Company history

1928Established by Mr. Sokichi Kitamura as Showa Spring Works at 1312 Tachiba-cho, Naniwa-ku, Osaka-shi1
1945Business suspended by the world war 22
1953Business resumed as individual workshop to produce mainly spinning springs at 2-19-6 Fukae-minami-cho, Joto-ku, Osaka-shi2
1968Masahito Kitamura, the present chairperson developed flat spring process by press machine
expanding business transaction
3
1971Establishment of company4
1979Launch of the second factory at 2-17-15 Fukae-minami5
1987Office relocation and launch of design section at 2-18-5 Fukae-minami6
1993Launch of Fukae Factory at 1-15-2 Fukae-kita7
1996Launch of The third assembly factory at 2-18-3 Fulae-minami7
Capitalization value: 7,000,000JPY7
Capitalization value: 10,000,000JPY7
1999Center of business and factories integrated in Tondabayashi Factory located in Osaka Tondabayashi Chusho-kigyo danchi8
2004Aug.Introduction of press robot8
2004Mar.Launch of mass production of automobile parts8
Jul.Accredited on ISO 9001:20008
Aug.Capital increase by 15,000,00JPY8
2005Jun.Extension of press robots8
Extension of 200T press machines8
Nov.Establishment of the second factory8
2006Sep.Extension of 60T press machines8
2007Feb.Renovation of assembly room (extension of 3 assembly lines)8
Jun.Introduction of electric discharge wire processing machine of Mitsubishi electronic8
Nov.Inauguration of Masahiro Kitamura as the representative director8
2008Jun.Accredited on ISO140019
2009Aug.Introduction of AIDA double crank servo press machine9
2010Feb.Capitol increase by 20,000,000 JPY9
Aug.Introduction of AIDA 110T single crank servo press machine9
2011Jan.Introduction of 3 dimensional coordinate measuring machine9
Winning 'Osaka excellent manufacturer award 2010'9
May.Introduction of Automatic 3 dimensional storage system (Daifuku)9
Jul.Launch of Kadoma Factory (for manufacturing metal mold)9
Dec.Launch of the third factory (for manufacturing metal mold)9
Apr.2012 Introduction of Makino V33 Vertical machining centers9
Aug.Introduction of Keyence image sensor measuring machine (IM-6500)9
Sep.Alteration of lighting in the main factory to LED9
2013Jan.Introduction of Amada slot processing machine SH3D9
Mar.Introduction of electric discharge wire processing machine of Mitsubishi electronic (MV1200R)9
Mar.Introduction of automatic load testing machine (MAX-5KN)9
Apr.Web camera system installed9
May.General inspection by ISO for updating of ISO9001 and 140019
Aug.3 stage washer9
Vibration barrel washer installed9
Nov.LED lighting system introduced to the third factory9
Sales delivery center established9
Dec.Surface grinding machine updated 9
Website renewal 9
2014Jan.Showa Create Cebu Inc., an over sea subsidiary at Cebu Philippines, launched9
Jun.Staffing a booth at Tokyo Mechanical Components & Materials Technology Exhibition9
Jul.Tokyo sales office established9
Aug.Introduction of AIDA 80T single crank servo press machine9
Non-contact type three-dimensional measuring instrument 1 whole set introduced9
2015Feb.AIDA 160t double crank press machine installed at Cebu factory9
MayStaffing a booth at Tokyo Mechanical Components & Materials Technology Exhibition9
Sep.New second factory launched9
Oct.AIDA 160t servo press installed at the second factory9
Mitsubishi Electric discharge wire processing machine (MV2400) newly installed9
Dec.Visual inspection apparatus 101V newly installed9
Keyence image dimension measuring system (IM6225) newly installed9
2016May.Officiary sponsoring Evessa Osaka9
Jun.Staffing a booth at Tokyo Mechanical Components & Materials Technology Exhibition9
3rd factory wall construction
Oct.Staffing a booth at MECHANICAL COMPONENTS & MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY EXPO OSAKA (M-Tech)
Dec.80 press installed
2017Jun.Staffing a booth at Tokyo Mechanical Components & Materials Technology Exhibition
Jul.Accepting Vietnamese technical intern trainees
Aug.Obtained ISO9001 ・ 14001 for 2015
Oct.Staffing a booth at MECHANICAL COMPONENTS & MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY EXPO OSAKA (M-Tech)
Dec.Keyence HM-1000 installed
2018Feb.E area 2nd 3D automated warehouse installed
Jun.Staffing a booth at Tokyo Mechanical Components & Materials Technology Exhibition
Aug.SHOWA CREATE CEBU 5th Anniversary
Accepting the Second Vietnamese technical intern trainees
2019Mar.Renovation and floor expansion of Headquarter's 2 assembly rooms
45 press installed
MayStaffing a booth at JECA FAIR
Staffing a booth at INTER MOLD 2019
Aug.LM series installed
Accepting the Third Vietnamese technical intern trainees
SHOWA CREATE CEBU started operation of Second factory
Precision surface grinding machine installed
Sep.Staffing a booth at NISSAY Business & Matching forum
Oct.Staffing a booth at MECHANICAL COMPONENTS & MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY EXPO OSAKA (M-Tech)
Nov.Mitsubishi MV2400R-DC newly installed
Exhibited at New Manufacturing / New Service Exhibition 2019
Exhibited at Maido! Osaka Manufacturing Exhibition Business Meeting 2019
Burmese engineer joined the company
2020Oct.Staffing a booth at MECHANICAL COMPONENTS & MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY EXPO OSAKA (M-Tech)
Dec.Exhibited at New Manufacturing / New Service Exhibition
2021Feb.Staffing a booth at the 25th Mechanical Components & Materials Technology Exhibition 10
April.50th anniversary of foundation10
Oct.Staffing a booth at MECHANICAL COMPONENTS & MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY EXPO OSAKA (M-Tech) 10
Original product "Patti-Pipe Joint Clip" new size launch10
Nov.Winter uniform renewal10
Original product "Slide Scale Clip" started selling at Monotaro10
Dec.CAD / CAM software made by C & G Systems, "EXSESSHYBRID" newly installed10
Exhibited at New Manufacturing / New Service Exhibition10
2022Feb.KOMATSU 45 servo press newly installed11
Jun.Summer Uniform Renewal11
SHOWA CREATE CEBU newly opened website
https://showa-ph.studio.site/
11
Oct.Staffing a booth at MECHANICAL COMPONENTS & MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY EXPO OSAKA (M-Tech) 11
Staffing a booth at Business Fair 2022 (Nagoya, Aichi Pref.)11
“MOOV, press vol.35″ introduces Showa Spring and original products.「MOOV,press vol.35」11
Dec.Staffing a booth at New Manufacturing/ New Service Exhibition 2022(Tokyo)