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Iwata four brothers
From left: Harukichi, Sukezo, Hatsutaro and Fukutaro
 
1926 to 1930


・Foundation
・Encounter with a spray gun
・Development of new sales channels and new products
 
 


1931 to 1960

 

・In the fog of war
・Development of new spray guns and establishment of a production system for compact air compressors
・Overhaul of the management structure
・Enhancement of product development capabilities
・Construction of Shinyoshida Factory
 


1961 to 1985


・Integration of factories and reinforcement of the national sales network
・Entry into the medium-sized air compressor market
・Foray into overseas markets
・Construction of a new coating equipment factory
・New management team to get through a recession
・Launch of Fukushima Iwata
・Introduction of factory automation (FA)
 


1986 to present


・Expansion of the lineup of air compressors
・Development of the world's first scroll compressors
・Re-entry into the European and North American markets for globalization
・Expansion into Asia and ASEAN
・Structural reform and birth of ANEST IWATA Corporation
・Future
 


1926 Former organization, Iwata Seisakusho, established.
1927 Started manufacture and sale of spray guns for the first time in Japan.
1928 Started manufacture and sale of small-sized air compressors.
1954 Started manufacture and sale of automatic Coating equipment.
1957 Established Iwata Air Compressor Mfg. Co., Ltd.
1959 Released airless spray units.
1961 Listed its stock on the second section of The Tokyo Stock Exchange.
1962 Started full-scale entry to the Coating system market.
1963 Received JIS authorization to manufacture small-sized reciprocating air compressors.
1969 Started manufacture and sale of two-stage, air-cooled, medium-sized air compressors for the first time in Japan.
1970 Listed its stock on the second section of The Osaka Stock Exchange.
1971 Released electrostatic Coating equipment.
1973 Listed its stock on the first section of both Tokyo and Osaka Stock Exchanges.
1975 Jointly developed a Coating robot with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Started manufacture and sale of automotive spray booths.
1977 Entered the rotary air compressor market.
1985 Developed the world's first electric, multi-articulated Coating robot together with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
1987 Marketed hot-melt adhesive applicators.
1988 CAD systems in Yokohama, Akita, and Fukushima plants electronically connected for full-scale operation.
1990 Released large-sized air rotary compressors.
1991 Released tooth oil-free medium-sized air compressors.
Released the world's first oil-free scroll air compressors.
Released low-pressure atomized spray (LPH) spray guns.
1993 Started manufacture and sale of the world's first oil-free scroll vacuum pumps and entered the vacuum pump field.
Obtained ISO-9001 certification.
1995 Released small-sized COMG Series air compressors.
1996 Obtained ISO-9001 certification.
Implemented corporate identity and changed its corporate name to ANEST IWATA Corporation.
1999 Obtained ISO-14001 certification.
2007 Absorbed ANEST IWATA Akita Corporation, ANEST IWATA Fukushima Corporation, and ANEST IWATA Kosan Corporation.
2007 Established ANEST IWATA COATING SERVICE Corporation.
2008 Certified as an environmentally managed business establishment by Yokohama City.
2009 Received the energy-saving device award for oil-free booster air compressors.
2011 Established ANEST IWATA VACUUM ENGINEERING & SERVICE Corporation.
2013 Developed Compact Binary Power Generator and was adopt in development project by the NEDO.
2014 ANEST IWATA COATING SERVICE Corporation was changed its name to ANEST IWATA COATING SOLUTIONS Corporation. 
2014 Established PT.ANEST IWATA Indonesia
2014 Established ANEST IWATA Babatz GmbH
2014 Established Airzap ANEST IWATA INDÚSTRIA E COMÉRCIO LTDA.
2014 Established ANEST IWATA Polska Sp. Z o.o.
2015 ANEST IWATA SERVICE Corporation was changed its name to ANEST IWATA COMPRESSOR Corporation. 
2017

series (7.5kW) of oil-free scroll compressor receives energy-saving mention.

                       

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