) established in Thailand.
2004 Corporation Taiho Parts Center (TPC) established in Toki, Gifu Prefecture.
Taiho Kogyo awarded ISO/TS16949 certification.
2005 Taiho Gifu Corporation established in Kani, Gifu Prefecture.

Taiho Kogyo acquires 100% ownership of Hengye Bearing Materials Co., Ltd (Changzhou)(WBM).