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Name of Company Shimada Machinery Co., Ltd.
Foundation April 1947
Capital 10 million yen
CEO President: Mitsutaka Shimada
Major Products ·CNC Multi-Spindle Automatic Lathes
·Multi-Spindle Automatic Screw machines
·CNC Lathes(2 spindle, 4spindle)
Address 3-1-18 Sawakihama, Mito-cho, Toyokawa, Aichi
Contact Headquarters TEL:0533-76-3381
FAX:0533-76-3386
    Sales Department e-mail:m-shimada@smd.co.jp
    Tokyo Branch Office TEL:045-973-4800
FAX:045-973-4805
e-mail:h-kawai@smd.co.jp
Corporate History
April 1947
Shimada Machinery was founded in Maruyama-cho, Gamagori-shi.
January 1957
Completed development and began manufacture and sale of a center lathe (4.5 shaku, with 1 shaku equal to 30.3 cm)
May 1960
Constructed and moved into a new office in Fuso-cho, Gamagori-shi, to enable business expansion, manufactured a center lathe, and completed development and began manufacture and sale of a vertical/horizontal milling machine.
August 1962
Reorganized the company into a corporation and established Shimada Machinery Co., Ltd.
September 1962
Developed Japan’s first 6-Spindle Automatic Lathe (Model: SC-6A).
August 1965
Production of center lathes (4.5 shaku) reached 2000 units.
March 1966
Specialized in the manufacture of 6-Spindle Automatic Lathes and began selling them.
October 1971
Completed development and began manufacture and sale of a 6-Spindle Automatic Lathe (Model: SC-6A-D).
March 1972
Completed development and began manufacture and sale of an 8-Spindle Automatic Lathe (Model: SS-8).
January 1974
Completed development and began manufacture and sale of a 6-Spindle Automatic Lathe (Model: SC-6E).
November 1979
Completed development and began manufacture and sale of a 6-Spindle Automatic Lathe (Model: SC-6EH).
February 1981
Sales of multi-spindle automatic lathes reached 1000 units.
October 1986
Completed development and began manufacture and sale of a CNC 6-Spindle Automatic Lathe (Model: CN-660).
June 1989
Completed expansion and renovation of the headquarters’ factory. Sales of multi-spindle automatic lathes reached 2000 units.
July 1990
Completed development and began manufacture and sale of a CNC 6-Spindle Automatic Lathe bar type (Model: B6-27).
March 1994
Completed development and began manufacture and sale of a 2-Spindle 1NC Lathe (2SI-6 & 8).
February 1998
Sales of multi-spindle automatic lathes reached 3000 units.
March 1999
Constructed a new headquarters/factory in Mito-cho, Toyokawa, and started full-scale operation.
November 2001
Completed development and began manufacture and sale of a Curvic Type 6-Spindle Automatic Lathe. (CN-660-C)
June 2006
Completed development and began manufacture and sale of a CNC 6-Spindle Automatic Lathe bar type (B6-32)
July 2007
Completed development and began manufacture and sale of a CNC 6-Spindle Automatic Lathe bar type (B6-16)
October 2007
Completed development and began manufacture and sale of a 2-Spindle 1NC Lathe bigger model (2SI-10)
Jun 2011
Constructed a new 2nd factory near headquarters / factory.
Jun 2011
Acquired 4-spindle project HS4200 horizontal model and VT4-350 vertical model from Kitako Corporation, a division of Kitagawa Iron Works.
We now offer a complete line of Multi-Spindle turning machines; Two & Four Spindle CNC machines and Six & Eight Spindle Cam-less screw machines.
October 2014
Completed development and began manufacture and sale of a 6 Spindle Lathe Bar Type with LIVE TOOLING & C-axis (ISM-B6-27NC)