Foundry (Matto Plant)
|1909||The late Komajiro Tsuda starts manufacturing weaving machines.|
|1934||The casting plant is built (on the Headquarters grounds at Nomachi, Kanazawa City).|
|1956||Mechanizes casting equipment (pallet conveyor line, Zimmermann automatic molding machine line).|
|1971||Matto Plant (casting dedicated plant) is built.
(Low-frequency induction furnace and slinger line)
(Operation of an AVS line and Hunter line)
|1988||Starts modernizing the plant with advanced casting equipment.
Starts operation of the medium-sized static pressure molding machine APS line.
|1989||Starts operation of the large-sized static pressure molding machine JPS line.|
|1990||Starts operation of high-frequency induction furnace No. 1.|
|1991||Upgrades special high-voltage electric equipment (increases the plant’s electrical load capacity).
Starts operation of high-frequency induction furnace No. 2.
|1992||Starts operation of high-frequency induction furnaces No. 3 and No. 4.|
|2005||Starts operation of machine No.1 of the FCMX horizontal parting flaskless molding machine line.|
|2007||Renews the hanger-type blasting machine and installs a shaking-type blasting machine.|
|2008||Starts operation of machine No.2 of the FCMX line.|
|2018||Installs automatic deburring machine.
Installs 3D scanner.