43

years

Dedicated to realizing our clients'
wishes since 1976

Deliver Dreams Woven to the World
Bring Hope to the World

Asahi Intecc USA, Inc. is wholly owned consolidated subsidiary of Asahi Intecc Co., Ltd. It is an ISO 9001/13485 certified manufacturer of precision medical components, including ACTONE flexible metal hypotube (high torque transmission), motor-driven drive cables and multiplex torque coils, miniature coils and wires, guidewires, stylet wires, and braid-reinforced catheter tubing. High-volume manufacturing capabilities are available. Device assemblies and subassemblies are also offered, along with our new line of multi-layer polymer tubes, inner liners, outer extrusions, and compounding services.

Incorporated in California in 2004, Asahi Intecc USA, Inc. shares custom torque and precision wire technology of Asahi Intecc Co., Ltd to the global market place. Under the leadership and vision of Founder and President Yoshinori Terai, Asahi Intecc USA, Inc. has successfully represented the R&D and Manufacturing Facilities of Asahi Intecc Co., Ltd, contributing to exemplary business growth for customers around the world developing and marketing medical and industrial devices. In 2012, a talented nationwide staff of seven sales, administrative, marketing, and R&D engineers are available to help medical and industrial device manufacturers succeed in the marketplace.

Company History

  • 1976

    Jul

    Establishment of Asahi Mini Rope Co., Ltd. Start of sales of ultra-fine stainless steel ropes

  • 1988

    Jul

    Asahi Mini Rope Sales Co., Ltd. changes name to Asahi Intecc Co., Ltd.

  • 1989

    Oct

    Establishment of Asahi Intecc Thailand Co., Ltd. (now a wholly-owned overseas subsidiary) in Thailand as an overseas production base to enhance price competitiveness

  • 1991

    Feb

    Opening of the Medical Development Headquarters to start R&D of medical devices

  • 1991

    Oct

    Completion and start of operation of the Seto Medical Factory (company approved for the manufacture of medical devices) (Seto, Aichi Prefecture); Changed location of head office to same location due to business reasons

  • 1992

    Mar

    Approved as a medical device manufacturer by the Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare (now Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) (current approval No.: 23BZ0510). Succeeded in Japan’s first commercialization of guiding catheters and PTCA guide wires for myocardial infarction treatment

  • 1994

    Mar

    Establishment of Asahi Intecc (HK) Co., Ltd. as the overseas sales base in Hong Kong (changed to Hong Kong branch of Asahi Intecc Co., Ltd. in September 1999)

  • 1995

    Dec

    Absorption merger with Asahi Fine Tecc Co., Ltd. (a wire drawing company established in June 1992)

  • 1996

    Sep

    Established Atecc Co., Ltd. (now Filmecc Co., Ltd.) (Takaishi, Osaka Prefecture) for the manufacture and sale of medical products

  • 1996

    Nov

    Seto Medical Factory authorized by Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare (now Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) for import and sale of medical equipment (approval No.: 23BY0071)

  • 1998

    May

    Absorption merger with Intertect Co., Ltd. (stainless steel rope processing company established in October 1989)

  • 1998

    Sep

    PTCA guide wires acquire CE marking certification under the EU quality standard.

  • 1999

    Jun

    Absorption merger with Asahi Mini Rope Sales Co., Ltd. (ultra-fine stainless steel rope producing company established in April 1972)

  • 2001

    Oct

    Change of registered head office address to Moriyama-ku, Nagoya. Establishment of the US representative office of the Medical Division in California, USA (changed to local company Asahi Intecc Group USA, Inc. in July 2004 (wholly-owned consolidated subsidiary))

  • 2001

    Dec

    Completion and start of operation of dedicated medical factory of Asahi Intecc Thailand Co., Ltd.

  • 2002

    Aug

    Started cooperation with DongGuan Shilong Asahi Precision Steel Wire Factory in China for production of terminal products (consignment factory) (closed June 2010)

  • 2002

    Nov

    Opening of the Kobe Research Center (Chuo-ku, Kobe) for the development of delivery devices for various cells (for regenerative medicine) (closed June 2006)

  • 2004

    Jun

    Establishment of Europe representative office in Amsterdam, Netherlands (changed to EU branch in August 2005)

  • 2004

    Jul

    Initial public offering with Japan Securities Dealers Association (currently, the JASDAQ Securities Exchange) (delisted in April 2012)

  • 2005

    Jun

    Listing on Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Second Section of the Nagoya Stock Exchange.

  • 2005

    Sep

    Establishment of Asahi Intecc Hanoi Co., Ltd., in Vietnam (wholly-owned consolidated subsidiary) as the second overseas manufacturing base

  • 2006

    Mar

    Establishment of Singapore representative office (changed to Singapore branch in August 2009) Establishment of CompassMed Integration Co., Ltd. (now Asahi Intecc J-sales, Inc.) (wholly-owned consolidated subsidiary) in Shinjuku, Tokyo, to strengthen medical device sales

  • 2006

    Jul

    Established Osaka R&D Center in Izumi, Osaka as a center for materials research and development of the next-generation advanced medical devices

  • 2007

    Oct

    Introduced new logo mark to build Asahi brand worldwide

  • 2009

    Jul

    Established Beijing representative office(closed November 2016)

  • 2010

    Jan

    Acquired GMA Co., Ltd. at Fukuroi, Shizuoka to become wholly-owned consolidated subsidiary for the purpose of strengthening polymer technology

  • 2010

    Jul

    Renamed GMA Co., Ltd. as Asahi Intecc GMA Co., Ltd. (acquired by Asahi Intecc Co., Ltd. in October 2013)

  • 2011

    Nov

    Established Asahi Intec Scientific (Beijing) Co., Ltd. (wholly-owned consolidated subsidiary) as a business base for the Chinese market (business permit obtained in March 2013)

  • 2013

    Jul

    Established Middle East branch

  • 2013

    Sep

    Acquired all shares of Toyoflex Co., Ltd. (now in Shinjuku, Tokyo), making Toyoflex Co., Ltd. and Toyoflex Cebu Corporation wholly-owned consolidated subsidiaries and Toyoflex (H.K.) Co., Limited and Toyo Precision Industry (Huizhou) Limited non-consolidated subsidiaries.

  • 2014

    Jan

    Established India branch

  • 2015

    Jan

    Established Korea branch

  • 2015

    May

    Made Y.K. Meisen (Kishiwada City, Osaka) a wholly-owned consolidated subsidiary and absorbed the company with a merger on the same day to strengthen stainless steel processing technologies.

  • 2015

    Jun

    Transferred non-consolidated subsidiary Toyoflex (H.K.) Co., Limited and Toyo Precision Industry (Huizhou) Limited.

  • 2017

    Jan

    Established Asahi Intecc Latin Ltda (wholly-owned consolidated subsidiary) as a business base for the Central and South America market.

  • 2017

    Aug

    Acquired Nihon Chemical Coat Co., Ltd. at Sagamihara , Kanagawa to become wholly-owned subsidiary for the purpose of strengthering resin coating technology.

  • 2018

    Jul

    Established Tohoku R&D Center as a central base for development of high-precision processing techniques such as casting and injection molding. ASAHI INTECC USA, INC., a consolidated subsidiary of Asahi Intecc, acquired shares of RetroVascular, Inc. owning plasma energy technology and made RetroVascular its subsidiary (sub-subsidiary of Asahi Intecc/ consolidated subsidiary). Acquired Ficas Co., Ltd. to make Ficas Co., Ltd wholly-owned subsidiary for the purpose of contributing society from the view point of welfare for the handicapped.

  • 2018

    Sep

    Listing on First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and First Section of the Nagoya Stock Exchange.

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    Welcome Message from CEO

    Yoshi Terai

    CEO of asahi intecc usa

    We are delighted to welcome you to Asahi Intecc USA, Inc. I founded this company in July 2004 to improve the customer experience in the Americas for custom stainless and nitinol torque components. Today, Asahi Intecc USA is closer than ever with our customers, with our direct components sales team serving North America from Coast to Coast, and opened a second office near Boston. Our dedicated, diverse team of engineers and sales professionals based in California, Minneapolis, Boston to Atlanta, will provide you a custom wire-based mechanical solution for your specific design and commercialization requirements. And we're just getting started to serve our ever changing and emerging needs of our medical and industrial customer base, thanks to your support.

    I hope you find our website insightful, as you learn how with your help we are ever changing and evolving to serve our customers.

    Thanks for visiting our website and we look forward to helping you succeed.

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