COMPANY PROFILEPhilosophy Overview History Departments Main Customers
Message from the President
Makoto Nakazawa, President
As a sincere and reliable company, Shiga Yamashita will continue to make great efforts to contribute to society and boost creativity of individuals.
Based on the conviction that the needs of the customer are foremost, customer requirements are clarified, and the world’s best products are manufactured in complete conformance with all legal statutes and regulations, thereby gaining trust and satisfaction.
|Company name||SHIGA YAMASHITA CO.,LTD. (CIGA)|
|Founded||October 1, 1973|
|Capital||38.25 million yen|
|Representative||Toshihiko Yamamoto, Chairman|
Makoto Nakazawa, President
|Number of employees||80 employees|
|Average age||37 years old|
|Annual turnover||Two billion yen|
|Headquarters||338 URIUZU HIGASHIOMI, SHIGA 527-0055, JAPAN Access Map|
|Relating company||CIGA YAMASHITA de MEXICO S.A. de C.V. / FINE INC.(Korea)|
|Business|| ・Finishing equipment for post-processing of aluminum castings|
・Engine cleaning equipment
・Draught beer keg washing & filling equipment
・Various automatic assembly equipment
・Pneumatic transportation equipment
・Urban refuse incineration and processing equipment
・Soot extraction systems
|Dealings bank||MIZUHO Bank, Otsu branch|
The Bank of Kyoto, Kusatsu branch
Kansai Mirai Bank, Yokaichi branch
RESONA Bank, Kyoto branch
|Area of company||Site : 11,800㎡|
Factory : 4,884㎡
Office : 1,315㎡
|1973||SHIGA YAMASHITA CO.,LTD. formed as an independent entity from Yamashita Tekko Co.,Ltd.|
|1975||Signed a manufacturing agreement with the Industrial Materials Division of Cornes Dodwell Ltd. and localized a washer for the draft beer keg filling equipment manufactured by Sankey of the UK.|
|1978||Began developing the WellPacker liquid bag filling equipment in cooperation with Dodwell’s Industrial Materials Division.|
Developed an exhaust gas economizer and a soot extractor for marine boilers in cooperation with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.
Developed the dry forming machine for automobile carpets.
|1980||Developed the bag-in-box filling equipment.|
|1982||Delivered six engine washers to automobile manufacturers in Mexico.|
|1984||Developed the aluminum casting finishing and transfer equipment.|
Developed the carrier equipment for applications of sealants to automobile glass.
|1985||Developed the large sheet feeder.|
|1988||Developed the specialized servo system controller.|
Developed thef NC deburring machine and multiarticular robot.
Developed the high-speed spindle.
|1989||Signed a technical assistance agreement with Fine Inc. of South Korea.|
|1990||Developed the vertical five-axis multiarticular robot.|
|1995||Developed the general-purpose finishing equipment for aluminum castings.|
|1996||Developed the specialized cell-type finishing equipment for aluminum castings.|
|1998||Developed the rotary-type a draft beer barrel filling equipment washer.|
|2000||Obtained the ISO 9001 Quality Assurance Certification.|
|2001||Developed the jet-type washing equipment.|
Developed the finishing equipment for aluminum castings.
Developed the high-speed cutting equipment.
|2002||Began exporting the cylinder block finishing equipment to Nemak SA of Mexico.|
|2004||Merged with Shiga Yamashita Services. Increased capital to 23.25 million yen.|
|2005||Established CIGA YAMASHITA de MEXICO S.A. de C.V.|
|2006||Increased capital to 38.25 million yen. Expanded and upgraded manufacturing facilities.|
We were awarded the ‘SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR 2006’ Excellent award by NEMAK SA of Mexico.
|2007||Rebuilt an office ridge.|
|2008||We achieved the delivery of a total of 250 pieces of finishing equipment for aluminum castings.|
The Flexible-Type Finishing machine for FC casting workpiece has been completed and launched.
The brand new Keg Washing/Filling machine for microbreweries has been completed and launched.This machine is equipped with newly developed sensors and control system which achieved outstanding level of quality.
|2010||We were awarded the ‘SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR 2009’ Excellent award by NEMAK SA of Mexico.|
|2011||We were awarded the ‘SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR 2011’ Excellent award by NEMAK SA of Mexico.|
|2012||Developed the BUILT-IN MOTOR for Gate Cutting use and Special Inverter system.|
|2013||We were awarded the ‘SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR 2013’ Excellent award by NEMAK SA of Mexico.|
40th anniversary of our foundation.
Toshihiko Yamamoto was appointed as Chairman of the Board.
Makoto Nakazawa was appointed President and CEO.
|2017||Developed a new Hybrid-type engine cleaning equipment for larger work.|
|2019||A new factory (Factory No. 3) was built.|
Shiga Yamashita Departments
Supported by a comprehensive list of successes, specialist sales engineers are focused on providing the customer with the optimum equipment. Activity begins with consultations with customers asking “I wonder if it’s possible to …..” questions, and culminates in presentation of equipment specifications suited to customer requirements.
The Technical Department has a spacious, open floor, which allows each section to communicate easily We have a lot of experience in this field. The mechanical design section makes full use of high-end 3D-CAD for optimal equipment design, while the control design section is more user-friendly control systems that are easy to use. This enthusiastic technical team is responsible for Shiga Yamashita’s manufacturing.
Shiga Yamashita’s unique technology is employed by a manufacturing team engaged in a wide range of activities, from selection of materials to manufacture of components, and a finishing and technical team focused on assembly and adjustment of equipment for reliable operation. The finishing and technical team is also responsible to the customer for delivery and installation of equipment.
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