We offer top-class products, such as bearings, white metal ingots, master alloys, low-melting-point alloys, etc.

Corporate Profile / History

Corporate Profile
Location 242-9 Toyofuta, Kashiwa-shi, Chiba 277-0872
Established 1 July, 1900 (Meiji 33)
Capital 18,000,000 Yen
Managing Director & C.E.O Yukinobu Shibata
Number of Employees 30
Description of Business Production of white metal, copper alloy, low-melting-point alloys, etc. as well as the production and saled of processed goods, such as bearing metal, and the production and distribution of a variety of master alloys and their products
Correspondent Banks Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Hibiya Branch, Chiba Bank Kashiwa-Nishiguchi Branch, Shoko Chukin Bank Matsudo Branch
Corporate History

Since its establishment in 1900 as Yamato Metal Shokai, "Yamato Metal" has expanded its market to China, Taiwan and South Korea. In Japan, our products have been adopted for use in the Imperial Locomotive and we have been awarded many prizes at various exhibitions. After the Second World War, having evolved with Japan's recovery and modernisation and contributing to its industrialisation, Yamato constantly strives to develop further in its second century.

1900 (Meiji 33) Began operations as Yamato Metal Shokai
1918 (Taisho 07) Established Yamato Metal Shokai Corporation (Stated Capital 500,000 Yen)
1944 (Showa 19) Changed its trade name to Yamato Metal Industries, Ltd. (Stated Capital 4,000,000 Yen)
1952 (Showa 27) Appointed as a member of the committee concerned with the establishment of Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) and with tin standard analysis by Ministry of International Trade and Industry
1954 (Showa 29) Increased capital to 12,000,000 Yen
1968 (Showa 43) Main factory relocated from Tsukishima, Chuo-ku, Tokyo to Toyofuta, Kashiwa-shi, Chiba
1976 (Showa 51) Increased capital to 18,000,000 Yen
1993 (Heisei 05) Changed its trade name to Yamato Metal Co., Ltd.
2000 (Heisei 12) 100th year in business – Started business with Michell Bearings (Rolls-Royce Group), U.K.
2003 (Heisei 15) Obtained ISO 14001 Certification (BVQI UK)
2009 (Heisei 21) Current president (the 7th) took office