History

1970 - 1980

Sept. 1972 Established in Chiba Prefecture. Commenced manufacture and sales of automatic coil winding machines.
Apr. 1974 Head office and factory relocated to Saitama Prefecture.
Sept. 1978 Market launch of #130AT, the first generation 5-stage automatic coil winding machine developed in Japan, led to a stellar improvement in corporate performance.

1980 - 1990

Dec. 1980 Iino factory opened in Iino-machi, Fukushima Prefecture.
Mar. 1981 Development of model #132-AR, a flyer type CNC automatic coil winding machine. The inclusion of an innovation that facilitates programming with actual data was acclaimed as a cutting edge and revolutionary control enabling the programming of real data.
Apr. 1982 Development and commercialization of the multi-spindle CNC automatic coil winding NS series. This secured Nittoku an unchallenged position in the global market as a coil winding machine manufacturer with both flyer and spindle system technology.
Oct. 1983 Osaka office opened (currently, Osaka Branch).
May 1984 Nagano office opened in Ueda City, Nagano.
Mar. 1986 Awarded the 16tth Automatic Machinery Development Prize for small and medium-sized companies by the Japan Machinery Development Association for the development of a coil winding factory automation system.
May 1987
Business base strengthened by the development and sale of the revolutionary AN series that sharply reducing costs and size, and increasing efficiency.
AN series

June 1987
Established NECOA, a joint venture, in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.
Established NECOA

Feb. 1988
Development of adjusting devices, transportation system, substantially expanding the scope of application for automated coil winding.
Development of adjusting devices, transportation system

Jan. 1989 Registered as an over-the-counter stock with the Japan Securities Dealers Association.
May 1989 Nagoya office opened (currently Nagoya Branch) in Nagoya.
Oct. 1989
Singapore Branch opened in Singapore.
Singapore Branch

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1990 - 2000

Apr. 1990 Equity participation in NECOA, USA, (currently a consolidated subsidiary), making it a subsidiary.
Mar. 1991 Urawa factory opened in Urawa City, Saitama Prefecture (current address).
Dec. 1991
Fukushima factory established as the core production system in Iino-machi, Fukushima Prefecture (current address).
Fukushima factory

Jul. 1992 Developed a revolutionary and world-first FA controller and next generation coil winding machine.
Dec. 1993
Established NITTOKU HONG KONG Limited (a consolidated subsidiary) in Hong Kong.
Established NITTOKU HONG KONG Limited

Apr. 1994 Established the Taiwan Branch in Taiwan.
Jul. 1996 Established S.S. NITTOKU Co. LTD. (a consolidated subsidiary) in Thailand.
Feb. 1998
I develop epoch-making servomotor tension "STA series "which can get stable tension value in a high-speed winding and release it. Quality of a lining up winding largely improves.
STAシリーズ

Jun. 1998 I participate and do capital with a subsidiary in Malaysian NITTOKU PRECISION company (a consolidated subsidiary).

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2000

Apr. 2000 Established NITTOKU SHANGHAI OFFICE in Shanghai, China.
Oct. 2000 Established NITTOKU SINGAPORE PTE. LTD. (a consolidated subsidiary) in Singapore.
Aug. 2001
ISO 9001-1994 certificated (UKAS, RAB).
ISO 9001-1994 certificated (UKAS, RAB).

Sep. 2001
Established TAIWAN NITTOKU ADVANCED CO.. LTD. (a consolidated subsidiary) in Taiwan.
Established TAIWAN NITTOKU ADVANCED CO.. LTD.

Jul. 2002
Established NITTOKU ENGINEERING (SUZHOU) CO., LTD. (a consolidated subsidiary) in China Suzhou.
Established NITTOKU ENGINEERING (SUZHOU) CO., LTD.

Apr. 2004
Spindle direct drive type winding machine, the revolutionary & World-first method developed.
Spindle direct drive type winding machine

Jul. 2004 Established NITTOKU ENGINEERING (SHENZHEN) LTD. (a consolidated subsidiary) in China Shenzhen.
Aug. 2004 ISO9001-2000 certificated (UKAS, RAB).
Jun. 2005 Established FUKUSHIMA MACHINING CENTER in Fukushima.
Jul. 2005
Established NITTOKU ENGINEERING (SHENZHEN) LTD. (a consolidated subsidiary) in China Shenzhen.
Established NITTOKU ENGINEERING (SHENZHEN) LTD.

Jul. 2006 Established FUKUOKA TECHNICAL CENTER in Fukuoka.
Sep. 2006 Established FUKUI TECHNICAL CENTER in Fukui.
Sep. 2008 NITTOKU made KOSEI Co. Ltd. a specialised Parts feeder maker a subsidary.

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