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Milestones in our History
Since our foundation in 1895, KATO has made breakthroughs
by using our creativeness and independent vision.
Constantly taking the role of trailblazer upon
ourselves throughout our industry's history has
brought us to where we are today and we intend
to keep striving to provide our customers with
quality products and service.
Founded as the private enterprise KATO Iron Works
Reorganized and established as KATO WORKS CO., LTD.
Began operation of Ibaraki plant
Stock listed in the 1st section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
Began operation of Gunma plant
Completed New Headquarters building and celebrated 50th anniversary of the establishment
anniversary of KATO founding
Obtained ISO 9001 Certification
Kimiyasu Kato was inaugurated as President.