Corporate History

  • Oct. 1939

    Took over part of motor business from Tokyo Shibaura Electric Co., Ltd.
    (now Toshiba Corporation). Established Shibaura Kyomachi Seisakusyo

  • Dec. 1939

    Changed the company name to Shibaura Engineering Works Co., Ltd.

  • July 1972

    Tokyo Shinkuu Kizai (now Shibaura Eletec Corporation) was established.

  • Oct. 1981

    Tosei Engineering Co., Ltd. (now Shibaura Precision Co., Ltd.) was established.

  • Oct. 1991

    Merged with Tokuda Seisakusho Co., Ltd. (established in 1932)

  • June 1993

    Established Shibaura Technical Systems Co., Ltd. (now Shibaura Vending Machine Corporation).

  • April 1994

    Established Shibaura Biru Service (now Shibaura Engineering Works Co., Ltd.).

  • July 1996

    Established Shibaura Technology International Corporation in the U.S.A.

  • Oct. 1998

    Merged with Toshiba Mechatronics Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Shibaura Mechatronics Corporation

  • April 1999

    Established Shibaura Mechatronics Taiwan Corporation in Taiwan.

  • Aug. 2000

    Established SCK Co., Ltd. (now Shibaura Mechatronics Korea Co., Ltd.) in Korea.

  • Sept. 2001

    Established Shibaura Mechatronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. in China.

  • July 2004

    Established Shibaura Hi-Tech Corporation.