Main Office: (740) 965-1133
November 25th, 2017

Our company puts the customer first in everything we do.

707 W. Cherry St. Sunbury, OH 43074
(740) 965-1133

Welcome to American Showa Incorporated

Mr. Toshiaki Shimazawa

American Showa is a U.S. subsidiary of Showa Corporation. The company is run jointly by American and Japanese management. Mr. Toshiaki Shimazawa joined ASI as President in April 2017.
Centrally located in the Midwest, American Showa develops and manufactures suspension systems for motorcycles, shock absorbers and power steering systems and power-train pumps for automobiles.American Showa is a supplier for function products to OEMs in North and Central America. The company also develops the center drive shaft for AWD as well as provides race support mainly for motocross.
Our goal is to maintain our customers trust and to continue to strengthen our relationships into the future. To achieve this goal, we propose to provide products and services that can only be attained by us which meet customers requests and expectations. This goal is shared not only with management, but also with all levels of associates throughout the organization. This shared goal is interpreted and converted to a target that suits each individuals position. Achieving individual targets will lead to obtaining the company goal. Through this process, we respect history and tradition but adopt new approaches and systems to advance. In an effort to succeed in this type management, we challenge to continue to evolve every day.

AMERICAN SHOWA’S MANAGEMENT POLICY

We are taking a great leap forward as a quality manufacturer of precision, high performance, high function components for transportation applications. We will try to do so by:
  1. Achieving managerial and technological innovations all the time to build a better future;
  2. Pursuing highest possible quality by optimizing time and material;
  3. Winning public acceptance through well-balanced corporate activities;
  4. Promoting positive environmental protection activities;
  5. Combining the wisdom and energies of all members to build corporate vitality and improve the quality of the individual.

  • ASI is recognized as the #1 Healthiest Employer in Central Ohio for an unprecedented 3 years in a row!

    On January 19th of 2017 American Showa received the prestigious 2016 Ohio Healthy Worksite Gold Level Awardfrom the Ohio Department of Health! The Gold Level Award is the highest award given to Ohio employers who demonstrate a commitment to employee health through comprehensive worksite health promotion and wellness programs. On February 7thof 2017 ASI was

  • ASI selected as “#1 Healthiest Employer of Greater Cincinnati”

    In a special awards ceremony at Xavier University on May 24th, American Showa Inc. was selected as the#1 Healthiest Employer of Greater Cincinnati.   ASI wasthe first-place winner in the 500-1,499 employees category for the Healthiest Employers of Greater Cincinnati.The awards honor companies that are setting the pace in workplace health and wellness throughout the

Associate News

  • ASI selected as “#1 Healthiest Employer of Greater Cincinnati”

    In a special awards ceremony at Xavier University on May 24th, American Showa Inc. was selected as the#1 Healthiest Employer of Greater Cincinnati.   ASI wasthe first-place winner in the 500-1,499 employees category for the Healthiest Employers of Greater Cincinnati.The awards honor companies that are setting the pace in workplace health and wellness throughout the

  • 2nd Year in a Row–ASI wins 2016 Healthiest Employer of Central Ohio!

    At a special awards ceremony at COSI in Columbus on March 15th, American Showa was selected as the #1 Healthiest Employer in Central Ohio in the large employer category for an unprecedented 2 years in a row! Over 80 central Ohio companies had been nominated for this award, which is sponsored by the national wellness

  • American Showa Receives New Prestigious Gold Award

    “These awards recognize American Showa’s commitment to improving and maintaining the health and well-being of our associates and their families by providing innovative health, wellness and fitness programs.” ~ Koichi Hata, ASI President NEW 2014 Ohio Healthy Worksite GOLD Level Award The Healthy Ohio Healthy Worksite Award program annually recognizes Ohio employers that have demonstrated

  • ASI selected as “#1 Healthiest Employer of Greater Cincinnati”

    In a special awards ceremony at Xavier University on May 24th, American Showa Inc. was selected as the#1 Healthiest Employer of Greater Cincinnati.   ASI wasthe first-place winner in the 500-1,499 employees category for the Healthiest Employers of Greater Cincinnati.The awards honor companies that are setting the pace in workplace health and wellness throughout the

  • 2nd Year in a Row–ASI wins 2016 Healthiest Employer of Central Ohio!

    At a special awards ceremony at COSI in Columbus on March 15th, American Showa was selected as the #1 Healthiest Employer in Central Ohio in the large employer category for an unprecedented 2 years in a row! Over 80 central Ohio companies had been nominated for this award, which is sponsored by the national wellness

  • American Showa Receives New Prestigious Gold Award

    “These awards recognize American Showa’s commitment to improving and maintaining the health and well-being of our associates and their families by providing innovative health, wellness and fitness programs.” ~ Koichi Hata, ASI President NEW 2014 Ohio Healthy Worksite GOLD Level Award The Healthy Ohio Healthy Worksite Award program annually recognizes Ohio employers that have demonstrated

  • ASI Blanchester 25th Anniversary Celebration – August 23rd

    All ASI associates, their families and the community are invited to attend ASI Blanchester’s 25th Anniversary celebration at the Blanchester, Ohio plant, on Saturday, August 23rd. It will be a fun-filled day starting at 10 am. The official Opening Ceremony is at 10:30 am. There will be tours of the facility, games, food, and entertainment!

  • ASI selected as “#1 Healthiest Employer of Greater Cincinnati”

    In a special awards ceremony at Xavier University on May 24th, American Showa Inc. was selected as the#1 Healthiest Employer of Greater Cincinnati.   ASI wasthe first-place winner in the 500-1,499 employees category for the Healthiest Employers of Greater Cincinnati.The awards honor companies that are setting the pace in workplace health and wellness throughout the

  • 2nd Year in a Row–ASI wins 2016 Healthiest Employer of Central Ohio!

    At a special awards ceremony at COSI in Columbus on March 15th, American Showa was selected as the #1 Healthiest Employer in Central Ohio in the large employer category for an unprecedented 2 years in a row! Over 80 central Ohio companies had been nominated for this award, which is sponsored by the national wellness

  • American Showa Receives New Prestigious Gold Award

    “These awards recognize American Showa’s commitment to improving and maintaining the health and well-being of our associates and their families by providing innovative health, wellness and fitness programs.” ~ Koichi Hata, ASI President NEW 2014 Ohio Healthy Worksite GOLD Level Award The Healthy Ohio Healthy Worksite Award program annually recognizes Ohio employers that have demonstrated

  • ASI selected as “#1 Healthiest Employer of Greater Cincinnati”

    In a special awards ceremony at Xavier University on May 24th, American Showa Inc. was selected as the#1 Healthiest Employer of Greater Cincinnati.   ASI wasthe first-place winner in the 500-1,499 employees category for the Healthiest Employers of Greater Cincinnati.The awards honor companies that are setting the pace in workplace health and wellness throughout the

  • ASI selected as “#1 Healthiest Employer of Greater Cincinnati”

    In a special awards ceremony at Xavier University on May 24th, American Showa Inc. was selected as the#1 Healthiest Employer of Greater Cincinnati.   ASI wasthe first-place winner in the 500-1,499 employees category for the Healthiest Employers of Greater Cincinnati.The awards honor companies that are setting the pace in workplace health and wellness throughout the

  • 2nd Year in a Row–ASI wins 2016 Healthiest Employer of Central Ohio!

    At a special awards ceremony at COSI in Columbus on March 15th, American Showa was selected as the #1 Healthiest Employer in Central Ohio in the large employer category for an unprecedented 2 years in a row! Over 80 central Ohio companies had been nominated for this award, which is sponsored by the national wellness

  • American Showa Receives New Prestigious Gold Award

    “These awards recognize American Showa’s commitment to improving and maintaining the health and well-being of our associates and their families by providing innovative health, wellness and fitness programs.” ~ Koichi Hata, ASI President NEW 2014 Ohio Healthy Worksite GOLD Level Award The Healthy Ohio Healthy Worksite Award program annually recognizes Ohio employers that have demonstrated

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