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Company History

Jun. 1928 Tsunekawa Ironworks was founded. Began stamping business
Sep. 1934 Began business relationships with Toyoda Automatic Loom Works, Ltd. 
Aug. 1937 Began business relationships with Toyota Motor Corporation 
Feb. 1940 Added facilities for drawn and cold finished steel bar 
Jun. 1948 Changed name to Sango Manufacturing 
Jun. 1950 Incorporated to form Sango Co., Ltd. 
Sep. 1950 Takakura Plant was established(former Nagoya Plant, current Head Office) 
Mar. 1954 Production of muffler and exhaust system had began
May. 1962 Muffler and exhaust system laboratory was established at Nagoya Plant
Jun. 1963 Completed Toyota Plant 
Dec. 1965 Tooling Department was reorganized as an independent company, Sanko Seiki Co., Ltd. 
Aug. 1967 Miyoshi Plant was established (plant specializing in cold finished steel bars)
Oct. 1970 Shipping Department was reorganized as an independent company called Sanai Unyu Co., Ltd. 
Jul. 1971 Sanwa Koki was founded 
Feb. 1972 Began business relationships with Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. 
Apr. 1973 Bulge processing department was reorganized as an independent company called Shinwa Bulge Co., Ltd. 
Aug. 1973 Sanritsu Co., Ltd. was founded
Aug. 1973 Completed Fukuta Plant 
Nov. 1973 Completed engineering and technical research center at the Toyota Plant
May. 1976 The Toyota Production System was introduced in Sango operations 
Feb. 1977 Tube mill was installed 
Nov. 1984 Completed Takaoka Plant 
Dec. 1986 Completed Toyohashi Plant 
Jan. 1987 Arvin Sango, Inc., a joint venture with Arvin Industries, was founded in the United States (started oversea operations)
May. 1990 Completed Yawatayama Plant 
Aug. 1994 Technical Center at Yawatayama Plant was built
Oct. 1995 Takaoka Plant received the Director-General Award from the Agency of Industrial Science and Technology 
Nov. 1995 TPM Prize of Excellence (highest rank) was awarded to Automotive Parts Division 
Apr. 1996 YS Pund, a joint venture, was founded in Thailand
Jul. 2000 Fukuta Plant received certification for ISO 14001 (Environmental Management) 
Aug. 2000 Miyoshi and Takaoka Plants received certification for ISO 14001 (Environmental Management) 
Mar. 2002 Sango Komeno Co., Ltd. was founded
Apr. 2002 Sango Turkey, Inc. was founded in Turkey. 
Aug. 2002 Completed the Miyoshi No. 3 Plant 
Jan. 2003 Sanpuku Co., Ltd. was founded in Kyushu
May. 2003 Tianjin Sango Automotive Parts Co., Ltd. was founded in China
Aug. 2004 Guangzhou Sango Automotive Parts Co., Ltd. was founded in China
Oct. 2005 Group businesses Sanko Seiki and Shinwa Bulge were integrated into Sango Co., Ltd. 
Feb. 2007 Sango Hokkaido Co., Ltd. was founded
Mar. 2008 Sango Mie Co., Ltd. was founded
Jun. 2008 80th anniversary of company founding was celebrated 
Nov. 2008 Sango Kanto Co., Ltd. was founded
Apr. 2010 Sango Mie Co., Ltd. was merged with Sango Komeno (The new company was named Sango Mie) 
Sep. 2011 Arvin Sango Canada, Inc., a subsidiary of Arvin Sango, Inc. was founded in Canada 
Apr. 2012 PT. Sango Indonesia was founded in Indonesia
Apr. 2012 Xiangyang Sango Automotive Parts Co., Ltd. was founded in China 
Dec. 2012 Sango India Automotive Parts Pvt. Ltd. was founded in India 
Nov. 2013 Sango Thai Automotive Parts Co., Ltd. was founded in Thailand
Apr. 2014 Tsunekawa Tekkosho Institute Co., Ltd. was founded
Dec. 2014 Sango Auto Parts Mexico, S.A. de C.V. was founded in Mexico 
Jun. 2015 2nd Technical Center was built at Sango's Toyota Technical Center (former Toyota Plant) 
May. 2016 Guangzhou Sango R & D Center was built in China
Oct. 2017 ASI Technical Center was built in the United States
Jun. 2018 90th anniversary of company founding was celebrated
Jan. 2019 Sango Mie Co., Ltd. was merged with Sango Co., Ltd.
Apr. 2019 Sango Corporation Ltd. was merged with Sango Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2020 YS Pund Co., Ltd was merged with Sango Thai Automotive Parts Co., Ltd. In Thailand (The new company was named SANGO Thai Engineering & Manufacturing Co., Ltd. )
Apr. 2021 TTI changed its name to Sango Technical Research Institute, Ltd. and Sango Family Services to Sango Partners Co., Ltd.
Jun. 2021 Sango received accreditation for ISO 9001:2015