Encouraging abundant creativity
Social Contribution Activities
As a corporate citizen of society, the SHIMA SEIKI Group actively promotes activities such as social contribution activities and supports business activities that are beneficial to society, such as developing useful products. By promoting activities in various fields, we aim to become "a company that is indispensable to the world" by opening up social difficulties.
Cultural and Educational Activities
Establishment of a Museum
Participation in an industry-university cooperation project
Agreement adjustment formula with Wakayama University in 2017
Human resources development aiming for the revitalization of industries in Wakayama
For the goal of supporting young people who intend to start a business in Wakayama prefecture, we concluded an agreement on industry-university cooperation to support Wakayama University and the students' practical training in 2017.
Sponsorship for RoboCup Junior
RoboCup Junior Japan Open
Providing opportunities for children to enjoy creative craftsmanship
The annual RoboCup Junior Japan Open was held in Wakayama City and it was co-sponsored as the "SHIMA SEIKI CUP."
Accepting Student Work Experience
Employment experience through internships
Promoting youth the motivation to work
As part of community contribution, we accept internships for junior high school, high school, and university students. We aim to improve students' motivation to work and provide opportunities for employment experiences at various sites.
Supporting Overseas Educational Institutions
SHIMA SEIKI R&D CENTER
Training engineers in a global service system
As our company has a high percentage of overseas sales, we support the training of overseas engineers. We have established educational institutions for training engineers in major countries of overseas sales of our products such as the SHIMA SEIKI R&D CENTER at Shanghai University.
Sponsorship for Sports Promotion
SHIMA SEIKI CUP
Photo provided by Taketoshi Yamazaki
Contributing to society through sports
The "SHIMA SEIKI CUP" is a yacht race held in Wakaura Bay since 2003, and we have sponsored a special involvement every year. In addition to providing the appeals of Wakayama, we are striving to promote sports.
Introducing Food Culture
Introducing "food" culture to Wakayama
When we consider the basic needs of food, shelter, and clothing, as a flat knitting machine manufacturer, we have contributed to society in the field of "clothing." In addition, we aim to expand to the field of "food," by enriching people's hearts and spreading the appeals of food culture to Wakayama.
Local Community Initiatives
Aesthetic City Planning/Volunteer Clean-Up Activities
Volunteer clean-up activities in 2019
Interaction with Local Communities
We are focusing on improving the surrounding environment, such as making the electrical wire of the road around the headquarters underground and providing part of the site as a sidewalk for pedestrian safety.
Also, with the aim of raising awareness for environmental protection, employees volunteer to participate in organized clean-ups around Wakayama City to keep local historic sites clean.
Forest conservation activities
Foster a local natural environment
We are a participating member of the Wakayama Prefecture's "Corporate Forest" project, having signed an agreement with the prefecture and local governments in December 2019 to work on forest conservation activities for the "SHIMA SEIKI Amano Community Forest" in Katsuragi Town, Wakayama over the next 10 years.
Disaster Relief Activities
Supporting reconstruction in areas affected by natural disasters
The reconstruction of disaster areas
For areas damaged by natural disasters such as earthquakes, heavy rain, and typhoons, we organize various activities to support reconstruction.