Tsugami

Corporate History

June 1923Research of block gauge was initiated at Honjo Ohira-cho in Tokyo.
March 1937Tsugami Mfg., Co., Ltd. was established in Nagaoka-shi, Niigata pref. Production of block gauge was started.
June 1939Production of L-type thread milling machine Model T-TML500 was started. Production of hydraulic universal cylindrical grinding machine Model T- UG300 was started.
October 1942Tsugami Precision Engineering Industry Co., Ltd. was established and the factory was constructed at Saku-shi.
Tsugami Precision Engineering Industry Co., Ltd. was merged in February, 1945, and named as Shinshu Plant.
June 1946Production of grinding machine, thread rolling machine and sewing machines was started.
Prohibition of machine tool production was announced.
May 1949Stock offering on Tokyo, Osaka and Niigata stock exchanges.
November 1957Production and sale of automatic lathe type T7 was started.
April 1968The 14th Okochi Memorial Production Prize was awarded for excellent result of research and development of thread rolling technology.
November 1970Corporate name was changed to Tsugami Corporation.
October 1970The 2nd Okoshi Memorial Prize was awarded for excellent result of research and development of gear grinding machine.
September 1973Gang-tool type automatic lathe Model VCL installed with lead-turner function was completed.
June 1978Precision automatic lathe "Mercury" was developed and its sales was started.
March 1982CNC precision automatic lathe "PAN1" was awarded the 12th Automation Machinery Prize for small and medium-sized enterprises.
July 1992CNC precision automatic lathe S20 series were awarded the 22nd Machine Design Award.
March 1993CNC precision automatic lathe S20 series were awarded the 23rd Automation Machinery. Prize for small and medium sized enterprises.
May 1994Subsidiary Tsugami Precision Co., Ltd. obtained the authorization as authorized proofreading enterprise of block gauge on measuring method Traceability System.
January 1999Quality Control Management System ISO 9001 was awarded to Shinshu Plant.
February 1999Quality Control Management System ISO 9001 was awarded to Nagaoka Plant.
October 2000Collaboration agreement was signed with Mori Seiki Co., Ltd. for the sales of automatic lathe in Europe.
New factory to assemble automatic lathes in Nagaoka Plant was completed.
November 2000Environment Management System ISO 14001 was awarded to Nagaoka Plant.
July 2001New factory to assemble grinding machines in Nagaoka Plant was completed.
September 2003Precision Tsugami (China) Corporation was established.
April 2004Subsidiary, Tsugami Machine Tool Trading Corp. was merged.
November 2005New plants to assemble machines in Nagaoka factory and Shinshu factory were completed.
April 2007Tsugami Corporation South Korea Branch was established.
November 2007Tsugami GmbH was established in Germany ´╝łnow Tsugami Europe GmbH).
February 2010Tsugami Korea Co., Ltd. was established.
November 2010Shinagawa Precision Machinery (Zhejiang) Co., Ltd. was established in China.
April 2011Tsugami Precision Engineering India Private Limited was established in India.
June 2011Tsugami Tech Solutions India Private Limited was established in India.
December 2011Quality Control Management System ISO 9001 was awarded to Precision Tsugami (China) Corporation.
Environment Management System ISO 14001 was awarded to Precision Tsugami (China) Corporation.
March 2012Tsugami Universal Pte. Ltd. was established in Singapore.
July 2013Precision Tsugami (China) Corporation Limited was established.
September 2013Precision Tsugami (Hong Kong) Limited was established.
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