Startup Factory Kyushu

TAKAHA KIKO Co., Ltd.

Area of support

  • Sharing the know-how to help students and young people aspiring to setup their own hardware company through each manufacturing process to develop a finished product
  • We can accommodate small production lots to mass production with our fully integrated production facilities (metal dies to pressing and cutting, etc.)
  • Advice on product design and part selection, etc. for mass production

Area of specialty

  • Support technology

    • Mechanical
    • Electrical
    • Software
    • Others
  • Support Stage

    • Business Design
      (Consulting)
    • Specifications examination
      (requirement analysis)
    • Prototype design/
      manufacture
    • Design for mass production
    • Mass production manufacture/
      assembly
      (small lots okay)
    • Product testingSome tests not available
  • Products assisted

    • IoT/
      Information technology
    • Robots/
      industrial machinery
    • Medical and welfare
    • Aerospace
    • Others

Display example

  • Has track record
  • Able to assist
  • Unable to assist

About

Profile

  • Company profile
    Our fully integrated production system, handling all processes from casting the metal dies, to pressing, cutting, molding, right up to assembly, positions us as the only DC solenoid manufacturer in Kyushu able to manufacture everything, from individual parts, in house. We have a product lineup of 260 products available from our solenoid net shop. We manufacture solenoids for use primarily in industrial equipment, cash dispensers and security equipment. Awards: Monozukuri Nippon Grand Award, Kyushu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Minister’s award, Selected as a Top 100 New Diversity Management Company, Selected as a Top 300 Developing Small to Medium-Sized Enterprise.
  • Overview of support
    The Takaha Innovation Park (TIP) and the newly proposed Startup Factory (tentative name) has the machining equipment to accommodate the production of one-off prototypes and small lot production from 100 units respectively, providing the necessary framework for all manufacturing processes, from prototyping to small lot production, fund procurement, sales, right up to mass production. We support manufacturing startups launched by students and young entrepreneurs, including the commercialization of products that have won awards at our solenoid contests and product development with the president of Maywa Denki, Mr. Tosa.

Contact

Contact/Representative

English Support Level
Telephone/Mail support
Conversational(Prefers to be contacted by email)
Sales / Concept meeting
Conversational(Prefers to be contacted by email)
Technical meeting
Conversational(Prefers to be contacted by email)

Chiho Okubo

Professional background/Areas of support, etc.

  • Creator of the solenoid contest “Solecon”
  • Director/Executive Officer

Message to startups

With 39 years experience as a manufacturing company, we can offer comprehensive backup. The road to mass production can be an arduous one, but together we can make it happen!

Youchi Yakata

Professional background/Areas of support, etc.

  • TAKAHA KIKO, Production Department, Assembly Manager
  • TAKAHA KIKO, Management Department Manager, Technical Sales Representative

Chieko Chaen

Professional background/Areas of support, etc.

  • New Business Department (responsible for Solecon)
  • 営業部 係長

Hikaru Tomimatsu

Professional background/Areas of support, etc.

  • Sales Department, Sales Section
  • Responsible for mass production of “Big Clapper” the clapping robot