group history

February 1962
Established steel plate gas cutting business in Joto, Osaka City.
August 1966
Built and relocated to new welding plant in Daito City, Osaka.
December 1969
Established Katsushiro Gas Cutting Co., Ltd.
October 1972
Built and relocated to new head office and plant in Neyagawa City, Osaka.
September 1980
Built and relocated to new head office and plant in Yawata City, Kyoto.
March 1983
Established Kanto Gas Cutting Co., Ltd. in Tamamura-machi, Sawa-gun, Gunma.
November 1990
Established Katsushiro Rome Corporation (KRC) in Rome, Georgia, USA; currently Advanced Steel Technology, Inc. (AST)
February 1992
Changed company name to Katsushiro Matex Co., Ltd. in commemoration of the 30th anniversary.
May 1995
Established P.T. Katsushiro Indonesia (KMI) in Jakarta, Indonesia.
February 1997
Established Katsushiro Machinery (Shandong) Co., Ltd. in Shandong, China.
April 1999
Established Katmex Ltd. (KMX) in Newcastle, United Kingdom.
September 2003
Established Kanto Precision Machinery of Tangshan Co., Ltd. in Tangshan City, Hebei, China.
August 2005
Established Techno Fab Co., Ltd. (TFT) in Chon Buri, Thailand Established Zhejiang Katsushiro Machinery Co., Ltd. (ZKM) in Zhejiang, China
December 2006
Established Qingdao Katsushiro Machinery Co., Ltd (KMQ) in Qingdao, China.
January 2007
Established Advanced Steel Technology De Mexico, S De R.L.DE C,V (MEX) in Monterrey, Mexico.
January 2008
Established Katsushiro Matex India Private Ltd. (KIP) in Chennai, India.
May 2010
Established Changzhou Katsushiro Machinery Co., Ltd. (CKM) at Changzhou in Jiangsu Province, China.January 2011 Commenced operations.