History

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May
1946
Kashiyama Shoten was founded.
Jan
1951
Kashiyama Shoten was incorporated as Kashiyama Industries, Ltd.
(Began the component manufacturing business for automotive and construction market).
Jun
1969
Started manufacturing seawater pumps.
Dec
1971
Started manufacturing (water-sealed rotary) Liquid ring vacuum pumps.
Feb
1978
Released Japan's first snow-making system (which later became a big hit and dominates the market).
Nov
1982
Started manufacturing direct-coupled oil rotary vacuum pumps.
Sep
1986
Started manufacturing dry vacuum pumps (Japan's first dry pump).
Nov
1987
The main building of Shinshu Factory was completed (in Nenei, Saku City).
Dec
1994
Saku Ski Garden "PARADA" opened (as Japan's only one ski resort with direct access from an expressway).
Sep
1995
Gross sales JPY10.0 billion.
Kashiyama USA Inc. was founded.
Feb
2003
Kashiyama Kingtek Limited was founded (in Shanghai, China).
Feb
2006
Kashiyama・K・Tech Co., Ltd. was founded (in Anseong-si, Korea).
Jul
2007
Azumino Winery Co., Ltd. was founded (in Nagano Pref., Japan).
Sep
 2007
Kashiyama Taiwan Co., Ltd. was founded (in Taichung City, Taiwan).
Jan
2008
Launched air-cooled dry pump NeoDry for general industry.
Jun
2008
Won the METI 's "Vigorous 300 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises" Award.
Dec
2008
Kashiyama Seimitsu's factory was constructed in Nenei, Saku City.
Aug
2012
Won the "Monozukuri Nagano" Award sponsored by Shinetsu Broadcasting Co., Ltd.
Jun
2013
Won the "Technical Support" Award for the Quality Enhancement from Samsung Electronics Co.,Ltd.
Dec
2013
Won the "Excellent Logistical Support" Award from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.,Ltd.
Kashiyama (Xi’an) Co., Ltd. was founded (in Xi’an, China).
Jan
2014
Won the "Partnership" Award from TOSHIBA CORPORATION.
Aug
2014
Won the gold award at Japan Wine Competition.
Nov
2014
Awarded the excellent greenery factory award by Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry.
Feb
2016
Changshu Kashiyama Co.,Ltd. was founded(in Changshu, China).
Mar
2016
Gross sales JPY22.0 billion (Individual), JPY36.0 billion (Consolidated).
Mar
2017
Gross sales JPY25.0 billion (Individual), JPY41.8 billion (Consolidated).
Aug
2017
Kashiyama Vietnam Co., Ltd. was founded(in Hanoi, Vietnam).
Dec
2017
Kashiyama Europe GmbH was founded(in Munich, Germany).
Mar
2018
Gross sales JPY32.8 billion (Individual), JPY42.5 billion (Consolidated).
Apr
2018
Hiroshi Kashiyama becomes Chairman. Akifumi Kashiyama becomes President.
Oct
2018
Awarded the "Factory Greening Award Program by METI".
Nov
2018
Delivered 200,000 units of dry vacuum pumps.
Nov
2018
Factory2 was completed (in Nagano Pref., Japan).