History

 

1968

Founded Uchida Kougei as a self-employed small business in Ohi-machi, Saitama, Japan.

1974

Moved to new plant due to the need for mass production and manufacturing large-sized parts.

1984

Concluded a contract for prototype of two-wheel parts for racing.

1987

Started mass production of large-sized vehicles parts.

1991

Started aero parts development and manufacturing.

1998

The plant relocation, moved to current address.

1999

Introduction of medium-sized autoclave (started to development for two-wheel related ACM mold).

2002

Concluded of a contract for prototype of four-wheel parts, and started to manufacturing prototypes of Formura1.

Extended Plant-2 for introduction of measuring instruments and NC machining with related equipment.

2003

Introduction of large-sized and small-sized autoclave eqiopments, and established 2nd clean room.

Started to development of SUPER GT and racing parts for both domestic and overseas race.

2004

Started development of the motor show models with each models and each molding.

2005

Started to development for aircraft related parts.

Changed management system into business-unit based divisional system. Each devision stands for what they make.

Participated in the next-generation vehicles and defense aircrafts by each national project.

2006

Changed the company name to UCHIDA Co., Ltd. and switched primary focus to composit manufacturing.

Newly established Uchida Kougei Ltd. for successing the existing business.

2007

Established 2nd plant in Miyoshi-machi.

【Aerospace Division】 JIS Q 9100/JIS Q 9001(ISO 9001:2008)

2008

Awarded "300 companies making good things" from Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

2009

Welcomed the Governer of Saitama Prefecture, Mr.Ueda.

Started to mold the largest aerospace parts in Japan.

2010

Welcomed the local government committie of Saitama Prefecture.

2011

Approved as an official partner of HRC.

Delivered the 1st prototype to foreign helicopter manufacturer.

2012

Uchida Kougei was merged into Uchida Corporation.

2013

The 45th anniversary of Uchida Corporation.

Passed the Audit by VOLKSWAGEN・AUDI.

Announced the Agusta Westland’s Rotor Blade to the world.

Received an award of excellence from IHI Aerospace Co., Ltd.

The CEO enrolled in Graduate School for getting a PhD.

2014

The Grover E. Bell Award is given to AgustaWestland’s Project Zero Team, which UCHIDA joined as one of 16 suppliers.

Introduction of the latest automatic forming system.