Awards

Electrical discharge machine which adopted a linear motor for the first time in the word has been widely recognized in the society and received numerous awards. We will continue our efforts to make products that satisfies our customers.

Year Awards & Content
2011
Dec
Nikkan Kogyo Shimbunsha
2011 "Ultra" Monozukuri Parts Award, Electric & Electronic Parts Award
"Sodick LED SL-1200" intelligent built-in electric exchange and adjustment element
(Sodick LED Co., Ltd.)
2010
Jan
Nikkan Kogyo Shimbunsha
53rd (2009) New Products Best 10 Power of Japan (Nippon Brand) Award
"TR650EH2" compression molding machine specially designed for thin light guide panel
2009
Dec
Nikkan Kogyo Shimbunsha
2009 Ultra Monodukuri Parts Award Power of Japan (Nippon Brand) Award
"e-wire" high performance recycle electrode wire for Wire-cut EDM
(Currently EWS division, Sodick FT, Co., Ltd.)
Jan
Nikkan Kogyo Shimbunsha
51st (2008) New Products Best 10 Main Award
NANO Machine "AZ250"
2008
Oct
Japan Institute of Design Promotion
Good Design Award
Linear Moter Drive High Speed Milling Center "HS430L"
May
10th Recognition of Historically Valuable Crafting Machine - Best Technical Award
Die-sinker EDM "D-series"
Jan
Nikkan Kogyo Shimbunsha
50th (2007) New Products Best 10 Main Award
Linear Moter Drive High Speed Die-sinker EDM "AG series"
2007
Sep
Japan Society for Precision Engineering, 27th Japan Society for Precision Engineering Technical Award
Development of the "AZ150", a ultra-high speed, high precision linear motor drive processing machine with vibration suppression
Jun
Japan Society for Die and Mold Technology, 17th Japan Society for Die and Mold Technology Recognition Prize
Development of a hybrid electrical discharge machine that exceeds the processing speed limit of wire electric discharge
Japan Society for Die and Mold Technology, 17th Japan Society for Die and Mold Technology Recognition Prize
Honorary Chair Toshihiko Furukawa
Jan
Nikkan Kogyo Shimbunsha
49th (2006) New Products Best 10 Main Award
Hybrid Wire Linear Motor Drive Wire-cut EDM "Hybrid Wire"
2006
Apr
Japan Society for Die and Mold Technology, 16th Japan Society for Die and Mold Technology Technical Award
Development of an ultra-high speed, high precision linear motor processing machine with vibration suppression
Jan
Nikkan Kogyo Shimbunsha
48th (2005) New Products Best 10 Power of Japan (Nippon Brand) Award
"SPACE series" High PrecisionNano Machine "AE05"
2005
Oct
2005 Good Design Award (Product design department)
Linear Motor Drive High Speed Wire-cut EDM "AQ327L Premium"
Jun
Japan Society for Die and Mold Technology, 15th Japan Society for Die and Mold Technology Technical Award
Ultra-fine and precision processing technology by nano machine
Mar
Nikkan Kogyo Shimbunsha 2nd Monozukuri Parts "Parts Award"
Large-size ceramics and air bearing (currently EMG division, Sodick FT Co., Ltd.)
2004
Jul
Nikkan Kogyo Shimbunsha, 34th Industrial Machine Design Special Award
Linear Motor Drive Small-size Ultra-precision Die-sinker EDM "AP1L LQ1"
Jan
Nikkan Kogyo Shimbunsha, 46th (2003) New Products Best 10 New Product Award
Electron Beam PIKA Finish Machine "PF-00A/PF-32A"
2003
Oct
20th Kanagawa Industrial Technology and Development Achievement Award
Ultra-precision Linear Nano Machine "NANO-100"
2001
Jan

ND Marketing Award
News Digest
17th 2000 ND Marketing Award
President Toshihiko Furukawa (currently the honorary chair)
2000
Jun
Japan Die & Mold Industry Association, 10th Technical Association Award, Technical Award
NC Die-sinker EDM with built-in Linear Servo Motor "AQ series"
Mar
Japan Society for the Promotion of Machine Industry, 30th Small- and Mid-Size Company New Machine Development Chairman’s Award
NC Die-sinker EDM with built-in Linear Servo Motor "AQ series"
Jan

Linear motor vibration suppression technology was highly valued and received a number of awards.
Nikkan Kogyo Shimbunsha
42nd (1999) New Product Best 10 New Product Award
Nippon Keizai Shimbunsha
1999 Nikkei Superior Product & Service Award
Best Award Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun Award
NC Die-sinker EDM with built-in Linear Servo Motor "AQ series"
1999
Jul
Ishikawa Labor Standards Chief Good Performance Award
Awarded to the Kaga Office.
Fukui Labor Standards Chief Good Progress Award
Awarded to the Fukui Office.
1991
Jul
Japan Greenery Research and Development Center Chair Award
The Kaga Office was nationally recognized as a good green plant.
1988
Oct
1988 Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Good Design Award
NC Wire-cut EDM "A500", "A350"
1983
Nov
1983 Japan Society for the Promotion of Machine Industry, Japan Society for the Promotion of Machine Industry Award
Developed "the NC EDM with 4-axis plus rotating main axis"
1982
Mar
1982 Japan Society for the Advancement of Inventions, Good Idea Prize
Developed "VITOL", a high performance special processing liquid for EDM
1980
Oct
1981 Japan Society for the Advancement of Inventions, Invention Prize
Completed the "PIKA-1" mirror finish circuit.