About Us

Chuhatsu N.A. is the combination of two compainies, ACK Controls and Chuo Precision Spring, two strong companies made even stronger by streamlining overhead. ACK Controls. was a U.S. Joint Venture company formed in October 1989 by Acco Controls Group, headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, Chuo Spring Company Ltd. of Nagoya, Japan, and Kokoku Steel Wire Ltd., of Tokyo, Japan. Chuo Spring Company Ltd. purchased Kokoku’s and Dura Automotive's (formerly known as Acco Controls Group) ownership, therefore leaving ACK Controls, Inc. solely owned by Chuo Spring Company, Ltd. Chuhatsu N.A.. is a state of the art manufacturer and marketer of top quality automotive control cables and springs.

Carroll Knicely

General Manager

Carroll has been General Manager at this location for more than 25 years.

Kevin Goodman

Plant Manager

Kevin has been a driving force at CNA for over 27 years. His leadership has been integral to the success of CHUHATSU North America.

Pat Cook

Production Manager

Pat is a key member of the CNA team. He was one of the first people to travel to Japan to be trained by our parent company.

Corporate President

Satoshi Takae

Corporate Philosophy

Chuhatsu N.A. is the combination of two compainies, ACK Controls and Chuo Precision Spring, two strong companies made even stronger by streamlining overhead. ACK Controls. was a U.S. Joint Venture company formed in October 1989 by Acco Controls Group, headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, Chuo Spring Company Ltd. of Nagoya, Japan, and Kokoku Steel Wire Ltd., of Tokyo, Japan. Chuo Spring Company Ltd. purchased Kokoku’s and Dura Automotive's (formerly known as Acco Controls Group) ownership, therefore leaving ACK Controls, Inc. solely owned by Chuo Spring Company, Ltd. Chuhatsu N.A.. is a state of the art manufacturer and marketer of top quality automotive control cables and springs.