History of HDK

  1946

The first president Mr.Saburo Hashimoto founded Hashimoto Denki Shokai at 7-69 Kannon-cho,Minami-ku, Nagoya city, to sell and repair motors and switch board.

Became the Hashimoto Denki Co,Ltd.with capital of  ¥1 mil.

 
  1954

Started manufacturing Automatic Veneer Reeling Machine by introducing engineeringtechnology from Mitsui Mokuzai Kogyo Co,Ltd.

 
1957

Moved head office and factory to 3-22,Nishi matabei-cho,Minami-ku,Nagoya City.

 
  1961

Received the invention award for Reeling System,included in conveying system.

 
  1963

Started production of Magnetic Clutch Brake.

 
  1964

Moved head office and factory to 5-1-17, Shinden-cho,Takahama-city,Aichi-pref.

 
  1966

Developed Arisun Clipper.

 
  1968

Developed Suction Stacker.

 
  1969

Developed Layup System.

 
  1971

Mr. Tadashi Aizawa inaugurated as the second President.

Awarded Small and Medium Enterprises Research Center Award for technological development of veneer and plywood machinery.

 
  1973

Developed Stick Stacker.

 
  1974

Established Kyoei Industry Co.,Ltd(capitak: ¥10mil) for independent operation of Magnetic Clutch Brake.

 
  1976

Developed TRC System.

Awarded national invention Award for invention of Suction Stacker.(Automatic veneer staker)

 
  1977

Awarded president's Encouragement Award of Science and Technology Agency for the invention of String System.(Clipping and Splicing Machine for Green Veneer.)

Awarded president's Encouragement Award of the Small and Medium Enterprises Agency for the invention of Arisun Clipper.(Automatic cutting of Random veneer.)

 
  1978

Developed Veneer Welder.

Awarded Covernor's Award of Aichi prefecture for the invention of Arisun Clipper for
Automatic cutting of random veneer.

 
  1979

Developed Direct System.

 
  1980

Awarded Ohju Hosho (Yellow Ribbon Medal)for invention of Arisun Clipper.

Developed Auto Reeling.

 
  1983

Developed Auto Unreeling.

 
  1986

Mr.Yasunori Hashimoto inauguranted as the third President.

 
  1987

Developed LVL.LVB continuous Production System.

 
  1988

Developed New Layup System.

 
  1990

Developed VWH type Veneer Welder.

 
  1991

Awarded Outstanding Technical Prize for VWH type Venner Welder at Nagoya international Wood Working Machine Fair.

 
  1992

Developed new Direct System.

 
  1993

Developed Panel Coater.

Established Kyotech Co.,Ltd.(capital:¥20mil.) for Ceramics Machinary etc.

 
  1994

Developed Siding board Forming System.

 
  1997

Developed Scarf Jointer.

Developed LVL Product line.(Cedar)

 
  1998

Deveoped Corrugated cardboard product line.

 
  2000

Developed Batch Type Structual LVL Production System.

 
  2002

Developed new SSS type Suction Stacker.

Developed VWS type Veneer Welder.

Established UROKO MACHINERY CORPORATION.(capital:¥50mil.)for Plywood machinery.

 
  2003

Awarded Outstanding Technical Prize for MSS type MULTI SCANNER SYSTEM at Nagoyainternational Wood Working Machine Fair.

 
  2004

Developed NEW DIRECT SYSTEM.

50th anniversary for the founding of company.

Developed Automatic palletizing system for press.

Developed Veneer strength inspection system.

Developed Plaster board Mini-production line.

 
  2005

Certified CE marking for VWS type Veneer Welder.

Developed Automatic handling system for Hybrid car coil.

 
  2006

Developed Material handing system.

Developed Automatic Stator core inspectin system.

 
  2007

Awarded Outstanding Technical Prize for ECO JOINTER at Nagoya international Wood Working Machine Fair.

Developed Stick type Veneer Feeder.

 
  2008

Developed Material handling system.

Developed Vertical transport System.

 
  2009

Awarded Outstanding Technical Prize for VWM type VENEER WELDER at Nagoya international Wood Working Machine Fair.

Developed All servo type Height speed DIRECT SYSTEM.

 
  2010

Participated in Exhibition Moscow (Lesdrevmash)

 
  2011

Participated in Exhibition LIGNA+HANNOVER

 
  2012

Participated in Exhibition Moscow (Lesdrevmash)

Development of High speed Lathe, Clipping and Stacking line.

 
  2013

Development of Super Scanner enabling precision surface inspection.

Established Hashimoto Denki USA Inc. at Houston, Texas, U.S.A.