■ Tochigi Office Opened.......................... 2014/12/02
On December 1, 2014 (Monday), an office for the Mold Design Department opened in Sano City, Tochigi.
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■ The RPT Opening Ceremony Featured in the Local Newspaper, The Daily Jakarta Shimbun .......................... 2013/09/10



■ Opening Ceremony of the Indonesian Subsidiary.......................... 2013/09/06
PT. Resin Plating Technology (hereafter RPT) is a joint venture company of Kanto Kasei Co., Ltd (hereafter Kanto Kasei. Headquarters: Yokosuka City, Kanagawa, President: Kohichi Tanaka) and Toyota Auto Body Co., Ltd. (hereafter Toyota Auto Body. Headquarters: Kariya City, Aichi, President: Takuji Amioka). RPT produces plated resin parts for motor vehicles in Bekasi City, West Java, Indonesia. The company held a production start-up ceremony on September 6 (Friday) at 1:30 pm local time.



Kohichi Tanaka, President of Kanto Kasei, and Takahiro Iwase, Vice President of Toyota Auto Body welcomed about 70 guests at the ceremony, including Mamoru Akiyama, Vice President of PT. Toyoya Motor Manufacturing Indonesia (manufacturer of Toyota products in Indonesia). On behalf of the shareholders, Toyota Auto Body Vice President Takahiro Iwase greeted the guests in the ceremony. He stated, “RPT will produce high-quality yet low-cost parts using latest the plating technology and will continue to contribute to the development of the automotive industry in Indonesia”.
Since 2000, Kanto Kasei has received requests from Toyota Auto Body to provide plating technology support to PT. Sugity Creatives (hereafter S/C), a subsidiary of Toyota Auto Body in Indonesia. Due to the market expansion, Kanto Kasei divided the business from S/C, establishing RPT with Toyota Auto Body, a company with an extensive track record in terms of starting up overseas offices. As a general surface processing producer, we are developing products to satisfy our customers in Indonesia using environment-friendly, state-of-the-art plating technology.


Company Name: PT. Resin Plating Technology
Location: MM2100 Industrial Town, Bekasi, West Java, Indonesia
Established: March 2013
Capital: USD 10 million (approx. 1 billion yen)
Equity Share: Toyota Auto Body: 65%, Kanto Kasei: 35%
Investment: Approx. 1.6 billion yen
Representative: Hiroyuki Nakamura
Products: Plated resin parts and resin parts for motor vehicles
Sales: Approx. 204 billion rupiah (approx. 2 billion yen) annually (expected sales for 2014)
Site: Lot area 23,500 sq.m., Building: 10,800 sq.m.
No. of Employees: 290

■ Joint Venture Signing Ceremony with Toyota Auto Body.......................... 2013/01/21
On January 11, 2013 (Thursday), a joint venture signing ceremony was held in Indonesia between President Takuji Amioka of Toyota Auto Body Co., Ltd. and President Kohichi Tanaka of Kanto Kasei Co., Ltd.
Established last February 2013, the company was named PT. Resin Plating Technology (RPT). The production is scheduled to start May of the same year.

(The new company outline was published on December 26, 2012)


■ New Plating Company Established in Indonesia.......................... 2012/12/26
We will establish the parts company, PT. Plating Technology, in February 2013 (tentative) in Bekasi, Indonesia as a joint venture company with Toyota Auto Body (Headquarters: Kariya City, Aichi, Japan, President: Takuji Amioka).
PT. Resin Plating Technology was established by dividing small and medium parts businesses such as automobile plated resin parts company, PT. Sugity Creatives, a subsidiary of Toyota Auto Body. The company will take over the production starting May 2013 (tentative) and is expected to reach about 1.8 billion yen of sales for its first year.
Using our expertise in plating technology that has cultivated over the years as a pioneering general surface processing producer, we produce high-quality yet low-cost motor vehicle parts in the growing Indonesian market together with Toyota Auto Body, thus contributing to the local economy in Indonesia.
The outline of the new company is as follows:

Company NamePT. Resin Plating Technology (RPT)
LocationMM2100 Industrial Town, Bekasi, West Java, Indonesia
EstablishedFebruary 2013 (tentative)
Production Start-upMay 2013 (tentative)
ProductsPlated resin parts and resin parts for motor vehicles
CapitalUSD 10 million (approx. 0.8 billion yen)
Equity SharesToyota Auto Body: 65%, Kanto Kasei: 35%
InvestmentApprox. 1.6 billion yen
Factory SizeLand area: 23,500 sq.m., Building: 10,800 sq.m.
No. of EmployeesApprox. 270 (during production start-up)


■ Started a Motorcycle Restoration Business through Project Collaborations with Bike-O.......................... 2012/10/12
A motorcycle restoration business project started in collaboration with Bike-O. See related articles here.

■Kanto Kasei Products Exhibited in JR Ichinoseki Station in Iwate.......................... 2012/08/31
Starting August 24, 2012, our company’s products were exhibited in JR Ichinoseki Station in Iwate. Please come and see the exhibit when you drop by the station.

 

 

 

 


■ Changed Name of Associated Company.......................... 2012/06/04
On April 1, 2012, Kanto Gakuin Daigaku Surface Engineering Research Institute became Japan Surface Processing Research Institute. See here for more details.
■ Ceremony Held to Celebrate Completion of Iwate Factory.......................... 2011/10/28
On October 28, 2011 (Friday), a ceremony was held from 10:00-11:20 am to celebrate the completion of Iwate factory.
■ Field Trip Held for Elementary School Students.......................... 2011/10/14
October 14, 2011 (Friday) 10:00-13:20  Grade 5 elementary students (69 students and 4 teachers) from Kanto Gakuin Primary School in Miharudai, Yokohama visited the company for their field trip.

■ Changed Details for Hiring Contractual Employees in Iwate Factory .......................... 2011/08/20
■ Changed Details for Hiring Mid-career and Contractual Employees .......................... 2011/02/02
■ Started Construction of the New Tohoku Factory.......................... 2010/12/10
The ground-breaking ceremony was held for the construction of the new factory in Tohoku. The details of the event were published in local newspapers Iwainichi and Iwate Nippo (Iwate Daily). Click
here to view published articles.
■ Website Revamped.......................... 2010/11/01
The website was enhanced for a new and improved look. Thank you and we hope for your continuous support.

■ Expansion Plan in Tohoku – Press Release.......................... 2010/10/14
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