NISHIKAWA COOPER LLC (NISCO) is a joint Japanese-American venture between Nishikawa Rubber Company of Hiroshima, Japan and Cooper Standard of Novi, Michigan. 

Located in northern Indiana, the company is a Tier I supplier of dynamic rubber weather-stripping to the automotive industry.

NISHIKAWA COOPER’s customers include: Honda, Ford, General Motors, Toyota, Mitsubishi, Chrysler, Belletech and Nissan Motor Corporation.  Our joint customers are: AAI (Mazda and Ford), and SIA (Subaru and Isuzu).

The company’s first plant opened in 1986 in Topeka, Indiana. A second facility was opened in 1989 in Bremen, Indiana.  The Topeka and Bremen locations employ over 800 associates, including salaried associates, engineers and Japanese advisors.  The Sales and Design office is located in Novi, Michigan, where the associates focus on design implementation and customer relations. 

Rubber strips are extruded into profile at the Topeka location by Continuous Vulcanization (CV) lines and Sponge Dense Metal (SDM) lines for Topeka and Bremen finishing departments.  Finishing departments consist of sizing, clip insertion, molding and final assembly operations.  Extruded profile is cut to exact dimensions and inserted into molds to join two or more pieces of material together.  The molded parts are made ready for shipment to our customers by trimming mold flash, inserting retaining clips or pads and applying friction resistant coating.

NISHIKAWA COOPER LLC has attained Ford Q-1, TS16949 certification and ISO 9001 compliance at each of our locations, and we have attained ISO 14001 certification at each of our manufacturing facilities.

We at NISHIKAWA COOPER LLC believe that our success can be greatly attributed to the spirit of teamwork. We believe that our associates are our greatest asset and strive to provide an outstanding salary and benefits package, as well as recognizing associate accomplishments.

We are pleased that you are interested in joining our organization. Our state-of-the-art hiring process is designed to ensure fairness and speed up the selection process.  This application process will take approximately 15-30 minutes.  You will be asked a standard set of questions similar to those that you would find on an employment application.


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