Ikuya Ikuta starts production of confectionery machines, automatic pottery machines, and knitting machines at 6-8, Kikui-cho, Nishi-ku Nagoya-shi.
Community chest drive begins. The first national community chest drive began. It distributed red tin badges, but from 1948 they became red feathers.
Development and production of F-type automatic packaging machinery for caramels begins. The organization became a join-stock company and established FUJI KIKAI WORKS Co.,Ltd. with \700,000 of capital. All plants are moved to 4-chome, Kamejima-cho, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya-shi.
Development and production of automatic packaging machinery for chewing gum begins.
Development and production of automatic packaging machinery for bread begins.
Development and production of FT-3 automatic packaging machinery for candy begins.
Development and production of automatic machinery for the dairy industry begins.
Tokyo Plant established in Minato-ku, Tokyo.
Japan plunges into the economic miracle. The electric refrigerator, the electric washing machine, and the television become the country’s “Three Sacred Treasures”.
The employee stock ownership system begins. Tokyo Plant moves to its current location in Shibuya-ku.
Casting plant newly established in Nishi-ku, Nagoya-shi and starts production. Awarded the Aichi Prefecture Governor Award for the invention of automatic packaging machinery.
Head office building established at the current 2-chome, Kamejima.
Awarded the Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation National Commendation for Invention for the invention of automatic packaging machinery.
Development and production of FW-320 horizontal pillow packaging machine begins.
Sales department separates and establishes FUJI KIKAI KOGYO Co.,Ltd with \8,000,000 of capital. Awarded the MITI Minister’s Award for the FW-320 horizontal pillow packaging machine.
Tokyo Olympics held.
Fukuoka branch office established.
FW-590S case packers developed.
A new plant is established within the premises of the Nishi-ku Nagoya-shi casting plant and the head office plant is moved. Awarded Small and Medium Enterprise Agency Director-General’s Award for streamlining management.
Osaka Office established.
Pioneering groups and spherical organization team structures introduced.
Animated TV series “Sazae-san” begins. “Hachiji Dayo! Zenin Shugo” begins.
Selected as a METI excellent streamlined model plant. Awarded the Medium and Small Business Research Institute Award (now the Good Company Award) Regional Prize by the Medium and Small Business Research Institute.
Head office building established in the Nagoya Plant.
Cup Noodles goes on sale. The bowling boom. The second baby boom.
A-22 stretch film wrapping machine completed.
FW800 wrap cartoning machine (small boxing machine) developed.
FUJI KIKAI building established in the Tokyo Plant.
Received a letter of appreciation for being an excellent streamlined model plant from the Small and Medium Enterprise Agency Director-General.
The industry’s first microcomputer mounted device, FW-340mcI high speed horizontal pillow packaging machine developed.
Capital of FUJI KIKAI WORKS Co.,Ltd. increases to \99,360,000.
The Treaty of Peace and Friendship between Japan and the People’s Republic of China signed. Space Invaders hits a major boom. White Day begins. Narita Airport opens.
FUJI PACK SYSTEM CO.,LTD. established with \10,000,000 of capital. FUJI PACKAGING MACHINES CO.,LTD. established with \10,000,000 of capital.
Horizontal pillow packaging machine technology exported to Formost, Inc. in the United States.
K-20 no-tray stretch film wrapping machines developed.
S-11 wrapping machine developed.
K-20 no-tray stretch film wrapping machines awarded the 11th Automatization Prize for Small and Medium Sized Firms and Companies. High speed horizontal pillow packaging machine FW-1000 announced.
Capital of FUJI KIKAI KOGYO Co.,Ltd increases to \99,014,500. Interactive FW-340A horizontal pillow packaging machine with a microcomputer developed.
High speed horizontal pillow packaging machine FW-1000 announced.
The industry’s first packaging robot FR-102 and FR-303 developed.
The Internet is born. Tokyo Disneyland opens. “Oshin” achieves a highest audience rating of 62.9%.
Microcomputer-controlled horizontal pillow packaging machine awarded .the 14th Automatization Prize for Small and Medium Sized Firms and Companies. Vertical pillow packaging machine FW-7 announced. Sapporo branch office established.
Administrative building in the Nagoya Plant is completed,
unifying management functions.
American resident employee office established
in North Carolina.
FUJI KIKAI WORKS Co.,Ltd. becomes FUJI MACHINERY
CO.,LTD. FUJI KIKAI KOGYO Co.,Ltd.
becomes FUJI MACHINERY INDUSTRIES CO.,LTD.
Horizontal pillow packaging machine α wrapper series is announced.
FW3400α wrapper is selected for the 1987 Good Design Award (Industrial Machinery Division).
Paper wrapping machine N-7500 announced.
Horizontal pillow packaging machine α wrapper series II is announced.
From Showa to Heisei. Consumption tax starts.
Capital of FUJI PACK SYSTEM CO.,LTD. increases to \61,917,000. Capital of FUJI PACKAGING MACHINES CO.,LTD. increases to \61,917,000. Joint venture FUJI ENGINEERING A/S is established in Denmark. New head office building and Fuji office building completed.
Fuji ENGINEERING A/S Spain branch established. Niigata Office established. Stretch film wrapping machine AT, which can perform no-tray wrapping and tray wrapping in one, is announced.
Europe branch established in Denmark. Nagoya Plant factories increase.
Horizontal pillow packaging machine α wrapper series III is announced.
Vertical pillow packaging machine FW7700 announced.
Case packer FW6600 is announced.
Packaging robot FR-202 announced.
FUJI MACHINERY CO.,LTD., FUJI MACHINERY INDUSTRIES CO.,LTD., FUJI PACK SYSTEM CO.,LTD., and FUJI PACKAGING MACHINES CO.,LTD. merge.
Fuji ENGINEERING A/S joins with the Dopack Group and becomes FUJI DOPACK A/S. Mino Plant established in Mino Techno Park in Gifu prefecture. Stretch film wrapping machines FP-50 and FP-55 announced.
Triangular sandwich wrapping machine FW-33 announced.
Nagoya Plant receives ISO9001 certification. Stretch film wrapping machine AT awarded .the 25th Automatization Prize for Small and Medium Sized Firms and Companies.
Stretch film wrapping machine FP-40 announced.
Cartoning machine FC-65 announced. Stretch film wrapping machine FP-38 announced.
Horizontal pillow packaging machine α wrapper series V is announced.
FW3451 series announced.
Nagano Olympics held. Akashi Kaikyo Bridge opens. FIFA World Cup held in France.
Compact high speed type FW3401 series announced.
Sendai Office established.
Gas pack shrink wrapping machine FX3410G/B announced. Business alliance with SIG packaging company.
New FUJI MACHINERY Hiroo Building completed. High speed vertical pillow packaging machine FW7700HS announced.
Stretch shrink wrapping machine FW3462 announced. Manju wrapping machine FW-110 announced.
Stretch wrapping machines FP40A and FP35 announced.
Compact horizontal pillow packaging machine FW3300/B announced. Mino Plant factories increase. Vertical four-way seal packaging machine FW7700U/FS announced. Horizontal pillow packaging machine αＩＩb series announced.
Compact horizontal reverse pillow packaging machine FW3300BS/B announced. Shrink wrapping machine FW3451AN announced.
FUJI MACHINEFIT CO.,LTD. established. Shrink wrapping machine FW3451ANB announced. Vertical pillow packaging machine FW73 announced. Shrink wrapping machine FW3451AN2 announced.
Horizontal pillow packaging machine α wrapper series VI is announced.
French subsidiary FUJI PACKAGING MACHINES SAS established. Horizontal pillow packaging machine FW3200 series announced.
Aichi World Expo Ce-Pa Interleague begins. Act on the Protection of Personal Information. Blogs become popular.
Intermittent pillow packaging machine FW280 announced.
Capital participation in Formost Fuji, U.S.A. Vertical pillow packaging machine FW7700N announced.
FUJI MACHINERY recognized as an Aichi Quality Company in Aichi Prefecture. (Approved number 431)
FUJI PACK SYSTEM CO.,LTD. established with \50,000,000 of capital.
Beijing Olympics held. iPhone goes on sale. Bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers. Rear seat seatbelts worn.
New 5-floor building completed in Nagoya Plant. FUJI MACHINERY was chosen as one of the 300 of Japan’s Vibrant Monozukuri (Manufacturing) SMEs by METI Small and Medium Enterprise Agency. Compact high speed horizontal pillow packaging machine FW3401/B announced.
Singapore subsidiary FUJI PACKAGING MACHINES ASIA PTE LTD was established to oversee activities in South East Asia.
Horizontal pillow packaging machine Wrapper Series Alpha VII is announced.
α wrapper VII awarded Aichi Environmental Award Nagoya Mayor Prize. Compact horizontal pillow packaging machine FW3301II/B announced.
α wrapper VII awarded 2011 Japan Machinery Federation Energy-Efficient Machinery Award JMF’s President Award. Awarded 2012 Intellectual Property Achievement Award Japan Patent Office Director General Award. Sapporo Office relocated.
Tokyo Skytree opens. Kyoto University professor Shinya Yamanaka awarded Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Hiroshima Office established. Awarded Chubu Science and Technology Celebration and Promotion Award for work improvement and reduction of packaging defects with FVS.
Fukuoka Office relocated.
Nagoya Second Plant established.
Awarded 2016 Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
Capital reduced to \94,776,450.
Ehime Office established.
Sendai Office relocated.
Hamamatsu Office established.
Niigata Office relocated.