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History

CASTEM began as a confectionery company and conceived precision casting technology that no other manufacturer could imitate. It is CASTEM's goal to continually improve, advance, and develop methods in precision casting.

Old equipments

Old equipments

 

1948

Established as a confectionery company

 

1950

Named MARUTO SEIKA Co.,Ltd.

 

1960

Established confectionery equipment division

 

1968

Started development of lost wax precision casting

 

1970

Casting division was separated, named King invest Co.,Ltd.

 

1973

Inspected precision casting factory in United States

 

1978

Built a new plant for coating and casting
Introduction of quality control
Added on new melting furnace

 

1988

Started development of metal injection

 

1991

Established branches in Osaka and Tokyo
Obtained U.S. patent for Metal Injection

 

1994

Installed Casette-type mold

 

1996

Established a precision casting company in Philippines,K2 Fine Metal Corporation

 

1998

Built a new distribution warehouse

 

2000

ISO 9002 certification at CASTEM and Philippines factory
Established Nagoya branch

 

2001

Renamed CASTEM Corporation

 

2002

Renamed K2 Fine Metal Corporation to CASTEM Philippines Corporation
Established CASTEM (Thailand)Co.,Ltd.(C.T.C)
Separated Sales Dept. as CASTEM Incorporation

 

2004

ISO 9001 certification at C.T.C

 

2005

Established CASTEM (Siam)Co.,Ltd.(C.S.C)

 

2006

Opened CASTEM Bangkok Office

 

2007

Shifted to a holding company system
Holding company : CASTEM Co.,Ltd.
Manufacturing : CASTEM Engineering Co.,Ltd.
Sales & Marketing : CASTEM Incorporation

 

2008

Integrated CASTEM FJC into CASTEM Engineering Co.,Ltd.
Integrated Paper Airplane Studio into CASTEM Incorporation

 

2009

CASTEM Engineering Co.,Ltd. and CASTEM Incorporation merged into CASTEM Co.,Ltd.

 

2010

ISO 9001:2008 certification at CASTEM

 

2011

Established CASTEM FRONTIER CORPORATION

 

2012

EcoAction21 certification at CASTEM

 

2015

Established CASTEM HOUSTON, LCC

 
Our first casting

Our first casting
(lead casting)

Old machines

Old machines

U.S. patent

U.S. patent