Corporate History

Yasunaga develops its original technologies to explore new possibilities

Based on our precision processing technology developed through manufacturing experience in sewing machine arm beds, we have broadened our reach into the automotive fields with a focus on engine parts and machine tools business. We have brought to market our original products including environmental equipment, wire saw, inspection and measuring devices. Yasunaga continues to make challenges toward new possibilities in order to create a new future.

History

1923~

June 1923 Yoshifusa Yasunaga founded YASUNAGA TEKKOSHO and started to manufacture and repair farming machines as its main business.

1940~

February 1947 Started production of sewing machine arm beds for household use.
September 1949 Established YASUNAGA TEKKOSHO CO., LTD.
March 1953 Started producing pig iron castings.
July 1953 Separated the foundry division and formed YASUNAGA CHUZOSHO CO., LTD.
August 1959 Started producing engine parts for farming machines.
November 1959 Constructed a sewing machine arm bed plant and began operations in Ueno City.

1960~

March 1960 Started producing machine tools for supply to domestic customers.
April 1963 Started producing auto engine parts.
November 1963 Removed the function of head office to Midorigaoka, Ueno City.
December 1964 Separated the transport division and formed MIDORI UNSO CO., LTD.
March 1967 Constructed Nabari Plant and began operations in Nabari City.
July 1970 Established YASUNAGA ENGINEERING CO., LTD., in Tokyo.
May 1972 Started producing air pumps.
June 1974 Discontinued production of sewing machine arm beds.
February 1975 Started producing wire saws.

1980~

November 1982 Completed construction of Saimyoji Plant in Ueno City and began operations as auto engine parts plant.
March 1986 Completed YASUNAGA ENGINEERING CO., LTD. Building in Sumida-ku of Tokyo, and opened Tokyo Office.
February 1987 Started producing inspection and measuring devices.
April 1988 Renamed YASUNAGA TEKKOSHO CO., LTD as YASUNAGA CORPORATION.
September 1988 Introduced a corporate identity (CI) program.
September 1988 Renamed YASUNAGA CHUZOSHO CO., LTD.as YASUNAGA CASTING CORPORATION and MIDORI UNSO CO., LTD. as YASUNAGA TRANSPORT CO., LTD.
November 1989 Established a joint venture GENERAL PRODUCTS DELAWARE CORPORATION in U.S.A.
August 1990 In Nabari Plant, established NC Center to enhance efficiency in production, distribution, technology and general management.
October 1993 Acquired YASUNAGA ENGINEERING CO., LTD.
April 1994 Acquired YASUNAGA CASTING CORPORATION.
May 1995 Established a joint venture YOUNG NAM YASUNAGA CO., LTD., in Korea.
February 1996 Established affiliate company P. T. YASUNAGA INDONESIA in Indonesia.
February 1996 Listed stocks on Osaka Securities Exchange 2nd Section.
October 1997 TPM Prize of Excellence awarded in the engine parts business.
December 1997 Obtained ISO-9001 certification for the air pump, inspection measuring devices and wire saw business.
April 1998 Established affiliates YASUNAGA GENERAL SERVICES CO., LTD.
October 1998 Established sales affiliates Yasunaga Corporation America in U. S. A.
March 1999 Opened new Tokyo Office in central Tokyo. Renamed former Tokyo Office as Tokyo Service Center.
April 1999 Started producing ozone generator.
July 1999 Started producing grease separator.
November 1999 Awarded for TPM Excellence and Continuation Prize (Div. 1) in the engine parts business.
December 1999 Obtained the certification of ISO9000 Series in the engine parts business.

2000~

March 2000 Divested from GENERAL PRODUCTS DELAWARE CORPORATION.
May 2000 Opened Tokai Sales Office in Toyota City of Aichi Prefecture.
June 2000 Obtained ISO9001 Certification in the machine tool business.
May 2001 Established Yasunaga Singapore Pte Ltd. as a subsidiary.
June 2001 Started business for "Garbage Disposer" & "Happy Healing" as amenity goods.
July 2001 Opened New Nagoya Office.
August 2001 Nominated as Tier-1 supplier by General Motors for Camshaft of GM .
December 2001 Obtained ISO14001 certification for HQ Plant.
February 2002 Obtained ISO9000 certification for whole Yasunaga Corporation.
July 2002 IC Lead Scanner "LI-2000" was awarded the prize of 32nd Machine Industry Design.
September 2002 Established Yasunaga Shanghai Corp in Shanghai, China as a subsidiary
December 2002 Obtained QS9000 Certificate of Registration which is the Quality Management System Requirements by US automobile makers (Big3 etc.) for an engine parts section
December 2002 Obtained ISO14001 Certificate for Casting Plant
January 2004 Obtained ISO14001 Certification for whole Yasunaga Corporation.
October 2004 The Wire Saw Division and the Inspection and Measuring Instruments Division were spun off as new companies named Yasunaga Wire Saw Systems Co., Ltd., and YASUNAGA S & I Co., Ltd., respectively.
April 2005 The Environmental Equipment Division was spun off as a new company named Yasunaga Air Pump Inc.
August 2005 Capital increase through a public offering was implemented as a result of the issuance of new 1650 thousand stocks.
September 2005 Construction of the Yumeporisu Plant was completed in Iga City, Mie Prefecture.
April 2007 Renamed former Tokyo Service Center as Yasunaga Tokyo Center.
April 2007 Closed Tokyo Office near Tokyo Station.
February 2008 Obtained ISO/TS16949 Certification for Engine parts.
April 2009 Consolidated Yasunaga Wire Saw Systems Co., Ltd., and YASUNAGA S & I Co., Ltd., as YASUNAGA CORPORATION.
May 2010 Established YASUNAGA Clean-tec Corp. as a subsidiary.
September 2010 YASUNAGA Clean-tec Corp. made business succession to disposer system business from Clean-tec Corp. by the absorption division.
October 2010 Established SHANDONG YASUNAGA PRECISION MACHINERY CO., LTD. in Shandong, China as a subsidiary.
March 2011 Established YASUNAGA KOREA CO., LTD. in Korea as a subsidiary.
March 2011 Selected the 2010 General Motors Supplier of the Year award.
March 2012 Selected the 2011 General Motors Supplier of the Year award.
March 2012 Construction of the YASUNAGA KOREA CO., LTD. Iksan Plant
December 2012 Established YASUNAGA (THAILAND) CO., LTD. in Thailand as a subsidiary.
March 2013 Selected the 2012 General Motors Supplier of the Year award.
July 2013 The market changes on the 2nd Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.(by market integration)
June 2014 Listed on the 1st Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
June 2014 Dissolved Yasunaga Singapore Pte Ltd.
July 2015 Established YASUNAGA MEXICO S.A. DE C.V. in Mexico as a subsidiary.