The history of Toyo Advanced Technologies dates back to 1929. Then a department of Toyo Kogyo Company Limited (today's Mazda Motor Corporation), it began producing grinding machines for internal corporate use. Over the years, the machine tool technologies it developed for automobile manufacturing helped Toyo win even widening recognition in the leading industries of the time. Today the company has grown to become Japan's leading manufacturer of internal grinding machines which has the top class market share, and is widely known simply as "Toyo－the company for internal grinding machines."
Among the company's many milestones, Toyo introduced CVD coating technology into Japan with the aim of creating super-hard surfaces in combustion chambers of the automotive engines. This, together with a host of other innovative technologies, has provided major growth for our Hard Coating Division. The utilization of advanced precision technologies by our Automobile Components Division, together with its expansion from its original role of supplying automobile parts to Mazda, has been a key to the stable growth of Toyo's business.
In 1989, it was decided that to generate the efficiencies required in the contemporary business environment and to expand Toyo's field of business expertise, the company should be independent from Mazda Motor Corporation. The result was the creation of Toyo Advanced Technologies Company Limited.
Building on the base of our expertise and experience in building internal grinding machines, we look forward to making the Toyo name synonymous with a continuous tradition of craftsmanship and technical expertise. And at the same time, demonstrate that the "Advanced Technology" part of our name symbolizes our determination to move firmly into a new age, with a mission focused on the development of new business horizons.