Greetings from the President

President Shigetomo Sakamoto

 Since its foundation in 1938, the Shibaura Machine Group has been providing a wide variety of machines required by industries in Japan and around the world through close collaboration with customers, thus playing an important part in the development of society and industry.

 On April 1, 2020, we changed our trade name to “Shibaura Machine Co., Ltd.” from “Toshiba Machine Co., Ltd.” which had been used since 1961.
 Under the new company name, based on the technology, development ability, QCD, sales, and after-sales service ability we have accumulated to this day, the Shibaura Machine Group promotes active investments in fields such as renewable energy, energy saving, environment-friendly new materials, and productivity enhancement. In addition to these fields, the Group is also committed to address the issues set forth in the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through our business activities, thus playing our role as a corporation to further contribute to building a sustainable society.

 Based on the “Management Reform Plan”, which was formulated in February 2020 as our medium-term management plan, we are working on management reform centered on organizational restructuring, promotion of investments according to growing fields, and the execution of financial strategies aimed at improving return on equity (ROE) to achieve transformation into a highly profitable company.
 In addition, based on the “New Shibaura Machine Long-Term Vision 2030” formulated in March 2020, we aim to respond to megatrends the global manufacturing industry is facing, such as climate change, resource depletion, change in population structure, and technological progress, with outstanding technological innovation, to achieve both solutions to social issues and enhancement of corporate value. We will work on these measures to achieve continuous growth and evolve into a “value co-creating manufacturer” together with our customers by leveraging the power to create new industries.

 Our Group has set forth the "Shibaura Machine Group Action Standards", which are guidelines concerning how to comply with laws and take actions which are economically and socially ethical. We understand the expectations our shareholders, customers, local societies, and all other stakeholders have. To meet those expectations, we shall thoroughly comply with all business and financial laws, and we shall also proactively involve ourselves in environmental management so we can fulfill our social responsibilities.
 We will continue to strengthen our corporate governance and management systems to achieve even greater corporate growth and value.

  We very much appreciate your continued support and patronage.

President and Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer
Shigetomo Sakamoto