Aug. 20, 2020
Award for a large number of proporsals of VE/VA from Mazda Motor Corporation.

Futaba Kogyo was honored with the award for a large number of proporsals of VE/VA from Mazda Motor Corporation.
We have been highly praised for proposalability of development technology.
By FY 2019, this marks our 42nd consecutive receipt of this award.
To make better products without being satisfied with the current situation, we promise to continue to improve our technology.



Apr. 14, 2020
The year 2020 welcoming ceremony for new employees   

  On April 1, we welcomed 29 of fresh new employees to our company.
(graduates of university 5, vocational school 1, high school 19)
Annually the ceremony would be held at a hotel reception hall and it would be relayed online to all sites of
our offices and factories.
However, due to prevent the spreading of coronavirus, this year we held a simple ceremony in-house hall.
For 2 weeks, until April 14, several sort of job trainings and education program were provided to them.


Apr. 01, 2020
Prevention measures against Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Nov. 02, 2019
The 42nd Autumn Sports Day

On Saturday, November 2nd, the annual autumn Sports Day was held at the Sakurae Factory, while the leaves of the trees were brilliantly colored.
A total of 103 people participated, including new 6 Vietnamese trainees, who were assigned to the Kabe Factory.  We played ground golf, tennis and dodgeball. The dodgeball, the first attempt of this time, games got heated and all players from small children to adults were enjoyed and excited. After playing sports, we had BBQ of delicous meat for lunch. We also had hot pork-miso-soup, perfect for cold season, and tako-yaki (dumpling ball with chopped octopus inside) by a food truck.  Sharing time with staff who usually have few opportunities to see each other, we were able to deepen our friendship and spent a very productive time.



Nov. 01, 2019
The Extension work of the Hofu Factory

The extension work of the Hofu Factory, which started in January this year, has been completed. 
We appreciate the understanding and cooperation of our customers and many other related parties.
The Hofu Factory aims to be a comfortable factory suitable for the 21st century. For this reason, we are working to minimize logistics costs and carry in assembly order using AGV.
In the future, this expansion will improve production efficiency in response to Mazda’s new generation product lineup.  We take on the challenge of becoming a factory that can provide even more value for instrument panel members and body parts.


Oct. 24, 2019
The new “MAZDA CX-30” Released

  Sales of the new MAZDA CX-30 started on October 24.

  This new model is also loaded with some of Futaba Kogyo products. Such as our major product, an instrument panel member(the steering member) and various body-shell parts. An instrument panel member is that one of important part of the steering function and our company specializes in manufacturing it.
  As for new generation model, called the products group of the 7th, functions required for instrument panel members increase to adjust the CASE. In mass production, dimensional accuracy has been highly improved. According to these results, along with Mazda’s brand strategy, a texture of a cockpit has been dramatically improved.  Our proposal, as a specialty manufacturer, has also been adopted.

  We continue to provide high quality and precision products that meet customers’ demands.



Sep. 09, 2019
Internship program

We provided an internship program for university students (in sience/technincal) for 2 weeks, from 26th August to 6th September .
This time, they had a manufacturing experience, “monozukuri”, focus on filler lid panels (an external stamping part to cover fuel filler area).  They took lectures at some departments to learn a series of job operations from development to manufacturing with using actural parts.
After the program completed, students said ” I was able to see directly the attitude of employees who faced people and products seriously.   I had a new perspective on cars and work. ” “In a long period of 2 weeks, I was able to feel the workplace more familiar. Taking this opportunity, my future prospects became clearer.”
We will continue to work on the program to provide a chance for students to get to know actual workplace.


Jul. 22, 2019
The completion ceremony of the head factory

The completion ceremony was held on July 20, as the rebuilding work of the head factory was completed. The head factory had been in operation since May 1954. It got older as years pass by, even though we did additional construction and repairs to it as needed.
Last October, we had started construction for rebuilding , and all works were just completed.
We have been working on various revolutionary changes since 2001. The rebuilding this time means for us is the final stage of change.
We have just got the new era Reiwa, but the situation surrounding us is becoming increasingly severe because of the shrinking of the domestic market and the declining of the population etc.
To adapt to this situation, this rebuilding is as a new start of a new stage of changes, we will continue to take on challenges.
We highly appreciate all the support and understandings from the people involved.  


Jun. 03, 2019
Joined “MAZDA OPEN DAY2019”

  “MAZDA OPEN DAY 2019” was held at the headquarters of Mazda Co., Ltd on June 2 and 3.
We set up a booth along the“Monozukuri Road”, organized mainly by local suppliers. Each suppliers arranged booth and provided exhibition and workshop to introduce own company and products . The event was full of hospitality to have visitors enjoy it.  The workshop we offered was creating can badges. We also gave original designed paper-funs and eco-bags to visitors. A lot of them were pleased with our presents, and our booth was a great deal of excitement.

The event was the fourth time this year. Next year, Mazda is the 100th anniversary of its founding. As a partner company, together with Mazda, we will grow into a company that can open up the future.

May. 27, 2019
Mazda Vehicle Exhibition and Test-drive Event and Hoyu-kai Festival

Mazda Vehicle Exhibition and Test-drive Event and Hoyu-kai Festival was held in Nishinoura area of Mazda Hofu Plant on Sunday, May 26.
Mazda, together with Hoyu-kai and Yamaguchi Mazda, planned various events in order to entertain the Hoyu-Kai member companies and their family. The events included test-drive, performances on stage, “Monodzukuri” experience workshop and others. A total of 1,661 people brought more excitement to the festival than usual.
There were also an exhibition and test drive of the MAZDA3 that was just launched to sale on May 24. It was a good opportunity to experience the MAZDA3 by actually seeing, touching and riding. Our Hofu factory staff opened a food booth of flavored shaved ice etc.
It was great chance for us to get to know Hoyu-Kai member we didn’t know. The unity between partners also have become stronger through the event. Hope we can contribute to promote regional development by keeping this unity.

※Hoyu-kai: an association of Mazda’s partner companies in Hofu area.