CORPORATE PROFILE

Title of the firm OSAKA RIKI KNIVES MFG. CO., LTD.
Address 2-6-13 Niitaka Yodogawa-Ward, Osaka 532-0033 Japan
TEL 06-6395-0177
FAX 06-6396-5271
CEO Okumura
Service Description * Fabric and Industrial cutting blades and devices and rolls
* Oil synthetic resin blades and rolls
* Paper and pulp industry blades and slitting devices 
* Non woven trimming devices and hygiene material die cutter rolls 
* Blades for rubber, metal, and other industries
* Other industrial satellite products
Establishment August. 1939
Capital \10,000,000-.
Employees 49

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HISTORY OF THE COMPANY

August. '39 Established as a subsidiary of Osaka Distinctive Steel MFG. CO., LTD.
Took up the business as a total manufacturer in dissolving and processing industrial cutter blades.
1947 Independent from Osaka Distinctive Steel MFG. CO., LTD.
Modernized facilities and pushed forward with research work of discriminative alloy for industrial blades.
1952-'53 Acquired the patent for acid-resistant alloy blade.
Technically tied up with Mitsubishi Metal CO., LTD. And developed "Heinz-Stelite" branded industrial blades.
Recognized as only one manufacturer of thermal, corrosion and friction resistant blades.
1973 Formed collaboration in sales of AIR holder (Patented) with DIENE(Germany) and introduced for such industry as apparel, resin, pulp and more.
Developed slitting devices contained the holders to meet user's demand.
1985 To satisfy the demand for cutting in pulp industry and others, invented innovative direct drive system applying linear pulse motor produced by Shinko Electric Development CO., LTD.
1989 Introduced clean cut-end device for polyester, vinylon, acryl, and P.P. fibers.Regarding to technical improvement rapidly, improved quality management and productive rationality according to the many years experience and achievements for cutting technology and producing industrial blades which are highly resistant to temperature, corrosion and friction.