Chuo Malleable Iron is a recent addition to our lean tours to Japan. For further information, see our lean tour overview page.
Company: Chuo Malleable Iron Co., Ltd.
Location: Aichi Prefecture
Main Business: Metal casting
Kanban System, JIT, Visual Management
Chuo Malleable Iron is a supplier of cast iron and aluminium components to the automobile and electric industries. The company’s major trading partners include Toyota, Denso, Daihatsu and Bridgestone.
Chuo Malleable Iron has recently transitioned to the use of electric furnaces in their efforts to achieve improved environmental outcomes and just-in-time fabrication of components for their customers.
The tour group visits Chuo Malleable Iron’s Nisshin factory, located close to Nagoya. The visit includes a presentation and Q&A session with senior managers and a site tour.