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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.
2000/9
Started to use Double-Column Machining Center 5-Sided Applications.
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.
2004/11
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.
2005/9
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
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.
2010/9
Responding to the demand in the northern part of Vietnam, the Shiogai Seiki Vietnam HoNoi Factory is established in Hung Yen Province near Hanoi.
2011/1
Opened Siogai Asia Trading Singapore Office to meet the rapid development and demand of ASEAN countries.
2015/2
Established a sales headquarters in Kyoto Research Park to unify sales operations. Accordingly, the Tokyo branch was abolished.
2018/3
Established Kyushu Office in Omuta Technopark, Fukuoka Prefecture, and introduced a vertical machining center.
2019/4
Opened the Uji FA Center and moved the design and assembly departments from the South Factory.

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