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.
February 1, 2019 - TKS Industrial has been awarded a contract to provide paint system equipment for the brand new Mazda Toyota Manufacturing Paint Shop in Huntsville, Alabama. The plant will produce a new Mazda crossover model and the Toyota Corolla. The new plant will have the capacity to build 300,000 vehicles annually, Construction is slated to begin in the fourth quarter of 2018 while vehicle production is expected to start in 2021.
TKS Awarded New Mazda-Toyota Automotive Paint Equipment Contract for Huntsville, Alabama facility. The Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S.A. Inc. (MTMUS) joint venture represents a $1.6 billion investment by the two global automakers.
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May 1, 2018 - TKS Industrial welcomes new President Yukinori Hamanaka, to lead our North America operations. Mr. Hamanaka also retains his Vice General Manager responsibilities within the Paint Finishing Division at Taikisha Japan.