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1938 Kyoritsu Gokin Limited Partnership established
1939 Kyoritsu Gokin becomes a public company
1944 Designated a naval inspection factory
1948 Joins the Japan Cemented Carbide Tool Manufacturer's Association as a founding member
1957 Spray nozzle manufacturing begins
1958 Everloy Shoji Co., Ltd. is established
1960 Tokyo sales office opens
1973 Hiroshima sales office opens
1979 Kakuzo Matsumoto becomes Chairman of the Board, and Kozo Matsumoto becomes President
1980 Nozzle factory completed in Kaibara, Hyogo
1986 Chairman Kakuzo Matsumoto receives the Science and Technology Agency Director's Award and a Dark-blue Ribbon Medal
1989 Cemented carbide factory completed in Kaibara, Hyogo
Chairman Kakuzo Matsumoto receives a Yellow Ribbon Medal
1990 Kyushu sales office opens
1992 Tokyo sales office is promoted to a branch office
1994 Addition added to Kaibara cemented carbide factory
1995 Processed goods factory established at headquarters
1997 Specialized equipment department is established
1998 Kyushu Everloy Co., Ltd. Kumamoto factory completed
1999 Nozzle division certification: ISO9001
Cemented carbide division certification: ISO9002
2000 Kyushu sales office is promoted to a branch office
2001 Processing division certification: ISO9002
2002 Kaibara factory nozzle division certification: ISO14001
2004 New headquarters completed for Everloy Shoji Co., Ltd.
Cemented carbide division certification: ISO14001
2005 Addition added to Kaibara nozzle factory
2006 DNX nozzle awarded the Agency of Natural Resources and Energy Director's Award
Company-wide certification: ISO9001
2007 Addition added to Kyushu Everloy Kumamoto Factory #2
2008 70th anniversary for Kyoritsu Gokin, 50th anniversary for Everloy Shoji
Kozo Matsumoto becomes Chairman of the Board, and Keiro Fujiwara becomes President
2009 Company-wide certification: ISO9001/ISO14001
2012 Addition added to Kyushu Everloy Kumamoto Factory #3
Awarded the Nishinomiya Tech Prize
2014 Local subsidiary established in Shanghai, China

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