Corporate History

Business

1960 Union Chemical Research Co,. Ltd. founded.
1970 Construction of New Corporate Building
1971 Corporate name changed to UNION TOOL CO.
1976 Nagaoka Factory opened to produce Crossed Roller Guide.
1979 Nagaoka-No.1 factory built
1980 Expansion of Nagaoka-No1 factory
1981 MEGATOOL INC. founded.
1982 Osaka Sales Office opened.
1983 Head Office Building expanded / Nagaoka Sales Office opened.
1985 Nagaoka No.2 Factory built / TAIWAN UNION TOOL CORP. founded.
1986 UNION TOOL EUROPE S.A. founded.
1988 Atsugi Sales Office opened / Heat treatment plant in Nagaoka Factory built
1989 UNION TOOL was listed on over-the- counter market of Japan Securities Dealers' Association
1990 Tokyo Factory relocated
1991 Nagaoka No.3 Factory built
1994 Nagoya Sales Office opened.
1995 UNION TOOL (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. founded
1996 UNION TOOL was listed on 2nd section of Tokyo Stock Exchange / Head Office relocated / Mishima Research Center opened
1997 Nagaoka No.4 Factory built / UNION TOOL HONG KONG LTD. founded
1998 UNION TOOL was listed on 1st section of Tokyo Stock Exchange
2000 UNION TOOL SINGAPORE PTE LTD., UNION TOOL UK Limited. founded / UNION TOOL (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. relocated / Obtained environment management system, ISO 14001 certification
2001 Nagaoka No.5 Factory built
2002 DONGGUAN UNION TOOL LTD. founded
2003 UNION TOOL (WAIGAOQIAO SHANGHAI) CO., LTD, founded
2004 Technical center opened /
MEGATOOL INC. changed its corporate name to U.S. UNION TOOL, INC.
2005 Anjo Sales Office and Hiroshima Sales Office opened
2006 Mitsuke Factory opened
2008 Kitakanto Sales Office opened
2009 UNION TOOL SINGAPORE PTE LTD. THAI Representative Office founded
Expansion of TAIWAN UNION TOOL CORP. third factory
2010 U.S. UNION TOOL, INC. relocated
2011 New building opened for headquarters
2012 DONGGUAN UNION TOOL LTD. relocated
2016 Mitsuke No.2 Factory opened

 

Products

1961 Introduced the nation's first Carbide Burrs for dental applications
1963 Started selling Carbide Drills / Rotary Burrs
1970 Began full-scale sales of Carbide Drills
1971 Started selling Drill Pointer, MDP
1975 Started selling CROSSED ROLLER GUIDE
1981 Started selling ROLLER TABLE
1983 Started selling Digital Measurement Equipment Series
1985 Started selling Diamond Drills / TRUE GUIDE
1986 Started selling MD Series extremely small-diameter drills for PCB / Began full-scale sale of carbide end mills as UNIMAX Series
1987 Started selling sub-micron digital measuring instruments / Started selling OPTECH M: non-contact drill diameter measuring instrument
1988 Started selling MICROFINE S1M: compact digital indicator.
1991 Started selling OPTECH-RI: optical spindle run-out measuring equipment
1992 Started selling centerless grinder CG Series / Started selling rolling machine RF-20
1994 Started selling NT Series: web thinned drill / Obtain ISO 9002 at PCB Drill division
1995 Started selling TMI: PCB thickness measuring device
1997 Obtain ISO 9001 certification at PCB Drill carbide, end mill and linear motion product division
1999 Obtain ISO 9001 certification at measurement equipment division
2002 Started selling UNIMAX Drill Series, miniature cutting tools for steel.
2003 Started selling K Series: 2mm shank drills
2004 Started selling HM Coat end mills
2005 Started selling OPTECH-ME/EDR20
2006 Started selling CZS series: 4 flutes square type end mills for part milling
2007 Started selling HRRS series: 4 flutes active radius end mills
Started selling HFB series: 4 flutes active ball end mills
2008 Obtain ISO 9001 for rolling dies division
2009 Obtain ISO 9001 for special tool machine division
Started selling OP-MS7
Started selling AZS series: 3 flutes high feed vertical and XY-axis milling square type end mills for aluminium
Started selling CNRS series: 4 flutes active corner radius end mills for titanium and heatproof steels
Started selling CRRS series: 4 flutes active corner radius end mills for raw materials
2010 Started selling CFLB series: 3 flutes active long neck ball end mills
Started selling CXS series: eccentric division and pitch 4 flutes active long neck square end mills
Started selling HSLB series: Hard Max Coating 2 flutes long neck ball end mills
Started selling HSB series: Hard Max Coating 2 flutes ball end mills
Started selling HLRS4000 series: 4 flutes long neck corner radius end mills
Started selling C-CES2000S series: UT Coating 2 flutes square end mills (Sharp Corner Type)
2011 Started selling CSS: UT coated 2 flutes square end mills
Started selling DCES2000/4000: DIA coated 2 flutes / 4 flutes square end mills
Started selling DCLS: DIA coated 2 flutes long neck square end mills
Started selling DLC-AZS: DLC coated 3 flutes active long neck square end mills for aluminum
Launched Coating Service
Started selling Coating Rod
Started selling OPTECH-RI-V: spindle run-out measuring equipment
2012 Started selling Wearable Heart Rate Sensor
Started selling UDCB: DIA coated 2 flutes ball end mills for cemented carbide
Started selling Forging Tools
2013 Got the Technical award for "Diamond coating end mills for cemented carbide milling" from The Japan Society for Die and Mould Technology
Started selling UDCMX: Drills for cemented carbide
Started selling UDCT: Diamond Coated 2 flutes thread mills for cemented carbide
Started selling DS-2000: Diameter measuring instrument with 0.01µm resolution
Started selling WHS m-1: Dynamic movement monitor
2014 Started selling WHS-2: Wearable Heart Rate Sensor
Started selling UDCLBF: High-grade long ball neck end mills for cemented carbide
Started selling RRI Analyzer software
2015 Started selling Diamond coated drills for Cemented Carbide
Started selling DSD: Driver's Sleep Detector
2016 myBeat Home ECG
UDCLRSF: High-grade Long Neck Radius
CBN-LBF: 2 Flute cBN High-grade Long Neck Ball

 

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