The founder Sutekichi Ikuta establishes IKUTA IRONWORKS INC. in Kyoto. Mainly invent Filter press machine, Sake brewing machine and contribute to rationalization of Sake brewery.
Designated hydraulic pump manufacturer for Japan Military until 1940
The encounter with Masaharu Terada who was the engineer of Manchuria Railway inspired IKUTA to start to produce production line for copper industries. Manufactured various kinds of automation machines represented like a Leveler.
Found IKUTA SANKI KOGYO CO.LTD. changed from IRONWORKS INC.
Invent Copper Surface Milling Machine and register patent. Achieve success and contribute to rapid quality advancement in copper industry. Milling Machine is qualified and known as indispensable process.
Invent copper rod annealing leveler and register patent.
Invent Double Surface Milling Machine and supplied Hitachi Cable. Contribute to labor-saving. The first Milling Machine was the right reason for copper industries to introduce following Milling Machine.
Munehiro Ikuta (1930~1999) assume the position of second managing director.
Supply Poongsan Metal Corp. which is industry leader in Korea with Double Surface Milling Machine and Automatic Welding Machine as a first foreign trading.
After this, start to export to foreign copper industries such as Hongkong, Taiwan ,etc in succession.
Develop 1500mm width Double Surface Milling Machine and supplied Mitsubishi Copper Sanbo Factory (formerly Sanbo Copper)
Supply Iranian State-owned company, Shahid Bahonar Copper, with Double Surface Milling Machine
Invent thick gauge slitter line and supply Kobe Steel Ltd.
Invent Alkali Degreasing Line and supply JX Nippon Oil and Energy Corporation (formerly Nippon Metal). Develop 1500mm width Double Surface Milling Machine and supply Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd
Supply KME Osnabruck Germany (formerly KM-Europe Metal) with 1500mm width Double Surface. Milling Machine
Invent CNC Cutter Grinding Machine and supply Hitachi Cable
Supply First Copper Technology Co., Ltd. Taiwan with Double Surface Milling Machine
Yasuhiro Ikuta assume the position of third managing director
Invent 6 Axis CNC Cutter Grinding Machine and supply Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. Release Welded type Milling Cutter
Establish Shanghai office and advance Chinese market
Establish IKUTA SUZHOU MECHANICAL ENGINEERING CO.LTD. in Suzhou China
Supply First Copper & Iron Industrial Taiwan with Reflow Tin Plating Line
Supply Anhui Xinke New Materials Co. Ltd. with Double Surface Milling Machine
Supply Furukawa Wuxi Co.Ltd. China with Slitter Line
Supply Guangzhou Copper Factory Co.,Ltd. with Double Surface Milling Machine
Establish solid position in Copper industries
Invent Dual Gauge Milling Machine and supply Beijing Jinying Copper Co. Ltd.
Supply JX Nippon Oil and Energy Corporation with 6μm Copper Foil Degreasing Line
Supply Sunnex Inc. with Disk leveler for Harley-Davidson Braking Disk
Invent Wind Generator
Supply Sofia Med Bulgaria with Cutter Grinding Machine and Milling Cutter
Supply JX Nippon Metal Suzhou China with Slitter Line
Selected 300 top-rated company from Japanese government
Supply Chinalco Luoyang Copper Co.Ltd. with Double Surface Milling Machine and CNC Cutter Grinding Machine
Build Milling Cutter Factory
Awarded a Kyoto engineering prize
Supply NingXia Orient Group Co.,Ltd. with Tension Leveler Line
Found KYOWIND, trading company
Found Hiroshima & Tokyo Office
Acquire environmental managing system KES
Supply Chinalco Shanghai Copper Co.,Ltd. with Copper Foil Degrease Line
Take part in Shanghai International Exposition and release Wind Generator
Supply Mitsui Sumitomo Metal Mining Brass & Copper Co.,Ltd. with Reflow Tin Plating Line
Construct new head office building
Establish SEIWA SUZHOU ENGINEERING CO.LTD. in Suzhou China
Acquire all the stock of TOTO ENGINEERING CO.LTD (Slitter manufacturer) and realize subsidiary.
Take part in the exhibition of EURO BLECH 2014
Found IKUTA MAK?NE A.?. in Istanbul Turkey as a maintenance and manufacturing base targetting at Middle East & Europe Industries.
Supply Sofia Med with Descaling Dry Brush Machine