Message from the President
- Profile of the President
Born in July
Founded Totsu laboratory and began development of the Totsu screw – a new design of slotted screw – and electric screwdrivers.
Founded HIOS INC. and began development and sale of screwdrivers, screws, and torque meters.
Developed Totsupura screw based on the idea that achieving stable quality control would be impossible without improvements to conventional screws. Launched this product into commercial use in 1999.
Awarded the Minister of Education, Sports, Science, and Technology of Japan’s Science and Technology Prize. Received Japan’s National Medal of Honor with yellow ribbon the following year.