Amada Co

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Amada Co,. Ltd.
Type Public TYO: 6113
Industry Manufacturing
Founded May, 1948
Headquarters Kanagawa, Japan
Products Metal Working Machines
Revenue €2.1 billion (FY 2013)[1]
Employees 7,678 (FY 2013)
Website http://www.amada.co.jp/english/index.html

Amada Co,. Ltd. (株式会社アマダ Kabushiki-gaisha Amada?) is a large Japanese manufacturer of metal processing equipment & machinery based in Kanagawa The company is headed by Mitsuo Okamoto.[2] The company manufactures metal cutting, forming, shearing, and punching machines. The Company also develops factory automation systems and electronic equipment in addition to machine tools. Amada's products are used in fields such as the auto, computer, camera, and electric appliance industries.[3][4] [5]

History[edit]

The company was incorporated in 1948. The company stocks are listed in Tokyo and Osaka Stock Exchanges.

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In March 2013, Amada Co completed an approved takeover of Miyachi Corporation (MHC), making Miyachi America a consolidated subsidiary. The takeover was expected to take advantage of specific synergies between Amada and Miyachi, including development of new technology and products by combining laser technologies; application of Miyachi’s welding technology to Amada’s metal processing applications; broadening of markets and sales through offering comprehensive solutions that combine technologies; increasing sales to achieve Amada’s three-year sales plan; development of global business by using both companies’ sales and servicing networks and brand recognition.

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External links[edit]

(English) Official website