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  • NHK SPRING: History

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    1963 Jul : Received promotional privilege from the Board of Investment (BOI) for the production of Leaf Spring.
    Dec : Established with registered capital of Baht 10 million.
    Nov : Constructed Samrong Factory and started production of Leaf Spring.
    1972 Jul : Concluded the Technical Assistance Agreement of Auto Seat with NHK Spring Co.,Ltd. 
    1973 Apr : Started production of Auto Seat.
    1974 Jul : Concluded the Technical Assistance Agreement of Trimming Parts with NHK Spring Co.,Ltd. 
    : Started production of Trimming parts.
    1977 Aug : Increased capital to Baht 20 million. (increased 10,000 stocks)
    1978 Jun : Started production of Coil Spring.
    1979 Apr : Mr. Shigemi Morita took position as the President.
    1982 May : Started production of Stabilizer.
    1983 Jan : Started production of Vacuum Forming.
    1984 Jun : Mr. Shigekasu Suzuki took position as the President.
    1986 Oct : Increased capital to Baht 40 million. (increased 20,000 stocks)
    Dec : Constructed the new Head Office Building and Precision Spring Factory.
    1987 Mar : Started production of Wire Spring (Precision Spring).
    Jun : Mr. Kaoru Kawakami took position as the President.
    1988 Mar : Started production of hot press forming Door Trim.
    1989 Jan : Bought a piece of land in Bangpoo Industrial Estate.(43,268 m2)
    1990 Jul : Started production of Valve Spring (Precision Spring).
    Dec : Concluded the Technical Assistance Agreement of Recliner with Shiroki Industry Co.,Ltd.
    1991 Dec : Constructed Bangpoo Factory and Transferred Auto Seat production line from Samrong to Bangpoo factory
    1992 Apr : Mr. Tadaharu Kaneko took a position as the President.
    Dec : Concluded the Technical Assistance Agreement of Wire Spring &Flat Spring with NHK Spring Co.,Ltd. 
    1993 Mar : Concluded the Technical Assistance Agreement of Matron V with Takashimaya Nippatsu Kogyo Co.,Ltd.(Toyota Boshoku)
    May : Started production of Recliner.
    Jun : Started production of Stabilizer new production line.
    Aug : Started production of Flat Spring.
    Sep : Bought a piece of land in Gateway Industrial Estate.(48,000m2)
    Nov : Concluded the Technical Assistance Agreement of Auto Seat and Trimming Parts (for supply to Toyota Motors Thailand)
    with Takashimaya Nippatsu Kogyo Co.,Ltd.(Toyota Boshoku)
    Dec : 30th Anniversary
    1994 Jan : Started production of Coil spring (new production line) and Matron V.
    Aug : Bought a piece of land in Wellgrow Industrial Estate.(56,404 m2)
    Sep : Consolidated the Technical Assistance Agreement with NHK Spring Co.,Ltd. of Leaf Spring, Coil Spring, Stabilizer
    (pipe & Solid) to be the new TA as nominate to "Suspension Spring Technical Assistance Agreement"
    Oct : Concluded the Technical Assistance Agreement of T shape slide rail with Shiroki Industry Co.,Ltd.
    1995 May : Addition Torsion Bar and Impact Beam, the new target products to Suspension Spring Technical Assistance Agreement
    Jul : Consolidated the Technical Assistance Agreement with NHK Spring Co.,Ltd. of Auto Seat & Trimming Parts to be
    the new TA as nominate to "Automobile Interior Parts Technical Assistance Agreement"
    1995 : Started production of Torsion Bar. 
      : Introduction CAD
    Nov : Constructed Gateway Factory and started production of Auto Seat for supply to Toyota Gateway plant.
    1996 May : Bought a piece of land for expansion Gateway Factory (48,000m2)
      : Constructed Suspension Spring Wellgrow Factory and started production of Leaf spring for one-ton pick-up.
    1997 Jan : Constructed Precision Spring Wellgrow Factory and moved Precision Spring Factory from Samrong to Wellgrow
    Apr : Increased capital to Baht 50.2 million (increased 10,200 stocks)
    Jun : Bought a piece of land for expansion Bangpoo Factory (25,367m2)
    Jul : Seperated Gateway Factory and established new company name as Thai Automotive Seating & Interior Co.,Ltd. (TASI)
    1998 Apr : Received promotional privilege from BOI for the production of HDD Mechaparts
    Sep : Started production of Precision Spring HDD Mechaparts
    1999 May : Conclude the Technical Assistance Agreement of HDD Mechaparts with NHK Spring Co.,Ltd.
    Jun : Mr. Yoshinori Omori took position as the president.
    Jun : Increased capital to Baht 370 million (increased 319,800 stocks)
    Oct : Sold a part of TASI's stock to Takashimaya Nippatsu Kogyo Co.,Ltd.
    2001 Jul : Concluded the Technical Assistance Agreement of Shutter Spring (Precision Spring) with Tohoku Nippatsu Co.,Ltd.
    Aug : Increased capital to Bht 390 million (increased 20,000 stocks)
    2002 Jan : Concluded the Technical Assistance Agreement of Chain Tensioner with NHK Spring Co.,Ltd.
    Jun : Concluded the Technical Assistance Agreement of Urethane Forming Headlining with Sanwa Kogyo Co.,Ltd.
    Aug : Increased capital to Baht 410 million (increased 20,000 stocks)
    Sep : Bought a piece of land for expansion Wellgrow Factory (21,068m2)
    2003 Mar : Bought a piece of land for expansion Wellgrow Factory (5,772m2)
    Dec : Moved Head Office from Samrong to Bangna Towers
      : 40th Anniversary
    2004 Apr : Constructed Suspension Spring Wellgrow Phase 1, received promotional privilege for Automotive (Suspension) and transferred Suspension Spring from Samrong to Wellgrow Factory.
    Oct : Bought a piece of land for expansion of Wellgrow Factory (20,828m2)
    2005 Mar : Bought a piece of land for expansion of Wellgrow Factory (14,584m2)
    Dec : Bought a piece of land at Banpho (90,804m2)
    2006 Jan : Constructed Suspension Spring Wellgrow Factory Phase 2.
    Apr : Bought a piece of land for expansion of Banpho Factory (10,008m2)
    May : Received promotional privilege from BOI for DDS
    May : Conclude the Technical Assistance Agreement & Patent License agreement for DDS with NHK Spring Co.,Ltd.
    Aug : Constructed DDS Factory and started production.
    2007 Feb : Constructed Banpho Factory and Started Auto Seat production for Toyota Banpho plant
    Apr : Constructed Suspension Spring Wellgrow Phase 3.
    Jun : Mr. Yoshinori Omori took position as the Chairman and Mr.Hiroyuki Kado took position as the President.
    May : Bought a piece of land for expansion Bangpoo Factory (72,108m2)
    Jul : Sold TASI's stocks to Toyota Boshoku Asia.
    2008 Feb : Bought a piece of land for expansion Banpho Factory (15,652m2)
    Aug : Conclude the Headlining Technical Assistance Agreement with Grupo Antolin Irausa,S.A
    Sep : Bought a piece of land in Hemaraj Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate(142,034m2)
    2009 Jan : Constructed the expansion of DDS Factory.
    Mar : Mr. Yoshinori Omori retired from Chairman.
    2010 Mar : Bought a piece of land for expansion of Wellgrow Factory (40,000m2)
    2011 Mar : Received promotional privilege from the Board of Investment (BOI) for Hemaraj Project
    Jun : Constructed Hemaraj Factory.
    Jun : Mr. Kaoru Hatayama took position as the President.
    Jul : Constructed the expansion of Precision Spring Wellgrow Factory.

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Click below for highlights from 50 years of NHK

  • 1963

    1963 Jul

    Received promotional privilege from the Board of Invest (BOI) for the production of Leaf Sping.

    1963 Dec

    Established with registered capital of Baht 10 million.

    1963 Nov

    Constructed Samrong Factory and started production of Leaf Spring.

  • 1972

    1972 Jul

    Concluded the Technical Assistance Agreement of Auto Seat with NHK Spring with NHK Spring Co.,Ltd.

  • 1973

    1973 Apr

    Started production of Auto Seat.

  • 1974

    1974 Jul

    Concluded the Technical Assistance Agreement of Trimming Parts with NHK Spring Co.,Ltd.

    Started production of Trimming parts.

  • 1977

    1977 Aug

    Increased capital to Baht 20 million. (increased 10,000 stocks)

  • 1978

    1978 Jun

    Started production of Coil Spring.

  • 1979

    1979 Apr

    Mr. Shigemi Morita took position as the President.

  • 1982

    1982 May

    Started production of Stabilizer.

  • 1983

    1983 Jan

    Started production of Vacuum Forming.

  • 1984

    1984 Jun

    Mr. Shigekasu Suzuki took position as the President.

  • 1986

    1986 Oct

    Increased capital to Baht 40 million. (increased 20,000 stocks)

    1986 Dec

    Constructed the new Head Office Building and Precision Spring Factory.

  • 1987

    1987 Mar

    Started production of Wire Spring (Precision Spring).

    1987 Jun

    Mr. Kaoru Kawakami took position as the President.

  • 1988

    1988 Mar

    Started production of hot press forming Door Trim.

  • 1989

    1989 Jan

    Bought a piece of land in Bangpoo Industrial Estate.(43,268 m2)

  • 1990

    1990 Jul

    Started production of Valve Spring (Precision Spring).

    1990 Dec

    Concluded the Technical Assistance Agreement of Recliner with Shiroki Industry Co.,Ltd.

  • 1991

    1991 Dec

    Constructed Bangpoo Factory and Transferred Auto Seat production line from Samrong to Bangpoo factory

  • 1992

    1992 Apr

    Mr. Tadaharu Kaneko took position as the President.

    1992 Dec

    Concluded the Technical Assistance Agreement of Wire Spring &Flat Spring with NHK Spring Co.,Ltd.

  • 1993

    1993 Mar

    Concluded the Technical Assistance Agreement of Matron V with Takashimaya Nippatsu Kogyo Co.,Ltd.(Toyota Boshoku)

    1993 May

    Started production of Recliner.

    1993 Jun

    Started production of Stabilizer new production line.

    1993 Aug

    Started production of Flat Spring.

    1993 Sep

    Bought a piece of land in Gateway Industrial Estate.(48,000m2)

    1993 Nov

    Concluded the Technical Assistance Agreement of Auto Seat and Trimming Parts (for supply to Toyota Motors Thailand) with Takashimaya Nippatsu Kogyo Co.,Ltd.(Toyota Boshoku)

    1993 Dec

    30th Anniversary

  • 1994

    1994 Jan

    Started production of CoilSpring (new production line) and Matron V.

    1994 Aug

    Bought a piece of land in Wellgrow Industrial Estate.(56,404 m2)

    1994 Sep

    Consolidated the Technical Assistance Agreement with NHK Spring Co.,Ltd. of Leaf Spring, Coil Spring, Stabilizer (pipe & Solid) to be the new TA as nominate to "Suspension Spring Technical Assistance Agreement"

    1994 Oct

    Concluded the Technical Assistance Agreement of T shape slide rail with Shiroki Industry Co.,Ltd.

  • 1995

    1995 May

    Addition Torsion Bar and Impact Beam, the new target products to Suspension Spring Technical Assistance Agreement

    1995 Jul

    Consolidated the Technical Assistance Agreement with NHK Spring Co.,Ltd. of Auto Seat & Trimming Parts to be the new TA as nominate to "Automobile Interior Parts Technical Assistance Agreement"

    Started production of Torsion Bar. 

    Introduction CAD

    1995 Nov

    Constructed Gateway Factory and started production of Auto Seat for supply to Toyota Gateway plant.

  • 1996

    1996 May

    - Bought a piece of land for expansion Gateway Factory (48,000m2)

    - Constructed Suspension Spring Wellgrow Factory and started production of Leaf spring for one-ton pick-up.

  • 1997

    1997 Jan

    Constructed Precision Spring Wellgrow Factory and moved Precision
    Spring Factory from Samrong to Wellgrow.

    1997 Apr

    Increased capital to Baht 50.2 million (increased 10,200 stocks).

    1997 Jun

    Bought a piece of land for expansion of Bangpoo Factory (25,367m2).

    1997 Jul

    Separated Gateway Factory and established new company name as
    Thai Automotive Seating & Interior Co.,Ltd. (TASI).

  • 1998

    1998 Apr

    Received promotional privilege from BOI for the production of HDD
    Mechaparts.

    1998 Sep

    Started production of Precision Spring HDD Mechaparts.

  • 1999

    1999 May

    Concluded the Technical Assistance Agreement of HDD
    Mechaparts with NHK Spring Co.,Ltd.

    1999 Jun

    Mr. Yoshinori Omori took position as the president.

    Increased capital to Baht 370 million (increased 319,800 stocks).

    1999 Oct

    Sold a part of TASI's stock to Takashimaya Nippatsu Kogyo Co.,Ltd.

  • 2001

    2001 Jul

    Concluded the Technical Assistance Agreement of Shutter Spring
    (Precision Spring) with Tohoku Nippatsu Co.,Ltd.

    2001 Aug

    Increased capital to Baht 390 million (increased 20,000 stocks).

  • 2002

    2002 Jan

    Concluded the Technical Assistance Agreement of Chain Tensioner
    with NHK Spring Co.,Ltd.

    2002 Jun

    Concluded the Technical Assistance Agreement of Urethane Forming
    Headlining with Sanwa Kogyo Co.,Ltd.

    2002 Aug

    Increased capital to Baht 410 million (increased 20,000 stocks).

    2002 Sep

    Bought a piece of land for expansion of Wellgrow Factory (21,068m2).

  • 2003

    2003 Mar

    Bought a piece of land for expansion of Wellgrow Factory (5,772m2).

    2003 Dec

    Moved head office from Samrong to Bangna Towers.

    40th Anniversary

  • 2004

    2004 Apr

    Constructed Suspension Spring Wellgrow Phase 1. Received
    promotional privilege for Automotive (Suspension), and transferred
    Suspension Spring from Samrong to Wellgrow Factory.

    2004 Oct

    Bought a piece of land for expansion of Wellgrow Factory (20,828m2).

  • 2005

    2005 Mar

    Bought a piece of land for expansion of Wellgrow Factory (14,584m2).

    2005 Dec

    Bought a piece of land at Banpho (90,804m2).

  • 2006

    2006 Jan

    Constructed Suspension Spring Wellgrow Factory Phase 2.

    2006 Apr

    Bought a piece of land for expansion of Banpho Factory (10,008m2).

    2006 May

    Received promotional privilege from BOI for DDS.

    Concluded the Technical Assistance Agreement and Patent License
    agreement for DDS with NHK Spring Co.,Ltd.

    2006 Aug

    Constructed DDS Factory and started production.

  • 2007

    2007 Feb

    Constructed Banpho Factory and started Auto Seat production for
    Toyota Banpho plant.

    2007 Apr

    Constructed Suspension Spring Wellgrow Phase 3.

    2007 Jun

    Mr. Yoshinori Omori took position as the chairman. Mr. Hiroyuki
    Kado took position as the president.

    2007 May

    Bought a piece of land for expansion of Bangpoo Factory (72,108m2).

    2007 Jul

    Sold TASI's stocks to Toyota Boshoku Asia.

  • 2008

    2008 Feb

    Bought a piece of land for expansion of Banpho Factory (15,652m2).

    2008 Aug

    Concluded the Headlining Technical Assistance Agreement with Grupo
    Antolin Irausa, S.A.

    2008 Sep

    Bought a piece of land in Hemaraj Eastern Seaboard Industrial
    Estate (142,034m2).

  • 2009

    2009 Jan

    Constructed the expansion of DDS Factory.

    2009 Mar

    Mr. Yoshinori Omori retired as chairman.

  • 2010

    2010 Mar

    Bought a piece of land for expansion of Wellgrow Factory (40,000m2).

  • 2011

    2011 Mar

    Received promotional privilege from the Board of Investment (BOI) for
    Hemaraj Project.

    2011 Jun

    Constructed Hemaraj Factory.

    Mr. Kaoru Hatayama took position as president.

    2011 Jul

    Constructed the expansion of Precision Spring Wellgrow Factory.