TKS Industrial News
Updated August 22, 2019
Aug 15, 2019 - Groundbreaking ceremony for the new Automotive plastic parts manufacturing plant in Huntsville, AL. TKS Industrial has been awarded a turn-key contract to provide paint system equipment for the brand new major Automotive Parts Manufacturing Paint Shop in Huntsville, Alabama. The plant will produce painted bumper parts for two new SUV models. The new plant will have the capacity to build 300,000 parts annually on two independent paint lines. Equipment installation is slated to begin in the second quarter of 2020 while vehicle production is expected to start in 2021.
Mar 1, 2019 - Taikisha opens brand new R&D facility in Zama, Japan near Tokyo, for advanced robotics and automation for paint systems. Taikisha's new facility features 10+ demonstration cells, showcasing paint application, robotic sanding and finesse, new paint booth technologies, new dry scrubber and new wet scrubber systems, inkjet-based paint application, aerospace fuselage sanding/painting, and new defect detection vision systems.
February 1, 2019 - TKS Industrial has been awarded a contract to provide paint system equipment for the brand new major Automotive OEM Manufacturing Paint Shop in Alabama. The plant will produce a new SUV model. The new plant will have the capacity to build 300,000 vehicles annually, Construction is slated to begin in the fourth quarter of 2018 while vehicle production is expected to start in 2021.
May 1, 2018 - TKS Industrial welcomes new President Yukinori Hamanaka, to lead our North America operations. Mr. Hamanaka also retains his Vice General Manager responsibilities within the Paint Finishing Division at Taikisha Japan.
March 1, 2018 - TKS Industrial wins contract to build new Plastics paint line at Major OEM plant in Indiana. The project includes two new paint systems including six new paint booths and two new industrial ovens.
January 1, 2018 - TKS Industrial completes building brand new Automotive OEM Paint Shop in Ohio. The new paint shop includes three different types of industrial ovens including an Electro-deposition (ED) Oven, a Sealer Oven, and a Topcoat oven.