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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.


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ASI in top 100 Healthiest Workplaces in America in 2020

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American Showa has been recognized as one of the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America, an awards program created to honor people-first organizations that prioritize the well-being of their employee po...

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Victory for Veterans Run-Walk October 5th 2019 raised $7,000

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Kazumi Ikeuchi, COO of American Showa’s Steering Division, presents a $7,000 donation to Erin Joyner, representative of Volunteers of America Veterans Services program. From left are Brad Brown, Jodel...

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ASI ‘s event raises over $8000 for Nationwide Children’s Hospital of Columbus, Ohio

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Thank you to all who volunteered to make the inaugural Dream Big 5K/10K and kid’s races a success!   258 participants signed up to complete the events held on June 8th at Alum Creek Sta...

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Showa Corporation to Exhibit at 2019 SAE WCX

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Showa Corporation (Headquartered in Gyoda-city, Saitama Prefecture / President: Nobuyuki Sugiyama) showcased our products for the first time at SAE World Congress Experience (SAE WCX) 2019, held in De...

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American Showa, Inc. partners with local organizations to benefit homeless veterans

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Photo: Phil Schneider, Director of Program Operations for Volunteers of America & Iwan Gibby, American Showa VP & Plant Manager American Showa, an automotive manufacturer located in Blanche...

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On January 24th of 2019 American Showa received the prestigious 2018 Ohio Healthy Worksite Gold Level Awardfrom the Ohio Department of Health! The Gold Level Award is the highest award given to Ohio e...

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