Awa Spindle Co., Ltd. recognizes that it is an important responsibility for us to protect the personal information of customers, shareholders, business associates and our officers and employees who handle it in business, and we will manage personal information and will strive to protect it based on the following policy.
- We will acquire personal information by appropriate and fair means. In addition, the acquired personal information will be kept accurate and will be managed safely.
- We will not use personal information for purposes other than those indicated at the time of acquisition.
- We will not provide personal information to a third party without the prior consent of the person, except as required by law.
- When we outsource the handling of personal information to a subcontractor, we will provide the information only to the extent necessary. We will oblige the outsourced company to manage personal information by contract and perform appropriate supervision.
- We will take appropriate and rational information security measures against the risk of loss, destruction, falsification and leakage of personal information and unauthorized access from the outside.
- If the person wishes to disclose, revise, suspend the use, delete, etc. of his / her personal information, we will respond promptly within a reasonable range.
Since our founding (1868), we have developed through various processes in the ever-changing economic situation.
Based on our founding spirit, we have devoted ourselves to the development of a number of independent technologies, and have continued to make constant efforts to deliver Awa Spindle products that please our customers. We are grateful to all of our users, suppliers, and many local communities for their support and guidance.
Based on the fact that the company always stays alive, we have inherited the management philosophy of working honestly, earnestly, and with passion. In addition, “people” are the most important asset for companies, and we have practiced “respect for human beings and fostering dignity.”
Based on youth and passion, we will make it an eternal task to become a company that makes the most of people, and we will strive as a company that creates the future by utilizing each person’s abilities.
CEO Masahiko Kimura
|NAME||AWA SPINDLE CO.,LTD|
|ADDRESS||80 Tenjin Yamakawa-cho Yoshinogawa-shi Tokushima 779-3402 Japan|
|CAPITAL||48 Million Yen|
|FOUNDED AS A PRIVATE ENTERPRISE||1868|
|MAJOR BANKS||Shikoku Bank Yamakawa Branch
Awa Bank Yamakawa Branch
|ITEMS OF BUSINESS||Manufacture, sale and export packaging of textile machine parts|
80 Tenjin, Yamakawa-cho, Yoshinogawa-shi, Tokushima 779-3402 MAP
TEL 0883-42-4121（main）／FAX 0883-42-4125
Hokuriku Service Station
46-4- Kitayokochi, Maruoka-cho, Sakai-shi, Fukui 910-0374 2 MAP MAP
TEL 0776-67-3900（main）／FAX 0776-67-3939
We have opened service stations in Japan and Indonesia so that our customers can use our products with peace of mind.
Furthermore, with 35 business partners in Japan , 20 in Asia, 3 in the United States, 3 in Europe, and a total of 26 business partners , we are closer to customers of textile manufacturers and machinery manufacturers not only in Japan but also around the world. We provide precise after-sales service.
In the future, we will expand our sales service network to the Middle East and Africa.
|1868||Established Kimura Shouhei Shouten and started producing spindles|
|1919||Changed name to Awa Tsumu Seisakusho|
|1927||Expanded factory to reach nationwide market|
|1943||Established Shikoku Macninery Industries and Seiji Kimura acceded to CEO|
|1954||Changed organaization as Kimura Industry Co.,LTD. with 195,000Yen
Manufactured spindles and farm equipment
|1960||Bearing Division organized at Koyo Seiko’s request and became cooperative factory|
|1967||Completion of New Sezume Factory (total floor area 2,250㎡)|
|1968||Completion of New Main Factory (total floor area 1,700㎡)|
|1969||Minister of International Trade and Industry gave citation to our company as an export contributive company|
|1971||Completion of New Koseikaikan (total floor area 400㎡)|
|1972||Completion of New reinforced concrete Main Factory (total floor area 1,100㎡)|
|1973||Appointed Hwa Sung Trading Co. as a service station in Korea|
|1974||Increased capital stock to 48million Yen|
|1975||Engaged Kugelfischer Georg Schafer & Co.(FAG) as a service station in Japan and Korea|
|1978||Established Awa Asia Company in Hong Kong|
|1979||Satoru Kimura acceded to CEO|
|1980||Completion of New Main Office|
|1981||Opened Hokuriku Service Station in Fukui city|
|1985||Innovated technology from STI CO.,LTD and set up the Diamondplus Division|
|1988||Completion of New Factory|
|1991||Extension of Sezume Factory|
|1992||Completion of New Hokuriku Service Station|
|1993||Extension of Main Kosei Kaikan
Completion of New Precision Machinery factory (total floor area 2,000㎡)
Extension of Sezume factory
Extension of Management Office
|1994||Started contract manufacturing of false-twisting machine to Nanhua Precision Machine Co.,Ltd.of Shenzhen,China|
|1999||Established Packaging Division|
Established Spintex Osaka Office
|2003||Masahiko Kimura acceded to CEO|
|2004||Established Service Station in Indonesia
|2005||Received “Small-Medium business Research Center Award”
” Development of Ceramic Air Nozzle”
Satoru Kimura CEO was awarded a prize of The Order of the Rising Sun,Gold and Silver Rays
“Work with the promotion of small-medium business” and “Work with the development of textile industry”
|2006||Certified one of the most active 300 companies in Japan
|2008||Started new challenge upon the historic occasion of our foundation for 140years, set out the second start of business|
|2012||Received Japan Quality Encouraging Prize (Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers)|
|2014||Received Central Federation of Societies of Commerce and Industry Chairman’s Award|
We will make positive efforts with the following three management systems as the rules of manufacturing, and as a member of society, we will make continuous improvements with great responsibility.
Acquirement of Certification
ISO9001 (Quality Management system)
In 2004, we acquired ISO9001 certification (quality management system).
In order to meet the needs of customers not only in Japan but also around the world, we have unified our in-house quality standards to international standard quality and provide our customers with safe and secure products.
ISO14001 (Environmental Management System)
We acquired ISO14001 certification (Environmental Management System) in 2006, and are promoting waste reduction and recycling in order to promote environmental activities, energy conservation, and effective use of resources.
Furthermore, with the theme of developing and selling environmentally friendly products, we sell products that reduce the environmental burden and reduce CO2.
ISO45001 (Labor Safety and Sanitation Management System)
We acquired OHSAS18001 certification (Labor Safety and Sanitation Management System) in 2009, and after migrating from OHSAS18001 to ISO 45001, we acquired ISO 45001 certification in 2020.
We not only continuously improve the safety and health environment of our employees, but also strive to improve the safety and health of the region.
Efforts of Quality Environment improvement
We aim to improve quality through quality environment improvement patrols and QC circle activities.
Quality Environment improvement patrol
QC circle activities
Under the guidance of the ISO Project Committee, we have ISO basic knowledge employee training and quality consultation meetings.