History

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1927

Aug

KUNIICHI TERANISHI established Yamaichi Shouten in Takatsuji, Showa-ku, Nagoya City. Started sales of special steel

1948

Aug

Reorganized the corporation. Renamed it Yamaichi Hagane. (Capital 250,000 yen)

1961

Apr

Opened Hamamatsu branch

1975

Jan

KUNIICHI TERANISHI was inaugurated as the executive chairman. KUNIHIRO TERANISHI was inaugurated as the president.

1980

Jan

Relocated and expand to the Hamamatsu branch in Shimoe-cho.

1981

June

Became an investing company in Nagoya Small and Medium Business Investment & Consultation Co.,Ltd. and+K32 increased capital to 70million yen.

1983

Apr

Opened Ina branch in Kamiina-gun Nagano prefecture.

1985

May

Headquarters and warehouse newly constructed in the current location.

1989

Jan

Built machining factory.

1993

Dec

Automatic rack warehouse was constructed.

1995

Dec

KUNIHIRO TERANISHI was inaugurated as the executive chairman. KYOICHI TSUCHIYA was inaugurated as the president.

1997

Mar

Metal stock warehouse was expanded. (1800m2)

Apr

YAMAICHI Logistics was established.

1999

June

MOTOHARU TERANISHI was inaugurated as the president.

Oct

Installed new sales management system (METHOD). (Hitachi-MP5400) Built own sales stock management system.

2000

Oct

Established machining company, DIE-TECH Co., Ltd.

2002

July

Automatic metal sawing system (KV3) was installed. A world first: All automated material handling plant with gantry crane/dual running system.

2003

Mar

Established Yamaichi Special Steel (Thailand)

Sept

Certified ISO9001:2000

2004

Apr

DIE-TECH Co., Ltd was reorganized as custom plate manufacturing company HCP DIE-TECH Co., Ltd.

Oct

Installed custom plate sales management system (PRIUS). From quotations to receiving/sending orders, all went online.

2004

Feb

Increased capital to 80million yen.

May

Expanded the factory for HCP DIE-TECH. Acquired land (8264m2).

Oct

Certified ISO14001:2000

Dec

Expanded the machining factory and product warehouse.

2007

Aug

Built multi-story parking garage (142 cars)

2008

Sept

Built Heat treatment center and new metal material center.

Oct

Installed heat treatment management system called "Horizon"

2010

Apr

Installed sales management system called "New METHOD"

July

Installed 5-axis MC "HERMLE" and Jig Borer "YASDA-YBM9150V"

2011

Jan

Installed high precision CMM "PMM-C"

2012

Feb

Acquired ISO17025 world accreditation

May

Acquired patent "LSP", Heat treatment technology for molds

Sept

Established Yamaichi Special Steel (Vietnam)

Oct

Built New technology development center (AEROV).

2013

Apr

Installed large high precision CMM "PMM-G"

May

Started heat treatment in Yamaichi Special Steel (Vietnam)

2014

Mar

Started solar power generation

Oct

Started operation of Ichinomiya site

2016

Jan

Established "PRISMADD JAPAN Co., Ltd."

Feb

Certified AS9100

Mar

Installed additional 10 bar large heat treatment furnace.

Apr

Established "3DMaterials Co., Ltd."