TOFLE CO., INC. – Comprehensive Metal Flexible Tube Manufacturer

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Company Name TOFLE CO., INC.
Company President Katsutoshi Nakano (Installed Feb. 2000)
Founded March 14, 1959
Established January 12, 1962
Head Office 1-6-16,Honmachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Japan
Telephone +81-(0)6-7660-1020
Capital ¥98,000,000
No. of Employees Approx. 230
Group Company 【Domestic】
TOFLE OMEGA FLEX CO., INC. 
MITSUWA WELDTECH CO., INC.
TOFLE INTERNATIONAL CO., INC.
TF SOLAR CO., INC.
【Foreign countries】
TOFLE FLEXIBLE METAL HOSE (SHANGHAI) CO., INC.
Uniko Metal Flex&Joint Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
Polyhose TOFLE Pvt.Ltd
PT.Flexonics Tofle Asia Pacific
Overseas Partner HD Group(Indonesia)
Polyhose(India)

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History

Product Information History Decades Company Information History
  1959 The founder, Yoshiro Misumida, founded Tokyo Flex Manufacturing Co., Ltd. as a comprehensive flexible tube manufacturer
Developed the stainless steel flexible tube 1962 Tokyo Flex Manufacturing Co., Ltd. established
Developed the high-speed automatic spiral tube manufacturing machine 1970  
  1972 Authorized by A.G.A. while also starting to export our flexible tube to national gas companies in the U.S.
  1974 Changed the company name to TOFLE CO., INC.
Developed the high-speed automatic spiral tube manufacturing machine as well as the high-speed automatic braid machine for large-calibers 1975  
  1977 Partnered technologically with Titeflex Corporation of the U.S.
Started manufacturing their PTFE Hose with a knockdown formula
Omega Tube was awarded by Japan Innovation Association
  1980 Started constructing Shiga Factory
Formed a cross-license with BOA Ltd. of Switzerland
Started selling UFO Tube
Developed Multi-Ply Bellows
1981  
Developed 2Ply Omega Bellows 1983  
  1984 Built Technology Center in Shiga Factory 1
Developed Excellent Tube 1985  
Developed Soft Tube 1986 Yoshiro Misumida was installed as the chairman of the company
Yoshiyuki Tashiro was installed as the company president
Started selling USF Tube 1988  
Developed 2Ply Omega Versa Joint 1991  
Developed 2Ply Omega Bellows for High Pressure 1993 Authorized by Japanese National Railways for Omega Bellows
Authorized by Fire Service Act for our flexible tube
Developed Super Annular®
Developed Super Bellow®
1995  
  1996 Formed a business partnership with Flexible Components and started manufacturing and selling PTFE Hose
Started selling Chemflour Hose 1997  
  1999 TLCT was used in a Japanese rocket
  2000 Katsutoshi Nakano was installed as the company president
  2001 Acquired ISO9001 certification
Started selling Silicon Hose 2002 Opened TOFLE FLEXIBLE METAL HOSE (SHANGHAI) CO., INC.
  2003  Fire Protect obtained an evaluation from Fire Service Act
Started selling Corroflon
Started selling Bioflex
Started selling Hyperline
2004 Formed a business partnership with Aflex
Expanded Technology Center in Shiga Factory 1
Opened Development and Quality Assurance Center
Developed the Large Caliber Omega Bellows (up to 900A)
Opened Sales Division of TOFLE FLEXIBLE METAL HOSE(SHANGHAI) CO., INC.
2007 Acquired ISO14001 certification
Started selling Pharmaline
Started selling Pharmalex
Started selling Bioflon
2010 Renewed the company logo
Opened Sales Division of TOFLE FLEXIBLE METAL HOSE (SHANGHAI) CO., INC.
Opened Shanghai Bureau
Opened Guanzhaou Bureau
Started selling THP Hose for High Pressure 2011 Completed the new factory in Shanghai
Completed ISO10380 verification test
Established joint venture company with
Uniko Metal Flex&Joint Co., Ltd.
Started MITSUWA WELDTECH CO., INC.
Started selling SS-Type Corroline 2012 JIMGA voluntary guidelines issued
Started selling Bioflex Ultra. 2013 Started solar operations
  2014 TOFLE OMEGA FLEX CO., INC. started production
in Hagi City
MITSUWA WELDTECH CO., INC. moved to Shiga Pref
Started selling Insulating Flexible Tube. 2015 Awarded from Hagi City as "The contributor of
regional revitalization"
Entered into business tie-up with Hatec Flex GmbH
  2016 Formed a business partnership with Flexonics Flexible Piping Systems.
Formed a business partnership with Polyhose India Pvt. Ltd.
  2017 Polyhose TOFLE Pvt.Ltd. started production.
PT.Flexonics Tofle Asia Pacific started production.
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