Tsukatani Hamono Mfg. is a leading manufacturer of industrial specialty blades in Japan.

HISTORY

HISTORY

1951Tsukatani Seisakusho was founded by the late Toshio Tsukatani at 1-188 Shigino-Higashi, Joto-ku, Osaka.
Started manufacturing and sales of cylindrical blades for shell-buttons.
1955Expanded and relocated plant to 2-64 Chodo, Higashi-Osaka, Osaka.
1957Started manufacturing steel cutting rules and discontinued manufacturing of cylindrical blades for shell-buttons.
1960Reorganized the company as Tsukatani Seisakusho Co., Ltd. with a capital of 2,000,000 yen.
Shunsuke Tsukatani was appointed Representative Director.
Started manufacturing industrial machine cutting tools for synthetic fibers, papermaking machines, foods, etc.
1961Started manufacturing perforation steel rules for business forms (for computer print-out forms).
1965Increased capital to 10,000,000 yen.
Relocated the Head Office Plant to a new building at 3-39 Kusune-cho, Yao City, Osaka. Renamed the company Tsukatani Hamono Mfg. Co., Ltd.
1967Increased capital to 20,000,000 yen.
1970Discontinued manufacturing of cutting tools for synthetic fibers, papermaking machines, foods, etc.
1974Opened the Tokyo Sales Branch Office at 3-59-24 Izumi, Suginami-ku, Tokyo.
1977Started manufacturing consumable parts for business form cutting tools.
1979Increased capital to 90,000,000 yen.
1984Constructed Plant No. 2 at 2-44 Kusune-cho, Yao City, Osaka.
1987Relocated the Tokyo Sales Branch Office to 7-7-3 Chuo, Ota-ku, Tokyo.
1989Constructed the Miyamachi Plant at 5-23 Miyamachi (present address: 5-6-40 Miyamachi), Yao City, Osaka.
1993Constructed Nara Plant No.1 in TechnoPark Nara at 1403 Sugawa-cho, Gojo City, Nara.
Sold Plant No. 2.
1995Started manufacturing flexible pinnacle dies.
1998Reorganized the Tokyo Sales Branch Office as the Tokyo Sales Department.
1999Shunsuke Tsukatani was appointed Chairman and Representative Director.
Toshiya Tsukatani was appointed President and Representative Director.
2001Celebrated the company’s 50th anniversary.
2002Shunsuke Tsukatani was appointed Chairman Emeritus.
Acquired a site for the Head Office (4,498 m2).
2003Received the “National Award” of the Small and Medium Business Research Institute Award.
2004Relocated the Head Office to a new building at 5-30 Kusune-cho, Yao City, Osaka.
2006Established Tsukatani Korea Co., Ltd. in the Republic of Korea.
Selected for the Blue-Ribbon Award of “Best 100 IT Management” Companies by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).
2007Completed construction of Tsukatani Korea Co., Ltd.
Started manufacturing flexible pinnacle dies.
Selected as “Best 300 Active Small and Medium Manufacturing Companies Supporting the Future of Japan” by the Minister of METI.
2011Established the Shanghai Office.
Celebrated the companies 60th anniversary.
2012Established TSUKATANI (THAILAND) COMPANY LIMITED as a subsidiary in Thailand.
2013Completed construction of TSUKATANI (THAILAND) COMPANY LIMITED.
2015Shunsuke Tsukatani left the position of Chairman Emeritus and assumed the position of Adviser.
2017Constructed Nara Plant No.2 in TechnoPark Nara at 1413 Sugawa-cho, Gojo City, Nara.