History

1920 Established Tanaka Rolling Stock Works.
1939 Organized Tanaka Rolling Stock Co., Ltd.
1945 Changed the company name to The Kinki Sharyo Co., Ltd.
1949 Listed stocks to the Osaka Stock Exchange.
1956 Started manufacture steel sash and door.
1958 Delivered the first ever doubled deck electric train to Kintetsu Corporation.
1960 The pressed front door, model KJ, was specified as the standard for public housing.
From this point on, our main product gradually received KJ specifications.
1961 Established The Kinki Kogyo Co., Ltd. in conjunction with Kintetsu Corporation.
Listed stocks to the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
1962 Manufactured and delivered LRVs to Heliopolis Co., for Housing & Development in Egypt.
Thereafter supplied over, 1,500 cars to Egypt.
1970 Established Kinki Aluminium Co., Ltd.(Currently KS Technos Co., Ltd.) in conjunction with Kintetsu Corporation.
1972 Developed automatic newspaper vending machine, and expand business into the automatic vending machine industry.
1974 Established Kinki Golf Center Co., Ltd. (Currently KS Service Co., Ltd.).
1979 Established Kinsha Service Co., Ltd. (Currently KS Technos Co., Ltd.).
1986 Established Techno Design Co., Ltd. (Currently KS Design Co., Ltd.).
Delivered LRV to Boston,USA.Thereafter supplied over 360 LRVs to various cities in the USA.
1991 Established KINKISHARYO(USA) INC.
1993 Recorded the production of 10,000 electric rail cars since the company name was changed to The Kinki Sharyo Co., Ltd.
1994 Recorded the production of 5 million steel entrance doors.
1996 Established Misr Japan Allied Co. for Rolling Stock Maintenance & Renewal in Egypt in conjunction with Mitsubishi Corporation, Toshiba Corporation and Arab Engineering & Distribution Co.
Approved by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Limited on the basis of the "ISO9001" Quality Management System Standards.
1998 Acquired the construction material business of The Kinki Kogyo Co., Ltd. and integrated the manufacturing and sales activities in the Sash and Door Operation Division.
1999 Established KINKISHARYO International ,L.L.C.
2001 Established Cosmo Kinki Co., Ltd. in conjunction with Cosmo Industry Co., Ltd.
2004 Relocated head office at 2-6-41 Inada-Uemachi, Higashi-Osaka City.
Approved by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Limited on the basis of the "ISO14001" Environmental Management System Standards.
2006 Established Kinkisharyo International Canada Inc. and subsidized RAIL TRANSIT CONSULTANTS, INC. by KINKISHARYO (USA) INC.
2009 Closing of Sash and Door Operation Division.
Relocated head office at 2-2-46 Inada-Uemachi, Higashi-Osaka City.
2012 Made the contract with West Japan Railway Company for the alliance.
Integrated KS Design Co., Ltd. into Design Center.