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Panoramic view

Exterior view

Exterior view

Overview

Start of production
May 1978
Site area
840,000 m2
Business activities & products
Transmission-related components
Production results for 2011
Transmission: 813,000 units
Hybrid transmission: 9,000 units
Number of employees
3,029
Note:
The number of employees is as of end of December 2011, and excludes fixed-term employees and short-term employees.

Events

Year
Month
Events
1977
March
Ground-breaking ceremony
1978
May
Production of new transmission for the front-wheel drive Tercel and Corsa commenced
August
Completion ceremony held
December
Production of four-wheel-drive transfer case (model RN) for the Hilux commenced
1979
July
Automatic transaxle (model A55) production for the Tercel and Corsa commenced
November
Production of Truck transmission (model L50) commenced
1980
July
Production of passenger car transmission (model W) commenced
1982
January
Production of manual transmission (model S) and driveshaft (constant velocity universal joints) for the front-wheel drive Camry and Vista commenced
June
Automatic transmission (model A140) production for the Camry and Vista commenced
1983
April
Production of manual transmission (model C) and driveshaft (constant velocity universal joints) for the front-wheel drive Corolla commenced
1985
October
Production of four-wheel drive transfer case (model YR) for the Townace and Liteace commenced
1986
August
Manual transmission (model E) production for the MR 2 commenced
1987
June
Cumulative transmission production reaches 10 million units
1990
June
Cumulative model C manual transmission production reaches 5 million units
July
Aluminum wheel production commenced
1991
November
Cumulative transmission production reaches 20 million units
1992
September
Transmission production by support recipient, TAP in the Philippines, commenced
October
Production by support recipient, Toyota Motor Hokkaido, Inc., commenced
1993
March
Aluminum wheel production transferred to Toyota Motor Hokkaido
1994
April
Clock tower installed commemorating cumulative Toyota production of 80 million vehicles in Japan
1997
March
Cumulative transmission production reaches 30 million units
1998
October
External ISO 14001 certification obtained
December
Production commenced by support recipients, TMMWV in the US and TTFC in Tianjin, China
2000
February
SJ-3 driveshaft line production commenced
July
Driveshaft primary line production commenced
December
'Zero landfill waste' target achieved
2002
April
Production commenced by support recipient, TMMP in Poland
2003
December
Driveshaft production ended and transferred to Miyoshi Plant
2004
March
Cumulative transmission production reaches 40 million units
May
R-type transmission production commenced by support recipient, TKAP in India
2005
November
Torque converter production commenced by support recipient, Toyota Motor Tohoku Corporation
December
Operations on CVT secondary line commenced
2008
August
Manual transmission (EC60) production commenced
November
Automatic transmission (U760) production commenced
2009
December
Operations on automatic transmission (U140) mass production line ended
2011
June
Small-scale simple-switch production line (line that switches between automatic transmission and CVT production) commenced
October
P510 hybrid transmission production commenced

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