ASAHI FORGE CORPORATION

HISTORY

January,1938 Shigeji Asahi began producing forged jigs and tools at Nagoya.
May,1945 Shigeji Asahi suspended business operation due to World War 2.
January,1946 Shigeji Asahi resumed operation and manufactured forged parts for bicycle,
spinning and weaving machine, and bearing.
May,1953 Shigeji Asahi founded Asahi Tanko.
October,1966 Asahi Tanko built Gifu Plant at Mitake-cho, Gifu.
May,1969 Asahi Tanko built Fuso Plant at Fuso-cho, Aichi.
October,1970 Change of organization to “Asahi Tanko Ltd.”
May,1975 Asahi Tanko built Shirotori Plant at Gujo, Gifu.
October,1987 Machining facility was introduced in Fuso Plant. Asahi Tanko started integrated
forging production from forging to machining.
March,1990 Shigemitsu Asahi became president of Asahi Tanko.
December,1991 Asahi Tanko changed the corporate name to Asahi Forge Corporation.
August,2000 Asahi Forge built Mino plant at Mino, Gifu.
Asahi Forge expanded integrated production from forging,
heat-treatment, to machining.
October,2002 ASAHI BLUEGRASS FORGE CORPORATION Founded in America.
April,2009 Asahi Forge built Maniwa plant at Maniwa, Okayama.
September,2010 ASAHI BLUEGRASS FORGE CORPORATION Founded in America.
November,2011 NTA PRECISION AXLE CORPORATION Brought under umbrella in America.
July,2012 PT.ASAHI FORGE INDONESIA Founded in Indonesia.
August,2012 Hiroshi Asahi became president of Asahi Forge Corporation.
February,2015 Established Toki No.1 plant.
April,2015 Completion of the new office building at Mino plant.
May,2015 The Chairman Shigemitsu Asahi was rewarded the Medal with Blue Ribbon.
Jun,2015 The Chairman Shigemitsu Asahi was rewarded the title of Kentucky
Colonel and honorary citizen of Richmond.
April,2016 Transferred headquarters to 72-2 Mino, Gifu.
Established Toki No.2 plant.
April,2018 We buy out a plant that is adjacent to Mino plant
for repair and operate it as the second machining plant.