Asahi Rubber INC.

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■Company Name ASAHI RUBBER INC.
■Location 2-7-2 Dote-cho, Omiya-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama
■Established June, 1976 (Founded May, 1970)
■Capital JPY516,870,000(as of March 31, 2013)
■JASDAQ Code 5162
■Number of Employees 269(as of March 31, 2017)
■Main Businesses Manufacturing and sales of industrial rubber products
■Main Banks The Musashino Bank, Ltd. The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
Saitama Resona Bank, Limited. Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
THE TOHO BANK, LTD. Developmet Bank of Japan Inc.
■Board of Directors
Shigeyoshi Yokoyama Chairman
Yoichiro Watanabe President
Kazuhisa Takagi Director
Mitsuru Takita Director
Masutsugu Tasaki Director
Atsushi Suzuki Director(Audit and Supervisory Committee Member)
Masashi Kamemoto Director(Audit and Supervisory Committee Member)
Masaharu Baba Director(Audit and Supervisory Committee Member)
■Main Business
Locations
Head Office 2-7-2 Dote-cho, Omiya-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama 330-0801
TEL 048-650-6051 FAX 048-650-5201
Osaka Sales Office 3-1-29 , Kyutaro-machi Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka 541-0056
TEL 06-6253-2521 FAX 06-6253-2522
Nagoya Sales Office No3 Mori Bldg 6F , 1-16-25 , Meiekiminami Nakamura-ku, Nagoya-shi,
Aichi 450-0003
TEL 052-414-4880 FAX 052-414-4881
Fukushima Factory 1 Bozukubo, Oaza Izumizaki, Izumizaki-mura Nishi-Shirakawa-gun, Fukushima, 969-0101
TEL 0248-53-3491 FAX 0248-53-3493
#2 Fukushima Factory 1-3 Yamazakiyama, Oaza Izumizaki, Izumizaki-mura, Nishi-Shirakawa-gun, Fukushima 969-0101
TEL 0248-54-1618 FAX 0248-54-1619
Shirakawa Factory 1-21 Tsukinoiri, Kayane, Shirakawa-shi, Fukushima 961-0004
TEL 0248-21-1401 FAX 0248-21-1404
Shirakawa #2 Factory 1-21 Tsukinoiri, Kayane, Shirakawa-shi, Fukushima 961-0004
TEL 0248-28-5061 FAX 0248-28-5064
Shanghai liaison office Summit Center, Unit 516 No.1088 West YanAn Road, ChangNing District, Shanghai 200052, P.R.C
TEL 86-21-5240-0206 FAX 86-21-5240-1215
■Subsidiaries

ARI INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
2015 S. Arlington Heights Road, Suite 109 Arlington Heights, IL 60005
 TEL 1-847-364-1000 FAX 1-847-364-1270
ASAHI FR R&D Co.,Ltd.
2-7-2 Dote-cho, Omiya-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama 330-0801
 TEL 048-650-6051 FAX 048-650-5201
1 Bozukubo, Oaza Izumizaki, Izumizaki-mura, Nishi-Shirakawa-gun, Fukushima 969-0101 (Fukushima Institute)
 TEL 0248-53-3869 FAX 0248-53-4896
1-21 Tsukinoiri, Kayana, Shirakawa-shi, Fukushima 961-0004 (Shirakawa Institute)
 TEL 0248-21-1401 FAX 0248-21-1407
ASAHI RUBBER (H.K.) Co., Ltd.
Unit 3, 27/F, 69 Jervois Street, Sheung Wan, HONG KONG .
DONGGUAN ASAHI RUBBER PRECISION COMPANY LIMITED
Zone One, Xicheng Industry District, Hengli Town, Dongguan City,

Guangdong Province, P.R.C
ASAHI TECHNOLOGY(Shanghai)Co.,Ltd.
Summit Center, Unit 516 No.1088 West YanAn Road, ChangNing District,Shanghai 200052, P.R.C

Company History

May 1970 Established as Asahi Rubber, a limited company, in Kamiaoki, Kawaguchi-shi, Saitama.
June 1976 Established as Asahi Rubber Inc. in Edobukuro, Kawaguchi-shi, Saitama. Succeeded in developing rubber for coloring, currently known "ASA COLOR LAMPCAP",and began production. Began production of Holder, high-precision rubber products used in electronic devices.
November 1976 Passed four UL safety standards, becoming a UL certified factory.
March 1980 Moved head office and factory to 2-Akai, Kawaguchi-shi, Saitama. Improved the production and inspection divisions and began production of "contact rubber," a low-voltage, high-precision rubber products used in electronic devices.
February 1986 Began production of O-ring, high-precision rubber products used in electronic devices.
October 1986 Built and began operation of the Fukushima Factory.
April 1987 Made the R & D division an independent subsidiary, the Fine Rubber Laboratories Co.,Ltd.(The present ASAHI FR R & D Co.,Ltd.), strengthening R & D operations.
October 1989 Constructed the Fukushima #2 Plant in order to increase capacity.
November 1989 Began production of rubber products for the medical industry.
June 1990 Began production of table tennis rubber products for the sports industry.
November 1993 Constructed the Fukushima #3 Plant in order to increase capacity.
March 1994 Moved the production operations at the head office and factory to the Fukushima Factory.
November 1994 Began high-precision rubber products used in electronic devices for batteries.
April 1995 Moved the administrative division to the Fukushima Factory. Established the Osaka Sales Office in Joto-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka, to strengthen sales west of central Japan.
September 1995 Constructed new head office at 3 Akai Kawaguchi-shi, Saitama,and moved there.
October 1995 Constructed new head office at 3 Akai Kawaguchi-shi, Saitama,and moved there.
September 1998 Listed on the Japan Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (JASDAQ).
October 1998 Obtained ISO9001 certification.
June 1999 Restructured the liaison office in the US, creating ARI International Corporation in Illinois.
January 2000 Moved head office operations to a new head office facility, 2 Dote-cho, Omiya-ku, Saitama-shi(former Omiya-shi), Saitama.
February 2000 Developed currently known "ASA COLOR LED", a product that converts blue LED to white.
March 2000 Obtained ISO14001 certification.
March 2002 Began operations at the newly constructed #2 Fukushima Factory nearby the Fukushima Factory, for the production of products for the medical industry.
June 2004 Established a liaison office in Shanghai in order to expand business for China and Asian market.
November 2005 Established Asahi Rubber (H.K) Co.,Ltd, subsidiary in Hong Kong, China, which manages the supplied material processing factory at Dongguan of Guandong Province in China.
November 2006 Began operation at the newly constructed Shirakawa Factory for the production of the rubber products for coloring in Shirakawa-shi, Fukushima.
October 2007 Development of "Rubber Phantom" Composed of Silicone Rubber for Dosimetry Estimations of the Specific Absorption Rate.
July 2010 Established DONGGUAN ASAHI RUBBER PRECISION COMPANY LIMITED as a subsidiary factory in Guangdong Province in China.
January 2012 Established Asahi Technology(Shanghai) Co.,Ltd, as a sales subsidiary in Shanghai, China
April 2012 Change of trade name of the Fine Rubber Laboratories Co.,Ltd. was carried out to ASAHI FR R&D Co.,Ltd.