was probably Leonardo de Vinci who first conceived the idea of roller
chain. Remarkably, some of his sketches closely resemble present day
designs. In more recent industrial times however, the common use of
roller chain started with its application to bicycles over one hundred
For over ninty of
those one hundred years, Tsubaki has been devoted to improving the quality of roller chain, and in so doing has become the world's leading
manufacturer of roller chain and other chain products. Our ongoing
emphasis on innovation has produced a huge variety of types, sizes, and
materials to meet diverse demands in a wide range of applications.
in hand with this innovation is our overriding aim to develop super high
performance and outstanding wear life standards that far outstrip the
nearest competitors. The end result is that we now offer the
widest range of products, from standard RS roller chain to custom-made,
special application chain for every conceivable industry.
now, as the world’s number one supplier of chain products, Tsubaki
carries these same high standards into the twenty first century. At
Tsubaki, we are constantly searching for tomorrow's technology to bring
you the chain of the future - today.