Company Information

Company History

1950 Established original headquarters and plant in Konan City, Aichi Prefecture
1957 Established Ibaraki Plant in Hitachinaka City, Ibaraki Prefecture
1965 Established Aoyama Thai Co., Ltd. (ATC) in Bangkok, Thailand
1968 Relocated headquarters offices and plant to Oguchi-cho, Niwa-gun, Aichi Prefecture
1970 Started operation of Ena Plant in Ena-gun (now called Nakatsugawa City), Gifu Prefecture
1974 Started operation of Gifu Plant in Gujo-gun (now called Gujo City), Gifu Prefecture
1976 Worked on Just-in-Time Production by introducing Toyota Kanban System for production rationalization
1982 Added bolt producion to the Gifu Plant
1984 Started operation of Gojogawa (plastic molding) Plant
Received Toyota Outstanding Quality Performance Award
1986 Started operation of Kani Plant No.1 in Kani City, Gifu Prefecture
1987 Started implementation of TPM
1988 Started operation of Kani Plant No.2
Received an award from Japan Society for Technology of Plasticity
1990 Started operation of Kani Plants No.3 and No.4
Established the ARRS and the logistics information center at Headquarters
1991 Received TPM Outstanding Business Site Award
Exhibitor at Tokyo Motor Show
Started operation of Gojogawa Coating Plant
1992 Started operation of Kumamoto Plant in Takamori-cho, Aso-gun, Kumamoto Prefecture
1993 Exhibitor at Tokyo Motor Show
1995 Exhibitor at Tokyo Motor Show
1997 Started operation of IAF in North America
Obtained ISO9002 certification at Ibaraki Plant
Received FQA laboratory approval
1998 Obtained ISO9002 certification at Headquarters and Kani Plant
Obtained QS-9000 certification at ATC
Obtained ISO9001 certification at IAF
1999 Obtained QS-9000 certification at IAF
2000 Celebrated our 50th corporate anniversary
Obtained QS-9000 certification at Headquarters and Kani Plant
2001 Completed construction of R&D Center
Obtained ISO14001 certification at IAF
2002 Started operation of ATC Rayong Plant
Obtained ISO14001 certification at Headquarters and Oguchi Plant
2003 Obtained ISO14001 certification at Kani Plant, Gifu Plant, Gojogawa Plant, and Kumamoto Plant
2004 Started operation of ACZ in Europe
Obtained ISO14001 certification at Ena Plant
2005 Started operation of AFS in China
Started operation of Kani Plant No.5
Obtained ISO/TS16949 certification at Headquarters, Kani Plant, ATC and IAF
2006 Started operation of Nakatsugawa Plant
2007 Received a special award for Engine Type Reduction from Toyota Motor Corporation
2008 Received Technological Development Award from Toyota Motor Corporation
2009 Obtained ISO14001 certification at ACZ
Obtained ISO/TS16949 certification at AFS
2010 Received an excellence award for Quality Control from Toyota Motor Corporation
Received CT200 Technological Development Award
2011 Obtained ISO/TS16949 certification at ACZ
Obtained ISO14001 at AFS
2012 Established Hamamatsu Sales Office
Relocated Kanto Branch to Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
2013 Started operation of AFD in Indonesia
Received Auto Parts Standardization Award from Toyota Motor Corporation
Received Safety Toyota Award from Toyota Motor Corporation
Received VE Activity Contribution Award from Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd.
Received Committee Chairman Award from Safety and Health Committee of Kyouhoukai Group
Relocated Osaka Sales Office to Ikeda City, Osaka
2014 Received Overseas Support Award from Aisin AW Co., Ltd.
Participated in Mt. Fuji cleanup activity of Environmental NPO "Mt. Fuji Club "
Obtained JIS Q 9100 certification
2015 Received Auto Parts Standardization Award and Cost Improvement Award from Toyota Motor Corporation
2016 Obtained OSHA18001 certification at ACZ
Obtained ISO/TS16949 certification at AFD
Established Utsunomiya Sales Office, Tochigi Prefecture
2017 Relocated Kanto Branch to Omiya, Saitama Prefecture
2020 Started operation of Seki Plant