|September 1944||Established. Began manufacturing airplane electronic components and waste oil filters.|
|August 1945||Started manufacturing perforated screens, and developed sales routes in grinders and in the chemical industry. The manufacture and sales of perforated screens became our main business thereafter.|
|April 1953||Manufactured self-designed, wide, high-speed punching machine. Manufactured perforated screens for large centrifuges used to produce centrifugal sugar and expanded sales routes to domestic and international sugar mills, and other manufactures.|
|April 1956||Manufactured self-designed, special expanded-metal machine for manufacturing micro-hole expanded metal for use in radio and television vacuum tube shields. Began manufacturing perforated screens for transistor radio speaker nets and developed sales routes in the electrical and light electrical appliance industries.|
|1960||Began R&D into special screens for automatic continuous centrifuges and manufactured self-designed special press. On the success of developing slotted grills and perforated sheets, it became possible to punch long holes and triangular holes of a size between one-tenth and one-twentieth the thickness of the sheet. These products responded to the needs of various industries.|
|January 1966||Designated as a Rationalization Model Factory by the Small and Medium Enterprise Agency and retained designation until the program ended in April 1996.
|April 1982||Moved Tokyo Sales Office from Akasaka, Minato-ku to Shinjuku-gyoenmae (1-2-1 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku).|
|September 1982||Built a new factory (Stage 1) in Futamicho, Akashi, to increase production capacity and improve efficiency. Installed wide, high-speed presses (200 ton) and started production.|
|September 1982||Increased capital to 10 million yen.|
|September 1984||Completed expansion of Futami Factory (Stage 2) and started integrating the Manufacturing Department|
|June 1985||Obtained German patent for dust collecting screen (pyro screen).
|September 1985||Built the Futami Factory office and warehouse (Stage 3) to complete all plans (including stages 1 and 2) for the Futami Factory and began full-scale production.|
|May 1986||Introduced 1,250mm finish levelers and 2,550mm wide levelers to improve product quality.|
|June 1987||Introduced wide machining center to improve die production quality and precision.|
|January 1989||Increased capital to 15 million yen.|
|October 1989||Completed head office building, introduced simultaneous two-axis numerical control special press to increase production capacity and improve efficiency, and began production.|
|July 1990||Introduced computer production management system.|
|June 1991||Obtained Japanese patent for dust collecting screen (pyro screen).
PAT No. 1607214
|January 1993||Received 26th Medium and Small Business Research Institute Award.
|May 1993||Introduced high-precision wire electric-discharge machines and high-speed, micro-hole electric-discharge machines to improve precision and productivity of precision die production.|
|September 1995||Added die-sinking electric-discharge machines.|
|April 1996||Received certificate of appreciation from the Small and Medium Enterprise Agency in recognition of achievements that contributed to management rationalization promotion over many years as a Rationalization Model Factory.|
|September 1997||Began manufacturing minus-hole screens with the focus on screen strength.|
|May 2000||Added expanded metal machines to increase production capacity of small-hole expanded metal for IT-related users and began production.|
|August 2001||Obtained patent for “multi-functional screen plate for oscillation.
PAT No. 3050410
|April 2005||Installed high-speed punching press with NC roll feeder (100 ton).|
|April 2006||Selected as one of “300 of Japan’s Dynamic Monodzukuri (Manufacturing) SMEs Supporting the Japan of Tomorrow” by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry’s Small and Medium Enterprise Agency|
|June 2006||Introduced press brake (60 ton) to improve fabrication precision.|
|December 2008||Updated production management and sales management system.|
|May 2013||ISO 9001 Quality Management System Standard certified.|
|November 2013||Installed the latest pore electric discharge machine to improve precision and productivity of precision die production.|
|July 2015||Constructed Headquarters Factory No. 2 to accommodate the expansion of manufacturing equipment for fabrication, such as laser machines, and bending roll.|
|September 2015||Moved Tokyo Sales Office to Room 302, Kintetsu Shinjuku Gyoen building, 1-8-4 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku.|