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History

Business history

1951Hideo Tahara establishes an iron factory in Tokyo.
1961The company is incorporated as Tahara Iron Works Co., Ltd.
1967The office and factory are moved to the present site.
1969The company is reorganized as Tahara Engineering Co., Ltd. and wholly owned by Kanematsu Corp. with a capital of 20,000,000yen.
1971Osaka Office is established.
1972Nagoya Office is established.
1974Merges with Shoei Industrial Machinery Ltd. and changes its name to Tahara-Shoei Engineering Ltd.
1984Expands the assembly factory.
1988Increases the capital to 50,000,000yen.
1989Changes its name to Tahara Machinery Ltd.
1995Establishes comprehensive business alliance with a German company Battenfeld-Fischer.
2000Hitachi Zosen Corporation becomes the shareholder.
2002Constructs the second assembly factory.
2006The Japan Steel Works, LTD. becomes the shareholder.
2010Tahara signs a licensing agreement with an American company Graham Packaging Company L.P.

Product history

1961Develops first blow molding machine, TBMA (parison lift type) series and introduces to the market.
(Following is a manufacturing-and-selling inaugural year of series.)
1967TBA (accumulator type) series
1968KN (bag inbox type), TM (TMW) series
1969TA, TK series/Automatic trimming No. 1
1970TP (neck calibrator type), TKV, TSE, TV, TG series/Automatic trimming No. 2
1972H series
1979TPF, TKVF series (succeeding model of TP, TKV)/TYC-28 parison controller
1981BU (BUW) (locking tie bar type) series
1984BH(BHW) series(making machine for small products of BU series),
1987TL (TLW) (tie bar less) series,
TZ (TZW) series (making machine for cost cut of BH series),
TS (hot parison type stretch blow molding machine) series/
In Mold Labeller No.1
1988KTR (rotary-molding machine) series
1994Develops first electric blow molding machine and introduces to the market.
MSE, MB series
1997Develops first electric stretch blow molding machine and introduces to the market.
CSB (cold parison type stretch blow molding machine)series
2002Develops first electric multi-layer blow molding machine and introduces to the market.
2005Develops first tandem type electric blow molding machine and introduces to the market.
MQD series
2011The total production number of electric multi-layer blow molding machines breaks through 100 sets.
2013The total production number of electric blow molding machines breaks through 800 sets.