TKS Industrial News
Updated June 15, 2021
Troy, MI -- June 15, 2021
TKS Industrial - 40th Anniversary Celebration
TKS is pleased to celebrate our fortieth (40th) year in business in the United States (June 15, 1981 - June 15, 2021). Sending our thanks to all our customers for continuing to trust TKS with your finishing system project needs for over 40 years. Over these years, TKS customer base has expanded to include nearly every major Automotive Manufacturer (OEM) and nearly every Semi-truck manufacturer in North America. TKS has grown from a handful of engineers into an organization achieving annual consolidated turnover of nearly 200 million USD.
Many thanks to all the TKS employees, associates, partners, customers, investors, and their families for their unwavering support over the last 40 years. We are looking forward to another strong 40 years to come!
October 6, 2020 - TKS Industrial expands in the Columbus region, investing more than $1.5 million. TKS has announced plans to expand its facility in Columbus, Ohio, investing more than $1.5 million and creating 12 new jobs. Hiring for production positions will begin immediately.
TKS Industrial is expanding its existing Columbus facility, increasing its production and storage space by approximately 15,800-square-feet. This investment will also include facility improvements to prepare the company for increased project complexities and capability to better support its diverse and growing OEM base.
Aug 15, 2019 - Groundbreaking ceremony for the new Automotive plastic parts manufacturing plant in Huntsville, AL. TKS Industrial has been awarded a turn-key contract to provide paint system equipment for the brand new major Automotive Parts Manufacturing Paint Shop in Huntsville, Alabama. The plant will produce painted bumper parts for two new SUV models. The new plant will have the capacity to build 300,000 parts annually on two independent paint lines. Equipment installation is slated to begin in the second quarter of 2020 while vehicle production is expected to start in 2021.
Mar 1, 2019 - Taikisha opens brand new R&D facility in Zama, Japan near Tokyo, for advanced robotics and automation for paint systems. Taikisha's new facility features 10+ demonstration cells, showcasing paint application, robotic sanding and finesse, new paint booth technologies, new dry scrubber and new wet scrubber systems, inkjet-based paint application, aerospace fuselage sanding/painting, and new defect detection vision systems.