Corporate Profile

We provide high quality products
from Hokkaido to the world.

History

1970s

1973
Daikin-R/M Co., Ltd. founded as a joint company between Raybestos-Manhattan Inc.(in USA) and Daikin Manufacturing. Co., Ltd.(Exedy Corporation)
1974
Set up Chitose plant
1977
Provided the Friction discs for automatic transmissions

1980s

1983
Released the first originally-developed wet friction material in Japan
1987
Global OEM business started
1989
Annulled the joint enterprise agreement with R/M Inc.

1990s

1990
Provided the Lock-up piston assemblies for torque converters
Opened a Europe representative office in Germany
1991
Changed the company name to Dynax Corporation
Set up Tomakomai plant
Opened a representative office in USA
1995
Received the award of TPM Excellence
Established Dynax America Corporation
1996
Provided the Clutch pack assemblies for automatic transmissions
1997
Provided the Synchronizer rings for manual transmissions
Obtained QS9000 & ISO9001certification
Set up the plant of Dynax America Corporation in Roanoke, Virginia USA
1999
Introduced Quality Engineering
Established Shanghai Dynax Co. Ltd.
Set up Shanghai plant in China

2000s

2000
Obtained VDA 6.1 certification
2001
Obtained ISO14001 certification
Established Dynax Industry(Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Introduced Ameba management system
2003
The 30th Anniversary of the founding
Received the grand prize of energy-saving promotion in Hokkaido
2004
Received the award as a company contributing to trade and investment from Hokkaido Bureau of Economy Trade and Industry
Obtained ISO/TS16949 certification
2005
Received "Prize of Minister of Economy Trade and Industry" in the 1st Monodzukuri Nihon Taisho
Established EXEDY-DYNAX America Corporation
Started 5S5T as the whole company activity
2007
Started company-wide 'spotless workplace activities'
2008
Set up the fifth plant in Chitose
Set up the fourth plant in Tomakomai
Built the new Research & Development center in Tomakomai
Organized the Research & Development center in China
2009
Received "Excellence prize" in the 3rd Monodzukuri Nihon Taisho
Established EXEDY DYNAX Europe Ltd. In Hungary

2010s

2010
Established EXEDY DYNAX MEXICO, S.A. DE C.V. in Mexico
2012
Set up the fifth plant in Tomakomai
2013
Obtained OSHMS(Occupational Safety and Health Management System) certification
Started the operation of paper making production line
2014
Selected as a "Global Niche Top Companies Selection 100" by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (MITI)
Shanghai Dynax Co., Ltd. changed the company name to EXEDY-DYNAX SHANGHAI Co., LTD.
2015
Received Type 2 Disaster-Free Operations Award (Tomakomai Labor Standards Inspection Office)
2016
Received Toyota Safety Award
Received New Diversity Management Selection 100 Award from Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
2017
Tomakomai Plant No. 4 and 5 expanded
2018
Completion of Tomakomai Logistics Coil Center