Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc. is located in Nagakute, in the northwestern part of Aichi.
It encompasses a large 300,000 m2 area over which facilities such as research buildings, experiment
buildings, office building, cafeteria, arena, conference hall and sports fields are spread out.
Appearance of Premises
The calm environment is conducive to focusing on work. The well-tended plants provide a sense of the change
in the seasons.
Administrative and Public Areas Building
The first floor of the building, containing the reception, lobby, public space, awards gallery,
space and other areas, presents the image of the company to visitors.
The Mechanical Materials Experiment Building
Completed in 2014, the Mechanical Materials Experiment Building is characterized by its stairwells, which
provide a sense of openness.
Each floor includes a sofa and rest area allowing for relaxed discussions.
These rooms have a full set of the equipment and machinery required for research.
The 4S (sort, set in order, shine, standardize) methodology is thoroughly enforced to allow research
activities to be carried out safely.
Public Space (COMMONS)
This area exhibits videos and panels that present the research conducted at Toyota Central R&D Labs.,
It is primarily used as an area to provide explanations to visitors.
Academic Activity Gallery
This area exhibits awards received by Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc. both in and outside Japan,
introduces distinguished papers with high citations.
This space in the Administrative and Public Areas Building introduces the research underway to employees and
The exhibits are changed on a regular basis.
First Floor Rest Area
One corner of the Exhibit Space offers a small rest area.
This is a space provided for relaxation in the research buildings.
Employees enjoy using it as a place for open, lighthearted discussions or to take a break.
Our cafeteria has a menu of meals to choose from, and also can be used as a multi-purpose hall.
It is known as "cafeteria that brings vitality to diverse human resources.".
This room in the Administrative and Public Areas Building is regularly used for lectures
speakers from outside Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc.
“ACTUS” Benefits Center
Benefits facility within the premises.
It offers diverse facilities including a gymnasium, a training room, and a tea ceremony room,
and can be
used by employees and their families on weekends.
This is the multi-purpose gymnasium in Actus. It is used for club activities such as volleyball and
It is also used for both in-house and external events.
This is the exercise room in Actus. It offers a variety of exercise machines.
This is the fitness room in Actus.
It has a full-length mirror and is used once a week by the fitness club for its activities.
This is the Japanese-style room with a porch in Actus.
Opening the sliding doors creates a large 42-mat (tatami) room that is used for get-togethers and similar
Tea Ceremony Room
This full-fledged tea ceremony room is set off in its own area of Actus.
It is used for practice by the tea ceremony club and for tea ceremony gatherings.
Convenience Store・Book Cafe
Our cafeteria has a convenience store and a Book Cafe.
The Book Cafe has a collection of books that can
lead to research ideas, and is used as a place for meetings and exchanges.
Based on the concept of "A place to realize Well-Being and create great power with team excitement",
we are working to create a comfortable work environment.