Milestones

Year Business & Facilities Products & Technology
2012
Apr Linear motor drive machines (Die-sinker EDM and Wire-cut EDM, press machine, and machining center) reached total shipments of 30,000 sets.    
  New plant for the EWS Division of Sodick F·T Co., Ltd. completed in Miyazaki City, Japan.    
Jun Appointed Yuji Kaneko as President.    
Jul Sodick merged Sodick Plustech Co., Ltd.    
Aug Opened Sodick Vietnam Co., Ltd. in Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi, Vietnam.    
    Nov Announced the “AP650L”, a linear motor drive precision medium-size Wire-cut EDM (equipped with oil processing)
      Announced the “SL400G” and “SL600G” high speed, high performance Wire-cut EDM units, which are equipped with the world’s first CNC unit with 19 “SPW power supply” multi-touch LCD monitor.
      “Export of Fully Automatic Noodle Making Production Line with EHEDG Specification” won the “42nd (2012) Food Industrial Technical Award, International Category Award” sponsored by the Shokuhin Sangyo Shimbun Ltd.
      HAYABUSA, a high speed wire electrode for Wire-cut EDM won the 2012 "CHO" MONODZUKURI Innovative Parts and Components Award.
2013
    Jan “Ultra-High Speed Machining Center TT1-400A” won the Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun “Main Award of the 55th (2012) Best 10 New Product Awards”.
Feb Inaugurated a new factory at Sodick (Thailand) Co., Ltd.    
May New plant for the Metal Molding Division of Sodick F·T Co., Ltd. completed in Miyazaki City, Japan.    
    Jul Wire-cut EDM SL400G and SL600G won the 43rd Industrial Machine Design Special Awards, 2013 sponsored by Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Ltd.
    Nov Sodick's Transcendent Meg-Herz Modulation Amplifier (TMM) won the 10th "CHO" MONODZUKURI Innovative Parts and Components Award, 2013
2014
    Mar “LED High Intensity Unit Light Source Floodlight PIKA Series” won “the prize for idea naming” at “the 24th Naming award” for 2013, sponsored by Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Ltd.
    Apr Started sales of the "TR20EH3" Injection Molding Machine.
Jul Established Niigata Satellite Office. Jul Announced the "OPM250L" Linear Motor Driven Precision Metal 3D Printer.
    Aug Started sales of the "HSP Series" Injection Molding Machine.
    Nov Mercury Lamp Substitute Large Luminous Flux LED module ALSP-01 Built-In “LED High Intensity Unit Light Source Floodlight PIKA 101” won the 11th "CHO" MONODZUKURI Innovative Parts and Components Award, 2014
2015
Jan Established Sodick Tokyo showroom. Jan “Precision Metal 3D Printer OPM250L” won the Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun “Main Award of the 57th (2014) Best 10 New Product Awards”.
Mar Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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