JFE Advantech Co. Ltd.

JFE Advantech Co. Ltd.


Company Profile

Established Nov. 14, 1973 (as a subsidiary of JFE Steel Corporation)
Capital 319,500,000 yen (98.6% owned by JFE Steel Corporation)
President Masahisa Kasai
Employees 211 (As of March 31, 2007)
Annual sales 4.1 billion yen
(As of March 31, 2007)

Major Products & Services

Water Environment Division Submersion level meters, current direction and current speed meters, sludge densitometers, river flow meters
Measuring and Diagnosis Division On-line machine diagnosis systems, machine diagnosis instruments, vibration sensors, ultrasonic thickness gauges and ultrasonic hardness checkers, ultrasonic measurement systems, special measurement systems
Weighing System Division Truck Scales (vehicle scales), belt weighers, hopper scales, crane scales, automatic weighing systems, constant feeders, load cells, force weighers, various types of converters, indicators
River & Channel Flow Measurement Division River Ultrasonic Flowmeter


1944, April Takamatsu branch plant of Kawasaki Heavy Industries' Steel Works in Hyogo begins production of weighing devices.
1949, April Kawasaki Heavy Industries begins production of thermal control gauges.
1950, August Kawasaki Heavy Industries spins off its Steel Works Section as Kawasaki Steel Corporation, an independent company. The Thermal Contorol Gauge Production Section of Kawasaki Heavy Industries continues to manufacture thermal control gauges at the Fukiai Factory.
1951, October The Fukiai Factory's Gauge Production Section and the Hyogo Factory's Weight Measurement Production Section merge, creating the Measuring and Weighing Instruments Production Works in Kobe's Fukiai Ward.
1960, October The Measuring and Weighing Instruments Production Works relocates to 3-48 Takahatacho in Nishinomiya city.
1973, November The Measuring and Weighing Instruments Production Works Section of Kawasaki Steel Corporation is spun off into Kawatetsu Metrological Equipment and Vending-machine Co., Ltd., an independent company.
1977, November Fukuoka Sales Office opens.
1986, November Nagoya Sales Office opens.
1988, January The company is renamed Kawatetsu Advantech Co., Ltd.
1992, February Sendai Sales Office opens.
1993, October Advantech Service, Inc. is established.
1994, June Okayama Sales Office opens.
1995, August The company is certified as ISO 9001 registered.
2000, April The departmentalization system is adopted.
2000, August East Japan Service Center and West Japan Service Center open.
2003, April The JFE Group is established. The company becomes a member of the JFE Steel Corporation Group.
2004, April The company name is changed to JFE Advantech Co., Ltd.
2005, December The company receives certification of registration for ISO 14001, the standard for environmental management systems.
2006, July Tokyo Branch upgraded to Tokyo Office. Four sales offices upgraded to branches. (Sendai, Nagoya, Okayama and Fukuoka)
2007, Sep Tokyo Office upgraded to Tokyo Head Office, and relocates to Kuramae, Taito-ku, Tokyo.

Contact Information

Homepage: www.jfe-advantech.co.jp
Email: via website
Phone: 0081 03-5825-5577
Fax: 0081 03-5825-5591
Address: 3-48 Takahata-cho, Nishinomiya , Hyogo, 6638202

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