Company History

Company History

1936
Toyo Radiator Manufacturing Co., Ltd. established on November 11.
1937
Kawasaki Factory (name later changed to Kawasaki Works) begins operation.
1940
Nagoya Factory (now Nagoya Works) begins operation.
1944

Company name changed to Toyo Cooler Co., Ltd.

First fin die at our Nagoya Factory in 1949
1951
Company name changed to Toyo Radiator Co., Ltd.
1958

Osaka Branch (now Sales/Marketing & Technical Division (Osaka) ) opens.

Company booth at the 4th Tokyo Motor Show held in 1957
1960

Hatano Factory (now Hatano Works) begins operation. Technical Research Center opens.

Hatano Factory soon after it began operation
1961
Listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
1962
Kawasaki Works operations moved to Hatano Works.
1969
Listed on the First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Yokaichi Works (now Shiga Works) begins operation.
1985
Higashiura Factory in Nagoya Works begins operation.
1986
Hatano Works, circa 1986
1988
CoPAR Inc. (now T.RAD North America, Inc.) established in Kentucky, USA.
1990
Joint venture TORC Co., Ltd. established in Thailand.
1997

Joint venture TATA Toyo Radiator Ltd. established in India.

The main gate of TATA Toyo Radiator Ltd.
1999
TOYO RADIATOR (THAILAND) Co., Ltd. (now T.RAD (Thailand) Co., Ltd.) established in Thailand.
2000
T.RAD North America Aluminum Div. begins operation.
2002
T.RAD (Zhongshan) Co., Ltd. established in Guangdong, China.
2004

TOYO RADIATOR Czech s.r.o. (now T.RAD Czech s.r.o.) established in Czech Republic.

Groundbreaking ceremony of TOYO RADIATOR Czech s.r.o.
2005
Company name changed to T.RAD Co., Ltd. on April 1.
Joint venture Qingdao Toyo Heat Exchanger Co., Ltd.
established in Shandong, China.
2008
PT. T.RAD INDONESIA established in Indonesia.
TRM LLC established in Russia.
2011
TACO/T.RAD R&D Centre established in India.
2012

North America T.RAD R&D Center established.A
T.RAD (Changshu) Co., Ltd. established in Jiangsu, China.
T.RAD (VIETNAM) Co., Ltd. established in Vietnam.

Groundbreaking ceremony of T.RAD (Changshu) Co., Ltd.
Opening ceremony of T.RAD (VIETNAM) Co., Ltd.
2016
TRAD North America Inc. made Tripac International Inc. a subsidiary of it.
2017
T.RAD (Changshu) R&D Center Co., Ltd. established in Jiangsu, P.R. China.
T.RAD Sales Europe GmbH established in Germany.
2018
T.RAD CONNECT Co., Ltd. established

Progress of our core technology

1940s
Radiator for locomotive
Radiator for army truck
Radiator for Japanese light truck
1960s
Radiator for express locomotives
Radiator for 3-wheeler trucks
Radiator for medium duty trucks
1970s
Radiator for highway buses
Car heaters
Water cooled cooling elements
1980s
Oil cooler for construction machinery
Evaporator for room air conditioning
Radiator for fork lifts
1990s
Aluminium type radiator for low displacement cars
Air cooled charger air cooler with plastic tank for passenger cars
2000s
Recuperator for 50kw micro gas turbine
EGR Cooler
FRAD(Flexible All Aluminium Radiator)
Hybrid-Vehicle Radiator
Round-type ATF/Warmer & Cooler
Trapezoid Shape Curved Radiator
EGR Cooler for Light Truck
2010s
Rectangular-type CVTF/Warmer & Cooler
Built-in Radiator for Scooter
Motor OilCooler for HV
TRAD-SMART
EGR Cooler for Gasoline Vehicle
Water-cooled Charge Air Cooler
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