Business history

1951
Hideo Tahara establishes an iron factory in Tokyo.

1961
The company is incorporated as Tahara Iron Works Co., Ltd.

1967
The office and factory moved to Edogawa-ku Tokyo.

1969
The company is reorganized as Tahara Engineering Co., Ltd. and wholly owned by Kanematsu Corp. with a capital of 20,000,000yen.

1971
Osaka Office is established.

1972
Nagoya Office is established.

1974
Merges with Shoei Industrial Machinery Ltd. and changes its name to Tahara-Shoei Engineering Ltd.

1984
Expands the assembly factory.

1988
Increases the capital to 50,000,000yen.

1989
Changes its name to Tahara Machinery Ltd.

1995
Establishes comprehensive business alliance with a German company Battenfeld-Fischer.

2000
Hitachi Zosen Corporation becomes the shareholder.

2002
Constructs the second assembly factory.

2006
The Japan Steel Works, LTD. becomes the shareholder.

2010
Tahara signs a licensing agreement with an American company Graham Packaging Company L.P.

2019
The office and factory moved to Inzai Chiba.

Product history

1961
Develops first blow molding machine, TBMA (parison lift type) series and introduces to the market.
(Following is a manufacturing-and-selling inaugural year of series.)

1967
TBA (accumulator type) series

1968
KN (bag inbox type), TM (TMW) series

1969
TA, TK series/Automatic trimming No. 1

1970
TP (neck calibrator type), TKV, TSE, TV, TG series/Automatic trimming No. 2

1972
H series

1979
TPF, TKVF series (succeeding model of TP, TKV)/TYC-28 parison controller

1981
BU (BUW) (locking tie bar type) series

1984
BH(BHW) series(making machine for small products of BU series),

1987
TL (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

1988
KTR (rotary-molding machine) series

1994
Develops the world’s first fully electric blow molding machine and introduces to the market.
MSE, MB series

1997
Develops first electric stretch blow molding machine and introduces to the market.
CSB (cold parison type stretch blow molding machine)series

2002
Develops first electric multi-layer blow molding machine and introduces to the market.

2005
Develops first tandem type electric blow molding machine and introduces to the market.
MQD series

2011
The total production number of electric multi-layer blow molding machines breaks through 100 sets.

2013
The total production number of electric blow molding machines breaks through 800 sets.

2018
The total production number of electric blow molding machines breaks through 1000 sets.

2020
The total production number of electric multi-layer blow molding machines breaks through 200 sets.