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Toyota Boshoku Publishes the Toyota Boshoku Report 2014

Kariya (JAPAN) September 30, 2014 – Toyota Boshoku Corporation (Tokyo: 3116, President: Shuhei Toyoda) has published the “Toyota Boshoku Report 2014”. This report introduces various activities carried out by the Toyota Boshoku group in fiscal year 2013, and highlights our business, environmental and corporate social responsibility activities.

In this report, we look back over the past 10 years since the merger of three predecessor companies, namely Toyoda Boshoku Corporation, the car interior operations of Araco Corporation and Takanichi Co., Ltd. In the President’s Interview, we discuss the themes in meeting key challenges in the run-up to 2020, and the special features section highlights our initiatives of technological development, human resource management and social contribution to realise the Toyota Boshoku group’s aspirations for 2020.

Features of the Toyota Boshoku Report 2014

1)President’s Interview

Toyota Boshoku welcomed Professor Mika Takaoka of Rikkyo University to discuss the last 10 years since our merger as well as themes in meeting key challenges in the run-up to 2020.

2)Special Features

Initiatives to realise “Toyota Boshoku group’s aspirations for 2020”

  (1)Technological Development

    Creating exceptional seat production through our proving ground

  (2)Technological Development

    Introducing product development utilising plant-derived raw materials for future products

  (3)Human Resources Development

    Initiatives to foster personnel which is key to prevailing over increasingly fierce global competition

  (4)Social Contribution

   “Aiming to make Turkey greener” Global reafforestation activities

3)Social Activities

4)Environmental Activities

5)Facts and Figures

6)Third-Party Comments on the “Toyota Boshoku Report 2014”

   Comments from professor Katsuhiko Kokubu of Kobe University


1)Legal sized, 66 page report, 4,000 issues published

2)Downloadable from website

Toyota Boshoku considers this report to be an important tool to gain trust from all our stakeholders, and will continuously focus on furthering society’s understanding of Toyota Boshoku through such annual publications.