Sadashichi Tanaka established the Tanaka Plating Works and began the plating business in Hinaga-mura, Mie.
Kyoei Metal Industrial Co. established under Sadashichi Tanaka as president.
No. 2 plant completed in Uneme, Yokkaichi.
Head office relocated to current site in Hinaga-Higashi, Yokkaichi.
No. 2 plant relocated from Uneme to current location in Komono.
Corporate name changed to BESTEX Kyoei Co., Ltd.
Kumamoto Business Office opened.
BESTEX Thailand Co., Ltd. established.
Subsidiary BESTEX Thailand Co., Ltd. established.
New plan completed in Ayutthaya, Thailand.
Complete relocation, operations begun.
Ojima plant completed in Ojima, Komono.
Joint ventures in China
Capital participation in establishing Guangzhou Marujun Co., Ltd.
Capital participation in establishing Wuhan Marujun Co., Ltd.
Main office No. 2 factory completed.
BESTEX MM India Pvt. Ltd. established.
Plant completed in Rajasthan, India, and operation begun.
No. 2 Komono factory completed.
March Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.
Tochigi Business Office also damaged.
Plant operations suspended, and major automobile manufacturers adopted emergency schedules for three months (closed Thursdays and Fridays).
Aug. BESTEX Thailand damaged by flooding.
Assistance dispatched from Japan.
BESTEX manufactured parts for a number of Japanese automotive firms during the emergency, and received a certificate of thanks for our prompt assistance.
Yorii factory completed in Yorii, Saitama.
Kumamoto Business Office relocated to current site in Otsu, Kikuchi-gun, Kumamoto.
April Kumamoto earthquake.
Kumamoto Business Office damaged.
Tochigi Business Office relocated to Sayama, Saitama.
Saitama Business Office established.
March Acquired Honda Clarity FCV for corporate use.
April Saitama Business Office relocated to Tochigi Engineering Office, and Tochigi Business Office opened.
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pioneering the way to new generations,
and new worlds of endeavor.
The overriding goal is to provide new value to our customers…
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