Hiroshima (Hiroshima, Japan)
From development through manufacturing, producing trucks for environmental-related work
Hiroshima is a region prominent in Japan for the production of automobiles. The Hiroshima Plant develops, designs and manufactures garbage trucks and other trucks built for environmental work.
- 7-1-13 Hachihonmatsu-nishi, Higashihiroshima, Hiroshima, 739-0147, Japan
- March 1962 (relocated to Hiroshima in August 1990)
- 73,000 square meters
- No. of employees
- Major products
- Garbage trucks, sewage trucks
- ISO certification
- 9001, 14001
With high-performance laser cutting equipment, the Hiroshima Plant handles the entire process from member production and assembly to final inspection. Equipment is adopted proactively to boost production efficiency.
Grasping market needs
The Hiroshima Plant developed a garbage truck for picking up waste. During the development stage, a thorough market study is performed to ascertain demand, and the findings are reflected in the product, resulting in a product that meets customer needs.
A shrine is located on the premises to pray for safety during production. The torii gate in front of the shrine was handmade by employees.