Showa Rubber Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., which was established in 1937, has been operating for over 80 years in the production of automotive, construction, ship, electrical , and OA related parts. Our focus is on developing new products and improving production technology in the rubber and plastics fields in areas such as parts, medical products, parts for beverages, bearing and seismic isolation rubber, and rubber parts for general industries.
We always value our ties with society and continue to strive to make a great contribution to the development of the world. Throughout the constant change of society, we have overcome many turbulent periods such as energy problems, trade friction, yen exchange rate, weak domestic economy, and just as always we are thankful for the support and patronage of our customers which have helped us become the company we are today.
As part of our continued success Polymer Process Corporation Corporation (SPPC) was founded in 1996 in Shouwa in Laguna State, Philippines and recently celebrated its 22nd anniversary. As always we appreciate everyone’s continued patronage.
In the future, we anticipate a change into a new era and will further strengthen our sales, quality, technology, development, and many other areas by aggressive modernization and rationalization such as the reinforcement of facilities, quality enhancement, and through human resources. In the 21st century, in order to respond to the needs of our company and to grow into a company that can contribute to society, all employees are willing to work diligently.
We would like to ask for your further support and cooperation in the future.
|Company Name||SHOWA RUBBER CHEMICAL Co.Ltd.|
|Head Office||2-5-9 Kanamachi, Katsushika-Ku, Tokyo 125-0042, Japan
|Factory Locations||Ibaraki, Japan & Laguna, Philippines|
|Number of Employees||230 persons|
|Bankers||Bank of Tokyo-MitsubishiUFJ , Katsushika Branch
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Shin-Koiwa Branch
Mizuho Bank, Katsushika Branch
|Chairman of the Board||Takashi Oshimi|
|Senior Managing Director||Koji Oshimi|
|1937||Founding of SHOWA RUBBER CHEMICAL INDUSTRY partnership at Higashitateshi, Katsushika, Tokyo.
Began production and sale of industrial rubber products.
|1943||Incorporated into SHOWA RUBBER CHEMICAL Co.Ltd. with capital of 360,000 JPY.|
|1960||Capital increased to 12,800,000 JPY.|
|1964||Shigeyoshi Kanto took up President’s post, after Founder, Masanosuke Oshimi, passed away.
Capital increased to 34,500,000 JPY.
|1968||Formed strategic alliance partnership with Tokyo-Tokushu-Rubber Industry, Ltd.
Began development and production of Clawler Belt.
|1969||Capital Increased to 45,000,000 JPY.
Completion of third phase development of Tokyo factory and installation of Banbury Mixer #3.
|1970||Installed continuous curing machine(P.C.M).|
|1971||Capital increased 49,800,000 JPY. Installed rubber injection machine: 150t x 2 and 300t x 1|
|1972||Completion of main factory of Tokyo-Tokushu-Rubber Industry, Ltd.|
|1975||Installed 1,000t (1,700 x 1,700) press machine|
|1977||Installed rubber injection machine: 200t x 2 and another continuous curing machine (L.C.M).|
|1978||Installed rubber injection machine: 150t x 2 and press machine: 700t (1,320 x 4,200)|
|1979||Installed 2 High Frequency continuous curing machine (U.H.F.).|
|1980||Installed 2 Press Machines 1,000 t (1,000 × 4,000, 2,000 × 4,000). Installed 5 Injection Curing Machine 200 t.|
|1981||Installed 4 two-barreled rubber injection machines.|
|1982||Tokyo-Tokushu-Rubber Industry, Ltd. merged into SHOWA RUBBER CHEMICAL Co.Ltd. to become a single identity.
Capital was now at ¥72,650,000.
|1983||Shigeyoshi Kanto became Chairman of the Board. Takashi Oshimi became President.|
|1984||Installed 10 Injection Curing Machine 170 t and others.|
|1986||Installed Press Machine 1,400 t (1,700 × 4,000).|
|1990||Capital increased to 124.36 million JPY.
200 t Sanko RJ vertical type installation
|1991年||Installed press machine 1,000t (1,000 x 2,000)|
|1992||Built new production facility for Anti-Vibration Rubber.|
|1996||Began construction of new production plant in Laguna, Philippines, Showa Polymer Process Corporation (SPPC).|
|1998||Began operations at Philippine Factory. Built and began operations at Ibaraki, Japan Factory as well as a corporate dormitory.|
|1999||Installed 3 Large Injection Curing Machines 450 t × 6,400 cc.|
|2000||Takashi Oshimi became Chairman of the Board. Mutsuo Oshimi became President.
Installed automatic adhesive coat machine. Installed operation of adhesive coat machine Line. SPPC was certified ISO 9002.
SHOWA RUBBER CHEMICAL Co.Ltd. was certified ISO 9001.
|2001||Expansion of second factory and began production at SPPC.|
|2004||Kazuyoshi Kanto became President.|
|2007||SHOWA RUBBER CHEMICAL Co.Ltd. was certified eco action21.|
|2008||Mitsuo Takasaki became President.|
|2014||Yoshiaki Oshimi became President.|
|2015||Koji Oshimi became SPPC president.|