BAC was established as a Joint Venture of Somic Ishikawa & Lemforder (Ball Joint, Stabi, and Tie Rod End machining and assembly)
Established North America sales with Toyota, CAMI, Izuzu, Subaru, and Honda.
Wytheville Technologies, Inc. was established in Wytheville, VA (Plating, Ball Stud Machining, U-Bolt)
Attained QS-9000 Certification
Attained ISO 14001 Certification.
Attained TS 16949 Certification.
BAC and WTI formally merged as Somic America, Inc.
Established front and rear suspension arm sales, and established rotary damper sales for tailgate and seat applications.
Earned first of many Toyota Excellent Quality Award.
Earned Toyota Excellent Quality Award, and Flex N Gate Supplier of the Year.
Earned Toyota Excellent Quality Award, OSHA SHARP Certification, and Honda Excellence in Delivery Award.
Earned Toyota Superior Quality Award, and Honda Excellence in Quality and Delivery Award.
Somic America’s future is bright, as we continue to invest in new business acquisition, vertical integration investment and our recent expansion of our Wytheville, VA facility poises Somic America for continued success.