Well known fastener and tool manufacture, Senco has handed over the keys and complete ownership of its company to a new Japanese owner. The buyers of Senco are a well-known Japanese company named KYOCERA based out of Kyoto, Japan. The company’s plans are to expand with all the resources that SENCO has to offer. Senco is a prime resource for the Japanese company as it centers most of its marketing and their manufacturing based in the US and Europe. Although the complete owner ship has been handed over to the Japanese the name will remain attached reading: KYOCERA SENCO.

Sencos name has been in the industry from the 1948 and has been a leading supplier and manufacture of fasteners aircraft parts and power tools around the globe. Senco can be found in 40 different countries around the world.

KYOCERA has been leading aircraft fasteners part supplier in the industry more over 40 years but was not always a power tool company. They originally began as a ceramic company when they started in the year in 1959 and gradually began its journey to more powerful products. In the year 1970 the Japanese company began procuring industrial tools which involve applications of different industries such as aerospace parts, medical, woodworking etc.

Prior to the purchase of the American company, KYOCERA purchased another power tool company in the year 2011 from Europe. The European company Unimerco Group became a great addition in a similar way that SENCO has provided all their resources to help expand Kyocera. The addition of the European company created a new subsidiary called KYOCERA UNIMERCO. Unimerco will be able to provide its prolific product line to work hand in hand with Senco. Kyoceras ultimate goal is to become more profitable with it purchasing of the two new companies. The Japanese company has estimated to increase their numbers by 361million US dollars by March 2021.



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In light of North Korea’s recent allegations that it detonated a hydrogen nuclear bomb the U.S. Air Force flew a nuclear capable Boeing B-52 bomber aircraft over the Korean Peninsula on January 10.

The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress flew non-stop from Andersen Air Force Base which is located on the island of Guam approximately 1,900 miles south of the Korean Peninsula. This aircraft was flown on a low-level pass in the vicinity of Osan, South Korea and was escorted by two F-15 and two F-16 fighter aircrafts. Osan is home to one of the main U.S. Air Force bases in South Korea and home to F-16C and A-10 jets. Despite it not being known if this bomber was armed during the flyover, Admiral Harry B Harris Jr. Head of US Pacific Command stated that the flyover was

“A demonstration of the ironclad U.S. commitment to our allies in South Korea, in Japan and to the defense of the American homeland," North Korea went on to respond by calling the United States "stupid" and promising it would "take on nuclear threats with a nuclear response."

The B-52 is a heavy strategic bomber capable of being deployed on both nuclear and conventional missions. It can carry a crew of five passengers, comes fully armed and has a take-off weight of nearly five hundred thousand pounds. The current B-52H model used by the US air force can carry a wide variety and amount of conventional weapons, for example it can carry up to fifty-one 500 pound unguided bombs, eight Harpoon anti-ship missiles or 10 laser guided bombs. Nuclear bomb wise the B-52- H can carry up to twelve AGM-86 air launched cruise missiles with each of these missiles having a variable yield of 5 to 150 kilotons.

ASAP-Fasteners deliver authentic parts of Boeing Aircraft across countries. Prospective customers can browse our inclusive inventory of hard-to-find, obsolete and current parts at http://www.asap-fasteners.com. If you are interested in a part, please feel free to contact our knowledgeable sales staff at sales@asap-fasteners.com or call us toll free at 714.705.4780 for a quote.


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Toyota Motor Corp. will be constructing a $1 billion factory in Mexico specifically to manufacture their new Corolla compact that is expected to go on sale as a 2020 model. Mexico was chosen by the major car producer due to the lost costs of business, a strong regional supplier base, and their new architecture called TNGA. With all of these combined, the 2020 Corolla is expected to become more competitive on price and otherwise. Toyota’s TNGA - basic materials and methods for constructing the chassis and body of the car - will result in a car that has an improved lower center of gravity, ride, handling, lighter weight, and better fuel efficiency.The new factory will be built in Guanajuato, Mexico and will create approximately 2,000 jobs. With production beginning in 2019, Toyota estimates that it will be able to produce upwards of 200,000 Corollas per year for North American customers and possibly export. Currently, Corollas are also being produced in Blue Spring, Mississippi and Ontario, Canada where they are distributed to 18 countries.

The production in Mexico is not fully committed to export but will take over the Corolla production in Canada, which will instead focus on the company’s more expensive mid-size vehicles. Toyota Motor Corporation is a Japanese automotive manufacturer that is headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan. With over 300,000 employees worldwide and over $22 trillion yen in yearly revenue, the company stands as the twelfth-largest company in the world by revenue. Since 1934, Toyota Motor Corporation has produced approximately 200 million vehicles through their brands Toyota, Hino, Lexus, Ranz, and Scion. In addition to these brands, Toyota also holds a 51.2% stake in Daihatsu, a 16.66% stake in Fuji Heavy Industries, a 5.9% stake in Isuzu, and a 0.27% stake in Tesla. Via our proprietary website ASAP Fasteners, ASAP Semiconductor is a leading distributor of Toyota products. Prospective customers can browse our inclusive inventory of hard-to-find obsolete and current Toyota parts at www.asap-fasteners.com. If you are interested in a part, please feel free to contact our knowledgeable sales staff at  or 1-714.705.4780 for a quote.

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