History

History of FUKUSHIMA LTD.

FUKUSHIMA LTD. around 1937
FUKUSHIMA LTD. around 1937
Hydraulic Parts around 1961
Hydraulic Parts around 1961

Note: Company names of the respective time are used.

1920
Founded FUKUSHIMA LTD.
1953
Established the present-day FUKUSHIMA LTD.
1955
Completed the combal-type spinning frame prototype
1956
Began production of auxiliary machinery for use with ships
1957
Began manufacturing the combal-type spinning frame
1959
Collaborated with Hydraulic Co. for hydraulic deck machinery technologies
1960
Began production of electro-hydraulic deck machinery
1964
Began production of hydraulic deck cranes
1965
Public exhibition of Fukushima's electro-hydraulic deck crane
1967
Collaborated with Benoto Co. for hydro-electric grab technologies
1969
Collaborated with Cox Co. for steam-driven deck machinery
1971
Began development of a towing/anchor handling winch with Houston Barge Line, Inc.
1976
Began manufacture and sale of hydraulic twin cranes
1979
Formed a capital alliance with Ube Industries, Ltd.
1984
Constructed a high-frequency furnace at the foundry
1989
Began manufacture and sale of grab buckets with engines for cargo and lumber handling
1995
Began manufacture and sale of emergency towing equipment for tankers
1997
Received ISO 9001 certification
Began manufacture and sale of small buckets for municipal solid waste handling
1998
Received ISO 14001 certification
2000
Received OHSAS 18001 certification
2006
Began production of towing/anchor handling winches
2008
Received the Utsukushima Manufacturing Prize (energy-saving electro-hydraulic grab bucket)
2010
90th Anniversary
2014
Began sale of mechanical buckets
2017
Grab Buckets production reached 3,000 units

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