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About us

Trade name
Okutani Ltd.
May, 1895Founded by first generation Gizaburo Okutani
July, 1948Reorganized as a stock company (Capital Japanese Yen 300,000)
1957Increase of capital (Japanese Yen 1,000,000)
1962Newly constructed Kobe head office building.
1967Joined Kobe Steel Complex Cooperative Association and Akashi Plant established
July, 1979Opened Himeji office.
1984Expansion of Akashi Second Plant.
March 1988Received approval from Mitsubishi Heavy Industry (MHI) for parts for nuclear power plants.
1992Increase of capital (Japanese Yen 4,000,000)
1993Increase of capital (Japanese Yen 10,000,000)
1995100th Anniversary.
2005Received approval from Hitachi, ltd for parts for nuclear power plants.
January, 2007Opened Sakai Plant (Integration with Uni Puch Kogyo)
September, 2007Registered the trademark of our image character "Punching Man".
January, 2008Opened show room in Kobe Head Office.
August, 2008Registered the trademark of Okutani Punching World.
June, 2009Super Punching released.
October, 2009Installed laser punching multifunctional machine.
December, 2009Joint application with Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding for a filter for exhaust gas received a patent in the U.S.
February, 2010Received the trademark of Super Punching.
April, 2010ISO9001 certification obtained
(Kobe head office and Akashi Plant)
April, 2011ISO9001 certification obtained (Sakai Plant)
March, 2012Selected by JETRO as a company to discover promising export projects.
February, 2013Installed Precision All-Across Punching Press machine 200 tons and 60 tons.
March, 2013Perforated Plastics released.
June, 2013Opened an office in the suburbs of Chicago in the U.S.
June, 2013Registered the trademark of Super Punching at Australia.
June, 2013Received approval from Kawasaki Heavy Industry for parts for Gas Turbine.
July, 2013Registered the trademark of Super Punching at the U.S.
September, 2013Started importing and selling Electron Beam Drilling products.
September, 2013Launched Perforated CFRTP (Carbon Fiber Reinforce Thermo Plastic).
September, 2013Registered the trademark of Super Punching at 28 European countries (CTM member countries)
March, 2014Entered into an exclusive distributorship agreement with Accurate Inc. for Super Punching in North America.
July, 2014Opened Dusseldorf office.
August, 2014Opened Tokyo office.
March, 2015Receives Certification of Toshiba Power Systems Keihin Plant.
2015120th Anniversary
March, 2016Expansion of Akashi 3rd Plant.
April, 2017Jointly filed with Toray Plastics Precision, Perforated CFRTP was granted a patent.
October, 2017Second TRUMPF multifunction laser machine installed at Akashi Plant.
December, 2017Soenen Sectional Perforated Press CAPS 200t installed at Akashi Plant.
March, 2019Entered into an exclusive distributorship agreement with ActionLaser for Laser screens in Japan and China.
November, 2019Registered the trademark of Super Punching at China.
June, 2021Amada’s Turret punch presses EMZ23510Ⅱ installed at Akashi Plant.
May, 2022
Renewal of Head Office with Okutani History Museum.
June, 2022
Joint development of duplex stainless steel perforated metal strainer with NS-Stainless Corporation.
December, 2022
Ltd. added two leveling machines (at the 1st and 3rd plants) at the Akashi Plant.
・PR80LS-15320 (for thin plates) 3100 width, the largest in Japan
・Installed 2 units of G160L-7170 (for medium and thick plates) 1600mm width
December, 2022
Introduced Amada's EML2515AJ fiber laser processing machine at Akashi Factory 2
January 7th, 2023
Okutani participated in the "Declaration of Action from 'WATASHI'" organized by Hyogo Prefecture
February, 2023
Okutani received a certification for its "Management Power Improvement Plan" from the Kinki Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
August, 2023
"Mesh-sheet and its manufacturing method (CFRTP EX mesh)", a joint application by Okutani and Toray Group/Toray Plastics Seiko, Inc. was registered as a patented product on August 17, 2023.
RepresentativeRepresentative director Tomohiko Okutani
Number of employees63(Japanese・Chinese・Filipino・Vietnamese)
A.Kobe Head Office
& Showroom
5-5, Aioi-cho 4-chome, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi,
Hyogo 650-0025
Phone: +81-78-351-2531
Fax: +81-78-361-1484
Himeji Branch50-3, Ichikawabashi-dori 2-chome, Himeji-shi, Hyogo 670-0825
Phone: +81-79-288-0458
Fax: +81-79-288-2077
Tokyo BranchUeno nagatanit Town Plaza 305 29-5, 4-chome, Taito, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0016
Phone: +81-3-5812-7795
Akashi Plant(Kobe Tekko Danchi)
Junna Ikawadani-cho, Nishi-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo 651-2124
Phone: +81-78-974-1907  Fax: +81-78-974-1959
Sakai Plant460 Tanjo, Mihara-ku, Sakai-shi, Osaka 687-0011
Phone: +81-72-361-9121
Fax: +81-72-361-9122
Akashi Plant(Kobe Tekko Danchi)
Junna Ikawadani-cho, Nishi-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo 651-2124
Phone: +81-78-974-1907
Fax: +81-78-974-1959
Chicago Sales Contactc/o ITA, Inc. 150 Pierce Rd.,Itasca, IL 60143, USA
Phone: +1 847 364 1121
Fax: +1 847 364 1183
Düsseldorf Sales ContactImmermannstraße 38,
D-40210 Düsseldorf,Germany
Phone: +49-211-1623-596
Fax: +49-211-1623-597

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