JTEKT Automotiva Brasil, affiliated to JTEKT Group, initiated its activities in Brazil in 1998, when was still Koyo. JTEKT was born after an union with the companies Koyo and Toyoda in 2006.
Since 2010, JTEKT is installed in a plant in São José dos Pinhais (State of Paraná) with a production capacity of 1,3 million gears per year.
Certified by worldwide quality standards as ISO TS 16949, ISO 140001, and attends the main carmakers of Mercosur and national aftermarket.
JSATC - JTEKT South America Technical Center
In april of 2013, JTEKT launched in São José dos Pinhais its first Technological Center in Mercosur, the eightieth JTEKT Group´s Technological Center in the world.
In 3,2 thousand m² of Tehcnological Center´s area, JTEKT develops C-EPS (EPS Electric Power Steering) projects and other products of its portfolio.