KORETSUNE SEIKO,LTD.

Hydraulic pumps, cylinders, gearboxes, and other devices used to power heavy equipment such as construction, industrial, and agricultural machinery

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Milestones

1941 Ikuji Koretsune founds a clothing factory for the manufacture of military specification work clothes at 350 Nishiyokoda-cho, Kasai, Hyogo.
1946 The company name is changed to Koretsune Hifuku and the sales and manufacture of products made from woven fabric begins.
1969 The company name is changed to Koretsune Seiko Ltd. and a new iron-working business is founded.
1972 A business relationship is established with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Akashi factory. (Currently the Caterpillar Japan, Ltd. Akashi office.)
1975 Manufacture of hydraulic cylinders begins.
1978 A business relationship is established with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Shimonoseki shipyard.
A business relationship is established with Mitsubishi Agricultural Machinery, Ltd.
1981 Factory space is expanded due to increased orders.
1984 Factory space is expanded to accommodate the start of manufacture of gearboxes.
1986 Operation of a non-polluting plating process begins.
A business relationship is established with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Takasago factory.
1987 A business relationship is established with Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. Banshu factory. (Currently KCM Corporation.)
A business relationship is established with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Mihara factory.
1989 Factory space is expanded due to increased orders.
A business relationship is established with Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. Nishi Kobe factory.
1990 A business relationship is established with Kobe Steel Works. (Currently Kobelco Cranes Co.)
1991 A business relationship is established with Shin Caterpillar Mitsubishi, Ltd. Sagami office. (Currently Caterpillar Japan, Ltd. Sagami office.)
Company housing is built in Kasai Heights.
1992 Company resort facilities are built in Kojima, Hinase-cho, Okayama.
1993 Headquarters building is built.
1996 Company housing for single employees is built in Kasai Heights.
1997 A new factory is built to accommodate the manufacture of hydraulic pumps.
1999 Operation of the Koretsune Production System (KPS) begins.
A business relationship is established with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Sagamihara factory.
2000 Certified as ISO 9000 compliant.
2003 A business relationship is established with Kobelco Construction Co., Ltd.
3-D CAD system is introduced.
A new testing facility is built for the introduction of a hydraulic cylinder durability test bed.
2005 The Kasai Minami factory is built in Kansai Minami Industrial Park to accommodate increased orders.
2006 A business relationship is established with Kubota Corporation.
2007 KS Work, Incorporated is established.
A new paint factory is built due to increased orders.
2008 A China sales office is established in Hanzhou, China.
Factory space at KS Work is expanded due to increased orders.
2009 A business relationship is established with Hunan Sunward Intelligent Machinery (China)
Certified as ISO 14001 compliant.
2010 A business relationship is established with IHI Construction Machinery, Ltd.
A business relationship is established with Caterpillar Xuzhou Ltd. (CXL)
Koretsune Hydraulic Machinery (Hanzhou) Co., Ltd.is established in Hanzhou, China.
KORETSUNE SEIKO VIETNAM CO., LTD is establish in Bac Giang Province, Vietnam.
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