Brief history

Brief history

Year History
1921 Miya Steelworks (predecessor of Toto Steel Mfg., Co., Ltd.) was founded
1922 Miya Steelworks succeeded in hot-rolling of steel sashes
1926 Tokyo Shearing Co., Ltd. (predecessor of Toto Steel Mfg., Co., Ltd.) was founded
1930 Teikoku Hatsujo Seisakusho (predecessor of Japan Motor Wheel Co., Ltd.) commenced production of prototype steel wheels for automobiles
1934 Tokyo Sharin Seisakusho Co., Ltd. (predecessor of Japan Motor Wheel Co., Ltd.) was founded
1941 Tokyo Sharin Seisakusho and Abe Tekkosho Co., Ltd. merged to create Japan Motor Wheel Co., Ltd.
1943 Miya Steelworks and Tokyo Shearing Co., Ltd. merged to form Toto Steel Mfg., Co., Ltd.
1955 Toto Zoki Co., Ltd. was established
1956 Toto Tekko Co., Ltd. was established
1958 Toyohashi Steel Mill Plant of Toto Steel Mfg., Co., Ltd. (current Toyohashi Factory of Topy Industries, Ltd.) was established
1961 Chigasaki Seisakusho of Toto Zoki Co., Ltd. (current Kanagawa Factory of Topy Industries, Ltd.) was established. Toyokawa Plant of Japan Motor Wheel Co., Ltd. (current Toyokawa Factory of Topy Industries, Ltd.) was established
1961 Each headquarters of Japan Motor Wheel Co., Ltd., Toto Steel Mfg., Co., Ltd., Toto Zoki and Toto Tekko Co., Ltd. moved to anew location in Yonban-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
1964 Ayase Plant of Japan Motor Wheel Co., Ltd. (current Ayase Factory of Topy Industries, Ltd.) was established. Japan Motor Wheel Co.,Ltd., Toto Steel Mfg., Co., Ltd., Toto Zoki Co., Ltd. and Toto Tekko Co., Ltd. merged to create Topy Industries, Ltd.
1969 Topy International, INC. (current Topy America, INC.) was founded
1972 Technology Research Center (current R&D Center) was opened at Toyohashi Factory
1980 Sales of synthetic mica started
1982 Concluded a technical assistance agreement with PT. Palingda Nasional (Indonesia)
1982 Developed heavy- and medium-duty truck wheels for tubeless tires at Ayase Factory
1982 Super-Giant Off-the-road Rim vehicle wheels (SGOR®) were developed
1985 Topy Corporation (current Topy America, INC.) was founded
1987 Dunlop-Topy Wheel Ltd. (a joint venture company) was founded(U.K)
1987 Succeeded in the practical application of high quality synthetic mica for cosmetic use
1988 Concluded a technical assistance agreement with PT. Pakoakuina (Indonesia)
1989 A plant for undercarriage components for construction equipment commenced operation at Toyohashi Factory
1990 Akemi Plant of Toyokawa Factory commenced operation
1992 Kurate Plant of Toyokawa Factory commenced operation
1995 Fujian Yuan Shing Topy Ltd. (current Fujian Topy Autoparts Co.,Ltd.) was founded (China)
1995 A mill for deformed concrete bars commenced operation at Toyohashi Factory
1998 Obtained ISO9001 accreditation at all production sites
1999 Topy International, U.S.A. INC. (current Topy America, INC.) was founded
1999 ISO14001 accreditation was obtained for all production sites
2002 Qingdao Topy Shantui Machinery Co., Ltd. (current Qingdao Topy Machinery Co., Ltd.) was founded
2004 Hamura Plant of Ayase Factory commenced operation
2007 Topy America, INC. was established by merging Topy International, INC., Topy Corporation and Topy International U.S.A. INC.
2007 Head Offi ce moved to Osaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
2008 Science Division was established
2011 Topy Undercarriage (China) Co., Ltd. was founded
2012 Tianjin Topy Machinery Co., Ltd. was founded
2012 Topy Fasteners Vietnam Co.,Ltd. was founded
2012 PT. Topy Palingda Manufacturing Indonesia was founded
2013 PT. Topy Undercarriage Indonesia was founded
2013 Topy MW Manufacturing Mexico S.A. DE C.V. was founded
2014 Sales of PT.Topy Under carriage Indonesia started
2014 The new Steel making plant commeuced opperation at Toyohashi Factory
2015 Topy Fasteners Mexico S.A. DE C.V. was founded