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Liste d´entreprises


Adresse Furuya Metal Co., Ltd
2-37-5 Minami Otsuka
170-0005 Toshima, Tokyo
Pays Japon
Téléphone 0081 3 5977 3374
Télécopie 0081 3 5977 3371
E-mail Get in contact with Furuya Metal Co., Ltd
Internet www.furuyametals.co.jp
Employées 271
Chiffre d´affaires 27,986 million JPY
Certificats ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO17025
Année de fondation 1951


Correspondant 1. Takuya Nakamura
Deputy General Manager / Sales and Marketing
Phone: 0081 3 5977 3374
Fax: 0081 3 5977 3371
Correspondant 2. Takeshi Yamamoto
Deputy Manager / Sales & Marketing (Glass Equipment)
Phone: +81 3 5977 3374
Fax: +81 3 5977 3371
Correspondant 3. Naoki Nishioka
Correspondant 4. Hara

Produits ou Machines

High purity Iridium

FURUYA METAL’s production of IRIDIUM products start from the preparation of high purity base material produced by our unique process Double Plasma Melting Process.  This enables us to fabricate this very hard material to almost any shapes, such as crucible, pipe, rod, wire, etc.  We can produce maximum 50kg ingot (World biggest).


Reinforced Platinum

FURUYA METAL provides glass melting equipments, mainly for LCD and optical glass use, to glass manufacturers all over the world.

Histoire de l´entreprise

August 1968 Establishment of Furuya Metal Co., Ltd. (Mitaka City, Tokyo)
April 1975 Entry into industrial-use precious metals business
October 1981 Successful development of the first domestically produced iridium crucible
June 1982 Construction of Takada Plant at 1-chome, Takada, Toshima-ku, Tokyo
April 1986 Opening of Osaka Branch
July 1986 Commencement of sales of Shin-Etsu Chemical products procured from the Advanced Materials Division
July 1989 Collaborative development with Nippon Steel Corporation and Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. of thermometer for continuous temperature detection of cupola/molten steel
October 1990 Construction of Tsukuba Plant in Shimodate City (present Chikusei City), Ibaraki
December 1991 Collaborative development of high-temperature sensor (using iridium alloys) with NASDA (present Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency)
June 1993 Appointment as Japan´s domestic sales agent for industrial-use PGM by the precious metal mining company, Western Platinum Ltd. (Republic of South Africa)
October 1998 Establishment of Tsukuba Research and Development Center
February 2000 Attainment of ISO9001 certification regarding Quality Management Systems for Tsukuba Plant
October 2002 Opening of Sendai Branch
July 2003 Establishment of workshop B in Tsukuba Plant located in Shimodate City (present Chikusei City), Ibaraki Prefecture
February 2005 Establishment of workshop C in Tsukuba Plant located in Shimodate City (present Chikusei City), Ibaraki Prefecture
November 2005 Approval of Good Delivery Status from Londo Platinum and Palladium Market or PLPPM
January 2006 Qualification of Tsukuba Plant for international environmental standard, ISO14001
September 2006 IPO approval by Jasdaq Securities Exchange, Inc. (Securities Code: 7826)
March 2007 Opening of Nagoya Branch
Opening of Kyushu Satellite Office
June 2007 Establishment of workshop D in Tsukuba Plant located in Chikusei City, Ibaraki Prefecture
December 2007 Construction of Tsuchiura Plant in Tsuchiura City, Ibaraki Prefecture
January 2009 Attainment of ISO 14001 certification regarding International Environmental Standard for Tsuchiura Plant
March 2009 Tsukuba Plant was registered as JCSS Calibration organization and assessed as an accredited organization to meet requirements of Measurement Law and International Standard ISO17025
October 2010 Construction of Chitose Plant in Chitose City, Hokkaido
February 2011 Completed an agreement on a capital and business alliance with Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K.
September 2011 Establishment of Furuya Metal Korea Co., LTD.