– Plant site contract concluded with Wuxi city in Jiangsu, China – On July 15, 2003, Sanoh Industrial Co., Ltd. concluded a contract with Wuxi city, located in Jiangsu, China, for the land usage rights for a production facility site. A new production plant for brake tubes, Sanoh’s core business, will be established as Sanoh’s third production base in China, with operations scheduled to commence in July 2004. Utilizing the new Wuxi plant as a base point, Sanoh will supply … Read More
Sanoh Industrial Co., Ltd. has reinforced the production capacity of the Canada plant in Ontario, Canada, and begun its operations in April. The Canada plant is managed by Sanoh’s affiliate, HiSAN of Canada, Ltd., and has been recently relocated and newly constructed. Sanoh has supplied to the North American market through the operations of the three plants in the U.S., the one in Mexico, and the one in Canada. With the doubled production capacity of the new Canada plant, Sanoh … Read More
On February 24, 2003 Sanoh Industrial Co., Ltd. was ranked 408th of the total in the Nikkei Corporate Excellence Ranking for FY 2002, a survey using Nikkei’s PRISM (Private Sector Multi Evaluation System), a multifaceted corporate evaluation system jointly developed by the Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc. and Nikkei Research, Inc. In the Research and Development segment of the survey, Sanoh was placed 376th, and in the Youthfulness segment, 230th. This is a ranking of 2070 companies, covering listed companies on … Read More
— The establishment of a second regional company in Thailand and the commencement of local tubing production — Sanoh Industries (Thailand) Co., Ltd., Sanoh’s second regional automotive parts manufacturing company in Thailand, will soon commence operations. Sanoh Industries will strengthen Sanoh’s operations in Thailand through local tubing manufacturing, which provides base materials for automotive brake and fuel lines, and through integrated manufacturing, from tube production and surface treatment, to the manufacture of chassis tubular parts through three-dimensional bending. Sanoh’s first … Read More
Along with continuing to pursue our customer-first policy, Sanoh has been working to implement several reforms in overall operations in order to enhance our competitive power. As part of these efforts, Sanoh will soon begin operations in our new Hamamatsu Plant in Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka prefecture. The new facility is expected to serve as Sanoh’s base of operations in the Tokai-Hamamatsu region. The Hamamatsu Plant will be equipped with the advanced, original technologies that Sanoh boasts as a specialized manufacturer of … Read More
In March 2002, Sanoh Industrial Co., Ltd. obtained ISO 14001 Environmental Management Certification for the head office and all four domestic plants, concurrently. Sanoh has 29 global manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, and continuously strives to minimize the environmental impact of our global operations. 1. Certification Date: March 8, 2002 2. Registration Agency: Japan Automobile Research Institute, Inc. (JARI) 3. Registration Number: JAER 0340 4. Applicable Scope: 1) Head Office (Koga-shi, Ibaraki) Koga Factory (Koga-shi, Ibaraki) Saitama Factory (Kitasaitama-gun, Saitama) … Read More
Nickel metal hydride (Ni-MH) batteries that are being researched with a view to make them into commodities by Sanoh Industrial Co., Ltd. were used in "ASIMO" the lightweight humanoid robot which was announced by its manufacturer, Honda Motor Co., Ltd., on the 20th of November and exhibited to the public at ROBODEX 2000. ASIMO The Honda HUMANOID ROBOT http://www.honda.co.jp/ASIMO/ The battery pack used in the robot this time was formed from 32 D-cells with a capacity of 10Ah/cell connected in … Read More
August 24, 2000; Koga, Ibaraki, Japan – 24 Trainees from the Association for Overseas Technical Scholarships visited Sanoh on August 24 for a factory tour and lecture provided by Mr. Yozo Takeda, President and CEO of Sanoh Industrial Co., Ltd. The members included a group of executive managers from various Asian countries that visited Sanoh to learn about Sanoh’s management and production systems. The plant tour included explanation of Production Systems, Quality Control Systems, Production Management, Inventory Control (JIT), etc. … Read More
A proposal for introducing an executive officer system from July 1, 2000 was resolved at the board of directors meeting held after the 92nd Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders. Executive officers were nominated and have assumed their office.
The 92nd Term Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders was duly held on Thursday, June 29, 2000. The resolved matters were as follows: 1.A proposal for the distribution of profits was approved. 2.A part of the Articles of Association was amended to make the term of office for directors one year. 3.Directors and auditors were nominated, and they have assumed their respective office. 4.The directors who retired from office were granted rewards for their retirement.