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01. Company Information

Corporate profile

  • Company name:Seinan Corporation
  • Established:September 1972
  • Inaugurated:April 1955
  • Representative:Genkichi Ando, Representative Director
  • Number of employees:600 (group-wide)
  • Capital:98 million yen
  • Sales:21.5 billion yen (as of December 2014)
  • Head Office:5-4-5 Kanda, Hirosaki City, Aomori Prefecture 036-8061, Japan
  • Tel.:0172-35-1413
  • Fax:0172-35-1415

History

  • April 1955
    Private business established as Ando Firm in Omachi, Hirosaki City.
  • September 1972
    Reorganization implemented to create a stock company called Seinan Corporation.
  • April 1973
    Namioka Plant opened and chosen as a designated agent by Mitsui Co., Ltd.
  • April 1977
    Akita Branch opened.
  • July 1979
    1,250-HP shredder plant opened and put into operation at Namioka Plant.
  • August 1980
    Head office moved to Watoku Industrial Complex in Hirosaki City. Head Office Plant opened. Aluminum melting furnace installed and put into operation.
  • August 1981
    Hachinohe Branch opened. 1,000-ton guillotine shear installed and put into operation.
  • June 1983
    Pre-shredder installed and put into operation at Namioka Plant.
  • September 1983
    Akita Rinko Scrap established (separate from Seinan Corporation).
  • April 4
    Akita Rinko Scrap’s Noshiro Plant opened.
  • August 1986
    Morioka Branch opened.
  • August 1987
    Sendai Branch opened.
    Shredder plant opened and put into operation.
  • January 1989
    Industrial waste disposal license obtained (Aomori Prefecture).
  • August 1989
    Melting reverberatory furnace installed and put into operation at Namioka Plant.
  • October 1989
    Shredder plants opened and put into operation at Akita Rinko Scrap and Hachinohe Branch.
  • February 1990
    Machine-related patent secured (Patent 1990-25690).
  • July 1990
    New Metal established.
  • September 1991
    Seinan Engineer established.
  • July 1992
    Aluminum rotary furnace installed and put into operation at Hirosaki Head Office Plant.
  • July 1993
    Aomori Branch opened.
  • July 1994
    Heavy-medium-type non-ferrous metal screening plant opened and put into operation at Hirosaki Head Office Plant.
  • June 1995
    General motor truck transportation license obtained (Tohoku-Ji-Ka No. 342)
  • January 1996
    General construction license obtained (Pan-7 No. 15270).
    Company name changed from Akita Rinko Scrap to Akita Rinko.
  • April 1996
    Koriyama Branch opened.
    Shredder/heavy-medium-type non-ferrous metal screening compound plant opened and put into operation.
  • May 1996
    Industrial waste disposal license obtained by Akita Rinko (Akita Prefecture).
  • June 1996
    Further industrial waste disposal licenses obtained (Miyagi, Iwate and Akita prefectures).
  • October 1996
    Aomori Renewable Energy Recycling (Aomori RER) established.
  • November 1997
    Seinan Express established.
  • February 1998
    Industrial waste disposal license obtained (Sendai).
  • March 1998
    Inakadate Plant opened. Non-ferrous metal screening line installed and put into operation.Seinan Engineer’s Inakadate Plant opened.
  • July 1999
    Industrial waste disposal license obtained (Fukushima Prefecture).
  • February 2000
    Industrial waste disposal license obtained by Aomori RER (Aomori Prefecture).
  • April 2000
    Gasification melting power plant put into operation at Aomori RER.
  • December 2001
    Aomori Branch opened. Shredder/heavy-medium-type non-ferrous metal screening compound plant opened and put into operation.
  • February 2002
    Industrial Technology Center (controlled final landfill site) opened. Industrial waste disposal license obtained (Aomori Prefecture). Eco Plaza recycling facility opened by Aomori RER in Aomori City.
  • December 2003
    Industrial Technology Center absorbed.
  • May 2004
    Seinan Express opened as part of Aomori Office.
  • June 2004
    Ultrec Yahaba opened as part of Morioka Branch.
  • December 2004
    Ultrec Aomori opened as part of Hirosaki Branch.
  • July 2005
    Sakata Branch opened.
    1,500-HP shredder plant opened and put into operation as Ultrec Sakata.
  • September 2005
    Industrial waste disposal license obtained (Yamagata Prefecture).
  • July 2006
    Ultrec Shiogama opened as part of Sendai Branch.
    2,000-HP shredder plant opened and put into operation.
  • September 2006
    Industrial waste disposal license obtained (Miyagi Prefecture).
  • April 2011
    Tendo Plant and Ultrec Tendo opened as part of Sakata Branch.
  • November 2016
    Akita Rinko was absorbed by SEINAN Corporation.
    SEINAN Corporation Akita Branch Akita-Rinko Plant opened.
    SEINAN Corporation Akita Branch Noshiro Plant opened.

02. List of branches and plants

Branch List

Group Company Listグループ企業一覧

03. ISO 14001

Environmental policies

■Basic concept

The earth’s beautiful natural environment is indispensable for healthy and spiritually affluent living.

With the corporate goal of achieving zero emissions, Seinan strives to recycle materials completely through efficient, safe and secure activities in the field by thermal recycling as well as by the conventional method of material recycling.

The group works to reduce its own environmental footprint in addition to promoting waste recycling, thereby helping to preserve the rich natural environment and the pleasant, clean spaces around its sites. Seinan proactively develops corporate activities to protect public health and the global environment.

■Action principles
  1. Save resources and energy.
  2. Work to prevent pollution and recycle waste.
  3. Take good care of the environment and resources in the provision of recycling products and services.
  4. Work for ongoing maintenance and improvement of the company’s environment management system by setting and reviewing environmental objectives and goals.
  5. Observe laws regarding the environment and other voluntary requirements.
  6. Work to improve environmental awareness among employees by promoting related education.

Summary

Date of first registration:
February 28, 2002 (change of certification body on December 27, 2005)
Date of expiration:
February 28, 2020
Applicable standard:
ISO 14001: 2015 (JIS Q 14001: 2015)
Certification body:
SGS Japan
Accreditation body:
JAB UKAS
Scope of registration:
An environment management system operated for the purpose of c treating and distributing ferrous and non-ferrous scrap; dismantling disused vehicles; distributing used vehicle parts; collecting, transporting, reusing and recycling waste; transporting recycled products; and controlling environmental impacts arising from thermal recycling treatment
Locations of organizations included in the scope of registration:
  • Seinan Corporation Hirosaki Headquarters
  • Seinan Corporation Hirosaki Branch Hirosaki Plant
  • Seinan Corporation Hirosaki Branch Inakadate Plant
  • Seinan Corporation Hirosaki Branch Namioka Plant
  • Seinan Corporation Hirosaki Branch ULTREC Aomori
  • Seinan Corporation Aomori Branch Aomori Plant
  • Seinan Corporation Aomori Branch Aburakawa Plant
  • Seinan Corporation Hachinohe Branch Hachinohe Plant
  • Seinan Corporation Hachinohe Branch ULTREC Hachinohe
  • Seinan Corporation Morioka Branch Morioka Plant
  • Seinan Corporation Morioka Branch ULTREC Yahaba
  • Seinan Corporation Sendai Branch Sendai Plant
  • Seinan Corporation Sendai Branch Shiogama Plant
  • Seinan Corporation Sendai Branch ULTREC Shiogama
  • Seinan Corporation Koriyama Branch Koriyama Plant
  • Seinan Corporation Sakata Branch Sakata Plant
  • Seinan Corporation Sakata Branch ULTREC Sakata
  • Seinan Corporation Sakata Branch Tendo Plant / ULTREC Tendo
  • Seinan Corporation Akita Branch Akita-Rinko Plant
  • Seinan Corporation Akita Branch Noshiro Plant
  • Aomori Renewable Energy Recycling Co.,Ltd. Headquarters
  • Aomori Renewable Energy Recycling Co.,Ltd. ECO Plaza Aomori
  • Seinan Express Co., Ltd. Hirosaki Headquarters
  • Seinan Express Co., Ltd. Aomori Office