IB-TECH, a global company, is a wholly owned subsidiary of
Imasen Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. based in Inuyama, Aichi, Japan. IB-TECH operates climate controlled manufacturing facilities in Bucyrus, Ohio and Mt. Pleasant, TN.
The Ohio facility in Bucyrus was established in 1997 and started mass production in 1998. Processes include stamping, welding, clinching, riveting, painting and assembly. Products include power seat adjusters, manual seat adjusters, manual seat rails, reclining adjusters and recliners for automotive seat assemblies. More than 300 associates are employed at the Bucyrus, Ohio facility.
The Tennessee facility in Mt. Pleasant was established in 2010 and mass production started in 2012. Processes include stamping, welding, clinching, riveting and assembly. Products include power seat adjusters, manual seat adjusters and reclining adjusters. The facility employs approximately 200 associates.
IB-TECH manufactures for auto makers including Honda, Subaru, Nissan, Acura, Tesla, Mazda and Jeep; as well as ATV manufacturers including Honda and Yamaha.
ISO 9001:2015 Certificate for Quality Management. Recertified 2021.
Safely producing quality and cost effective products delivered on time and exceeding our customer expectations and legal requirements through continuous improvement.
ISO 14001:2015 Certificate for Environmental Management. Recertified 2021.
IB-TECH, a supplier of world-class automotive seat assemblies, is committed to managing environmental matters as an integral part of our business. We will utilize the following as framework for establishing environmental objectives and targets:
COMPLIANCE: We will comply with all applicable laws, regulations and other requirements and will implement programs and procedures to ensure compliance.
PREVENTION: We will employ procedures designed to prevent activities or conditions that pose a threat to the environment. We will minimize risk and protect our associates and the community by employing safe operating procedures as well as being prepared for emergencies. We will strive to prevent pollution and to minimize waste.
COMMUNICATION: We will communicate our commitment to our environment to our associates, customers and vendors. We will solicit their input in meeting our goals and in turn will offer assistance to meet their goals.
CONTINUOUS: We will continuously seek opportunities to improve our adherence to these principles and will periodically review and revise this policy to support our environmental goals.
Each model of seat adjuster must pass several types of quality testing. Static, durability, performance and material testing are performed to ensure products meet design specifications and safety requirements.
Three robotic transfer stamping lines consisting of 150 to 250 ton stamping presses at the Bucyrus, Oh facility.
One 1500 ton progressive stamping press and one robotic transfer stamping line at the Mt. Pleasant, TN facility.
Welding processes consist of projection and robotic arc welding.
E-Coat (cation) painting line with automated parts transfer system.
Assembly process consists of state of the art automated, robotic and manual assembly lines.