Product Design & Industry Inc. has specialized in modeling using mainly technologies such as FRP, NC processing, rapid prototyping, and vacuum casting.

Company Profile

Company Name Product Design & Industry Inc.
Head Office 2-8-4, Minami-Oi, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 140-0013
Founded May 11, 1961
Representative Director Lei zhang
Capital 16 million yen
No. of Employees 66
Utsunomiya Plant 36-8, Hiraide Industrial Park, Utsunomiya-shi, Tochigi Prefecture, 321-0905
Branch Studio 2-6-3, Minami-Oi,Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 140-0013
Board Members
President Lei Zhang
Director Toshihide Mae
Director Yasuaki Matsumoto
Auditor Orey Kim
Major Customers Automobile manufacturers (Honda R&D Co., Ltd., etc.)
Automobile part manufacturers
Motorcycle manufacturers
Banks of Account Mizuho Bank, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ,
Johnan Shinkin Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

 Scope of Business

  • Production of design models/working models for motorcycle and automobile transportation equipment
  • CAD data creation and design work support
  • Production of FRP/CFRP products
  • Production of vacuum casting products
  • Production of inspection jigs and tools
  • Machining: metal, aluminum, ABS, etc.
  • Laminate modeling (FDM): material-ABS-M30

 Company History

May. 1961
The late Miyoshi Iida (Professor, Musashino Art University) founds Plastic Design & Industry Inc(PD). as “a company whose aim is to manufacture products that leverage a keen understanding of modeling” and serves as its first president.
PD starts doing business with Honda R&D Co., LTD. From 1964 to 1967, it produces nose cowls for F1 racing.
PD builds the interior of the Telecommunications Pavilion (now NTT) at the Osaka World Expo.
PD builds a statue of an Ainu chieftain in a village in Shiraoicho, Hokkaido (total height: 15m).
Plastic Design & Industry Inc. changes its name to "Product Design & Industry Inc." (PD)and moves it head office to Minami-Oi, Tokyo.
PD builds a sanitary unit designed by Masayuki Kurokawa.
Dec. 1986
Former President, Toyomi Iida, is appointed "President and Representative Director".
Mar. 1989
PD builds a flight simulator and airframe.
Jan. 1990
PD builds a space tube (for Space World).
Mar. 1990
The Utsunomiya Plant opens.
Apr. 1997
The IBM RS/6000 CATIA V4 system is introduced.
May. 1998
An NC 5-axis high-speed processing machine is introduced.
Jan. 2005
The branch studio opens.
Mar. 2008
An FDM modeling machine (3-D printer) is introduced.
Apr. 2020
Current President, Lei Zhang, is appointed "President and Representative Director".

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 Head Office TEL: 03-3768-0471 FAX: 03-3768-4685
 Utsunomiya Plant TEL: 028-661-9991 FAX: 028-661-9990