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2012~ To The Future

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:Products & Technology
2012 Apr
New plant for the EWS Division of Sodick F·T Co., Ltd. completed in Miyazaki City, Japan
Linear motor drive machines (Die-sinker EDM and Wire-cut EDM, press machine, and machining center) reached total shipments of 30,000 sets
Jun
Appointed Yuji Kaneko as President
Jul
Sodick merged Sodick Plustech Co., Ltd
Aug
Opened Sodick Vietnam Co., Ltd. in Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi, Vietnam
Nov
Announced the “AP650L”, a linear motor drive precision medium-size Wire-cut EDM (equipped with oil processing)
Announced the “SL400G” and “SL600G” high speed, high performance Wire-cut EDM units, which are equipped with the world’s first CNC unit with 19 “SPW power supply” multi-touch LCD monitor
“Export of Fully Automatic Noodle Making Production Line with EHEDG Specification” won the “42nd (2012) Food Industrial Technical Award, International Category Award” sponsored by the Shokuhin Sangyo Shimbun Ltd.
HAYABUSA, a high speed wire electrode for Wire-cut EDM won the 2012 "CHO" MONODZUKURI Innovative Parts and Components Award.
2013 Jan
“Ultra-High Speed Machining Center TT1-400A” won the Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun “Main Award of the 55th (2012) Best 10 New Product Awards”.
Feb
Inaugurated a new factory at Sodick (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
May
New plant for the Metal Molding Division of Sodick F·T Co., Ltd. completed in Miyazaki City, Japan
Jul
Wire-cut EDM SL400G and SL600G won the 43rd Industrial Machine Design Special Awards, 2013 sponsored by Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Ltd
Nov
Sodick's Transcendent Meg-Herz Modulation Amplifier (TMM) won the 10th "CHO" MONODZUKURI Innovative Parts and Components Award, 2013
2014 Mar
“LED High Intensity Unit Light Source Floodlight PIKA Series” won “the prize for idea naming” at “the 24th Naming award” for 2013, sponsored by Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Ltd.
Apr
Started sales of the "TR20EH3" Injection Molding Machine
Jul
Established Niigata Satellite Office
Announced the "OPM250L" Linear Motor Driven Precision Metal 3D Printer
Aug
Started sales of the "HSP Series" Injection Molding Machine
Nov
Mercury Lamp Substitute Large Luminous Flux LED module ALSP-01 Built-In “LED High Intensity Unit Light Source Floodlight PIKA 101” won the 11th "CHO" MONODZUKURI Innovative Parts and Components Award, 2014
2015 Jan
Established Sodick Tokyo showroom
“Precision Metal 3D Printer OPM250L” won the Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun “Main Award of the 57th (2014) Best 10 New Product Awards”
Mar
Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
Jun
Established Sodick Philippines Inc., a sales company for the Philippines
Jul
Linear Motor Driven Precision Metal 3D Printer “OPM250L” won the “Nippon Brand Award” at the 45th (2015) Industrial Machine Design Special Awards sponsored by the Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun
Oct
Linear Motor Driven Precision Metal 3D Printer “OPM250L” won the Good Design Award 2015 from the Japan Institute of Design Promotion
2016 Apr
Food machinery plant completed at the Kaga Plant
Nov
“Noodle Dough Mixer Air Locker Type Vacuum Chamber” with Built-in Vacuum Extruder won the “Machine Parts Award Category” at the 13th (2016) “Cho” MONODZUKURI Innovative Parts and Components Awards sponsored by Monodzukuri Nippon Conference and Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun
2017 Jan
V-LINE® Direct Casting Injection Molding Machine for Aluminum Alloy ALM450 won the “Main Award” at the 59th (2016) Best 10 New Products Awards sponsored by Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun
Jul
“MR30” Manufacturing Cell System for eV-LINE OPM Molds won the “Japan Machine Tools Builders’ Association Award” at the 47th (2017) Industrial Machine Design Special Awards sponsored by Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun
2018 Mar
Appointed Kenichi Furukawa as President and Representative Director