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.
March
2017
Selected the 2016 General Motors Supplier of the Year award.