HISTORY
History.

1938.

Suzuki Metal Industry was founded on May 1 at Kameido, Koto-ku, Tokyo.

1939.

Started production of Music spring wire in February 1939.

1952.

Approved JIS G3522 Piano wire No.1834.

1954.

Started production of first Oil tempered wires (Plain carbon, Cr-V, Si-Mn steel).

1960.

Construction of the Narashino Works in November.
Yawata Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. (Currently, Nippon Steel Corp.) owned 20% of the stock.

1961.

Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Second Section, in October.

1962.

Started operation at Narashino Works in November.

1964 .

Developed and started production of Si-Cr Oil tempered wire valve spring quality at Akabane Works.

1973.

Founded Thai Special Wire Co., Ltd. with Sumitomo corp. and in Thailand.

1983.

Relocated Head office to No.1 Tekkoh building 1-8-2, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo.
Closed Akabane Works and concentrated production on Narashino Works in August.

1993.

Founded Muroran Suzuki Co., Ltd. in March, and started production of suspension spring wire in October.

1996.

Registered ISO-9001 for "Design, development, and manufacturing of Oil tempered wire" at Narashino Works.

2000.

Acquired West Japan Stainless Steel Wire Co., Ltd from Nissho Iwai Corporation.

2001.

Registered ISO-9001 for "Design, development, and manufacturing of all kind of wires".
Registered ISO-14001 at Narashino Works.

2005.

Relocated Head office to Marunouchi central building 1-9-1 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku Tokyo.

2007.

Founded Suzuki Sumiden Stainless Wire Co., Ltd (joint venture company in stainless steel wire with Sumitomo Steel Wire Corp.).

2008.

Celebrated 70th anniversary year.

Founded "The prize for Suzuki Metal Industry community contribution (SUZUKI AWARD)".

2009.

Acquired Haldex Garphyttan AB Sweden from Haldex on June 1, and started as Suzuki Garpyttan AB.