Company Information


1932 The founder Tokujiro Nomoto succeeded in manufacturing hardened and tempered high carbon steel strip for safety razors and coiled springs in Japan that had been import products before this.
1937 Changed the company name into Osaka Heat-treatment Co., Ltd. Opened a new rolling mill. Developed the organization as an integrated rolling and heat quenching manufacturer for special steel strip.
1946 Resumed business with the production of band saws, steel tapes for tape measures and dropper materials for looms in postwar times.
1950 The second President Tomiichi Nomoto took over management, and advocated the 5S policy based on a new management philosophy which emphasized product diversification and the development of human recourses.
1967 Introduced modernization into the facilities. Gained a good reputation in the industry through manufacturing of hardened and tempered steel strip, cold rolled special steel strip and loom components (flat heald) plus the development of constant force springs required for automotive components, house appliances, industrial tools and machines.
1989 Implementation of medium-term management plan by Eiichi Nomoto (the current President) who actively participated in management of the company. Launched manufacturing carriers & blades as high-precision processed components for semiconductors and the crystal oscillator industry as new project introduction.
1997 The current third president Eiichi Nomoto when appointed started a joint venture in Taiwan, as a base for starting oversea operations.
2002 Introduced ACTION PLAN 70 using the occasion of the 70 anniversary of the founding of the company. Consistently accomplished the production quantity aimed at since 2003.
2004 Cross Functional Team (CFT) was set up for business solutions, to ensure costs were tackled and reduced, based on a realistic approach and structure.
2005 Consolidated production of the joint venture in Taiwan so that it was controlled by Head Office.
2006 Promotion of ACTION PLAN 75 taken in KAIZEN activities, that proposes free¡¡¢ªvoluntary thinking on business tasks, including highlighting and solving problems. These activities will continue on as part of the corporate philosophy.

Corporate Profile

Company name Osaka Heat-treatment Co., Ltd
Started Business 1932 / 10 / 12
Established 1937 / 2 / 18
Representative President & CEO Eiichi Nomoto
Number of employees 71 (As of the end of March 2013)
Capital \49 million
Business mission Manufacturing and sales of hardened and tempered steel strip
cold rolled special steel strip
other metal processed products
Address Head Office / Plant ¢©663-8242
3-49 Tsutoiiden-cho, Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture Japan
Phone: +81-798-66-1255¡¡¡¡Fax: +81-798-65-3056¡¡¡¡map
Tokyo Business Office ¢©102-0093
The 2nd Chichibuya Bldg 7F 1-3-12 Hirakawa-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Japan
Phone: +81-3-3288-9571¡¡¡¡Fax: +81-3-3288-9584¡¡¡¡map