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2018.10.02
Sanoh Volga Receives Best Supplier Award from Nissan Manufacturing Russia

Sanoh Volga Limited Liability Company (Sanoh Volga), the Sanoh Group’s base of operations in Russia, has received the Best Supplier Award in the chassis category for FY2017 from Nissan Manufacturing Russia, LLC. Sanoh Volga manufactures brake tubes and fuel tubes for automobiles at two bases in Russia. It then delivers these to Renault, Nissan and AvtoVAZ. This award was received at a ceremony held in June because Sanoh Volga’s achievements in the quality and delivery fields were highly rated for … Read More

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2018.09.11
Announcement of Investment in Solid Power Inc.

  Announcement of Investment in Solid Power Inc.

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2018.09.07
Social Gathering for Foreign National Employees

Sanoh holds various events to deepen communication between our international employees, build strong relationships and promote inclusive workplace. We held a social gathering for our foreign national employees at Koga Plant on July 29 (Sun). This event was attended by approximately 40 employees, family and friends with Canadian, Nigerian, Bangladeshi, Philippine, Brazilian, French, Vietnamese, Beninese, Belgium, Peruvian, Russian, Chinese and Japanese nationality. With languages of various countries flying back and forth, everyone had a fun time full of smiles eating … Read More

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2018.08.07
Sanoh Employee Performs Lifesaving Rescue

An employee of Sanoh, Liu Junhong, saved the life of a stranger at a railway station and was presented with a certificate of appreciation from the Tokyo Fire Department Shibuya Fire Station. Liu was at Ebisu Station in Tokyo when she encountered a person that had collapsed in front of the ticket gate; she determined that the person required urgent lifesaving treatment, and she immediately began performing cardiac massage. Until the arrival of emergency services, she cooperated with the station … Read More

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2018.07.11
STI Sanoh Receives Four Awards from Toyota Kirloskar Motor

STI Sanoh India Private Limited, one of the Sanoh Group’s local operations in India, has received awards in the four categories below from Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited in recognition of STI Sanoh’s accomplishments in 2017. 1. ZERO PPM Award 2. 100% Delivery Rating 3. Best Gemba Improvement Supplier Award for SKD Activity 4. Best Value Analysis (VA) Supplier Award The increasing rate of worksite improvements year after year has resulted in the stable supply of products. The Sanoh Group … Read More

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2018.05.31
Participating in Watarase Drainage Basin Cleanup Operation

On Saturday, April 21, a total of 166 Sanoh Group employees and their families participated as volunteers in the Watarase Drainage Basin cleanup operation organized by the Tonegawa River Upstream Users Association. The cleanup operation was carried out at 7 different sites in 6 municipalities around the basin. From the city of Koga, Ibaraki Prefecture, where Sanoh is located, a total of 2,330 people representing 107 local companies and governmental organizations participated in the event. This was the 18th year … Read More

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2018.05.15
Sanoh Receives Quality Award from Yachiyo

Sanoh has been awarded the 2017 Quality Excellence Award from Yachiyo Industry Co., Ltd. We received this commendation in recognition of our achievement of zero defects among the over 880,000 parts that we delivered to Yachiyo from January through December of 2017. The award was the result of the active improvement efforts by all of the departments involved at Sanoh working together with a shared focus on quality improvement. Sanoh was the only company among 57 other suppliers to receive … Read More

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2018.05.10
The Sakura (Cherry Blossoms) at Sanoh

The cherry blossoms bloomed beautifully this year at the Sanoh Koga Plant in Ibaraki prefecture. After enduring an especially cold winter, the flower buds awoke all at once and burst into bloom at the first sign of spring. As the fine weather continued, the contrast of the blossoms in full bloom against the blue sky further accentuated the innate beauty of the sakura. We at Sanoh work year-round to preserve our cherry blossoms by maintaining the health of the trees … Read More

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2018.04.09
Sanoh Volunteers at Marathon Event

On Sunday, March 11, 2018, thirty-two Sanoh employees participated as operation volunteers in the 6th Annual Sanspo Koga Hanamomo Marathon, which was held in Koga City, Ibaraki Prefecture and drew a total of 13,000 runners. Sanoh was assigned to operate two water stations again this year, and our volunteers distributed water and worked to keep the marathon course clean. In addition to mineral water, sports drinks, and chocolate bars, this year we also distributed dried plums for sodium replenishment, in … Read More

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2018.03.14
Contributing to Product and Vehicle Weight Savings

Sanoh’s achievements in product and technology development contribute to automotive component weight savings and environmental measures. The Lexus LS 500 introduced on December 18, 2017 is the first vehicle to be equipped with Sanoh’s new plastic tubing for water cooling. Water cooling tubing is used in coolant lines that transfer water between a turbocharger intercooler and a dedicated radiator. We applied our expertise in manufacturing plastic tubing used in fuel lines to develop this water cooling tubing, which achieves a … Read More