IJT Technology Holdings

Company History

October 1, 2013 Company established as "IJT Technology Holdings Co., Ltd.," a joint stock holding company for I Metal Technology Co., Ltd., Jidosha Buhin Kogyo Co., Ltd., and TDF Corporation through a stock transfer and listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Second Section.
May 2015 PT. TJForge Indonesia (TJFI) moved from being a consolidated subsidiary to an affiliated company. It is accounted for by the equity method post an infusion of capital.
June 2015 I Metal Technology Co., Ltd. acquired Isuzu Techno Sand Co., Ltd.
December 2016 I Metal Technology Co., Ltd. acquired San-ei Seisakusho Co., Ltd.

The company histories for the wholly owned subsidiaries, I Metal Technology Co., Ltd., Jidosha Buhin Kogyo Co., Ltd., and TDF Corporation are outlined below.

Company History of I Metal Technology Co., Ltd.

August 1937 Jidosha Imono K.K. founded at the request of Isuzu Motors (then Tokyo Jidosha Kogyo K.K.) as a manufacturer of automobile cast products.
February 1938 Constructed Tsurumi factory in Tsurumi-ku Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture.
June 1955 Signed a technology support contract with Canadian Nickel Products for ductile casting and began manufacturing of ductile iron products.
August 1957 Established Sanwa Chuzosho K.K. as a manufacturer of automobile cast products in Kawaguchi, Saitama Prefecture.
November 1959 Established Sanei Seisakusho Co., Ltd.
October 1961 Listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange Second Section.
October 1969 Established Taiyo Steel K.K. as a steel casting company in Kitaibaraki, Ibaraki Prefecture.
November 1970 Constructed Tsuchiura factory in Kitakandatsu-machi, Tsuchiura, Ibaraki Prefecture.
April 1985 Sanwa Chuzosho K.K. acquired machining and assembly company, Isuzu Seiki K.K., a manufacturer of automotive parts. Name changed to Sanwa Kinzoku Kogyo K.K.
May 1985 Established Tohoku Sanwa Kinzoku Co., Ltd. (a consolidated subsidiary) in Maesawa-cho Isawa-gun (now Maesawa-ku, Oshu), Iwate Prefecture.
January 1986 Established a new technology center in Tsuchiura, Ibaraki Prefecture.
December 1986 Provided capital to Taiyo Steel K.K. and changed name to Shintaiyo Kogyo K.K.
October 1987 Tsuchiura factory designated as the first factory with JIS approval for ductile iron.
December 1988 Merged with Sanwa Kinzoku Kogyo Co., Ltd., a casting and machining and assembly company, mainly handling general cast iron components. Acquired all rights and obligations.
November 1992 Constructed Kitaibaraki factory in Isohara-cho, Kitaibaraki, Ibaraki Prefecture.
June 1995 Constructed new casting factory in Kitakami, Iwate Prefecture.
December 1995 Established JIK Materials K.K.
April 1996 Invested in JIK Materials K.K., with Ebina factory and new casting factory under construction in Kitakami, Iwate Prefecture.
April 1997 Newly created aluminum cylinder head production line in Kitaibaraki, Ibaraki Prefecture, and production outsourced to Shintaiyo Kogyo K.K.
November 1998 Company headquarters moved to Tsuchiura, Ibaraki Prefecture.
April 2001 Acquired Shintaiyo Kogyo K.K.
March 2006 Isuzu CASTEC and Isuzu Techno Sand Co., Ltd. became wholly owned subsidiaries through a stock swap.
April 2007 Acquired Isuzu CASTEC and JIK Materials K.K. Name changed to I Metal Technology Co., Ltd.
December 2008 New technology center established in Kitakami, Iwate Prefecture.
May 2010 Constructed No. 2 Ibaraki Forges and Foundries factory in Kitaibaraki, Ibaraki Prefecture.
March 2013 TDF Corporation and Jidosha Buhin Kogyo Co., Ltd. entered into a basic agreement on management integration.
May 2013 TDF Corporation and Jidosha Buhin Kogyo Co., Ltd. entered into a management integration agreement and jointly created a stock transfer plan.
June 2013 PT. Asian Isuzu Casting Center became a consolidated subsidiary via third-party capital injection.
October 2013 Company established as "IJT Technology Holdings Co., Ltd.," a joint stock holding company for I Metal Technology Co., Ltd., Jidosha Buhin Kogyo Co., Ltd., and TDF Corporation through a stock transfer and listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Second Section.
June 2015 I Metal Technology Co., Ltd. acquired Isuzu Techno Sand Co., Ltd.

Company History of Jidosha Buhin Kogyo Co., Ltd.

August 1938 Automobile Parts Manufacturing Co., Ltd. established
October 1961 Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange
November 1964 Ebina Factory opened
April 1967 Technical agreement with Tractech Inc. of the U.S. (No SPIN assemblies)
September 1972 Engine manufacturing started
May 1982 Merged with Jidosha Neji Kogyo Co., Ltd. (a manufacturer of function bolts, and related parts)
July 1982 Company name changed to Jidosha Buhin Kogyo Co., Ltd.
June 1984 Head office and functions of Tsurumi Factory relocated to Ebina Factory
July 1984 Functions of Ohkurayama Factory relocated to Moka Factory
May 1990 Jibuhin (Thailand) Co., Ltd., as a joint venture, established in Thailand
August 1996 PT. Jibuhin Bakrie Indonesia, as a joint venture, established in Indonesia
March 2007 JM steel Co., Ltd., established
March 2013 PT.TJForge Indonesia, as a joint venture, established in Indonesia
October 2013 IJT Technology Holdings Co., Ltd. (TSE Second Section listed) established as a joint holding company through a joint stock transfer with I Metal Technology Co., Ltd. and TDF Corporation.
March 2014 PT. Jibuhin Bakrie Indonesia changed its name to PT. JIDOSHA BUHIN INDONESIA.

Company History of TDF Corporation

April 1918 Tokyo Drop Forging General Partnership Company, the first private forging and stamping company in Japan, established in Osaki-machi, Ebara-gun, Tokyo. Began the production of tools and equipment.
August 1928 Constructed Osaki factory in Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo.
February 1930 Changed company structure to a corporation.
August 1930 Started the production of automotive parts.
October 1938 Constructed the Kawasaki factory in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture.
May 1949 Shares listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange.
February 1966 Consolidated the Osaki factory with the Kawasaki factory. Headquarters moved to Yotsuyashimo-cho, Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture.
August 1969 Established Tokai Forging Industrial Co., Ltd.
November 1975 Constructed the Miyagi factory in Murata-machi, Shibata-gun, Miyagi Prefecture. Transferred operations from the Kawasaki factory.
July 1977 Transferred headquarters to Omori-Kita 3, Ota-ku, Tokyo.
December 1978 Established Zao Seisakusho YK.
February 1989 Changed company name from Zao Seisakusho YK to Tohoku Seiko Co., Ltd.
April 1990 Changed company name to TDF Corporation.
February 1991 Established TDF Kosan Co., Ltd.
April 1991 Changed company name from Tokai Forging Industrial Co., Ltd. to Tokai Corporation.
September 1996 Transferred head office to Minami-Oi 6, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo.
August 2001 Transferred head office to Minami-Oi 3, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo.
August 2002 Transferred head office to Murata-machi, Shibata-gun, Miyagi Prefecture.
July 2008 Acquired Tohoku Seiko Co., Ltd., formerly a consolidated subsidiary.
March 2013 PT. TJForge Indonesia established as a joint venture in Indonesia (currently an affiliated company accounted for by the equity method).
March 2013 I Metal Technology Co., Ltd. and Jidosha Buhin Kogyo Co., Ltd. entered into a basic agreement on management integration.
May 2013 I Metal Technology Co., Ltd. and Jidosha Buhin Kogyo Co., Ltd. entered into a management integration agreement and jointly created a stock transfer plan.
October 2013 Company established as "IJT Technology Holdings Co., Ltd.," a joint stock holding company for I Metal Technology Co., Ltd., Jidosha Buhin Kogyo Co., Ltd., and TDF Corporation through a stock transfer and listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Second Section.