Company Profile
Name Komatsu Factory Co., Ltd.

Research lab at company headquarters

Affiliated factory Semine Co., Ltd.
Established March 1, 1952
Capital JPY 10 million
Representative Daiichiro Komatsu,
Managing Director
Employees 20
Cooperating banks Johnan Shinkin Bank,
Shibusuma Branch
Tokyo Tomin Bank,
Gakugei Daigaku Ekimae Branch
Address 12-13, 1-Chome Higashiyama
Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-0043
Main activities Manufacture and sales of meteorological observation equipment
1. Anemometers, wind vanes, thermometers, hygrometers, barometers, rain gauges, heliographs, water level meters, current meters, current gauge devices, data loggers, meteorological monitoring systems
2. Equipment for observation related to pollution monitoring and soil improvement, current meter counters, other precision monitoring devices
Affiliated factory Semine Co., Ltd.
Address 103 Azanaka Kamisawada
Osato, Semine-cho,
Kurihara-gun, Miyagi 989-4501
Tel. (0228) 38-3000
Fax (0228) 38-3106
Company History
1952 March 1, 1952
Tsuneo Komatsu established the Komatsu Factory Laboratory at the present location in order to develop and manufacture quality meteorological observation and geophysical instruments. Staff at the Instrumentation Section of the Central Meteorological Observatory provided technological support for research into meteorological observation instruments, while the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Tokyo provided assistance with developing current meters, water level gauges, flowmeters, and other devices.
1957 June 19, 1957
Komatsu Factory Corp. established with capital of JPY 1 million.
1964 January 31, 1964
Company is reorganized as Komatsu Factory Co., Ltd. with capital of JPY 3 million.
1985 April 8, 1985
Semine factory is completed in Semine-cho, Kurihara-gun, Miyagi Prefecture.
Operating as an independent entity, the factory begins operations as Semine Co., Ltd.
1993 June 1, 1993
Daiichiro Komatsu takes over as managing director.
1995 June 1, 1995
With company reorganization, capital is increased to JPY 10 million.
Map to company headquarters