Company history


1991Changed the company name to “ASABA CO.,LTD.”
1996Signed an order contract with the Mint Bureau of the Ministry of Finance for continuous casting machines for gold and silver.
1997Moved the head office from Yaesu, Chuo to Yotsuya, Shinjuku.
1999Established “PCU CO.,LTD.” as a related company.
2000In May, by the completion of the Niigata factory, restarted after the transfer from Higashimatsuyama factory.
2004ISO 9001 certification obtained for copper anode manufacturing and sales division in December.
2014In December, Solar power generation facility "ASABA Mega Solar Country" started operation.
2019In August, Chiaki Kitagawa appointed as Representative Director.
1962 Established Asaba Shoji Co., Ltd. with 4 million yen in capital in October. Mitsuyuki Oita was appointed as the representative.
1964Became an agent of Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd.
1966Received first order for development of vertical continuous casting machine and started trial production of ACC anode(phosphorus-containing copper).
1970Expanded Niiza factory and started production of ACC anode balls.
1971Started export of ACC anode to Southeast Asia.
1973Increased capital to 30 million yen. Trade name changed to Asaba Corporation.
1979Higashi Matsuyama factory completed in April, transferred from Niiza factory and started operation.
1986The first ultra-compact continuous casting machine developed by our company is completed and sales are started.
1987Increased capital to 33 million yen and opened Tohoku Sales Office in Sendai in June.
1988As the exclusive overseas distributor for our vertical and horizontal ultra-compact continuous casting machines, we concluded an agreement with U.K.-based Wellman Furnace Ltd.