株式会社キリウ

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History of KIRIU

1906 Founded and started manufacturing and selling textile preparatory machines
1913 Began producing cast products
1937 Began manufacturing and selling machine tools
1960 Began producing and supplying auto parts to PRINCE MOTOR CO., LTD. (now NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.)
1961 Listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
1962 Established the headquarters and a plant for manufacturing and selling machine tools in Kiryu, Gunma
1966 Acquired a majority stock by NISSAN (started supply the products to NISSAN from the next year)
1968 Built a plant for producing auto parts in Ashikaga, Tochigi
1973 Established a subsidiary, Ohu Automotive Parts Co., Ltd. (now KIRIU YAMAGATA CORPORATION)
1989 Awarded Nissan Quality Control Award Built a R&D facility in Ashikaga, Tochigi
1991 Built the 4th machining plant in Ashikaga, Tochigi
1993 Established a subsidiary, Kiryu Oita Co., Ltd. in Oita
1998 Established a joint venture company, P.T. KIRIU BUDIPRIMA INDONESIA (now P.T. KIRIU INDONESIA kp.)
1999 Awarded TPM Excellence-First Category
2001 (March) Closed a subsidiary, Kiryu Oita Co., Ltd. in Oita
(July) Established a spin-off company, KIRIU TECHNO CORPORATION as a machine tool manufacturer in Kiryu, Gunma
(July) Established KIRIU USA CORPORATION in Kentucky, USA
(October) Changed the company name to KIRIU CORPORATION from Kiryu Machine Mfg. Co., Ltd.
(December) Became independent by MBO from NISSAN Group
2002 (April) Delisted from the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
2003 (November) Relocated KIRIU TECHNO CORPORATION to Isesaki, Gunma
2004 (April) Established KIRIU LIOHO Co. Ltd. jointly with TW LIOHO in Guangzhou, China
(July) Sumitomo Corporation acquired the stocks of the Company
2005 (October) Relocate the headquarters to Ashikaga, Tochigi
(December) Established KIRIU SAMICK Co., LTD. jointly with SAMICK LMS in Daegu, Korea
2006 (January) Established KIRIU (THAILAND) Co., Ltd. in Rayong, Thailand
(January) Established KIRIU MEXICANA S.A. DE C.V. in Lerma, Mexico
2007 (December) Established Munjal Kiriu Industries Pvt. Ltd. jointly with Hero Motors Limited in Haryana, India
2008 (January) Established KIRIU OITA CORPORATION in Usa, Oita
2011 (February) Increased shareholding ratio in Munjal Kiriu Industries Pvt. Ltd. and affiliated with KIRIU
2012 (January) Established KIRIU ILRIM AUTOPARTS MACHINE (YANTAI) Co., Ltd. In Shandong, China
(April) Acquired capital in FUJIWA MACHINERY INDUSTRY (HUBEI) CO, LTD. in Hubei, China
2015 (September) Reorganized KIRIU ILRIM AUTOPARTS MACHINE (YANTAI) Co., Ltd. to KIRIU TECHNO (YANTAI) Co., Ltd.
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