Company Profile

We would like to introduce our company and business overview, major clients and industries, sales area, organization structure, awards, certifications, and the history of AIKOSHA.

Company Overview

Company Name AIKOSHA Co., Ltd.
Address

< Headquarters >

112-1, Takikawacho, Showa-ku, Nagoya-shi, 466-0826

TEL: (+81) (0)52-715-9977

FAX: (+81) (0)52-715-9978

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< Hichiso Factory >

489, Kawanami, Hichiso-cho, Kamo-gun, Gifu-ken, 509-0402

TEL:(+81) (0)574-48-2125

FAX:(+81) (0)574-48-2126

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Founded October 1934
Established May 1951
Board Members

Representative Director and President: Fumihiro Hayakawa

Director and Chairman: Masao Hayakawa

Executive Director: Shogo Akimoto

Auditor: Koichi Kitagawa

Capital ¥30 million
Number of Employees 76 employees (as of November 2020)
Major Partner Banks <

Mitsubishi UFJ Bank, Imaike Branch

Bank of Nagoya, Fujigaoka Branch

Juroku Bank, Hoshigaoka Branch

Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank, Motoyama Branch

Business Overview

Manufacturing and Sales of NC Fabrication Items

  • 1 - Energization inspections of semiconductors / for circuit board inspection components for contact probes
  • 2 - Medical Related Instruments
  • 3 - Rounded micro precision cut components

Manufacturing and Sales of MC Fabrication Items

  • 1 - Fabricating items with micro holes via machining centers

Customized assembly of micro components

  • 1 - Assembling components into products

Customized X-ray Inspection

  • 1 - Nondestructive inspection

Major Clients and Industries

  • (1) Semiconductor industry (mainly in the field of energization inspections and circuit board inspections)
  • (2) Medical instrument industry
  • (3) Other industrial instrument industry

Sales area

Sales area

Organization Structure

Organization Structure

Awards and Certifications

  • 2005: Awarded the Monozukuri Brand Nagoya Award
  • 2019: Certified Youth Yell 2019 (continued certification in 2020)
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Awarded the Monozukuri Brand Nagoya Award

Awarded the Monozukuri Brand Nagoya Award

Certified Youth Yell 2019

Certified Youth Yell 2019

History of AIKOSHA

October
1934

“AIKOSHA Watch Manufacturing” founded by Shotaro Hayakawa in Higashi-ku, Nagoya

May
1951

With a capital of ¥2 million, brothers Tsuneo Hayakawa (as President) and Kiyoo Hayakawa (as Executive Vice President) begins “AIKOSHA Watch Manufacturing Co., Ltd.” in Suitosaki-machi 4-25, Higashi-ku, Nagoya (Present day: 2-9-36 Aoi, Higashi-ku, Nagoya).

Begins producing windup wall clocks

September
1964

Establishes Kyowa Watch Co., Ltd. in joint investment with Seikousha Co., Ltd. in Hichiso, Koma-gun, Gifu, and begins assembling SEIKO brand watches.

December
1964

Hichiso factory begins operation

Begins in-house production of clock movement mechanisms and OEM production (SEIKO)

August
1985

Sumio Hayakawa appointed as president

April
1987

Transfer of headquarters (Meitō-ku, Nagoya)

January
1989

Transitions to the micro precision cutting business [NC Fabrication] and begins fabricating components for the winding stem of wristwatches and contact probes for energization inspection of printed circuit boards.

June
1992

Capital increased to ¥10 million

July
1994

Company name changes to “AIKOSHA Co., Ltd.

Masao Hayakawa appointed as president

September
1997

Begins fabricating components (medical instrument components) for endoscopes

June
1998

Constructs second factory in Hichiso-cho, Kamo-gun, Gifu-ken

June
2000

Begins fabricating components for contact probes used in the energization inspection of semiconductors

November
2002

Begins fabricating components (industrial equipment components) of ABS for automobiles

December
2004

Begins custom assembly of micro components (contact probes and such for the energization inspection of electronic components < semiconductor and printed circuit board, etc. >)

January
2005

Highlighted on NHK Television for the “world’s smallest needle point that maintains high-tech instruments

February
2005

Awarded the Monozukuri Brand Nagoywa Award from the Nagoya Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Awarded as an honorable company.

April
2009

Capital increased to ¥30 million

July
2010

Transfer of headquarters (within Meitō-ku, Nagoya)

March
2011

Begins machining center fabrication [MC Fabrication]

May
2013

Begins custom X-ray inspections

December
2013

Fumihiro Hayakawa appointed as president

February
2019

Transfer of headquarters (within Showa-ku, Nagoya)

February
2019

Certified for Youth Yell 2019