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.

  • 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
  • Old equipments
  • Our first casting (lead casting)
  • Old machines
  • U.S. patent

INITIATIVES