Started trading with DENSO Corp., Daido Steel Co., Ltd.
Established to sell specialty steel and ordinary steel
Established Hamamatsu Branch at Iwata, Shizuoka
Established Mie Branch at Inabe, Mie
Established Kanto Office
Established SAKUMA THAILAND CORPORATION, LTD.
Established SAKUMA CHANGZHOU CORPORATION, LTD. in China
Established Tokai Branch at Tokai, Aichi
Established PT. SAKUMA INDONESIA
Established joint venture companies in Thailand with three partner companies
Established Nishio Branch at Nishio, Aichi
Established SAKUMA INTERNATIONAL AMERICA, INC. in Tennessee, U.S.A.