The Hayakawa Company started out as a wholesaler of specialized steel in 1932. Expanding both nation-wide and eventually on a global scale, the Hayakawa Group now consists of eleven companies, specializing not only in steel and minor metals, but also investment casting, forging, and more! The Hayakawa Group caters as both a manufacturer and distributor to those in the aerospace, defense, medical, energy, automitive and commercial industries, while constantly and significantly expanding the presence within the global sphere. The Hayakawa USA Corporation was founded in 2014, offering the absolute best in Japanese quality and service throughout the North American market.
Ryoei Metal Corporation, a subsidiary of Hayakawa Co,.Ltd., was founded in 1972 as a subsidiary of the Mitsubishi Materials Corporation. The production of precision forged bevel gears was started in 1965 within one of Mitsubishi Materials’ plants, and was transferred to Ryoei Metals in 2003. In 2016, the ownership of Ryoei Metals was transferred to the Hayakawa Company.