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Historical Highlight

1918 Otai Iron Works established as a repair shop for motors and cotton looms.
1931 Business with Toyoda Automatic Loom Works, Ltd. started.
1935 Manufacture of machine tools started.
1942 Order for lathes received from Toyota Motor Corporation.
1943 Order for oil pumps received from Tokai Airplane.
1946 Order for rocker arms received from Toyota Motor Corporation.
Business of automobile parts started.
1949 Otai Iron Works Co., Ltd. established.
Registered as a member of Toyota Motor Corporation Kyouhoukai(present Kyouhoukai) at the time of establishment.
1965 Business with Toyoda Machine works, Ltd. started.
1967 Heisaka Plant completed.
1969 Takaoka Plant completed.
1974 Terazu Plant completed.
1975 Business with Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. started.
1979 "Superior" Quality Performance Award awarded from Toyota Motor Corporation.
1981 Eguchi Plant completed.
Business with Yanmar Co.,Ltd. started.
1983 Order for specific machine received from Toyota Motor Corporation.
1991 Participated in Tokyo Motor Show for the first time.
Capital increased to \100 million.
1992 Company name changed to OTICS corporation.
1997 Business with Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.(SUBARU) started.
P.T.OTICS Indonesia established.
1998 ISO9001 certified.
Hazu Plant completed.
Business with Isuzu Motors Limited started.
2000 Capital increased to \303 million.
2001 Technology & Development Award from Toyota Motor Corporation.
ISO14001 certified.
OTICS USA,Inc. established.
2002 "Superior" Quality Performance Award awarded from Toyota Motor Corporation.
2003 "Superior" Quality Performance Award awarded from Toyota Motor Corporation.
2004 Business with Mitsubishi Motors Corporation started.
OTICS MECHANICAL INDUSTRY(CHANG SHU) Co., LTD. established.
2005 Organization reformed.
"Superior" Quality Performance Award awarded from Toyota Motor Corporation.
Technology & Development Award awarded from Toyota Motor Corporation.
2006 "Superior" Quality Performance Award awarded from Toyota Motor Corporation.
SUBARU Development Contribution Award awarded from Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. ISO/TS16949 certified.
2007 "Superior" Quality Performance Award awarded from Toyota Motor Corporation.
2008 "Superior" Quality Performance Award awarded from Toyota Motor Corporation.
Technology & Development Award awarded from Toyota Motor Corporation.
Quality Award awarded from Daihatsu Motor Corporation.
SUBARU Special Contribution Award awarded from Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.
2009 5 Years "Superior" Quality Performance Award awarded from Toyota Motor Corporation.
Technology & Development Award awarded from Toyota Motor Corporation.
Quality Award awarded from Daihatsu Motor Corporation.
Quality Award awarded from Isuzu Motors Limited.
2010 "Superior" Quality Performance Award awarded from Toyota Motor Corporation.
Quality Award awarded from Daihatsu Motor Corporation.
Quality Award awarded from Isuzu Motors Limited.
SUBARU Contribution Award awarded from Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.
2011 "Superior" Quality Performance Award awarded from Toyota Motor Corporation.
Quality Award awarded from Daihatsu Motor Corporation.
2012 "Superior" Quality Performance Award awarded from Toyota Motor Corporation.
Daihatsu "Special" Quality Performance Award awarded from Daihatsu Motor Co.,LTD.
OTICS(Thailand)Co.,Ltd. established.
2013 "Superior" Quality Performance Award awarded from Toyota Motor Corporation.
Daihatsu Quality Control Award awarded from Daihatsu Motor Co.,LTD.
Isuzu Quality Award awarded from Isuzu Motors Limited.
OTICS R&D Center completed.
2014 10 Years “Superior” Quality Performance Award awarded from Toyota Motor Corporation.
Daihatsu “Special” Quality Performance Award awarded from Daihatsu Motor Co.,LTD.(7 years in a row)
2015 Isuzu Quality Award awarded from Isuzu Motors Limited.
2016 “Superior” VA (Value Analysis) Advancement Award awarded from Toyota Motor Corporation.(2 years in a row)
Gamagoori Plant completed.

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