HISTORY

History

Constantly evolving and advancing
while remaining faithful to our traditions

Progress backed by innovation and wisdom

1946
Mar.

SHIROKI KINZOKU KOGYO Co., Ltd. Established.
Head Office, Tokyo Plant established (in Jujo Ex- Military Arsenal).

1950 Oct. Manufacturing of doorframes and moldings started.
1951 May Mass production of window regulators started.
1954 Apr. Mass production of doorframes started.
1956 Jul. Former Nagoya Plant started operation.
1958 Sep. Affiliated with "Toyoko Co., Ltd".
1959
Dec.

Osaka Plant (in Ikeda-City) started operation.

1960 Jan. Mass production of car keys started.
Nov. Toyota Plant started operation.
Mass production of seat adjusters started.
1963 Dec. Mass production of seat recliners started.
1964 Feb. Tokyo Plant started operation.
Dec. Affiliated with Tokyu Corp.
1967 Jan. Head office moved. Fujisawa Plant started operation.
1970 May. The company was listed on the 2nd Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
1972 Oct. The company was listed on the 2nd Section of the Nagoya Stock Exchange.
1973 Aug. The company was listed on the 1st Section of the Tokyo and Nagoya Stock Exchange respectively.
1977 Aug. Osaka Plant transferred to Ibaragi.
1980
Oct.

Toyokawa Plant started operation.

1984 Apr. SHIROKI SEIKI Co., Ltd. established.
1985 Apr. SHIROKI SHOJI Co. Ltd. established.
1986 Oct. Toyokawa Head Office and Technical Center established.
Dec. Tokyo Plant consolidated with Fujisawa Plant.
1988 Mar. SHIROKI-WICKES CORPORATION (SW MANUFACTURING, INC. at present) established. (the United States)
Jun. Former Nagoya Plant consolidated with Toyokawa Plant.
1988
Sep.

The company changed its name to SHIROKI CORPORATION.

1991 Apr. Nagoya Plant started operation.
Dec. Selected as loan margin trading issue on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
1992 Oct. Nagoya Plant received "NIKKEI MOST UPDATED BUSINESS OFFICE AWARD."
1993 Dec. Sun Circle was affiliated with SHIROKI Group.
1995 Jun. SWM Georgia L.L.C. established. (the United States)
1996 Nov. 50 Years Anniversary.
2001 Aug. KYUSHU SHIROKI Co., Ltd. established.
2002 Jan. SHIROKI CORP. (THAILAND) LTD. established. (Thailand).
Jul. KYUSHU SHIROKI Co., Ltd. started operation.
2003 Aug. Invested in ASAN Co., Ltd. (South Korea).
Oct. GUANGZHOU SHIROKI Corp. established. (China).
Nov. SHIROKI CORP. (THAILAND) LTD. started operation.
2004 Aug. New plant at SHIROKI CORP. (THAILAND) LTD. established.
2005 Apr. GUANGZHOU SHIROKI Corp. started operation.
2006 Jun. SWM-GT, L.L.C. established. (the United States).
Jul. SHIROKI CREATE SERVICE Co., Ltd. established.
2007 Jan. Expanded plant at SHIROKI-GA L.L.C. started operation.
The Company changed names of three companies in North America.
Mar. SHIROKI-GT, LLC. started operation.
Jul. Second plant at GUANGZHOU SHIROKI Corp. started operation.
Sep. Invested in Technico Industries Ltd. (India).
2009 Aug. Former Toyota Plant stopped production, and three plants in the Chukyo area were consolidated into two plants.
2010 Jul. Stakes in Technico Industries, Ltd. increased to 27%.
2011 Mar. MATSUMI CORPORATION became consolidated subsidiary.
Apr. The largest shareholder changes to TOYOTA MORTOR CORPORATION.
Aug. PT. SHIROKI INDONESIA established.
2012 Jul. SHIROKI ASIA CORP. LTD. established.
2013 Feb. PT. SHIROKI INDONESIA started operation.
Jul. TOHOKU SHIROKI CO., LTD. established.
2014 Jan. TOHOKU SHIROKI CO., LTD. started operation
Feb. GUANGZHOU SHIROKI CORP. ZHENGZHOU BRANCH COMPANY started operation.
Jul. Shiroki Technico India PVT.LTD. established.
2015 Apr. Shiroki Technico India PVT.LTD. started operation.
May. GUANGZHOU SHIROKI CORP. NINGBO BRANCH COMPANY started operation.
Nov. Seat business for TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION was transferred to Toyota Boshoku Corp.
2016 Apr. The Company became fully-owned subsidiary of Aisin Seiki through business integration.
(The Company was delisted from the 1st section of Tokyo Stock Exchange and Nagoya Stock Exchange, respectively)
Nov. 70 Years Anniversary.
2017 Dec. SHIROKI AUTO COMPONENTS INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED established.