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Foundry of the Week: Kimura Group

The Kimura Group was founded in 1927 and has continuously operated since that time. In the intervening 90+ years, it has demonstrated tenacious efforts and flexibility in the face of upheaval and has sustained a business based on the production of castings.

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The “Full Mold Casting” process, which was introduced in 1964, brought a big revolution to Kimura Foundry and the company has grown to be recognized as “KIMURA of Full Mold Casting” by the industrial production world.

By specializing in the Full Mold Castings Process for over 50 years, Kimura has become capable as a supplier into a lot of new fields. Simultaneously, it has also developed manufacturing technologies based on Information Technology (IT), such as modeling by CAD/CAM, various measurement systems and casting simulation through production mainly of Full Mold Casting. As a result, Kimura succeeded in establishing a new casting technology integrating the Full Mold Casting and IT. The company continues to move forward, applying its technologies to utilizations of 3D printers, reverse engineering and so on.

Kimura Group has just opened a new foundry, Kimura Foundry America, in Shelbyville, IN, USA
to contribute especially to its R&D market. It specializes in providing high quality Rapid Prototype (RP) castings and small lot production services. RP castings are produced with zero defects in just 5 days.

With proven expertise in precision design, highly advanced pouring, finishing, inspection, machining and rapid prototyping, Kimura has longstanding relationships with customers across industries, including automotive and Tier 1 suppliers, large and small engine manufacturing, machine tools, industrial pumps, oil, gas & renewable energy, construction and mining and agricultural equipment.

Focusing on a technology leads to a new technology, and new technology makes a new world.
Kimura's technologies have infinite potential, which will be developed and expanded to various fields. By being a world-leading foundry, Kimura's technological innovation will support its customers in a way that contributes to all the people in the world.


Kimura Foundry Co., Ltd.

1157 Nagasawa
411-0905 Shimizu-cho, Sunto-gun, Shizuoka Prefecture

Telefon: +81 55-975-7050