|Company Name||Kongo Colmet Mfg.Co.,Ltd.||
President & C.E.O.
|Location||6-7 Shin-Isogo-cho, Isogo-ku,
Yokohama, 235-0017, Japan
|T E L||+81-45-751-1461|
|F A X||+81-45-761-4927|
|President & C.E.O.||Toshiyuki Kiuchi|
|Paid-up Stock||YEN 45,000,000|
|Established||20 July 1939|
|Number of Employees||130（Include Affiliate Company）|
|Pat. No.163167||Method for bonding between white metal and back metal|
|Pat. No.164346||Method for centrifugal casting|
|Pat. No.164846||Method for bonding between Kelmet and back metal|
|Pat. No.633891||Method for casting aluminum alloy bearing|
|Utility Model No.915420||Method for lining of white metal|
Observe our tradition, Hone our skills, Enhance our credibility, Promote research, to reap laurels as the specialized factory of plain bearings.
1. Behave with the intent of taking the customer’s point of view.
2. Make an effort to improve the life of employees.
3. Exert ourselves to the utmost for growth and prosperity of our company.
“KONGO” stands for diamond in Japanese and represents the superiority of our products.
“COLMET” is a blend of COpper, Lead, and METal.
|JUL||1939||Former President Tetsuo Kiuchi established KONGO COLMET Mtg. Co., Ltd. in Yokohama based on his engineering expertise and experience in high-performance bearings for aircraft and marine engine, and began manufacturing high-quality precision white metal and kelmet bearing.|
|FEB||1940||Tokyo Plant began operations in Nishikojiya, Ohta-ku, Tokyo.|
|JUN||1947||Expecting the company’s rapid progress and expansion of its casting division, KONGO COLMET relocated to Sakaecho, Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama (former head office and plant).|
|FEB||1956||Kobe Plant began operations to advance into the Kansai district.|
|JUN||1958||Shimonoseki office opened to advance into the Kyushu and Shikoku areas. Shimonoseki Plant completed in FEB 1959.|
|NOV||1959||Ishinomaki Plant opened advance into the Tohoku and Hokkaido areas.|
|JUL||1964||Shimonoseki and Ishinomaki Plants made independent affiliated with Head Office.|
|JUL||1966||Kobe Plant made independent affiliated with Head Office.|
|MAY||1967||Former President Tetsuo Kiuchi died. Former Executive Director George Kiuchi succeeded to President and Director.|
|AUG||1968||Merging Tokyo Plant into Yokohama Head Office and Main Plant, the new headquarter moved to the present site.|
|OCT||1975||Capital increased to YEN 45 million.|
|DEC||1975||A factory neighboring to Yokohama Plant purchased and rebuild as Yokohama Plant No.2.|
|SEP||1985||Inspecting and shipping facilities newly constructed in Yokohama Plant No.2|
|FEB||1994||Expansion of a large-size machine plant completed in the ground of Yokohama Plant No.2.|
|MAR||1995||Construction work finished by using a top-base method (Maikoma Block) to improve foundation of the entire machine plant against ground subsidence.|
|DEC||1997||NC center-boring machines, vertical and horizontal machining centers, NC vertical lathe and other equipment installed in the second building of Yokohama Plant No.2 as a large-sized machine plant to process larger-diameter bearings.|
|JUL||2004||NC center-boring machine and NC milling machine installed in the second building of Yokohama Plant No.2.|
|JUN||2007||Expansion of casting facility completed and large centrifugal casting machine installed.|
|AUG||2007||Former President and Director George Kiuchi succeeded to Chairman of the Board of Director, former Executive Managing Director Shinji Kiuchi succeeded to President and Director.|
|NOV||2011||Former Production Manager and Director Toshiyuki Kiuchi succeeded President and Director.|
|MAY||2012||Obtained ISO9001 certification (LRQA)|
|JUL||2003||75th year in business.|
|JUL||2014||Chairman of the Board of Director George Kiuchi died.|
|JUL||2015||Expansion Yokohama No.2 Plant complete and NC horizontal boring machine and NC vertical lathe installed.|