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Company Summary

Company name KATO Valvefittings CO. LTD
Addresses KIYOSU HEADQUARTERS: 〒452-0942 1668 Kiyosu, Kiyosu City, Aichi 452-0942
TEL 052-400-7231 FAX 052-409-0451

GIFU PLANT: 〒503-0608 1204 Kano higashinawa, Kaizu-cho, Kaizu City, Gifu 503-0608
TEL 0584-52-0121 FAX 0584-52-0122
Capitalization ¥65 million yen
Officer Chairperson Takehito Kato
President  Kouhei Kato
Number of Employees: 28
Manufactured products (Valves for water pipes) Pressure reduction valves, safety valves, air vent valves, constant pressure valves, ball valves, hot and cold water combination valves, others
(Water turncocks) Hot and cold water combination turncocks, monopizable turncocks, ball taps, others
(Joints for water pipes) Elbows, T-joints, bends, headers, others
(Stainless steel products) Valves, joints, others
Affiliated Companies DALIAN KAISIN VALVE CO. LTD 10 Tie Shan Xi Road Dalian Economic & Technical Development Zone In China
TEL +86 411-8761-4601 FAX +86 411-8763-8861

VINA JAPAN VALVES CO. LTD Địa chỉ: Thửa đất số 68, thôn Tiến Nông, Xã Đại Bản, Huyện An Dương, Hải Phòng
TEL +84 225-361-8088 FAX +84 225-361-8089
Main Customers VENN CO. LTD
NIHON BRONZE CO. LTD
Maezawa Kyuso Industries CO. LTD
Sanei Ltd.
Kobe Steel, Ltd.
Fujikin Incorporated
Keika CO. LTD
Toto Ltd.
Toto Bath Create Ltd.
Aichitokeidenki Corporation (In no particular order)
Banks of Account MUFG Bank Owarishinkawa Branch
Shoko Chukin Bank Nagoya Branch
Japan Finance Corporation for Small and Medium Enterprises Nagoya Branch

Base Guide

KIYOSU HEADQUARTERS

1668 Kiyosu, Kiyosu City, Aichi 452-0942
TEL052-400-7231 FAX052-409-0451
・10 minutes from Kiyosu East (Kiyosu Higashi) Interchange on Higashimeihan Expressway
・8 minute walk from Meitetsu Shinkiyosu Station

GIFU PLANT

1204 Kano higashinawa, Kaizu-cho, Kaizu City, Gifu 503-0608
TEL0584-52-0121 FAX0584-52-0122
・About 30 minutes by car from Meitetsu Tsushima Station
・About 30 minutes by car from Shinkansen Gifuhashima Station
・About 30 minutes from Ogaki Interchange on Meishin Expressway
・About 25 minutes from Hashima Interchange on Meishin Expressway

DALIAN KAISIN VALVE CO. LTD

People’s Republic of China
10 Tie Shan Xi Road Dalian Economic & Technical Development Zone In China
TEL +86 411-8761-4601 FAX +86 411-8763-8861
・About 30 minutes by car from Dalian Airport

VINA JAPAN VALVES CO. LTD

Vietnam
Địa chỉ: Thửa đất số 68, thôn Tiến Nông, Xã Đại Bản, Huyện An Dương, Hải Phòng
TEL +84 225-361-8088 FAX +84 225-361-8089
・About 1 hour from Haiphong

Company History

January 1947 Start of non-ferrous metal (copper alloy casting)
June 1949 Kato Manufacturing Limited Partnership Company established with capitalization of ¥200,000
June 1951 Capitalization increased to ¥500,000
September 1954 Capitalization increased to ¥1,000,000
October 1954 New machine plant established and machine processing started
December 1960 New machine plant established and operations transferred there
December 1961 New casting plant established and operations transferred there
February 1966 Assembly plant built and assembly of various bronze valves started
May 1968 Designated “Labor Management Model Plant” by the Aichi Prefecture Labor Standards Bureau
June 1969 Reorganized into joint stock company and capital set to ¥10 million
March 1971 Capitalization increased to ¥15.3 million
January 1973 Capitalization increased to ¥30 million
May 1973 Assembly plant expanded
September 1974 Site for construction of GIFU PLANT obtained (6,200 m2)
September 1979 New assembly plant and inspection room established and operations transferred there
June 1980 Plant approved to display JIS mark
License No. 480021
JIS B8410 Pressure Reduction Valves for Water Works
March 1982 Became plant inspected by Japan Water Works Association
April 1983 Additional JIS mark display approval License No. 483006 JIS B8414 Relief Valves for Hot Water Appliances
November 1986 Recognition as Superior Tax Reporting Company
December 1987 Capitalization increased to ¥65 million
(Of this, ¥20 million was by the Nagoya Small and Medium Business Investment & Consultation CO. LTD)
May 1991 DALIAN KAISIN VALVE CO. LTD established in China
November 1991 Recognition as Superior Tax Reporting Company
August 1993 DALIAN KAISIN VALVE CO. LTD Start of operations
August 1995 DALIAN KAISIN VALVE CO. LTD Plant approved to display JIS mark
Approval No. CN9509 and JIS B8410 Pressure Reduction Valves for Water Works
FBM automatic molding machines introduced to casting plant
November 1997 Recognition as Superior Tax Reporting Company
July 1998 ISO 9001 certification (assessment and registration) received Registration No. JSAQ 295
September 1998 Human Resource Development Capacity Development Support Project (Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, Employment Promotion Corporation) executed)
August 1999 GIFE PLANT completed and operations started
September 1999 Japanese Corporation Asian Regeneration Support Project executed (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan Overseas Development Corporation)
March 2000 Small Business Management Support Project executed (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan Overseas Development Corporation)
October 2000 DALIAN KAISIN VALVE CO. LTD Additional JIS mark display approved Approval No. CN 0025
JIS B8414 Relief Valves for Hot Water Appliances
August 2001 DALIAN KAISIN VALVE CO. LTD ISO 9001 certification acquired Certification No. 0104Q18522R1M2100
February 2003 DALIAN KAISIN VALVE CO. LTD Additional JIS mark display approved Approval No. JQCN0210
JIS B2061 Turncocks
April 2004 Overseas Training Instructor Development Project executed (Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare; Overseas Vocational Training Association)
August 2005 Joint research and development of cadmium-free low-lead bronze (rose bronze) meeting EU RoHS Directive with NIHON BRONZE CO. LTD
January 2006 Aichi Prefecture Management Innovation Plan approval received
January 2007 Decompressing & refrigerating casting system introduced
October 2012 Patent No. 5110357 Freezing Molds for Casting and Their Manufacturing Methods obtained
February 2013 2013 Aichi Environmental Prize Bronze Award received
March 2013 Nagai Science and Technology Foundation Technology award received
May 2013 Casting of low-cost, lead-free bronze
November 2013 Sokeizai Industry Technology Award Encouragement award received
March 2013 Approved as “Aichi Quality” brand corporation
To Aichi Quality Brand Company Recognition Leaflet page
May 2014 Patent No. 5540425 Manufacturing Methods for Freezing Casting obtained
March 2017 Patent No. 6114121 Freezing Molds for Casting and Their Manufacturing Methods obtained
October 2017 VINA JAPAN VALVES CO. LTD established and operations started