Brief History

1938 Apr Otsuka Seisakusho was founded in Shinagawa-ku,
Tokyo, to manufacture carburetor parts for aincraft.
1944 Jan Incorporated as a public company in Musashino Tokyo
1946 Oct Moved to Osaki, Toyohashi, and changed company name "Musashi Sangyo".
1956 Sep Began sales to Honda Motor Co.,Ltd. and started to produce motorcycle parts.
1963 Sep Changed company name "Musashi Seimitsu Industry Co., LTD"
1966 Jan Moved head office to Ueta Toyohashi.
May Began in-house manufacturing of dies.
1967 Apr Began production of automobile parts.
Dec Began to study Ball Joints.
1971 Nov Succeeded in bevel gear forging .
1973 Sep Successfully developed maintenance free ball joints.
1978 Jul Signed an agreement concerning ball-joint export with Ford Motor.
1982 Apr QC Circle Activity starts.
1984 Sep Started production of camshafts for automobile.
1989 Jun Succeeded in production for Precision Forging.
1998 Dec Registration of an over-the-counter stock in Japan Securities Association.
1999 Oct Successfully developed original 3D bevel gear.
2004 Mar Listed on the Second Section both of Tokyo Stock Exchange and Nagoya Stock Exchange.
2005 Jan ISO/TS16949 certified.
Mar Listed on the First Section both of Tokyo Stock Exchange and Nagoya Stock Exchange.

ISO/TS Certification

||| List of certifications for ISO/TS acquired by the Musashi group

Company name ISO9001 ISO14001 TS16949 OHSAS18001
Kyushu Musashi
Seimitsu Co.,Ltd.
Oct.1996 Nov.1998    
MAP-MI Jan.2007 Jul.1999    
MAP-CA Sep.2003 May.2000 Feb.2006  
MSB Feb.2003 Oct.2001 Mar.2004  
MDA Sep.2005 Jan.2008    
MAP-TH Oct.2002 Feb.2002 Oct.2006  
MAP-IN Dec.2000 May.2003 Aug.2005 Apr.2003
MAP-CH Jan.2005 Feb.2006 Feb.2008 Jan.2008
MAP-ID   May.2006 Jun.2005 May.2006
MAP-UK Aug.1995 Nov.2000 Feb.2003 Jan.2007
MHM   Feb.2005 Jan.2003