History of Matsuura
|1935||The Matsuura factory was first founded in Fukui city. Production and distribution of lathes began.|
|1957||Production and distribution of milling machines began.|
|1960||The Matsuura Machinery Corporation was established.|
|1961||Production and distribution of electric program-automatically-controlled milling machines began.|
|1964||Production and distribution of automatic numerically controlled milling machines began.|
|1968||The head office of the Matsuura Machinery Corporation was moved to the present address.|
|1972||Production and distribution of automatic numerically controlled drilling machines began.|
|1974||Production and distribution of vertical machining centers began.|
|1975||The vertical machining centers were first exported to U.S.A.|
|1981||Production and distribution of ultra high-speed machining centers began.
Production and distribution of twin-spindle vertical machining centers began.
|1983||Production and distribution of horizontal machining centers began.|
|1985||The Takefu Factory (IMN Co., Ltd.) was opened.|
|1993||The total number of shipped machining centers reached 10,000.|
|1994||The ISO 9001 certification (Quality Management System) was obtained.|
|1998||The ISO 14001 certification (Environment Management System) was obtained.|
|1999||Production and distribution of ultra high-speed precision vertical machining centers with the linear motors on all axes began.|
|2000||The OHSAS 18001 certification (Occupational Health and Safety Management System) was obtained.|
|2001||The total number of shipped machining centers reached 15,000.|
|2002||The MMTS Corporation was established in U.S.A.
Development of the metal laser sintering hybrid milling machine began.
|2003||Production and distribution of metal laser sintering hybrid-milling machines began.
"Best Technical Award" is granted to the SB-I model by the "Association to recognize historic valuable machine in Japan" in the 5th meeting.
|2004||The metal laser sintering hybrid milling machine 'M-PHOTON 25C' won the 33rd Japan Industrial Technology Grand Prize and the prize from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.|
|2005||5-Axis Vertical Machining Center "MAM72-63V" won the 35th "Machine Design Award".|
Nominated for “The best 300 small & medium manufacturing enterprise” who leads Japanese industry, by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
5-Axis Multi-Tasking Machining Center "CUBLEX-25" won the 36th "Machine Design Award".
Announcement of MAXIA as a new common product logo.
"LUMEX Avance-25" won the 37th "Machine Design Award".
|2008||Horizontal Machining Centers "H.Plus-300" won the 38th "Machine Design Award".|
|2009||Developing 5-Axis Multi-Tasking Machining Center "CUBLEX-63".|
Developing 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center "MX-520".
Developing 5-Axis Horizontal Machining Center "MAM72-100H".
4 Linear Motor Series were released.
High-grade Linear Motor Machine "LX-160"