Kohei Suzuki, the founder of GSW Manufacturing in Findlay’s Tall Timbers Industrial Park, died on August 2 at the age of 83 in Toyota City, Japan.
Suzuki founded GSW Manufacturing in 1989, establishing the first fully-owned Japanese company in Findlay and Hancock County. He also led a Japan study tour for educators and community leaders between 1993 and 2003, and was recently honored by the University of Findlay in May with an honorary doctorate of business administration.
Funeral services were private. Memorial services will be held in Findlay at a later date.
A full obituary will appear in Saturday’s edition of The Courier.