From company founding to business expansion1948–1970
Tokai Rika Co., Ltd. was established in Nishibiwajima-cho near Nagoya.
With 35 employees, the company begins production by renting a portion of a candy factory as its own factory. The company name embodies the concept that the company can take on anything involving physics and chemistry (rikagaku), electricity (denki), and machinery (kikai).
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Key Lock, Starter Switch, Light Switch, Blinker Switch, Cigar Lighter, Oil Pressure Switch, and more
We progressively developed small products for small-quantity, large-variety production. The scale of our company expanded rapidly as we mastered a wide variety of technologies, including resin molds, metal stamping, and forging.
New property is purchased in Nishibiwajima-cho, and the company relocates its headquarters.More details
Established Takara Industries Co., Ltd. (present-day TOKAI RIKA SERVICE Co., Ltd.)
Established TORICA, Ltd. (present-day Tokai Rika Create Corporation)
Listed on Second Section of Tokyo and Nagoya Stock Exchanges.
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