CORPORATE PHILOSOPHY

At ELSA we believe a business works best as a team. Each member plays an equally important and active role in the progress of the Company. We rely heavily on ideas and suggestions from our employees. 

One of our core beliefs is that Quality is not a departmental function but a responsibility of each employee. ELSA strives to maintain open communication, a productive and pleasant work environment, and the highest standards of product quality. We believe in the importance of contributing to the development of our community in Elwood, Indiana.

CORPORATE PHILOSOPHY

At ELSA we believe a business works best as a team. Each member plays an equally important and active role in the progress of the Company. We rely heavily on ideas and suggestions from our employees. 

One of our core beliefs is that Quality is not a departmental function but a responsibility of each employee. ELSA strives to maintain open communication, a productive and pleasant work environment, and the highest standards of product quality. We believe in the importance of contributing to the development of our community in Elwood, Indiana.

OUR PROMISE

To listen to our customers and meet their needs, while continuously improving our products, processes and services.

To continuously provide our customers with products that exceed their expectations.

OUR VISION

ELSA will continue to prosper by fully utilizing the resources of its employees, community, and parent company to achieve world class performance. We will do so by distinguishing ourselves as a supplier that continuously provides our customers with products that exceed their expectations.

OUR MISSION

ELSA is a company that was created through the vision of our chairman. It has grown from a humble beginning into a dynamic company, continuously striving to improve while producing the highest quality automotive components at the most competitive prices in the industry.

OUR PROMISE

To listen to our customers and meet their needs, while continuously improving our products, processes and services.

To continuously provide our customers with products that exceed their expectations.

OUR VISION

ELSA will continue to prosper by fully utilizing the resources of its employees, community, and parent company to achieve world class performance. We will do so by distinguishing ourselves as a supplier that continuously provides our customers with products that exceed their expectations.

OUR MISSION

ELSA is a company that was created through the vision of our chairman. It has grown from a humble beginning into a dynamic company, continuously striving to improve while producing the highest quality automotive components at the most competitive prices in the industry.

OUR STORY

ELSA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sakamoto Industry Company, Ltd. of Ohta City, Japan. Sakamoto was founded in 1946 and is an automobile components manufacturer primarily producing fuel tanks and exhaust system parts. Sakamoto’s major customer is Fuji Heavy Industry, Ltd., the parent company of Subaru in Japan.

1987 Hisazi Sakamoto, president of Sakamoto Industry, along with other members of the Company selected Elwood, Indiana as the location of this new manufacturing plant. To reflect the partnership between the Indiana city and the Japanese company, the first two letters from each were used to create the name of “ELSA.”

OUR STORY

ELSA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sakamoto Industry Company, Ltd. of Ohta City, Japan. Sakamoto was founded in 1946 and is an automobile components manufacturer primarily producing fuel tanks and exhaust system parts. Sakamoto’s major customer is Fuji Heavy Industry, Ltd., the parent company of Subaru in Japan.

1987 Hisazi Sakamoto, president of Sakamoto Industry, along with other members of the Company selected Elwood, Indiana as the location of this new manufacturing plant. To reflect the partnership between the Indiana city and the Japanese company, the first two letters from each were used to create the name of “ELSA.”

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EXECUTIVES

Kiyokazu Sakamoto

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Chief Executive Officer, ELSA

Michael Evans

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Chief Operating Officer, ELSA
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EXECUTIVES

Kiyokazu Sakamoto

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Chief Executive Officer, ELSA

Michael Evans

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Chief Operating Officer, ELSA

MANUFACTURING PARTS FOR:

Sabaru
Toyota
Honda

MANUFACTURING PARTS FOR:

Sabaru
Toyota
Honda