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About us

Our focus on development and improvement make us an accredited partner to the automotive and construction equipment industry. We provide solutions that control, dampen, protect and seal. EKK Eagle Industry Co., Ltd. focuses on quality and functional reliability in terms of products processes and partnership.

Representative Director and President of Eagle Industry Co., Ltd.

Tetsuji Tsuru

For EKK the future means that we will continue to improve our technology and diversify our business activities, responding effectively to the evolving, sophisticated needs of our customers. EKK’s future is a contribution to a sustainable outlook, not only for our customers, but the industries that we serve, our employees and the environment.

On a daily basis we manufacture, research, and develop automotive and construction machinery products for automobile and auxiliary parts manufacturers worldwide. Including mechanical seals, lip seals, special valves primarily used in the auxiliary parts of automobiles  and floating seals used in the construction machinery.

EKK Eagle Industry Co., Ltd is a Japanese company that, besides the facilities in Japan, retains 58 offices and production plants worldwide. Primarily in Asia, US and Europe, including a sales office in Europe, the Netherlands.

EKK is certified according to ISO TS 16949, ISO 14001, BS OHSAS 18001 and ISO 9001.

Company overview


Eagle Industry Co., Ltd.


October 1, 1964


Tetsuji Tsuru; Representative Director, President


Shiba Park Bldg. B-14F, 2-4-1 Shibakoen, Minato-ku,
Tokyo 105-8587 Japan

Tel: +81-3-3438-2291 Fax: +81-3-3432-5448


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Paid-in Capital

10,490,981,500 yen




Tokyo Stock Exchange (First Section)

Securities Code


Business Year

From April 1 to March 31 of the following year

Number of Employees


Business Outline

Manufacturing and marketing of mechanical seals, special valves, plant devices, marine-related products, bellow devices; and related installation work.

Main Bank

The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ


Eagle Industry Co., Ltd. has a long and rich history. The main highlights of the company and its subsidiaries can be viewed below.



1964 Oct.

Nihon Sealol Co., Ltd. (presently, Eagle Industry Co., Ltd.) is established.


Founding of Pioneer Laura (currently Eagle Simrax)


Establishment of Simrax GmbH

1978 Jun.

The company name changes to Eagle Industry Co., Ltd.

1982 Jan.

Lists the Company's shares on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

1985 Apr.

Establishes Ukan Precision Co., Ltd. (presently, Okayama Eagle Co., Ltd.).

1991 Aug.

Invests in Germany-based Simrax GmbH.

1991 Sept.

Lists the Company's shares on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.


Establishment of Eagle Industry France ltd.

2002 Apr.

Releases the Global Cartridge Seal, a cartridgetype mechanical seal that can be
mounted on pumps that meet the global standard and magnet fluid seals for the
semiconductor and liquid crystal industries.

2002 Aug.

Acquires the ISO 14001 certification for the Headquarters and the Saitama Factory.

2002 Sept.

Establishes Eagle Industry (Wuxi) Co., Ltd. in China to manufacture and sell mechanical
seals and reed valves.

2002 Oct.

Releases the EA200 series with worldclass pressure resistance properties among
general-purpose seals.

Commences electronic commerce involving the industry's first Global Cartridge Seals.

2003 Apr.

Nine Eagle Techno companies merge into Eagle Techno Co., Ltd.

2003 Jun.

Acquires shares in Lignum-Vitae Co., Ltd. to enhance and strengthen the marine-related products segment and reorganizes it into a wholly owned subsidiary.

2004 Jan.

Acquires 65% of the shares of Kobelco Marine Engineering Co., Ltd.

2004 Apr.

Kobelco Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. changes its name to Kobelco Eagle Marine
Engineering Co., Ltd.

2004 Oct.

Eagle Techno Co., Ltd. changes its name to EagleBurgmann Techno Co., Ltd.


Eagle Simrax becomes 100% subsidiary of Eagle Industry


Eagle Holding Europe BV. is established

2011 Feb.

Start of EKK Sales Europe BV.

2011 Jul.

Acquires Actuator Components Hungary Kft. in Pécel, Hungary and Actuator Components GmbH & Co. KG in Weinheim, Germany

2012 Oct.

Transfer of the businesses of the Accumulator & Housing equipment from NOK Corp.

2015 Jul.

Acquires ABC Technology Ltd. in France

2016 Jun.

New plant opened in Maglód, Hungary    


Opening of new Research & Development building in Heppenheim, Germany

Board of Directors and Corporate Auditors

As of Oct. 1, 2020

Representative Director,
Chairman of the Board and President

Tetsuji Tsuru

Representative Director,
Vice President

Masaki Nakao

Representative and Senior Managing Director

Eiichi Tsuruta

Senior Managing Directors

Shinji Abe and Norio Uemura

Outside Directors

Kensaku Hogen and Makoto Fujioka

Standing Audit and Supervisory Board Members

Hayashi Hiroyasu and Hideo Satake

Audit and Supervisory Board Members

Nozumo Maehara, Hideki Watanabe and Atsushi Kajitani

Senior Operating Officers

Noriyuki Nonaka, Takafumi Tsuchiya, Michihiko Sugimoto, Sumio Ikeda, Katsuhiro Murakami, Hidetaka Yamamoto and Masahide Shimada

Operating Officers

Hidenori Goto, Seiichiro Araki, Kenji Kiryu, Junichi Wakabayashi, Hirata Osamu, Hiroshi Matsumoto, Kazuo Karube, Kiyoshi Fujii, Chad Pottenger, Kazuaki Nagayoshi, Yasumitsu Iba, Shinichi Toduka and Yoshiyuki Suyama

Representative Director and President of Eagle Industry Co., Ltd.

Tetsuji Tsuru