Company overview

Company overview

Company name

TECHNO ROLL CO., LTD.

Capital

25 million yen

Established

September 1979

Incorporated

October 1st, 1980

Member of Board

Chairman&CEO: Hiroshi Nishiwaki

President&COO: Eiji Asao

Director Business Administration & Purchasing Department: Masaki Uchikoba

Director Overseas Sales Department & Legal Affairs: Yoshio Fujikawa

Director & Executive Officer General Affairs Department: Naoyoshi Hasegawa

Director & Executive Officer Facilities Improvement: Nobuyuki Baba

Director & Executive Officer Technical, R & D Department: Kazuo Yamada

Director & Executive Officer Manufacturing Department: Hiroyuki Iguchi

Director & Executive Officer Sales & Quality Control Department: Kouji Hatatani

Auditor: Masako Kuwahara

Head Office and Factory

3-4-5, Techno-Stage, Izumi City, Osaka, Japan 594-1144

Tel: +81-725-53-3933

Fax: +81-725-53-3922

Kanto Branch and Factory

2-3-6, Bijyogi-Higashi, Toda City, Saitama, Japan 335-0032

Tel: +81-48-449-7333

Fax: +81-48-449-7444

Employees

138

Annual Sales

2.5 billion yen (September 2015)

Main banks

The Senshu Ikeda Bank Ltd. Mibayashi Branch

Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ. Izumi Branch

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation. Izumi Branch

Sister Company

Fuso Co., Ltd.

3-16-20, Tsugiya, Amagasaki City, Hyogo, Japan 661-0965

Tel: +81-6-6499-4671

Fax: +81-6-6449-2759

Description of business

Manufacture and sales of printing rollers and related items
Development, design, manufacture and sales of printing related devices and industrial dust removal systems.

History

October 1980

Mr. Hiroshi Nishiwaki incorporates Techno Roll with capital of 10 million yen at Takaishi City, Osaka. Techno Roll concludes a technical cooperation agreement with JOMAC INC., from the United States, and begins manufacture and sale of the resin roller “Ryno” for high quality printing.

August 1982

The company relocates to Izumi City, Osaka, expanding production and sales.

April 1986

Techno Roll develops the self-adhesive rubber “Clean Dash” as a dust removing roller contributing to increase yield in the metal printing industry.

April 1989

Established the Tokyo branch of Techno Roll in Kawagoe City, Saitama.

October 1989

Techno Roll increases in capital to 15 million yen. Develops and manufactures the UV printing roller “TRUST UV” and automatic dust removing device “DUST HUNTER”.

July 1990

Techno Roll develops the special dampening sleeve “Water Sleeve” in cooperation with JOMAC INC. and Nichiyo Keori Co., Ltd. Sales begin overseas as well as in Japan.

April 1992

Techno Roll concludes a technical licensing agreement with SAM HWA Ind. Co. Ltd. of Korea, and they start to manufacture and sell “TRUST UV” in Korea.

September 1993

Techno Roll develops and markets the hickey removing rollers “Hickey Sweeper W” and “Hickey Sweeper S” for use in offset printing.

April 1995

Techno Roll increases in capital to 25 million yen and the technical department staff begins to use personal computers and CAD for enriching and speeding up design work.

May 1996

Develop Total ink control and supply system “TICASS” and start to install it in Can-printing machine.

April 1997

Techno Roll concludes a technical licensing agreement with Brissett Rollers Pty. Ltd. of Australia, and they start to manufacture and sell “TRUST UV” in Australia.

December 1997

Techno Roll concludes a technical licensing agreement with Hammerking Rollers Ltd. of New Zealand, and they start to manufacture and sell “TRUST UV” in New Zealand.

September 1998

Techno Roll concludes a technical licensing agreement with Yi Tsai Enterprise Co.,Ltd. of Taiwan, and they start to manufacture and sell “TRUST UV” in Taiwan.

April 2000

Techno Roll relocates to Techno-Stage (current head office), Izumi City, Osaka. (site area: 2740m2, floor area: 1800 m2)

June 2001

Techno Roll established its Tokyo west-sales-office in Sumida Ward, Tokyo.

October 2001

Techno Roll concludes a technical licensing agreement with Shanghai SBJ Roller Co.,Ltd. of China, and they start to manufacture and sell “TRUST roller” in China from April 2002. Techno Roll concludes a 15% investment in Shanghai SBJ Roller.

April 2002

Techno Roll concludes a technical licensing agreement with Westland Gummiwerke GmbH & Co., KG. of Germany, and begins exclusive manufacture and sale of the special rubber roller “WERO series” in Japan.

April 2003

Techno Roll obtains the ISO 9001 certification (Year 2000 version) [registration number JQA-QM9848]

April 2004

Completion of 2nd factory (site area: 2038m2, floor area: 1216 m2)

September 2004

Techno Roll relocates the Tokyo branch to Sayama City, Saitama, to expand business.

November 2004

Techno Roll receives the “Osaka Frontier Award” for most successful company in management innovation with frontier spirit of the year by local government.

October 2005

Techno Roll renames Tokyo west-sales-office to Tokyo branch and Tokyo branch to Saitama branch.

December 2005

Techno Roll starts roller exchange business.
Techno Roll obtains the ISO 14001 certification (Year 2004 version) [registration number JQA-EM5066]

February 2006

Techno Roll concludes a technical licensing agreement with Bangkok Roller Co., Ltd. of Thailand, and they start to manufacture and sell “TRUST roller” in Thailand.

May 2006

Techno Roll relocates the Tokyo branch to Daito Ward, Tokyo, to expand business.

March 2007

Completion of 3rd factory (site area: 2038m2, floor area: 551m2)

November 2007

Techno Roll concludes a technical licensing agreement with PT Zentrum Graphics Asia of Indonesia.

December 2007

Techno Roll concludes a technical licensing agreement with Graphic Printing Roller Co., Ltd. of Canada, and they start to manufacture and sell “TRUST roller” in Canada and North America.

November 2008

Techno Roll concludes a technical licensing agreement with Westland Gummiwerke GmbH & Co., KG. of Germany, and they start to manufacture and sell “TRUST roller” within the EU.

April 2009

Techno Roll concludes a technical licensing agreement with MSL Rubber Industries Sdn. Bhd. of Malaysia, and they start to manufacture and sell “TRUST roller” in Malaysia.

October 2010

Kazushi Hatanaka becomes the president of Techno Roll and Hiroshi Nishiwaki becomes the chairman.

April 2012

Completion of 4th factory (floor area: 551 m2)

August 2012

Techno Roll concludes a technical licensing agreement with Gutenberg of Brazil.

September 2012

Techno Roll concludes a technical licensing agreement with Industrial Polymer of India.

November 2012

Techno Roll concludes a technical licensing agreement with Matrix Polymer Indonesia of Indonesia, and they start to manufacture and sell “TRUST roller” in Indonesia.

Techno Roll concludes a technical licensing agreement with Hicor Manufacturing Corporation of Philippine, and they start to manufacture and sell “TRUST roller” in the Philippines.

August 2013

Techno Roll consolidates its Tokyo and Saitama branch, and opens new Kanto branch in Toda City, Saitama.

September 2013

Hiroshi Nishiwaki reassumes his role as president and chairman of Techno Roll.

February 2014

Techno Roll acquires complete ownership of Fuso Co., Ltd.

March 2015

Techno Roll ends its technical licensing agreement with Gutenberg of Brazil.

August 2015

Techno Roll ends its technical licensing agreement with Industrial Polymer of India.

July 2016

Techno Roll concludes a technical licensing agreement with Shanghai Maichao Rubber Products of China.

October 2016

Eiji Asao becomes the president of Techno Roll and Hiroshi Nishiwaki becomes the chairman.