This year marks a key milestone for Aisin Group as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of its founding. Aisin Seiki was established in 1965 with the merger of two automotive parts manufacturing companies, Aichi Kogyo and Shinkawa Kogyo, and has since developed into a large network of subsidiaries and affiliates. Aisin Group consists of 6 Core Companies which include Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd., Aisin Takaoka Co., Ltd., Aisin AW Co., ADVICS Co., Ltd., Aisin Chemical Co., Ltd., and Aisin AI Co,. Ltd. as well as 187 specialized business segments. Those together process diverse materials such as steel, aluminum and resin into products that cover virtually all elements of driving and integrate of the “operating,” “turning” and “stopping” functions of automobiles.