Takeuchi Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Custom-manufactured glass forming machines

Takeuchi Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Custom-manufactured glass forming machines

Corporate Philosophy

To provide our customers with the ability to realize their dreams and create a lasting impression through products and services while striving to ensure that every employee is able to lead a happy and fulfilled life.

To place the highest priority on respect for the individual and teamwork through a flexible organization in which every employee can act independently while demonstrating self-reflection.

To achieve an optimal company-wide system in which all employees work together, all departments coordinate their activities.


After 70 years in business Takeuchi Manufacturing continues to evolve.

Since our founding we have supported the development of the glass industry through our consistent involvement in the design and manufacture of forming machines for glass products. Today, we are one of Japan's most well regarded manufacturers, celebrating 70th anniversary in January 2022. I would like to take this opportunity to personally extend my thanks to all who have helped us achieve this milestone.
Aside from our core business of manufacturing fully-custom made products, we are also pursuing the development of next-generation forming systems to enable more sophisticated, delicate forming. Going forward, we will continue to evolve as Japan's only specialist glass forming equipment manufacturer, and will continue our mission to provide our customers with the ability to realize their dreams and create a lasting impression.

Takaaki Takeuchi, President

Corporate Summary

Head Office building Main Factory R&D Lab
  • Trading name:Takeuchi Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
  • Address:
    1-6-14 Kuisehonmachi, Amagasaki-shi, Hyogo 660-0814, Japan
    Phone: +81-6-6481-6781 Fax: +81-6-6481-6790
  • Representatives and directors:
    President and Representative Director: Takaaki Takeuchi
    Senior Executive Director: Ryosuke Takeuchi
  • Established: January 21, 1952
  • Capital: 20,000,000 JPY
  • Business interests:
    1. Design and manufacture of glass manufacturing equipment
    2. Facilities associated with glass manufacturing equipment
  • Main trading partners: Glass manufacturers
  • Board of Directors

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Corporate History

  • 1952
    Company founder, Mataichi Takeuchi, establishes a factory specializing in the manufacture of automatic bottle-making machines.
  • 1956
    Develops automatic press glass forming machine (TP-2).
  • 1961
    Develops glass marble making machine (Takeuchi double roller model).
  • 1965
    Develops updraw and downdraw systems for glass tube making machine.
  • 1972
    Develops T-MDHP-5 hydraulic press.
  • 1976
    Toyoji Takeuchi (eldest son of the company founder) takes over as firm's second president.
  • 1977
    Fully automated forming of lead glass (lead oxide 24%) using an IS machine with a four-part, hinged mold.
  • 1982
    Develops profiling-type neck ring finisher conveyor (T-11). (Neck ring finisher for shaped glass products, patent no. 1249839.)
  • 1987
    Develops online fully automatic, computer-controlled hydraulic press machine.
  • 1988
    Establishes glass mold manufacturing department. Begins manufacturing molds for TV products.
  • 1989
    Uses proprietary software (TET System) to improve fully automatic IS machine to allow manual feeding.
  • 1990
    Toru Takeuchi (eldest son of the previous president) takes over as firm's third president.
  • 1992
    Develops servo shear mechanism, a feeder mechanism employing servo motors.
  • 1994
    Develops 8TG-3S servo drive type hydraulic press. Develops T-GBP-9 type hydraulic press for CRT forming machines.
  • 1996
    Develops servo drive type T-LGBP-11H hydraulic press, a CRT forming machine.
  • 1997
    Develops GHD-T10 hydraulic press, a glass-hard-disk forming machine.
  • 1998
    Develops servo drive type SD-T6 hydraulic press.
  • 1998
    Develops semi-manual parison forming machine featuring improved quality and efficiency with assistance from Tokyo Metropolitan Government.
  • 1999
    Develops fully synchronized servo feeder/servo gobber/servo shear system and MDP-T6 type hydraulic press.
  • 2000
    Develops servo drive type 11H-20T hydraulic press.
  • 2004
    Recognized as one of the top 100 manufacturers in the Kobe-Osaka area.
  • 2004
    Development of automatic mass production system for forming compound glass lenses approved as part of a Hyogo Prefectural Government plan to support creation of new industries through academic-industrial tie ups. (VP-2005)
  • 2005
    Experimental Research Building completed.
  • 2006
    Conducts joint research into molding machines for plate glass for use in LCD displays and backlights after being selected for Amagasaki city’s joint R&D assistance system for SMEs.
  • 2006
    Receives recognition for Specific Research and Development Plan based on the Act on the Enhancement of Core Manufacturing Technology in SMEs from the Kansai Bureau of Economy, Trade, and Industry.
  • 2006
    Conducts joint research into enhancing reliability assurance technology for optical glass element molds after being selected for the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry's Support Initiative for Enhancing Strategic Core Technologies.
  • 2009
    Receives approval for Management Reform Plan from Hyogo Prefectural Government.
  • 2009
    Featured in the Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, Japan's only newspaper dedicated to manufacturing industry news.
  • 2010
    Develops precision glass optical element molding system (MVP-2010) and glass materials testing machine.
  • 2010
    Yasunori Takeuchi (younger brother of the previous president) takes over as firm's fourth president.
  • 2010
    Featured in Hyogo Economic Strategy magazine.
  • 2012
    Profiled on Sun-TV's economic news show, Kirari Keizai.
  • 2012
    The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry adapted our project as the intended one of “the global technical cooperation supporting project“.
  • 2013
    We were successfully adapted as a grantee of the subsidy that the Small and Medium Enterprise Agency gives grant skillful small and medium-sized enterprises for the purpose of development and trial manufacturing.
  • 2014
    Won the Amagasaki Shinkin Bank’s award.
  • 2015
    We were successfully adopted by the Small and Medium Enterprise Agency as a grantee of the subsidy for the innovation in manufacturing, commercial and service.
  • 2016
    We were successfully adopted by the Small and Medium Enterprise Agency as a grantee of the subsidy for the new development in manufacturing, commercial and service.
  • 2017
    Our Management Capacity Improvement Plan was certified by the Bureau of Economic and Industrial Affairs of the Kansai Region.
  • 2018
    Received investment from Osaka Small and Medium Business Investment & Consultation Co.,Ltd. and increased capital to 20million Japanese yen.
  • 2021
    Takaaki Takeuchi (eldest son of the third president) takes over as firm's fifth president.