COMPANY PROFILE AND HISTORY

COMPANY PROFILE

Company Name
Matsushita Co., Ltd.
Company Address
1985-1 Tsuboi, Ichinomiya-cho, Fuefuki-shi, Yamanashi
(Tsuboi Industrial Complex)
Capital
20 million yen
Annual Sales
1100 million yen (2006 fiscal year)
Company Directors
Yoshimaro Matsushita, Chairman of the Board of Directors
Kiyohito Matsushita, CEO
Hiroshi Matsushita, CEO (Korat Matsushita, Thailand)
Number of Employees
63 (as of April 2009)
Correspondent Bank
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Cooperation (Kofu branch), Yamanashi Chuo Bank
(Kusakabe branch)
Main Business Activities
Mold design and manufacture, Precision press processing, Jigs and Tools design and manufacture

COMPANY HISTORY

1960
- Kiyoshi Matsushita manufactured the precision press mold at Yamanashi city.
- Matsushita Co., Ltd was established. (capital amount: 1 million yen)
1969
- The company was awarded by the governor of Yamanashi prefecture for contribution to the export sector.
- New factory building (660㎡/2 story) starts operations at 1002 Kobaranishi, Yamanashi city.
1972
- Quality Circle (work place improvement) activity started.
1977
- Awarded as the Excellent Small & Medium Enterprise by the Director-General of the Small & Medium Enterprise Agency. 
1978
- Increased the capital to 10 million yen.
- Certified as a model plant for rationalization of small and medium enterprises by the Small and Medium Enterprises Agency.
1983
- Recognized by Yamanashi tax office as a superior report corporation.
1984
- Introduced CAD/CAM system.
1986
April
- Certified 5the time as a model plant for rationalization of small and medium enterprises by the Small and Medium Enterprises Agency.
August
- Yoshimaro Matsushita became a president.
1989
- Increased the capital to 20 million yen.
1991
- Ichinomiya factory starts operations.
1995
- Korat Matsushita Co., Ltd. (Korat, Thailand factory) starts operations.
2006
September
- Yoshimaro Matsushita became chairman of the board.
Kiyohito Matsushita became CEO.