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COMPANY PROFILE

General view of Yamanashi Headquarters, Japan
General view of Head Office & Factory, Japan


Company Outline | Outline | Businesses Activities | Corporate Mission | Code of conduct | KITO's Organization
| Leadership | History |


Outline
Company Name KITO CORPORATION
Head Office & Factory 2000, Tsuijiarai, Showa-cho, Nakakoma-gun, Yamanashi 409-3853, Japan
Head Office & Factory
Tokyo Head Office SHINJUKU NS Building 9F, 2-4-1, Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 163-0809, JAPAN
Tokyo Head Office
President & CEO Yoshio Kito
Established Jul. 1944 (started Nov. 1932)
Number of employees Non-consolidated : 633 Consolidated : 1,898 (31 March, 2013)
Capital 3,976 million
Net Sales(Mar.2013) Non-consolidated 21,308 million (Japanese yen)
Consolidated 35,501 million (Japanese yen)
Outstanding Shares 13,524,100
Identification Code 6409(TSE First Section)
Fiscal year-end March


Businesses Activities
1. Manufacturing; Construction; Sales; Repair and Maintenance of material handling equipment and their facilities.
2. Engineering and Construction Management.
3. Relevant and auxiliary work related to the above.


Corporate Mission

KITO's Mission: Deliver Unmatched Satisfaction to Our Customers
KITO is committed to enhancing customers' safety and productivity at customers' operations by providing products and services with innovative ideas and cutting-edge technology. KITO always uses our customers' perspective to design and bring innovative solutions to the material handling industry. KITO values the "Trust from our customers" as our first priority. KITO strives for our success based on this mission and believes it leads to the happiness of KITO team members and prosperity for our stakeholders.


KITO's Quality: Our Driving "Spirit" is "Quality"
KITO believes the "Quality" of our products and services is the most important value of the company. KITO is committed to the highest quality in safety, ease of use, satisfaction to the customer needs, and environmental adaptation. KITO never sacrifices its quality for cost constraint, but provides it through our technology and innovation. KITO delivers our highest "Quality" to our customers through the shared spirit of each KITO team member: "Everything is for our customers' value".


KITO's Innovation: Change and Challenge Always
KITO is committed to constantly improving our products, services and our operation through relentless innovation, and earns customers' "Trust" as the leader of the industry. KITO always overcomes any constraints with our innovation and unceasing dedication. KITO highly regards and rewards our team members that strive for higher goals by innovating on behalf of our customers.


Value of KITO people: Integrity, Honesty, Pride and Gratitude
KITO people always act with integrity and honesty. KITO has pride in our business and in our behavior, and are always grateful to everyone and everything around us.




Code of Conduct

KITO people conduct decisions and behavior based on these principles.

 - Think with customers' perspective, judge for customers' value and take actions to realize customers' success by always earning "Trust" from the customers.

 - Don't compromise our "quality" against "costs". Always pursue innovation to overcome any constraints.

 - Pursue the best solutions and outcomes through real team work by making best use of the knowledge and experience of KITO staff worldwide to accomplish more than an individual could do alone.

 - Achieve higher goals by taking calculated risks. Learn and adapt from valuable challenges. Respect and support people with the courage to achieve higher goals.

 - Always conduct ourselves with integrity and honesty, and earn trust from others. Be always grateful for the people and environment around you.



KITO's Organization

KITO strives to be a community of diverse people and diverse cultures, working in effective harmony with one another in an open and positive atmosphere. We all work hard and collaborate with passion as one team to deliver real value to our customers. KITO highly regards and rewards those individuals who are committed to our customers' value.



Leadership
Directors and Auditors
President & CEO Yoshio Kito
Managing Director Tsuneo Yuzurihara
Managing Director Hajime Ito
Director Shigeki Osozawa
Director(Outside) Kazuhiro Yamada
Director(Outside) Keizo Tannawa
Director(Outside) Katsumori Matsushima
Standing Auditor Noboru Sato
Auditor Masatoshi Yasunaga
Auditor Kiyohito Hamada
Executive Officer
President Executive Officer & GM, Global Solution Division Yoshio Kito
Head of Global Manufacturing, Quality Assurance Division
& GM, Development & Technology Division
& GM, Procurement Division
& President of KITO PHILIPPINES, INC.
Tsuneo Yuzurihara
Senior Executive Officer & Head of ASEAN Business Operation Hajime Ito
Senior Executive Officer
    & Head of Americas & EMEA Business Operation
& GM, Business Division - Americas & EMEA
& President of KITO Americas Inc.
& CEO Harrington Hoists, Inc.
Edward Hunter
Senior Executive Officer & Head of China Business Operation
& GM, Business Division - China
& GM JIANGYIN KITO CRANE CO., LTD.
Longlin Huang
Senior Executive Officer &
Head of Corporate Planning Office & Corporate Management Division
Akihide Miyawaki
Executive Officer & GM, KITO Global One Project Owner Toshio Kono
Executive Officer & GM, Business Development Office Masatomo Sakairi
Executive Officer & GM
(Corporate Planning Office &
Corporate Management Division)
Shigeki Osozawa
Executive Officer & GM, Business Division - East Asia
& President of KITO TAIWAN CO., LTD.
Osamu Fukumura
Executive Officer & Deputy GM,
& Business Division – Americas & EMEA
& Senior Manager, Americas & EMEA Business Department
Toru Suzuki
Executive Officer & Deputy GM, Business Division - China
& No.1 Deputy GM JIANGYIN KITO CRANE CO., LTD.
Masatsugu Ukawa
Executive Officer & GM, Business Division – ASEAN Mamoru Horiuchi
Executive Officer & GM, Manufacturing Division Kimiaki Hayakawa


History
1932 Established The Kito Manufacturing Company in Omori, Tokyo.
1945 Head Office & Factory moved to Nakanoshima, Kawasaki.
1947 Developed LEVER HOIST, the first device of its kind in Japan.
1958 Developed 58Model ELECTRIC CHAIN HOIST.
1965 Developet MONO LIFT PLANT, the ideal automated warehouse.
1970 Changed Corporate name to KITO CORPORATION.
1980 Developed CHAIN SLING, using the world's strongest 1000N/mm2 chain.
1981 Developed AUTO CRANE.
1982 Developed M3 Model Chain Hoist, installed with 1000N/mm2 chain.
1983 Head Office & Factory was moved from Kawasaki to Showa-cho, Yamanashi.
1988 Developed VACUUM HAND, with improved material handling efficiency.
1990 Established HARRINGTON HOISTS INC. in the U.S.
1992 Completed Tokyo Headquarters Bldg.
1993 Established KITO CANADA INC. in BC, Canada.
1995 Established JIANGYIN KITO CRANE CO., LTD. in China.
1996 Established KITO PHILIPPINES INC. in The Philippines.
1997 Established SIAM KITO CO., LTD. in Thailand.
1998 Developed ER series ELECTRIC CHAIN HOIST.
Awarded with The ISO9001 Certificate.
2001 Awarded with The ISO14001 Certificate.
2003 Accepted capital participation from The Carlyle Group.
Developed KITO LEVER HOIST LX.(Gold Prize winner of Good Design Award)
2004 Established SHANGHAI KITO TRADING CO., LTD. in China.
Assigned Logistics System Division to Daifuku Co.,Ltd.
2005 Tokyo Head Office was moved to Tokyo Operacity Tower in Shinjuku-ku from Shibuya-ku.
Completed new factory of JIANGYIN KITO CRANE CO.,Ltd. in China.
2006 Established KITO EUROPE GmbH in Germany.
Developed KITO CHAIN HOIST CX.
2007 Went public on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Developed ER2 series ELECTRIC CHAIN HOIST.
2008 Completed new factory of SIAM KITO CO.,LTD. in Thailand
Got Good Design Award, FY 2008 for KITO CHAIN HOIST CX
Established KITO KOREA CO., LTD. In Korea
2010 Business and Capital Alliance with Konecranes Plc (Finland).
Signed an agreement to purchase all shares of ARMSEL MHE PVT. LTD. (India)
2011 The Carlyle Group sold its entire holding of KITO common stock.
Established KITO DO BRASIL COMERCIO DE TALHAS E GUINDASTES LTDA in Brazil and PT. KITO INDONESIA in Indonesia.
Tokyo Head Office was moved to SHINJUKU NS Building in Shinjuku-ku from Tokyo Operacity Tower in Shinjuku-ku.
2012 KITO commemorated its 80th anniversary on November 8th, 2012. At the same year,
the "80th anniversary website" was opened.
Established KITO TAIWAN CO., LTD.
2013 SHANGHAI KITO TRADING CO., LTD. changes its trade name to KITO HOISTS & CRANES (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD.

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