Strong in Europe new HQ in Holland
Tsubaki's commitment to the European market was underlined with the official opening of Tsubakimoto Europe new headquarters.
Published in "Power in Motion" October 2007
Guests from all over the world attended an opening ceremony for the new building Located in Dordrecht, the Netherlands. Senior personnel from Tsubakimoto worldwide headquarters in Japan were joined by local dignitaries including the mayor of Dordrecht Mr. J.R.G. Bandell and from the Japanese Embassy to the Netherlands Mr. Kiyokazu Ota, Minister. After speeches the gentlemen took part in the ritual breaking open of a barrel of sake.
After two years of preparations, the offices in Rotterdam and Roosendaal have been joined in the new industrial area Kil III, in Dordrecht. As part of a long term investment plan Tsubakimoto has purchased 12,000m2 of land at the Dordrecht site. Most of it is being used for a state-of-the-art warehousing and logistics centre.
The site also provides space for sales offices, training facilities and a technical support centre. Tsubakimoto is a worldwide organisation, supplying its premium products to over 70 countries. Manufacturing is carried out in several locations including the Kyotanabe facility, the chain manufacturing plant, which was opened in 2002. Tsubaki has maintained a European headquarters in the Netherlands for the last 35 years. The new European headquarters serves customers in Western and Eastern Europe, Russia, the Middle East and Africa. The product range supplied includes a wide variety of and chains and power transmission components for conveyors and other drive applications. Looking to the future, there is a strong theme of improving durability and efficiency in Tsubaki products. This drive for efficiency, alongside environmentally conscious manufacturing and life-cycle analysis are key elements in Tsubaki's long-term view.