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A Brief History

A Brief History

Apr. 1954 Established Tachikawa Spring Co., Ltd. in Tachikawa-shi, Tokyo.
Sep. 1959 Relocated head office and plant to Akishima-shi, Tokyo.
Apr. 1961 Established Tachikawa Hatsujou Co., Ltd. (currently TACHI-S H&P Co., Ltd.) in Akishima-shi, Tokyo.
Apr. 1969 Established Ome Plant in Ome-shi, Tokyo.
Oct. 1971 Established Nihon Pullmaflex Co., Ltd. (later TACHI-S Parts Co., Ltd.) in Ome-shi, Tokyo.
Mar. 1973 Received capital investment from NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.,
Hino Motors, Ltd., and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation
Feb. 1976 Established a joint company, Kinryo Kogyo Co., Ltd. in Miyako-gun, Fukuoka.
Aug. 1976 Established Tachikawa Kogyo Co., Ltd. (currently Nui Tec Corporation) in Hiraga-gun Omori-machi (currently Yokote-shi), Akita.
Apr. 1977 Established Aichi Plant in Anjo-shi, Aichi.
Jan. 1980 Established Musashi Plant in Iruma-shi, Saitama.
Feb. 1982 Established Tochigi Plant in Kokubunji-machi, Shimotsuga-gun, (currently Shimotsuke-shi) Tochigi.
Jul. 1982 Established Hiratsuka Plant in Hiratsuka-shi, Kanagawa.
Oct. 1984 Established Suzuka Plant in Suzuka-shi, Mie.
Apr. 1986 Changed the company name to TACHI-S CO., LTD.
Jul. 1986 Established TACHI-S Engineering U.S.A., Inc. in Michigan, U.S.A.
Nov. 1986 Established a joint company, TechnoTrim, Inc. in Michigan, U.S.A.
Dec. 1986 Listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Sep. 1987 Established a joint company, SETEX, Inc. in Ohio, U.S.A.
Oct. 1987 TACHI-S Service Co., Ltd. started business operation in Akishima-shi,Tokyo.
Jan. 1989 Made equity investment in Fujitaka Kogyo Co., Ltd. (currently Nui Tec Corporation) .
Apr. 1991 Established Industria de Asiento Superior, S.A. de C.V. in Aguascalientes, Mexico.
Mar. 1993 Opened Technical Center in Ome-shi, Tokyo.
Aug. 1999 Opened Technical Center Aichi in Anjo-shi, Aichi.
Concluded a capital tie-up with Fuji Kiko Co., Ltd.
NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD. capital investment withdrawn.
Jul. 2001 Established a joint company, Zhengzhou Taixin Interia Co., Ltd. in Zhengzhou, Henan, China.
May 2002 Transferred and changed address of Corporate Headquarters to Akishima-shi, Tokyo.
Jun. 2002 Removal of head plant.
Dec. 2002 Mitsubishi Motors Corporation capital investment withdrawn.
Mar. 2003 Moved to the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Oct. 2003 Launched real estate leasing business.
Mar. 2004 Established a joint company, Fuji Autotech U.S.A., LLC(currently TF-METAL U.S.A., LLC) in Kentucky, U.S.A.
Sep. 2004 Established TACHI-S Canada, Ltd. in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Oct. 2004 Established TACHI-S Engineering Europe S.A.R.L. in Velizy Villacoublay(currently Meudon-La-Forêt), France.
Nov. 2004 Established a joint company, TACLE Guangzhou Automotive Seat Co., Ltd. in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.
Jan. 2005 Established a joint company, Fuji Autotech Guangzhou Co., Ltd. in Guangzhou,Guangdong, China.
Sep. 2005 Established TACHI-S Trim Guangzhou Co., Ltd. in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.
Dec. 2005 Established a joint company, TACLE Seating U.S.A., LLC (currently TACHI-S Automotive Seating U.S.A., LLC) in Tennessee, USA.
Jul. 2006 Established Trim Business Headquarter, Nui Tec Corporation.
Nov. 2006 Business collaboration with KASAI KOGYO CO., LTD.
May 2007 Nui Tec Corporation absorbed Tachikawa Kogyo Co., Ltd. and Fujitaka Kogyo Co., Ltd.
May 2008 Opened Advanced Technology Center in Ome-shi, Tokyo.
Jun. 2008 Established a joint company, Wuhan TACHI-S Jonson Controls Automotive Seat Co., Ltd.(currently Wuhan TACHI-S Adient Automotive Seating Co., Ltd) in Wuhan, Hubei, China.
Apr. 2010 Established a joint company, TACLE Seating Thailand Co., Ltd. (currently TACHI-S Automotive Seating (Thailand) Co., Ltd.)in Bangkok, Thailand.
  Business collaboration with Johnson Controls, Inc.(currently Adient, Inc.)
Oct. 2010 Established a joint company, Zhejiang Ji Ju Tai Automotive Interior Co., Ltd. in Ninbo, Zhejiang, China.
Mar. 2011 Established a joint company, Zhejiang Fu Chong Tai Automotive Parts Co., Ltd. in Jiashan, Zhejiang, China.
Apr. 2011 Established a joint company, Zhengzhou Dongfeng Lear Taixin Automotive Seating Co., Ltd. in Zhengzhou, Henan, China.
Sep. 2011 Established TACHI-S (Thailand) Co., Ltd. in Bangkok, Thailand.                             Established PT. TACHI-S Indonesia in Jawa Barat, Indonesia.
Oct. 2011 Established TACHI-S China Co., Ltd. in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.
Jan. 2012 Established Zhejiang TACHI-S Automotive Parts Co., Ltd. in Jiashan, Zhejiang, China.
Apr. 2012 Opened Technical Monozukuri Center in Ome-shi, Tokyo.
May 2012 Established TACHI-S Engineering Latin America, S.A. de C.V. in Aguascalientes, Mexico.
Aug. 2012 Established Fuji Kiko TACHI-S Mexico, S.A. de C.V.(currently TF-METAL Mexico, S.A. de C.V.) in Aguascalientes, Mexico.
Removal of Technical Center.
Established TACHI-S Brasil Industria de Assentos Automotivos Ltda. in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Sep. 2012 Established SETEX Automotive Mexico, S.A. de C.V. in Guanajuato, Mexico.
Jan. 2013 Established TACHI-S Engineering Vietnam Co., Ltd. in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.
Feb. 2013 Established a joint company, APM TACHI-S Seating Systems Sdn.Bhd. in Selangor, Malaysia.
May 2013 TACHI-S China Co., Ltd. was converted from a management company to a foreign-invested holding company.
Jul. 2013 Established a join company, TACHI-S Lear DFM Automotive Seating (Xiangyang) Co., Ltd. in Xiangyang, Hubei, China.
Aug. 2013 Established a join company, Lear DFM TACHI-S Automotive Seating (Dalian) Co., Ltd. in Dalian, Liaoning, China.
Oct. 2013 Established TACHI-S Trim Wuhan Co.,Ltd. in Wuhan, Hubei, China.
Apr. 2014 A joint company, TACLE Seating U.S.A., LLC and TACLE Seating Thailand Co., Ltd. became TACHI-S wholly owned subsidiary companies due to a change in the capital contribution ratio.
TACLE Seating U.S.A., LLC was changed to TACHI-S Automotive Seating U.S.A., LLC and TACLE Seating Thailand Co., Ltd. was changed to TACHI-S Automotive Seating (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
Dec. 2015 Established TACHI-S Engineering Zhengzhou Co., Ltd.  in Zhengzhou, Henan, China.
Mar. 2016

Nov. 2016
Made equity investment in Tachikawa Hatsujou Co., Ltd. 

Established a joint company, APM TACHI-S Seating Systems Vietnam Co., Ltd. in Da Nang, Vietnam.
Mar. 2017
Oct. 2017
Business Collaboration with TOYOTA BOSHOKU CORPORATION.
Acquired all shares of TF-METAL Co., Ltd. which succeeds to seat business of Fuji Kiko Co., Ltd. by Absorption-type Company Split. (TF-METAL and its 8 subsidiaries became TACHI-S wholly owned subsidiary comnay; TF-METAL Iwata Co., Ltd.,TF-METAL Kyushu Co., Ltd.,TF-METAL Higashi Mikawa Co., Ltd.,TF-METAL Americas Corporation,TF-METAL U.S.A., LLC,TF-METAL Mexico, S.A. de C.V.,Fuji Autotech Guangzhou Co., Ltd.,Zhejiang Fu Chong Tai Automotive Parts Co., Ltd.)
Jan. 2018 Tachikawa Hatsujou Co., Ltd. merged TACHI-S Parts Co., Ltd. and changed to TACHI-S H&P Co., Ltd.