Kawasaki Rolling Co., Ltd. has been making efforts in development and mastery of new technology in the “artisan” spirit.
Since its establishment in 1941, Kawasaki Rolling Co., Ltd. has continuously held the major share of copper tape used for power cables, a key part of basic infrastructure in Japan.
In recent years, we have been contributing to society in the field of worldwide electrical machinery, including the IT industry, with advanced technology such as materials that are difficult to machine.
We continue to grow as a machinery manufacturer with a focus on technology innovation and development while carefully retaining the “artisan” spirit of the company’s foundation.
|Trade name||KAWASAKI ROLLING CO., LTD.|
|Locations||Head Office: 6-6-20 Kiba, Koto-ku, Tokyo
Factory No. 1: 6-4-10 Kiba, Koto-ku, Tokyo
Factory No. 2: 6-4-17 Kiba, Koto-ku, Tokyo
TEL 03-3647-3301 / FAX 03-3647-3309
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|Established||October 1, 1941|
|Capital stock||45 million yen|
|No. of employees||72 (61 male, 11 female)|
|Annual transaction value||3 billion yen|
|Representative||President & CEO: Takeshi Kawasaki|
|Business content||[Rolling products] Copper tape/strip: Electrical components for power cable shielding
[Grinding products] Special metals: Reader heads for magnetic cards, etc. (automatic ticket gates, ATMs, etc.)
[Machining products] All special metals: Targets for sputtering (used for liquid crystal/photomask, hard disks)
|Related companies||Kawasaki General Operations, Inc.
Kamagaya Country Club
|1941||Founded as a specialist manufacturer of copper tape/strip and lead tape, etc. for power cables|
|1947||Established as Kawasaki Rolling Co., Ltd.|
|1959||Introduced 12-stage rolling mill made in West Germany|
|1963||Constructed Factory No. 2|
|1966||Kawasaki General Operations, Inc. founded to establish manufacture and sales system|
|1968||Introduced totally automatic 6-stage rolling mills|
|1978||Commenced grinding of magnetic materials|
|1981||Commenced cutting of sputtering target materials|
|1982||Introduced continuous annealing kiln and slitter to establish a new manufacturing method for copper tape|
|1988||Updated electrical equipment for automatic 6-stage rolling mills|
|1990||Expanded continuous annealing kiln and slitter|
|1991||Updated electrical equipment for 12-stage rolling mill|
|1994||Restructured new manufacturing line for copper tape/strip|
|1995||Introduced large-scale target processing machine|
|2004||Introduced extra-large target processing machine|
|2005||Acquired ISO9001 certification|
|2010||Acquired ISO14001 certification|
Main clients (our company’s main customers)
- Fujikura, Ltd.
- Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
- Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
- Mitsubishi Cable Industries, Ltd.
- Tatsuta Electric Wire and Cable Co., Ltd.
- Fukuda Metal Foil and Powder Co., Ltd.
- TOSOH Speciality Materials Corporation
- Furukawa Techno Material Co., Ltd.
Status of Acquisition of ISO Certification