The Story of Sakichi Toyoda
Sakichi Toyoda, the founder of Toyota Industries Corporation, possessed a strong ambition to contribute to society from his days as a youth. He had devoted his 63-year-long life to invention.
In order to chart its own bold path through today's relentlessly changing environment, in fall 2011 Toyota Industries announced Vision 2020, which acts as a map and compass for charting a course to the next stage of growth.
|Contribute to realizing a society with minimum environmental impact through technological innovation in environment/energy areas||Create new business value by strengthening both hardware and software developing by cultivating technology "seeds"||Develop businesses all over the world and meticulously respond to each region's customer needs||Maintain the world's highest-level SEQCD by improving our business based on team strength and TPS||Strengthen growth potential by leveraging synergies among M&As, and alliances|
Business unit encompassing materials handling equipment, and textile machinery.
Toyota Industries will accelerate growth of this unit as its specialty business domain, which handles everything from development and production to sales and after-sales service.
Business unit centered on the fields of car air-conditioning compressors and car electronics.
Capitalizing on its technological superiority, this unit allows Toyota Industries to offer key components for a variety of products to a diverse range of customers worldwide, mainly automakers.
Business unit producing vehicles and engines for Toyota Motor Corporation.
This unit makes the most of Toyota Industries' production strengths in contributing to significant improvement of the competitive edge of TOYOTA cars.