Global Environmental Initiatives

We are working from both “products” and “production ” perspectives to contribute to the prevention of global warming and the reduction of environmental impact, throughout the entire business activities.

Environmental Policy

Basic Principle

Musashi recognizes that environmental preservation is one of the most important problems as a member of society. We preserve the global environment and enhance mankind's prosperity through its corporate activities for the society and the environment. We set the following guidelines toward achieving the goal to maintain the sprit of innovation.

Basic Policy

We will continue to explore and develop our original Monozukuri and thereby contribute to the global society by providing trusted and attractive products. To realize this corporate mission, we globally establish environmental management system based on the guidelines stated below.

  1. Not only complying with law regulations, Musashi establishes the necessary self-imposed environmental targets for meeting social and stake holders requirements.
    Musashi promotes environmental preservation activities, including reduction of Green House Gas, Waste water, Air pollutant, Noise, Odor, Vibration, Waste, Hazardous materials, Soil contamination.
  2. Musashi reduces environmental load as much as possible in all business area of the organization. Musashi shall continuously endeavour to maintain and improve our environmental management system to improve our environmental performance.
  3. Musashi ensures the effective use of energy and other resources and pursues the appropriate management of chemical substances and reduction of waste, in every lifecycle stage of our products and all aspects of business activities.
  4. To protect and preserve our global environment, Musashi implement environmental conservation actions and endeavour that all individual working in or for our organization keep awareness of environmental protection.

We establish objectives, targets and action plans to achieve these policies. And, we review and revise them for every fiscal year according to the law regulation, environmental aspects of our business and opinion and requirement of stakeholders.
Also, we ensure that all individuals working in or for our organization are fully aware of these environmental policies by posting and disclosing these policies. And, we make these policies available to all stakeholders.

April 1, 2018

SCOPE OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

The scope of our Environmental Management System is described below.


  1. We will consider external and internal issues within the organization
  2. We will consider relevant compliance obligations required or needed by the stakeholders
  3. Unit, function, and physical boundaries of the organization
    All employees, including management who work at the following sites
    1. Musashi Seimitsu Industry Co.,Ltd. Head Office / Ueta Plant
      39-5 Daizen, Ueta-cho, Toyohashi-shi, Aichi
    2. Akemi Plant #1
      2-18 Akemi-cho, Toyohashi-shi, Aichi
    3. Akemi Plant #2
      3-29 Akemi-cho, Toyohashi-shi, Aichi
    4. Machinery & Tools Business Unit
      2-79 Akemi-cho, Toyohashi-shi, Aichi
    5. Horai Plant
      10 Yamamotomae, Nagashino, Shinshiro-shi, Aichi
    6. Suzuka Plant
      3-12-16 Oike, Suzuka-shi, Mie
  4. Activities, products and services of the Organization
    Design and manufacture of precision forged suspensions and steering ball joints for the automobile industry, precision forged automatic transmission gears, power shaft parts and camshafts for the automobile industry
  5. Organizations to be managed under EMS which have an authority and ability to control and influence
    Ueta Plant (Head office), Akemi Plant #1, Akemi Plant #2, Machinery & Tools Business Unit、 Horai Plant, Suzuka Plant

The applicable scope of the environmental management system is documented and available to all the stakeholders

Environmental Management Organization

To establish a company-wide environmental management, Musashi has formed the Central Environment Committee to orchestrate a company-wide response to the environmental issues.

Environmental Management Organization

Environmental Goals and Achievements

FY2018 Environmental Goals and Achievements

In 2018, we set targets for each of the following categories and worked on environmental improvement.

Environmental Goals

< Target achieved > ◎:105% or higher, ○:95% to 105%, △:80% to 95%、 ×:80% or lower

*A PRTR (Pollutant Release and Transfer Register) is a national or regional database of information on the environmental release and
off-site transfer of potentially hazardous chemical substances from industrial and other facilities.

CO2 Emissions and Unit Energy Consumption
Industrial Waste and Unit Waste Emission

Global Environmental Management Promotion System

Musashi Group is advancing environmental management under the ISO14001 standard. Based on the standard, we have conducted activities, the quantitative grasp of the environmental data, and information sharing regarding technologies and measures for environmental impact reduction.

Global Environmental Management Promotion System