1. About Tamiya

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  1. About Tamiya, Inc.
  2. About Tamiya America, Inc.
  1. About Tamiya, Inc.

    Created to offer premium quality hobby products to the U.S. market, Tamiya America, Inc. was established in 1989 in Los Angeles, California. In 1992 it relocated to a 14-acre site in Aliso Viejo, California and in 2007 relocated once more to Irvine, California. From here all administrative functions are coordinated; this includes general administration, sales, marketing and customer service.

    In addition to technical support for all Tamiya products, Tamiya America offers a variety of customer and dealer support programs including trade shows, public events, R/C car racing activities, and Tamiya Mini 4WD Challenge races.

History of Tamiya America, Inc.

  1. Established in Los Angeles, CA, as U.S. fully owned subsidiary of Tamiya, Inc.
  2. Grand Opening of 73,742 sq. ft. Aliso Viejo facility and warehouse. Began shipping throughout the U.S.
  3. Kicked off new Tamiya Championship Series Racing Program (TCS). Opening of Tamiya America Raceway.
  4. First Tamiya/Con model contest. First group of TCS Nationals winners visit Japan and compete in the World Championship.
  5. First Tamiya/Con winners visit Japan.
  6. Tamiya America, Inc. relocates the executive offices to Irvine, CA(07/23/07) and warehouse to Carson, Ca.