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Company Profile

Company Name

JFE Advantech Co., Ltd.


November 14, 1973
Spin-off from Kawasaki Steel (JFE Steel Corporation) as a subsidiary


JPY 319.5 million yen


Takuya Yoshii

Head Office

3-48 Takahata-cho, Nishinomiya, Hyogo 663-8202, Japan

The number of employees


Annual sales

Approx. Six billion yen

ISO 9001 Certified

Registered activities

ISO9001 Design, development, manufacturing, sales , and other incidental services (delivery coordination, on-site construction, on-site adjustment, inspection, repair) of Water level detectors, Machine Diagnosis Instruments, Thickness gauges, Hardness tester, Weighing systems, Ocean and River instruments.,

Water Environment Measuring Instruments

Submerged level detectors, Ultrasonic pulse coherent flowmeters, Sludge density meters, Optical dissolved oxygen meters, UV meters, NADH meters

Measuring and Diagnosis

CMS (Condition Monitoring System), Machine diagnosis instruments, Vibrometers, Insulation Deterioration detector,
Corona discharge checker, Gas/Air leak viewer, Ultrasonic thickness gauges and Hardness tester

Weighing System

Weighing systems, Load cells, Truck scales, Crane scales
Belt Conveyor scales, Constant feeders, Specialized scales

Ocean and River Instruments

CTDs, comprehensive water quality meters, salinity meters, DO meters, chlorophyll meters, turbidity meters, electromagnetic flow velocity meters, ultrasonic river flowmeters (ATENAS flow measurement systems)

April 1944

Steel Works in Takamatsu branch plant of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. begins production of weighing devices.

April 1949

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. begins production of thermal control gauges.

August 1950

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. spins off its Steel Works Section as Kawasaki Steel Corporation, an independent company. Kawasaki Steel Corporation inherits the thermal control gauges section from Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. and starts production of thermal control gauges factory.

October 1951

Merger of The Fukiai Factory's Gauge Production Department and the Hyogo Factory's Weight Measurement Production Department to create the Measuring and Weighing Instruments Production Works in Kobe's Fukiai Ward.

October 1960

The Measuring and Weighing Instruments Production Works relocates to 3-48 Takahatacho in Nishinomiya city.

November 1973

Kawatetsu Metrological Equipment and Vending-machine Co., Ltd. founded as a subsidiary company- a spin-off of The Measuring and Weighing Instruments Production Works Section of Kawasaki Steel Corporation.

November 1977

Fukuoka Sales Office opens.

November 1986

Nagoya Sales Office opens.

January 1988

The company changes its name to Kawatetsu Advantech Co., Ltd.

February 1992

Sendai Sales Office opens.

June 1994

Okayama Sales Office opens.

August 1995

Acquisition of ISO 9001 Certification.

April 1996

Approved as a Designated Manufacturing Business Operator under the Measurement Act.

April 2000

The departmentalization system is adopted.

August 2000

East Japan Service Center and West Japan Service Center open.

April 2003

The JFE Group is established. The company becomes a member of the JFE Steel Corporation Group.

April 2004

The company changes its name to JFE Advantech Co., Ltd.

July 2006

Tokyo Branch is reorganized as Tokyo Office.

September 2007

Relocation of Tokyo Office to Kuramae in Taitoku.

September 2008

Acquires Alec Electronics Co., Ltd. and changes its name to JFE Alec Co., Ltd.

April 2010

A merger of JFE Advantech Co.,Ltd. and JFE Alec Co., Ltd.

April 2012

The Product Planning and Development Department and the IT Management Department spun off from the main plant and reorganized as the Product Technology Development Center.