AK System, since founded in 1977 as the electric control system enterprise of professional cigarette manufacturing equipment, have been making our best efforts to meet the customers needs and satisfaction, by expanding its business to every industry including iron equipment and semiconductor manufacturing equipment, pursuit the latest technology.

In the spirit of the time that changes drastically, diversifies and upgrades, we are directed towards the fulfillment of adaptable full readiness and enrichment of service as a system integrator not just for a mere manufacturing and automatic control, but also, with the expansion of its field to mechatronics and air-conditioning systems, for planning, software and hardware designing, coherent factory production, test operation and maintenance. Also, with the motto "Creation and Harmony" and well-balanced total power, we, as a group of technical experts, each of whom tries to enhance his skill as a professional, go on as a company who contribute to society with management efforts from the customer's perspective.


■ Company profile

Company name
AK System Co., Ltd.
Established
December 1998
Capital
92 million Yen
Employees
88
Site area
18,300m2
Plant area
6,000m2
Bank of account
Oita bank, Shoukou Chuukin bank

■ Officers

Chairman
KOTEGAWA YASUMASA
President
UTSUNOMIYA SHUJI
Executive Managing Director
TOMOYA FUJINO
Managing Director
UE NOBUAKI
Managing Director
SEIKE EISAKU
Managing Director
HADA YOSHITAKA

■ Permission qualification

Construction licences Oita Prefecture Governor (general) No. 11300 (Machine apparatus installation construction industry, Electrical work industry)
ISO9001(2008)

■ Company History

1971
  • AK System founder, from engineering department of Japanese Monopoly Corporation (Now: Japan Tobacco Inc.), established the company for Control Panel Design in Mishima City, Shizuoka Prefecture.

  • The first undertaken order was to create control panel device to assist automation process in tobacco production plant.
1980
  • Expand the business to Katashima and establish Control panel Device Design and product manufacturing plant.
1987
  • Shifting the company from Katashima, Oita City to Otatsu, Shonai, Oita District (Now: Yufu City) as a promotion company of company attractions to the underpopulated resions, establish a new factory for Control panel device designs and product manufacturing.
1989
  • Construct Factory No.3 (Control Panel Assembly Plant)
1991
  • Construct Factory No.4 (Control Panel Assembly and Coating Plant)
1998
  • Supported by Kotegawa industrial group, AK System Co., Ltd. was founded.
1999
  • Through the reemployment of all employees and obtainment of business rights, land buildings as well as facilities, the new company officially commence business development.

  • AK System are self quality assurance accredited by Kyushyu Matsushita Electric Co., Ltd. (Now: Panasonic Factory Solutions (PFSC) Co., Ltd.)
2000
  • Adopt the most advanced NC Turret punch press for precision sheet metal processing factory.
2001
  • Construct Cleanroom building as the Product assembly factory for IC-related equipment instruments.
2003
  • Develop Glass Prisms Palletizing System (Patent No 3367948)

  • Acquire UL, CE Standard in Temperature control Unit Product for PFSC Co., Ltd.

  • Acquire Quality Management System ISO 9001 Certificate (2000)
2004
  • Adopt NC 4kw Laser machine for precision sheet metal processing factory

  • Construct Mechatronics Plant for precision mechanical systems
2005
  • Acquire Environment Management System ISO 14001 (2004) Certificate
2006
  • Open manufacture building for precision instruments assembly factory.
2008
  • Adopt high precision bending machine for precision sheet metal processing factory

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Mobius strip can be created by taking a strip then by giving it a half-twist to join its ends together to form a circle, its length can be doubled. By taking the creation of mobius strip as our motto, AK System aims for productivity improving and immensity of our capability under restricted circumstances. Also, the strip face implies production efficiency and its reverse face, our human resources to sustain it.

AK System, through the mediation of the fusion of the two, pursue its potentiality of an infinite growth and create developments to the future of which the “rising-to-the-right” image of the symbol represents.

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