AIDA Company | History

AIDA Company History

1917 AIDA IRON WORKS is founded in downtown Tokyo

1923 AIDA IRON WORKS is totally destroyed by Kanto Earthquake but restored immediately

1933 First Japanese knuckle-joint press is introduced

1937 AIDA IRON WORKS is established as a public company

1945 AIDA IRON WORKS is totally destroyed in a March air raid and restored

1951First Japanese capping press is introduced

1955 200tf high-speed automatic press is introduced

1959 New factory is built in Sagamihara

1960 First Japanese transfer press is introduced

1962 Listed at the Second Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange

1964 Headquarters and Kameido factory is moved to Sagamihara

1967 World largest class 2500tf transfer press is introduced

1968 First Japanese industrial robot called the AIDA AUTO-HAND is introduced

1970 Company name is changed to AIDA ENGINEERING, LTD.
Drum top and bottom plate forming line is introduced

1971 Raised to the First Sec. of Tokyo and Osaka Stock Exchange AIDA ENGINEERING, INC. is established

1974 Tsukui factory is built

1977 Three dimensional transfer press system

1985 Nominated as a margin trading issue at Tokyo Stock Exchange

1987 Listed at the First Section of Nagoya Stock Exchange

1989 AIDA STAMPING TECHNOLOGY PTE LTD. is established in Singapore


1991 Awarded the "Technology Development Prize" from the Japan Society for Technology of Plasticity for AIDA's "Precision Closed Die Cold Forging System"

1992 ACCESS LTD. is established

1993 AIDA HONG KONG LTD. is established in Hong Kong

1994 AIDA MANUFACTURING (M) SDN. BHD. is established in Malaysia

1995 Awarded the "Mitsui Precision Technology Prize" from the Japan Society for Technology of Plasticity for AIDA's high speed press called the HMX-U
AIDA-AMERICA CORPORATION is established in Dayton, Ohio

1996 AIDA BLISS (EUROPE) LTD. is established in U.K.

1997 Introduced "New Corporate Identity Program"

1999 ISO 9001 Certified

2000 Awarded the "Mitsui Precision Technology Prize" from Japan Society for Technology of Plasticity for AIDA's vertical link press called the VL

2001 AIDA SAS is established in France
ISO 14001 Certified

2002 World's first direct drive servo former

2003 AIDA MANUFACTURING (SHANGHAI) LTD. is established in Shanghai
AIDA U.K. becomes a branch of AIDA SAS

2004 Italian corporation (Manzoni and Rovetta) are acquired, and AIDA Srl-Italy isestablished as AIDA's production base in Europe

2005 AIDA Srl-UK and AIDA Srl-France become branches of AIDA Srl-Italy
AIDA-Pressen GmbH is established in Germany
AIDA do Brasil is established in São Paolo - BRAZIL

2006 AIDA Srl-Czech is established in Czech Republic
Awarded the Aida Technology Award from The Japan Society for Technology of Plasticity for "Heavy-plate FCF (plate structure) Process Method Development".

2008 AIDA STAMPING TECHNOLOGY (INDIA) PVT. LTD. is established.Completed the development of a 23000kN capacity large servo press.

Completed the development of AIDA Ultimate Precision Forming Servo Press UL-D Series.
Awarded the "Technology Development Prize" from the Japan Society for Technology of Plasticity for Leveraging press motion controls in the envelopment of improved metalforming technologies.
(Collaborative research with JFE Steel Corporation.)

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