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About Hamai History
 
1921 Jiro Hamai founded HAMAI Manufacturing Works, a private company.
1936 Successfully produced a prototype High Precision Gear Hobbing Machine.
1938 HAMAI Machine and Tool Mfg. Works. Ltd. was established with a capital of ¥300,000.
1946 Corporate name was changed to HAMAI CO.,LTD.
1952 Started production of Gear Testing Machines.
1954 Started production of Flat Lapping Machines.
1957 Started production of precision gears on Swiss Reishauer Gear Grinders.
1963 Capital increased to ¥125,000,000 and was listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Second Section.
Osaka Branch Office was opened.
1964 Started production of Full Automatic High Precision Gear Hobbing Machines Models: 130A and 40A
1965 Joined the Japan Machine Tool Builders Dai-ichi Group (JMD).
1969 Capital was increased to ¥500,000,000. Completed first phase of Ashikaga manufacturing facility plant project. .
Started production of Production Milling Machines under license agreement with Hitachi Seiki Co., Ltd.
1970 Capital was increased to ¥700,000,000.
1971 Completed second phase of Ashikaga manufacturing facility plant project.
Started production of Boring and Milling Machines under license agreement with Butler, England.
1972 Export division was made independent by establishing HAMAI INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD.
1974 Concluded Sub-contract Agreement with Japax Inc. Japan for the manufacture of EDM and Wire-cut Machine Tools.
Completed Head Office building.
1976 Started production of the SP series High Speed High Power Hobbing Machines.
Started production of the MC series Vertical Machining Centers.
1978 Started production of the MAC series Ram type Milling Machines.
1980 Started OEM production for P&W, USA. Completed second phase of Ashikaga manufacturing facility plant project.
1982 Started production of Vertical Machining Centers 3VA, 5VA, and NC Copy Milling Machines.
Capital was increased to ¥1,230,500,000.
1983 Started production of Horizontal Machining Centers Model: 3HA.
1984 Opened Kitakanto Branch Office.
Started production of Flat Lapping Machines Model 18BF.
1986 Started production of Vertical Machining Centers Model FZ16 under technical license agreement with Chiron-Werke GmbH, Germany.
Concluded an agreement with Nippon Kokan for joint operation.
Capital was increased to ¥1,722,500,000.
1989 Concluded a technical license agreement on Gear Hobbing Machines with LIEBHERR, Germany.
1993 Started production of Flat Lapping Machines Models 22BF, 24BF, and 28BF.
1994 Started production of Flat Lapping Machines Models 16BF, and 32BF.
1996 Started production of Special Flat Lapping Machines Model HC-16.
1997 Started production of Swing type Flat Lapping Machines Model UN-700.
1998 Started production of Polishing Machines for 16" wafers (Delivered to SSI).
Started production of Single-sided Polishing Machines Model HS-360.
Started production of Ultra-Precision Flat Lapping Machines Models 3 - 9BN.
Started production of CNC Hobbing Machines Model N-100-II.
1999 Started production of CNC Hobbing Machines Model N60.
Started production of Ultra-Precision Flat Lapping Machine Model 16BN.
2000 Started production of Ultra-Precision Flat Lapping Machines Models 24BN and 32BN.
Started production of Single-Side Lapping Machine Models HS470/630/840..
Obtained ISO9001 certification(Lloyd's, JAB, UKAS)
2001 Concluded business collaboration agreement with Meiji Machine Co., Ltd..
Capital was increased to ¥2,050,186,000..
Started production of CMP machines
2002 Started production of Lends Processing Machine HOC-15
2003 Started production of Ultra Precision Lapping and Polishing Machine 46BN
2004 Started production of Lends Processing Machine HOC-30VT
2005 Started production of CNC Hobbing Machine N80
2006 Established Hamai Engineering Co., Ltd., a non-consolidated subsidiary for
maintenance services.
Started production of CNC Hobbing Machine N40
2007 Concluded a sales agreement on Lapping and Polishing Machines with Lapmaster International LLC, USA
2009 Concluded a sales agreement on hobbing cutters with Schnyder SA, Switzerland
2010 Started production of Single-Side Polishing Machine HS-1200
 
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