Corporate History
1972
TAZMO CO., LTD. is incorporated with 3 million YEN in Nishi Ebara-cho, Ibara, Okayama, to manufacture and produce electronic components and repair industrial equipment.
1980
Began production of molding dies, including injection molding dies.
Completed development of Fully-automated Photo Resist Coater; production and sales started.
1981
Developed and produced Fully-automated Photo Resist Coater “TR5000” series; began sales through Tokyo Ohka Kogyo Co., Ltd.
1982
Relocated head office/plant to 167 Kinoko-cho, Ibara, Okayama (where the Molding Dies Plant is currently located).
1983
Completed development of 6-inch-wafer compatible semiconductor manufacturing equipment “TR6000” series.
Received Miki Memorial Award (Okayama Perfecture Industrial Technology Contribution Award).
1987
Developed Wafer/Mask Marking Equipment for semiconductor manufacturing system “TM4001/TPMM700”; production and sales started.
1989
Established a development partnership with Tokyo Ohka Kogyo Co., Ltd.
Developed TFT Full-color filter manufacturing system “TR25000” series; production and sales started.
1990
Constructed new head office/plant at 6186 Kinoko-cho, Ibara, Okayama.
Developed and produced Ultra Compact Transfer System for Super Clean Room.
1993
Developed and produced 8-inch-wafer compatible semiconductor manufacturing equipment.
Began production and sales of the Robot for Semiconductor Lithography Tools.
Developed generation 3.5 compatible full-color filter manufacturing system; manufacturing and sales started.
1994
Began production and sales of Emboss Carrier Tape. Developed High Performance Robot for Wafer Inspection Equipment.
1995
Began production of Injection Molding Products. Established the Plant No.3.
1996
Built a new Plant for LCD Manufacturing Equipment in the head office site.
1997
Constructed the new Plant No.5 in Kinoko-cho, Ibara, Okayama.
1998
Acquired Plant No.2 in Kinoko-cho, Ibara, Okayama. Received ISO9001 certification.
1999
Developed 4th generation compatible full-color filter manufacturing system; production and sales started.
Developed Small Footprint, 3-link Robot for Mini-environment (EFEM); production and sales started.
2000
Established Yokohama office in Kouhoku-ku, Yokohama.
2001
Developed “CS13” series Photo Resist Coater specialized for a thicker film application; production and sales started.
Developed 5th generation compatible full-color filter manufacturing system; production and sales started.
2003
Established TAZMO.INC., a local marketing subsidiary(now consolidated) in California, USA.
Established SHANGHAI TAZMO PRECISION MACHINERY CO., LTD. in Shanghai, China as a consolidated subsidiary for production/marketing of plastic molding products.
2004
Listed the company’s stock on the JASDAQ market.
Developed polarized plate for LCD manufacturing equipment.Received ISO 14001 certification.
2005
Built the Molding Dies Plant within the grounds of Plant No.5. The former Molding Dies Plant was reorgaized as Plant No.6.
2006
Developed 8th generation compatible full-color filter manufacturing system; production and sales started.
2007
Received the FY 2007 jointly commissioned project of“development of high-efficiency lighting technology using organic, light-emitting materials” from the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization(NEDO).
2008
Established TAZMO VIETNAM CO., LTD., a consolidated subsidiary, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
2009
Developed 10th generation compatible full-color filter manufacturing system; production and sales started.
Concluded a license agreement with 3M(USA) for semiconductor manufacturing equipment.
2013
Apprecia Technology Inc. became our wholly owned subsidiary company.
TAZMO VIETNAM CO.,LTD.constructed new factory at Long Hau Industrial Park in Long An Province, Vietnam.
Yokohama office moved to Nakano-ku, Tokyo, and renamed Tokyo office.
2015
Tokyo office moved to Shinjyuku-ku, Tokyo.
Capital increased to 1,616,830,000 yen through third-party allocation of shares.