Tsunezo Makino establishes the Manufacturing Division of Makino Shoten, specializing in the manufacture of No.1 type vertical milling machines.
|1958||Develops the K-Series of top-selling vertical milling machines and Japan’s first NC milling machine.|
|1961||The global headquarter company name is changed to Makino Milling Machine Co., Ltd.|
|1966||Develops Japan’s first machining center.|
|1980||Develops the N/C Electrical Discharge Machine (EDM).|
Buys over LeBlond Machine Tool Company in the U.S. changes its name to LeBlond Makino Machine Tool Company, launches the production of Makino machine tools and establishes the Singapore branch LeBlond Asia Pte Ltd.
|1982||Develops the DMS Commercial Automatic Die and Mold Machining System.|
Introduces the industry’s first high-speed spindle and develops first 5-axis controlled machining center.
Introduces the first Intelligent Adaptive Control System and develops the Module MMC (Makino Machining Complex).
|1987||The Singapore branch company name is changed to LeBlond Makino Asia Pte Ltd.|
|1989||Introduces the A55, revolutionizing horizontal machining centers.|
|1990||Makino R&D Center becomes operational.|
Today’s Asia headquarter, Makino Asia Pte Ltd is set up. The production of wire EDM starts and the Ram EDM develops with Makino Tokyo.
|1994||Introduces KE55 New Generation Milling Machine.|
|1995||Establishes Makino India Pvt Ltd.|
|1999||Establishes Makino (China) Co. Ltd.|
|2002||Launches SP43 and S33.|
Launches SP64 and S56. Develops world’s first conventional horizontal wire EDM that automatically threads and machines with a 0.02 mm diameter wire. Opening of Makino Asia Technical Center in China.
|2004||Establishment of “Makino (Thailand) Co., Ltd” in Bangkok, Thailand.|
|2005||Development of EDNC43T; Production of Slim3 in “Makino India Private Limited” manufacturing plant in Bangalore, India.|
|2006||Establishment of “Makino (China) Co. Ltd” manufacturing plant in Kunshan, China.|
|2007||Development of Makino’s new wire EDM solution, the DUO Series; DUO43 and DUO64.|
|2009||Launches F series and PS series to meet competitive market requirements.|
|2010||Development of EDAF Series High Precision Sinker EDM and the opening of the new Makino International Research and Development (IRD) Centre.|
|2012||Launching of F8/F9 Large Vertical Machining Center and U3 Precision wire EDM.|
|2013||Launching of Hyper i control for Wire EDM|
|2014||World premiere of Slim3n, the competitive solution for parts machining|
|2015||Launching of Hyper Technology for Wire and Sinker EDM|
Makino is the originator of high-speed spindles for commercial use. With spindles able to achieve speeds of 20,000 rpm and above, it’s no wonder we are the undisputed leader in high-speed high-efficiency machining center technology. Makino machines will deliver precise statistical performance and dramatically reduced cycle times.