Kuroda Gauge Manufacturing Co., Ltd. was founded by Saburo Kuroda for manufacture and sale of all types of gauges.
The production and distribution of block gauges started.
The company was reorganized into a limited partnership company (capital: 200,000 yen)
Founder Saburo KURODA
Onuki Laboratory, the predecessor of Futtsu Factory, was established.
The company was reorganized into a stock company (capital: 980,000 yen).
Production and sale of press tools.
The present company was established through investment in kind from the old company (capital: 4.6 million yen).
Early press tool
First Surface Grinding Machine
Production and sales of surface grinding machines started.
The plants obtained the approval for displaying the JIS mark for thread gauges.
The company obtained the approval from the American Petroleum Institute for using its official mark on reference master gauge for API Std. 5A and Std. 5L threads.
Production and sales of pneumatic equipments started.
Listed on the second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (Capital: 250 million yen).
Nagano Plant was completed.
Production and sales of ball screws started.
The corporation name was changed from Kuroda Gauge Manufacturing Co., Ltd. toKuroda Precision Industries, Ltd.
Machine tools lines at time of new construction
The head office transferred to Kita-senzoku Kamata, Ota ward.
Asahi Plant was completed.
The head office transferred to Shimohirama, Saiwai-ward, Kawasaki-city.
Production and sales of laminated precision press tools "FASTEC®" started.
Capitalization increased to 850 million yen.
Capitalization increased to 935 million yen.
Production and distribution of CNC formation surface grinders started.
Establishment of a liaison office in Chicago (USA) as an overseas operation point.
Production and sale of the "Super Polishing Machine" an ultla-precision mirror surface processor started.
Production and sale of rolled ball screws started.
Production and sale of "NANOMETRO®" a surface configuration measuring device started.
Production and sales of precision forming surface grinding machine "GS-515E" started.
Kuroda Precision Industries Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. was established as a joint venture in Malaysia with Kawasho Corporation and KSPC Co. (Now a consolidated subsidiary.)
Construction of a new rolled ball screw factory within the Asahi Plant.
Production and sales of "ECOSAVER®" a minimal quantity lubrication system for semi-dry processing started.
Business and capital tieup was conducted with Parker Hannifin Corporation (USA).
Capitalization increased to 1,875 million yen.
Construction of the 7th factory at the Asahi Plant.
Construction of the 6th factory (PE factory) at the Nagano Plant.
Construction of a new factory at the Futtsu Plant for production of ball screws.
Kuroda Precision Industries Pinghu Co., Ltd. was established as a joint venture in Pinghu City, Zhejiang, China with Kawasho Corporation and Jiangsu Kawaden Steel Products Co., Ltd. (Now a consolidated subsidiary.)
The pneumatic equipment business was split-up and Kuroda Pneumatics Ltd. was established.
Production and sale of motor core for hybrid vehicle started.
The production and sale of the NANOMETRO® FTT1500 series, a configuration measuring system for large photo-mask substrates for flat panel display started.
70% of Kuroda Pneumatics' issued shares were transferred to Parker Hannifin Corporation (USA).
Production and sale " Next generation artisan GS45 series " - a new series of precision surface grinding machine started.
Kazusa Akademia Plant was completed.
Kuroda Precision Industries Korea Co.Ltd was established (Now a consolidated subsidiary).
100% of the shares of Avingtrans Industrial Products Ltd. (UK) were acquired and the company became a subsidiary.
The common brand of drive related equipments and spindle products KURODA JENA TEC was launched and started sales.
The head office transferred to Horikawa-cho, Saiwai-ward , Kawasaki-city.
- Business tieup was conducted with the Euro Group (Italy), and the joint venture of Eurotranciatura U.S.A. LLC was established in Tennessee (USA).
- The universal tooling business was transferred to Century Trading Corporation (Taiwan), and the joint venture Winwell Japan Co.Ltd. was established
Kuroda Jena Tec Trading Pinghu Co., Ltd. was established as sales company in Pinghu City, Zhejiang, China.