History of MAEDA Precision
1901 / Established Maeda watch manufacturing in Kobe by Matsuji Maeda.
1910 / Main job was repairing watch and clock.
1921 Many micro gears and precision parts were ordered by the customer in Kobe.
1930 / Reorganized Maeda phonograph manufacturing, Original phonographs were manufactured and sold.
1933 / Launch the fabrication parts for communications.
1945 / Haruo Maeda succeed to 2nd generation. Closed the factory by WWII.
1947 / Re-started the factory in Kobe, which is Kobe head office now.
1954 / Organized Maeda precision manufacturing limited Kobe, joint-stock corp., 1.5M Yen.
1955 / Toyosaburo Maeda succeed to 3rd generation.
1954 / Established shioya factory in Tarumi-ku, Kobe-city.
1961 / Build the Shioya Fab-1.
1969 / Increased capital 18M Yen.
1971 / Increased capital 36M Yen.
1974 / Bought the land for Yasutomi factory in Himeji-city.
1982 / Build the Yasutomi factory for mass production using machining center.
1986 / Build the Shioya Fab-2.
1990 / Introduced 3D CAD and CAM.
1991 / Introduced the high-speed machining center for Yasutomi factory.
1997 / Build the gear Fab in shioya for mass production of precision micro gear.
2005 / Certified ISO 9001-2000.
2006 / Build the Yasutomi Fab-2 for mass production.
2005 / Certified KEMS step-1 based on ISO 14001.
2010 / Tadashi Maeda succeed to 4th generation.