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Corporate History

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Corporate History

1967/10
Chairman Mr.Yoshinori Shiogai founded a factory to repair and overhaul in Arashiyama, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto pref.
1972/1
Began to process and assemble using a milling machine and lathe.
1980/9
The company moved to Kumiyama-cho Kuze county to meet increasing demands.
1987/9
Equipped CNC milling machines to increase productivity.
1989/9
Started to use machining centers to reduce the cost for increasing demands related to semiconductors.
1992/1
Incorporated a firm "SHIOGAI SEIKI corp. ltd." Established machinery processing sect. and automatic assembly.
1993/6
Started to use Double-Column machining centers for large-scale processing.

1995/10
Assembling factory established.
1995/12
Makishima Factory established in Uji city for precision welding and sheet metal processing.
1997/7
Changed the company name from "SHIOGAI SEIKI Inc." to "SHIOGAI SEIKI Co.,Ltd." Organizes the total automatic manufacturing system.
1998/5
Corporate Identity(C.I) showed clear intention to innovate with a talented workforce.
1999/7
Started to use 3D test equipment to ensure high quality. Complete data can be attached to products for our customers.
2000/4
Built the main factory for purpose of gathering assembling and processing factories.
2000/9
Started to use Double-Column Machining Center 5-Sided Applications.
2001/4
Increased the production and expanded to a nationwide sales area.
2001/5
Started to operate own administration system for accurate delivery time.

2003/11
Headquarters and main factory moved to Shinkaichi Sayama Kumiyama-cho from Murahigashi Nomura Kumiyama-cho. Established systems for processing small parts to large scale. Provided total manufacturing system of welding and sheet metal assembly.
2004/2
Started to use supersized horizontal machining centers.
2004/11
Started to use large Double-Column machining center 5-Sided Applications for manufacturing frames of large equipments and vacuum chambers.
2005/1
SHIOGAI ASIA TRADING Co.,Ltd. Established as a purchasing dept. to supply parts and materials from Asian countries while ensuring high quality worldwide.
2005/3
Expanded our sales activities to East Japan.
2005/9
SHIOGAI SEIKI VIET NAM Co.,Ltd. established in Amata Industrial Zone in Bien Hoa City, Dong Nai Prvc and Ho Chi Minh City for global development.

2006/3
Established Tokyo branch office.
2006/9
Achieved the ISO 9001:2000 certification to provide higher quality products.
2006/11
Equipped several small-sizes machining centers in East Factory to lower cost and shorten processing time.
2006/12
South Factory with a clean room and machinery design sect. built near the headquarters for efficiency and technology development.
2007/1
SHIOGAI ASIA TRADING Co.,Ltd. moved to 3rd floor at South Factory building to organize our total system.

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