About Us

Faltec Europe Ltd was formed in 1989 and was previously known as Hashimoto Ltd.  We are the largest private sector employer in South Tyneside, located in the North East of England, with a workforce of around 550 workers.  We are also a proud member of the Faltec Group, headquartered in Japan, with a global workforce of over 2,500 workers. 

We are a world-class manufacturing company and an accredited Tier 1 supplier to the automotive sector, with key global OEM customers, for whom we manufacture a wide range of exterior and interior trim products.

Our success is driven by our passion to be the best and most innovative business in our sector, with a total commitment to health and safety and the environment, research and development, continual product and process improvements and manufacturing quality products at best value to our customers.

Our business model is robust yet flexible and adaptable, so that we may evolve what we do and how we do it, to meet our customers’ requirements within a fast-changing market and global economy.

There is much more to tell about what we do and how well we do it, so please contact us if you would like to know more.

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