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1868 Established Kimura Shouhei Shouten and started producing spindles
1919Changed name to Awa Tsumu Seisakusho
1927Expanded factory to reach nationwide market
1943 Established Shikoku Macninery Industries and Seiji Kimura acceded to CEO
1947changed organaization as Kimura Industry Co.,LTD. with 195,000Yen
1954 Company name was changed to AWA SPINDLE CO.,LTD.,specialized in spindle production
1960 Bearing Division organized at Koyo Seiko's request
1967Completion of New Sezume Factory
1968Completion of New Main Factory
1969Minister of International Trade and Industry gave citation to our company as an export contributive company
1971Completion of New Koseikaikan
1972Completion of New reinforced concrete Main Factory
1973Appointed Hwa Sung Trading Co. as a sevice station in Korea
1974Increased capital stock to 48million Yen
1975Engaged Kugelfischer Georg Schafer & Co.(FAG) as a service station in Japan and Korea
1978Established Awa Asia Company in Hong Kong
1979Satoru Kimura acceded to CEO.
1980Completion of New Main Office
1981 Opened Hokuriku Service Station in Fukui City
1985Innovated technology from STI CO.,LTD and set up the Diamondplus Division
1988Completion of New Factory
1991Extension of Sezume Factory
1992Completion of New Hokuriku Service Station
1993Extension of Main Kosei Kaikan
Completion of New Precision Machinery factory
Extension of Sezume factory
Extension of Management Office
1994 Started contract manufacturing of false-twisting machine to Nanhua Precision Machine Co.,Ltd.of Shenzhen,China
1999Established Packaging Division
2000Established Spintex Osaka Office
2004 Established Service Station in Indonesia
Obtained ISO9001
2005 Msahiko Kimura acceded to CEO.
Received "Small-Medium business Research Center Award"
"Development of Ceramic Air Nozzle"
Satoru Kimura CEO was awarded a prize of The Order of the Rising Sun,Gold and Silver Rays
"Work with the promotion of small-medium business" and "Work with the development of textile industry"
2006 Certified one of the most active 300 companies in Japan
Obtained ISO14001
2008Started new challenge upon the historic occasion of our foundation for 140years, set out the second start of business.
2009 Obtained OHSMS18001
2011 Obtained ISO9001, 14001, OHSAS18001
2012 Won the Japan Quality Recognition Award
2014 President Award of Central Federation of Societies of Coomerce and Industry
2018 Celebrate the 150th year in business

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