Company Introduction

Message

Kosuke IAI Representative Director and 
	President

This company, ABEL Co., Ltd. has evolved its occupation as stainless-steel surface treatment from the year of 1965.
We, at ABEL, have developed our coloring technology of stainless-steel on the strength of our own technologies and applications accumulated during the past 50years from the business commencement.
We have put the brand-name “Abel Black” on our world only coloring technology and have engaged to the manufacturing of various industries, including construction, optical equipment, automobile and, etc.
We have not stayed still in the position of surface treatment enterprise, but have continuously been growing as the partner entity of designers and/or architects in the scope of material selection, shape processing, surface finishing inspection consistently.
Since we are striving for to be of your service, feel free to get in touch with us. Thank you.

Kosuke IAI
Representative Director and
President

Brief Introduction of The Company

Company name: ABEL Co.,Ltd
location: 1-1-42, Minami Taishido, Yao-shi, Osaka, 581-0056
Telephone: 072-992-5401
FAX: 072-993-9912
Representative: Representative Director and President Kosuke IAI
Establishment: Year 1943
Capital fund: Yen 20,000,000
number of employee: 30
Business content: Surface treatment, and sale of stainless-steel and
consignment sale including processing

History

1965
  • The Company establishment. Commencement of electrolytic polishing and surface treatment business.
1971
  • Self- development of kin-color of stainless coloring. Mainly coloring of construction materials.
1978
  • Development of fully automatic electrolytic polishing facility.
1980
  • New installation of kin-color automatic facility.
1985
  • Commencement of joint development of stainless electrolytic coloring “Lumi-color” with Kawasaki Steel Corporation.
1986
  • The factory newly built. Japan first establishment of Lumi-color electrolytic coloring facility.
1989
  • Full success of stainless mesh coloring, 6 colors.
1990
  • Development of satin finish leaving no fingerprint after blast processing.
1992
  • Development of light-black and light-bronze color of electrolytic Lumi-color.
  • Development of super-black which enable coloring at welded portion.
1993
  • Company name changed from Kinki Chemical Industry to Abel Co., Ltd.
  • Development of color blast “Abel-color”, which have been applied to the coaches of JR Shinkansen bullet train.
1996
  • Newly established the facility of semi-conductor related precise electrolytic polishing.
1999
  • Newly established tank and piping and inner-face precise electrolytic polishing.
2002
  • Newly installed clean-room: class 1000.
2006
  • Received confirmation certificate from the” Law of sophistication of basic technology of manufacturing of small and medium enterprises (SAPOIN)”.
2007
  • Received approval from Osaka Prefectural Office of our “Management Renovation Plan”
  • Newly built the precise parts inspection room.
2008
  • Was selected as one of the 100 KANSAI manufacturing healthy enterprises.
  • The Company appeared on the article ”Relay among small and medium enterprises through technology” of June issue of the Nikkei Manufacturing Magazine.
  • Developed “Piano Black” of mirror surface finish stainless black. Has applied for the Trade-name registration.
2009
  • New installation of “long module line” of large size electrolytic polishing facility.
  • The Company product has been adapted to the “ADMIRE Plan” of Energy Science Laboratory of Kyoto University.
  • Established Kanto sales branch office.
  • Obtained ISO9001:2008
  • The Company was adopted to manufacturing subsidy (Supporting Business of Experiment and Development”.
    The Company was awarded “Yao city small and medium size enterprise local economy promotion deserving people”.
  • The Company product has been employed to “ Strategy Utilization Program” of Spring 8.
2010
  • The Company was broadcasted in the “Super News Anchor” of Kansai TV.
  • Obtained ISO14001: 2004
  • Received confirmation certificate of Specific R&D Plan (SAPOIN) based upon small and medium size enterprise sophistication law.
2011
  • Abel-black has been employed to Tokyo Sky Tree.
2012
  • Abel-black treated ”Black-Stainless” was reported in the article of August issue of Nikkei Design Magazine.
  • Electricity generation started. Solar Panel Generator was built at the roof top of the Company Head Office.
2013
  • Was adopted to the small and minimum manufacturing enterprise experiment and development subsidiary program.
  • Was adopted to “The international business operation (F/S) program” of the Organization for Small and Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN.
  • Commencement of the mass production of black coil of Abel-black.
  • The article of the commencement of the mass production of black coil appeared on the Nikkan Kogyo Newspaper.
  • Awarded the Grand Prix of the Manufactures, or “The Prize of the Minister of Economic, Trade and Industry”
  • Awarded as “Yao-city small and medium enterprise local economy promotion deserving people”.
2014
  • Trade-name “Black Belt SUS”, Abel black coil, was applied.
  • Awarded Invention Award of Kinki Area, or “The Encouragement Prize of the Director of Small and Medium Enterprise Bureau”.
2015
  • Abel was televised in the “J-Innovators” corner of the “ Science View” of NHK WORLD tv program.
  • Was awarded “Yao city small and medium enterprise local economy promotion deserving people”.
2016
  • “Black Belt SUS”manufacturing line expanded.
  • Application of Trade-Name “Abel-black” ,our unique surface treatment technology, was made.
2017
  • Obtained ISO9001:2015
  • Mr. Hideki IAI, the president of the Company was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Silver Rays, this year.
2018
  • Participated 2018 Exhibition of “Maison & Objet” held at Paris, France
2019
  • Mr. Kosuke IAI, took the Presidency of the Company, and Mr. Hideki IAI, was inaugurated the Chairman of the Company.
  • 1986,Lumi-color development1986,
    Lumi-color development
  • 1993,Abel color were employed to the Shinkansen or Bullet Trains.1993,
    Abel color were employed to the Shinkansen or Bullet Trains.
  • 2008,Trade-name “Piano Black” mirror surface black stainless was applied.2008,
    Trade-name “Piano Black” mirror surface black stainless was applied.
  • 2010,the Company was televised in the “Super News Anchor”.2010,
    the Company was televised in the “Super News Anchor”.
  • 2011,Abel-black was employed in the Tokyo Sky Tree.2011,
    Abel-black was employed in the Tokyo Sky Tree.
  • 2012,Solar Panels have been installed at the rooftop of the Company Head Office.2012,
    Solar Panels have been installed at the rooftop of the Company Head Office.
  • 2013,The Company was awarded the Grand Prix of Manufacturers, or “The Award of the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry”.2013,
    The Company was awarded the Grand Prix of Manufacturers, or “The Award of the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry”.
  • 2014,Awarded the Kinki Area Invention, or “The Award of the Director of the Small and Medium Enterprise Bureau”.2014,
    Awarded the Kinki Area Invention, or “The Award of the Director of the Small and Medium Enterprise Bureau”.
  • 2015,The Company was televised as J-Innovators in the “Science View” of NHK WORLD Program.2015,
    The Company was televised as J-Innovators in the “Science View” of NHK WORLD Program.
  • 2017,Mr. Hideki IAI, then president of the Company was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Silver rays.2017,
    Mr. Hideki IAI, then president of the Company was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Silver rays.
  • 2018,Participated to the “Maison & Objet” exhibition held at Paris, France.2018,
    Participated to the “Maison & Objet” exhibition held at Paris, France.

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