Koide Kokan Co., Ltd. was founded in 1974 in Takamatsu, Kagawa in Japan. In the beginning, we were limited to the Shikoku Island, and then gradually expanded to Okayama in 1987 and Chubu (Nagoya area) in 1990. Then we expanded even further to Kanto (Tokyo area) in 1993. In 1998, we established Koide Tennessee, Inc., in Tennessee, U.S.A. and Koide Italia S.r.l., in Milan, Italy (2000). We also established Dalian Koide Kokan Co., Ltd. in China (2003), Koide Poland Sp. z o.o. in Poland, Guangzhou Koide Kokan Co., Ltd. in China (2005), Koide (Thailand) Co., Ltd. in Thailand (2010),Koide Mexico S.A. de C.V. in Mexico (2011) and Koide Autopecas do Brasil Ltda (2015). Our tubing business has grown in the last several years due to our commitment to closely serve our customers in these areas. Recently we have seen our overseas businesses flourish and surpass the domestic market.
Our core business has always been in the field of precision steel tubing while the products range has been expanded to the tubing for Machine Structural, Square Pipes, Gas Service Piping Purposes, etc., and then currently one of the principle items is custom cut-to-length tubing used to manufacture Anti-Vibration Devices for the Automobile Industry. Over the years, we have well maintained and expanded worldwide our Cutting/Machining Division so that we may quickly respond to our customer's requirements for these products.
The production of the Japanese cars has been expanded to the world market and nowadays it tends to be expanding rapidly in the Asian countries. In the near future, we are expecting to establish more companies in the South American countries. Seeing the market tendency worldwide, we continue to put forth the effort for cost reduction aim for a "More Economical Material","More Economical and Rapid Process", and "Perfect Quality Control".