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Nippon Fruehauf Company, Ltd. manufacturers and sells various types of transport equipment, such as van bodies, trailers, and containers.
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Company Profile

Company Profile

Company Name Nippon Fruehauf Company, Ltd.
NIPPON FRUEHAUF COMPANY,LTD.
Establishment October 19, 1963
Capital 1,002,500,000 yen
Atsugi Head Office Plant 3034 Kamiechi Uenohara, Atsugi, Kanagawa
243-0281 Japan
Tokyo Office Urbannet Uchisaiwaicho Building, 1-13, Shimbashi 1-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8681 Japan
Shinagawa Office Shinagawa East Building, 7F, 1-6-34 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0075 Japan
Shareholders

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Name Number of shares owned (shares) Ownership (%)
Nippon Light Metal Holdings Co., Ltd 1,323,300 66
Isuzu Motors Limited 681,700 34
Directors

Hiroyasu Hiruma, President and Representative Director
Masaaki Matsumoto, Senior Managing Director
Yoichi Ito, Director
Koji Nomura, Director
Katsuhiko Takahashi, Director
Hiroshi Ideriha, Director
Toshihide Hattori, Director
Toru Sasaki, Director
Toshiyuki Ano, Director
Ichiro Okamoto, Director (Outside)
Kazuya Igeta, Director (Outside)
Nobuo Amemori, Auditor
Haruhiko Takahashi, Auditor (Outside)
Tetsuya Ikemoto, Auditor (Outside)
(As of June 16, 2020)

Business activities

1.Manufacture and sale of trailers, truck bodies, containers, and related products
2.Leasing of the aforementioned products and sale of secondhand items

Products manufactured and sold

Manufacture and sale of van bodies, trailers, and containers

Financial institutions transacted with

Mizuho Bank, MUFG Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Development Bank of Japan, and others

ISO certification acquisition status

Transition to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 is complete.

Certification acquisition status at group companies

Transition to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 is complete at all of the following production bases:

Fruehauf Hokkaido Company Ltd.
Fruehauf Shiga Company Ltd.
Fruehauf Okayama Company Ltd.
Fruehauf Kyushu Company Ltd.

Transition to ISO 9001:2015 is completed.

Fruehauf Service Company Ltd.

Transition to ISO 9001:2015 is completed.

Fruehauf Sangyo Company Ltd

Company History

October 1963 Established as a 50:50 joint venture between Nippon Light Metal Co., Ltd., and Isuzu Motors Limited by introducing the technology of Fruehauf in the US.
September 1964 Completed the Atsugi Plant in Atsugi City in Kanagawa and started full-scale operations.
August 1966 For the capital increase, obtained capital participation from Fruehauf in the US, our technical partner, in order to strengthen our alliance and expand our business.
September 1967 Completed facilities for manufacturing marine containers.
September 1973 Completed facilities for manufacturing van type truck body kits.
December 1976 Established Tobu Fruehauf Company Ltd. and Seibu Fruehauf Company Ltd. to engage in van body installation, sales, and service activities that meet the characteristics of regional demands.
May 1977 Established Iwate Fruehauf Company Ltd.
January 1979 Started the manufacture and sale of aviation containers.
June 1982 Moved the head office to Atsugi City, Kanagawa.
June 1983 Transferred manufacturing and sales operations of Plant Package, a shelter for storing various industrial equipment and devices, to Tokai Fruehauf Company Ltd.
October 1986 Integrated the sales departments of Tobu Fruehauf Company Ltd. and Seibu Fruehauf Company Ltd. and established Nippon Fruehauf Sales Company Ltd. to respond to the new development of transport and delivery systems due to changes in the industrial structure and diversification of products.
July 1988 Established Hokkaido Fruehauf Company Ltd. to assemble, install, and repair trailers to meet regional demand characteristics.
February 1990 Established Okayama Plant in Okayama as a production and supply base for the western Japanese market, and established Okayama Fruehauf Auto Body Company Ltd. to undertake manufacturing and repairs.
June 1990 Established Fruehauf Container Service Company, Ltd. by spinning off the repair and service department of marine containers.
October 1990 Established Kyushu Plant in Saga as a production and supply base for the Kyushu region, and established Kyushu Fruehauf Auto Body Company Ltd. to undertake manufacturing and repairs.
April 1996 Established Fruehauf Service Atsugi Company, Ltd. to provide attentive service.
June 1996 Nippon Light Metal Co., Ltd. acquired all shares owned by Fruehauf International Limited.
February 1999 Acquired the ISO 9001 certification at Head Office and Atsugi Plant.
September 2001 Merged with IB TEC Inc.
November 2002 Acquired the ISO 14001 certification at Head Office and Atsugi Plant.
April 2004 Enhanced the production facilities at Fruehauf Kyushu Company Ltd.
July 2008 Merged with Fruehauf Ibaraki Company, Ltd.
July 2009 Merged with Fruehauf Container Service Company, Ltd.
October 2011 Established Shandong Conglin Fruehauf Automobile Co., Ltd. (Longkou City, Shandong Province) jointly with Conglin Group Co., Ltd, Nippon Light Metal Holdings Co., Ltd., Itochu Metals Corporation, and Itochu Group Corporation to manufacture and sell trailers in China.
May 2013 Fruehauf Kyushu Company, Ltd. acquired the ISO 14001 certification, and all production bases acquired the certification.
July 2014 Established Fruehauf Mahajak (Nongchok, Bangkok) with a 70% investment in an equipment manufacturer within the Mahajak Group, a local foundation company group, to promote the truck installation business in Thailand.
January 2017 Constructed an electrodeposition coating plant at Atsugi Plant and started operation.
December 2018 Completed line restructuring work at Atsugi Plant to improve productivity.

Introduction of Sales, Service, and Production Bases

Head Office

Name Address TEL FAX MAP
Atsugi Head Office Plant 3034 Kamiechi Uenohara, Atsugi, Kanagawa 243-0281 Japan 046-285-3111 046-286-8800 Map
Tokyo Office Urbannet Uchisaiwaicho Building, 1-13, Shimbashi 1-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8681 Japan Map
Shinagawa Office Shinagawa East Building, 7F, 1-6-34 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0075 Japan 03-3474-5641 03-5715-0105 Map

Sales Bases

Base Name Address TEL FAX MAP
Hokkaido Branch Excellent 34, 1F, 2-1 Kita 34-jo Higashi 14-chome, Higashi-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 007-0834 Japan 011-723-8750 011-723-8751 Map
Sendai Branch Ichigo Sendai East Building, 5F, 1-12-1 Miyagino, Miyagino-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi 983-0045 Japan 022-792-8630 022-792-8631 Map
Morioka Sales Office (Inside the Inubuchi Agricultural and Industrial Complex) 103-3 Aza-Yachida, Inubuchi, Shiwa-cho, Shiwa-gun, Iwate 028-3311 Japan 019-672-5472 019-672-5475 Map
Niigata Branch Niigata Dai-ichi Life Building, 3F, 1-30 Higashimandai-cho, Chuo-ku, Niigata-shi, Niigata 950-0082 Japan 025-243-0520 025-241-7327 Map
Ishioka Branch 17-3 Kashiwabara, Oaza, Ishioka-shi, Ibaraki 315-0002 Japan 0299-24-1275 0299-23-7584 Map
Kita-Kanto Branch No. 2 Sakamoto Building, 4F, 3-306-1 Miyahara-cho, Kita-ku, Saitama-shi, Saitama 331-0812 Japan 048-661-9051 048-661-9052 Map
Tokyo Branch Nihon Sendzimir Building, 6F, 10-14 Higashi-Kanda 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0031 Japan 03-3863-8011 03-3863-8055 Map
Chiba Sales Office Nihon Sendzimir Building, 6F, 10-14 Higashi-Kanda 2-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0031 Japan 03-3863-8011 03-3863-8055 Map
Tama Branch 2F (in TR Inc.), 3-10 Inadaira, Musashimurayama-shi, Tokyo 208-0023 Japan 042-520-0045 042-531-5477 Map
Kanagawa Branch Yokohama Bashamichi Building, 7F, 4-55 Ohta-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa 231-0011 Japan 045-228-7853 045-228-7854 Map
Shizuoka Sales Office Shizuoka Yaizu Shinkin Bank Ishida Branch Building 5F, 1-1-46 Ishida, Suruga-ku, Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka 422-8042 Japan 054-285-3397 054-287-8232 Map
Nagoya Branch Nakayama Building, 6F, 3-37-22 Kodama, Nishi-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi 451-0066 Japan 052-532-7051 052-532-7093 Map
Hokuriku Sales Office Kanazawa Front Building, 6F, 1-3-24 Kita Yasue, Kanazawa City, Ishikawa 920-0022 Japan 076-232-5588 076-232-5255 Map
Hanshin Branch Shin-Osaka Prime Tower, 3F, 6-1-1 Nishinakajima, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka City, Osaka 532-0011 Japan 06-6390-8257 06-6390-8258 Map
Hiroshima Branch Asahi Seimei Hiroshima Higashi Bldg., 6F, 5-5 Higashi-Kaniya-cho, Higashi-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima 732-0055 Japan 082-262-2005 082-262-2660 Map
Okayama Sales Office Okayama Dai-ichi Life Building, 4F 086-206-3512, 2-1-3 Shimoishii, Kita-ku, Okayama City, Okayama 700-0907 Japan 086-206-3512 086-206-3513 Map
Shikoku Branch Hachihonmatsu Building, 2F, 6-17 Tenjinmae, Takamatsu City, Kagawa 760-0018 Japan 087-863-6078 087-863-6075 Map
Kyushu Branch Gofukumachi Business Center, 2F, 10-10 Kamigofukumachi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka 812-0036 Japan 092-272-0777 092-272-0775 Map
Truck Manufacturer Sales Department Group 1 Shinagawa East Building, 7F, 1-6-34 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0075 Japan 03-3474-5683 03-3474-5676 Map
Truck Manufacturer Sales Department Group 2 Shinagawa East Building, 7F, 1-6-34 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0075 Japan 03-3474-5608 03-5715-0105 Map
NationWide Carrier Sales Department Group 1 Shinagawa East Building, 7F, 1-6-34 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0075 Japan 03-3474-5709 03-5495-7610 Map
NationWide Carrier Sales Department Group 2 Shinagawa East Building, 7F, 1-6-34 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0075 Japan 03-3474-5709 03-5495-7610 Map
Trailer Sales Department Shinagawa East Building, 7F, 1-6-34 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0075 Japan 03-3474-5709 03-5495-7610 Map
Sales Planning Department Shinagawa East Building, 7F, 1-6-34 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0075 Japan 03-3474-5641 03-5715-0105 Map
Service Business Planning Department 4061-5 Nakatsu, Aikawa-machi, Aiko-gun, Kanagawa 243-0303 Japan 046-280-6032 046-280-6043 Map
Customer Service Management Department
Service Front Desk
Ohno Doken Aikawa Building, 7439 Nakatsu, Aikawa-machi, Aiko-gun, Kanagawa 243-0303 Japan 0120-286-887 046-285-5662 Map
Parts Center 681-1 Nakatsumatsudai, Aikawa-machi, Aiko-gun, Kanagawa 243-0303 Japan 046-281-8033 0120-662-555 Map

Service Bases

For repairs, please contact the nearest sales bases listed above.

Name Address TEL FAX MAP
Fruehauf Service Company Ltd.
Head Office Service Plant
4061-5 Nakatsu, Aikawa-machi, Aiko-gun, Kanagawa 243-0303 Japan 046-285-0585 046-285-7894 Map
Fruehauf Service Company Ltd.
Iwate Service Plant
(Inside the Inubuchi Agricultural and Industrial Complex), 103-3 Aza-Yachida, Inubuchi, Shiwa-cho, Shiwa-gun, Iwate 028-3311 Japan 019-672-6472 019-672-5475 Map
Fruehauf Service Company Ltd.
Ibaraki Service Plant
17-3 Kashiwabara, Oaza, Ishioka-shi, Ibaraki 315-0002 Japan 0299-24-1278 0299-24-1279 Map
Fruehauf Hokkaido Company Ltd. 43-3 Harumi-cho, Tomakomai City, Hokkaido 053-0002 Japan 0144-55-8911 0144-55-7148 Map
Fruehauf Shiga Company Ltd. 2-1 Nishimine Town, Konan City, Shiga 520-3202 Japan 0748-75-4877 0748-75-1745 Map
Fruehauf Okayama Company Ltd. 888-3 Iwasaki, Yoshinaga-cho, Bizen City, Okayama 709-0226 Japan 0869-84-2547 0869-84-3444 Map
Fruehauf Kyushu Company Ltd. 2962-1 Ozaki, Kanzaki-cho, Kanzaki-shi, Saga 842-0015 Japan 0952-53-1616 0952-53-5776 Map

Production Bases

Name Address TEL FAX MAP
Atsugi Plant 3034 Kamiechi Uenohara, Atsugi, Kanagawa 243-0281 Japan 046-285-3111 046-286-8800 Map
Fruehauf Hokkaido Company Ltd. 43-3 Harumi-cho, Tomakomai City, Hokkaido 053-0002 Japan 0144-55-8911 0144-55-7148 Map
Fruehauf Shiga Company Ltd. 2-1 Nishimine Town, Konan City, Shiga 520-3202 Japan 0748-75-3445 0748-75-4881 Map
Fruehauf Okayama Company Ltd. 888-3 Iwasaki, Yoshinaga-cho, Bizen City, Okayama 709-0226 Japan 0869-84-2341 0869-84-3444 Map
Fruehauf Kyushu Company Ltd. 2962-1 Ozaki, Kanzaki-cho, Kanzaki-shi, Saga 842-0015 Japan 0952-53-1616 0952-53-5776 Map

Research and Development Base

Name Address TEL FAX MAP
Technology and Development Center Ohno Doken Aikawa Building, 7439 Nakatsu, Aikawa-machi, Aiko-gun, Kanagawa 243-0303 Japan 046-286-8845 046-286-8901 Map

Others

Name Address TEL FAX MAP
Fruehauf Industry Company Ltd. 3034 Kamiechi, Atsugi, Kanagawa 243-0801 Japan 046-285-3819 046-285-3819 Map

Introduction of Overseas Business

Nippon Fruehauf will further grow, develop, and expand overseas, starting with its entry into China in 2011, followed by the establishment of joint ventures in Thailand in 2014 and the Philippines in 2019.

Introduction of Overseas Business

  • China

    China

    Shandong Conglin Fruehauf Automobile Co., Ltd.
    Offer products that improve the quality and efficiency of logistics and transport in China with the technologies cultivated in Japan to reduce the weight of aluminum bodies and protect cargo.
    http://ja.clfh.com.cn

    Click here for details.

  • Thailand

    Thailand

    Fruehauf Mahajak Co., Ltd.
    Develop safe, lightweight, highly efficient, energy saving, and highly recyclable truck bodies to contribute to the development of the Asian cold chain and safe and secure transport in Thailand.
    http://www.fruehauf.co.th

    Click here for details.

  • Philippines

    Philippines

    Centro Nippon Fruehauf Cooltech Inc.
    Provide the technology and expertise cultivated in Japan for manufacturing temperature-controlled trucks and manufacture and sell truck bodies that meet local needs to contribute to the development of the country's cold chain.

    Click here for details.

Name Postal Code Address TEL FAX
Shandong Conglin Fruehauf Automobile Co., Ltd. 265705 Conglin Industrial Zone, Longkou, Shandong, China +86-535-8567971 +86-535-8567971
Fruehauf Mahajak Co., Ltd. 10530 67-16 Moo 5 Kokfad, Nongjok, Bangkok, Thailand +66-2548-3733
Centro Nippon Fruehauf Cooltech Inc. Lot7, Block5 Cavite Light Industrial Park, Maguyam, Silang, Cavite, Philippines

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