Advanex Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of precision springs. Its operations are carried out through the following divisions: Wire Springs, Flat Springs, Insert Moldings and Component Parts. The Wire Springs division manufactures wire inserts, precision, micro, compression, extension, torsion and formed wire springs. The Flat Springs division manufactures precision press products, multi formings, molding press products and insert collars. The Insert Moldings division manufactures moldings products. The Component Parts division provides torque limiters & spring clutchs, and other assemblies. The company was founded by Inokichi Kato in April 1930 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.