Establish a foundation of stable Production and Quality

    Established: February 1998

    Production:  July 20, 1999

    Capital:   $23 Million

    Parent Company:   Aikitec Company, Ltd.

                                      (Nagoya, JPN)

    Acreage:   58

    Plant 1 Size:  110,000 sq.ft

    Forging Size:  37,000 sq.ft

    Plant 2 Size:  66,500 sq.ft

    Associates:  ~170

Honda Supplier Performance Award

(2003)

 

In recognition for continuous dedication toward the achievement of Quality for January 2002 through December 2002.

AWNC Certificate of Achievement

(2010)

 

In recognition of Quality Performance Achievement

AWNC Certificate of Achievement

(2008-2011)

 

In recognition of Delivery Performance Achievement

Honda Supplier Performance Award

(2007, 2012)

 

In recognition of outstanding performance in support of service parts.

AWNC Certificate of Achievement

(2008-2011)

 

In recognition of Delivery Performance Achievement

Company Profile

RAPT Executives

Awards & Recognition

Honda Excellence in Quality and Delivery Award

(April 2014)

 

In recognition of continuous dedication to the achievement of Quality and Delivery for January 2013 through December 2013. 

Brief History

 

As a Tier I and II supplier for the automotive industry, Richmond Auto Parts Technology, Inc. (RAPT) manufactures world class automatic transmission gears and component parts for the automotive industry. Strategically located 36 miles south of Lexington, Kentucky and 10 miles north of Berea, RAPT was established in 1998 with a capital investment of $23 million and in July 1999 we began mass production of transmission gears with 20 dedicated associates.

Today, RAPT employs over 170 associates from Madison and the surrounding counties. Looking to expand our business with other automotive customers, RAPT recently invested $20 million in equipment for new product lines. RAPT associates currently support 3 shifts within our facility and utilize an integrated manufacturing system which transforms bar stock material into finished goods products. We use precision measurements to ensure the highest quality of gears produced.

RAPT’s goal is to achieve total satisfaction for our customers, our associates and our community with continuous improvement and innovation of our productions through the skill and efforts of our associates. At RAPT, we are committed to good quality products for our customers. Our company slogan, “A company that grows strong and survives with associate ideas and knowledge”; a core belief that each member of our team has unique and valuable knowledge and capabilities which are fundamental to our organization’s sustainability. RAPT associates are passionate about building quality parts and that passion helps separate us from the rest. Our Associates’ focus on Safety, Quality and Production makes Richmond Auto Parts Technology, Inc. (RAPT) a great company to work for!

Company that grows strong with associate ideas and knowledge.

President: Kazuyuki Watanabe

CEO: Katsuichi Iwase

Honda Excellence in Delivery Award

(April 2016)

 

In recognition of continuous dedication to the achievement of Delivery for January 2015 through December 2015.