Seo Koatsu kogyo Co.,Ltd

History

History

August 1926 Sangoro Seo founded Seo Koatsu Flange Partnership Corp. in Taisho-ku, Osaka City, to produce flange joints.
July 1941 The company was reorganized into a joint-stock company.
January 1953 The company developed a method for manufacturing fin tubes for heat exchangers (the first company to do so in Japan), and launched a business in the field of heat exchanger manufacturing.
November 1959 The company name was changed to Seo Koatsu Kogyo Co., Ltd.
December 1962 The Tokyo Office was opened.
May 1964 The Mikkaichi Works was inaugurated in Kawachinagano, Osaka Prefecture.
October 1973 The Ichikawa Works was inaugurated in Ichikawa-cho, Kanzaki-gun, Hyogo Prefecture.
May 1980 The head office was moved to Nishi-ku, Osaka City.
August 1982 Wind tunnel testing equipment was installed in the Mikkaichi Works in order to establish a system for R&D related to the performance of fin tubes for heat exchangers.
August 1987 Large-scale CAD system was introduced to the Mikkaichi Works in order to modernize design processes.
November 1990 A 1500 t hydraulic forging press was introduced to the Ichikawa Works in order to expand and reinforce business in the field of forging.
December 1990 The Mikkaichi Works achieved the Welding Works Evaluation Level II as defined by the Japan Power Engineering and Inspection Corporation.
June 1993 The Ichikawa Works was authorized to indicate its JIS (Japanese Industrial Standards) accreditation according to JISB2220.
September 1996 The head office was accredited as a business engaged in Specific Construction Business.
April 1998 The Mikkaichi Works obtained, from China's Labor Department, a Safety Quality License based on the Safety Quality Licensing System for Imported Boilers and Pressure Vessels.
September 1998 A large-scale 5-side processing machine was introduced to the Ichikawa Works in order to commence three-dimensional processing.
March 2000 The Ichikawa and Mikkaichi Factories obtained ISO9001 accreditation.
July 2001 A 500 t hydraulic forging press was introduced to the Ichikawa Works.
March 2002 The Tokyo Office was moved to Minato-ku, Tokyo.
September 2003 The Mikkaichi Works was ASME U Stamp accredited.
July 2004 The Mikkaichi Works received product accreditation from the Japan Power Engineering and Inspection Corporation.
September 2006 The Kaizuka Works was inaugurated in Kaizuka City, Osaka Prefecture, in order to commence the assembly and manufacture of large-scale heat exchangers.
April 2007
  • The Ichikawa Works obtained ISO14001 accreditation.
November 2008 The Main Building Office was completed in the Mikkaichi Works.