Company Profile

History

Company history

Product history

1950

1950

Osaka Vacuum, Ltd. was established in Osaka.
Opened Osaka Factory.

Started manufacturing
Oil-sealed Rotary Vacuum Pumps.

1959

Started manufacturing
Roots Vacuum Pumps.

1962

Opened Sakai Factory.

1967

Manufactured the Japan’s first large-scale steam ejector for degassing of large-volume molten steel.

Released world's largest oil-sealed rotary vacuum pump, "K30000".

1969

Awarded the medium and small business research institute award.

1971

Launched Turbo Molecular Pump (TMP)
“T650A” as the First TMP designed/produced in Japan

1972

Opened Hachioji Factory.

1974

Delivered the rough vacuum equipment for space chamber for Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), formerly known as National Space Development Agency.

1976

Received the 1st Vacuum Technology Award for production of the First TMP in Japan.

1977

Delivered four TH5000 turbo molecular pumps to evacuate the accelerator in Riken.
* Since 2001, the project team led by Kosuke Morita (Associate Chief Scientist) has been conducting experiments with super heavy elements. In 2004, 2005 and 2012, the team succeeded in discovering the new element No.113.

* Since 2001, the project team led by Kosuke Morita (Associate Chief Scientist) has been conducting experiments with super heavy elements. In 2004, 2005 and 2012, the team succeeded in discovering the new element No.113.

1980

Manufactured the largest steam Ejector for degassing (I.D. 2m) in Japan.

Delivered Space simulation chamber to National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology formerly known as Electro Technical Laboratory.

1981

Delivered the Large Scale Cryo Panel for the "Heliotron E" plasma experimental equipment in Kyoto University.

1982

Manufactured a Vacuum System for the Experimental Nuclear Fusion Reactor, JT60, for the Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute.

Started manufacturing Facing Target Sputtering Equipment.

1983

Launched Compound Turbo Molecular Pump (TMP) "TG550" and the series as the First Compound TMP designed/produced in the world.

1985

1985

Received the 10th Vacuum
Technology Award for development
of the compound Turbo Molecular Pump.

Completed development of Maglev Turbo Molecular Pump (TMP) “TG600M” and launched Maglev TMP “TG-M” series.

1986

Received the JSME Medal for
New Technology for development of
the compound Turbo Molecular Pump.

1988

Opened Nabari Factory

1989

1989

Received the Prize of Science and Technology Agency's Director for the achievements in the vacuum industry

Completed development of Sputtering Equipment for Eyeglasses Frame.

1990

Completed development of the world's largest TMP "TH25000".

1991

Established California Office in San Jose, CA, USA

Received the Medal with Blue Ribbon for the achievements in the vacuum industry

1993

Completed development of
the High Vacuum Helical Groove
TMP “TS440”.

Delivered TMP for exhausting to the main equipment of "SPring-8".

1994

Developed and manufactured Maglev Extreme High Vacuum TMP “TG1121MC”, reaching 10-10Pa(10-12torr).

1995

Received the 20th Vacuum Technology Award for development of Maglev Extreme High Vacuum TMP .

1996

Started repair/service support of TMP in Taiwan by Cutes Corporation.

Opened Seoul Office in Seoul, Korea.

1997

Nabari Factory received ISO9002 certification.
(Updated to ISO9001)

1998

1998

Started repair/service support of TMP in Korea by Shin Won Precision Co.
(Shin Won Tech. Co, Ltd. Korea at present)

Hachioji Factory received ISO9001 certification.

Completed development of Dry Vacuum Pump "DSP80".

1999

Launched "TG-F" series TMP mountable in any orientation.

2000

The 50th anniversary of the establishment.

2001

2001

Established Shanghai Osaka Vacuum, Ltd.
in Shanghai, China.

Launched heated type Maglev TMP “TG-MI” series.

2002

2002

Opened the Shanghai Office.

Launched the Full-digital type Maglev TMP.

2003

Sakai Factory received ISO9001 certification.

2004

2004

Relocated Seoul office to Seongnam city.

Launched Ultra-Low Vibration Maglev TMP “TG-ML” series.

2005

Established Osaka Vacuum U.S.A., Inc.
(California, USA)
* Abolish California office simultaneously.



Shanghai Osaka Vacuum received ISO9001 certification.
(0105Q14285R0S/3100)

2006

2006

Received ISO14001 certification.

Launched Ultra-high Vacuum Maglev TMP “TG-MU” series.

Launched Radiation resistant type Maglev TMP “TG-MR” series.

Completed development of Laser ablation equipment

2007

2007

Formed an alliance with Shikoku Taiyo Nippon Sanso., Ltd. for sales and consignment operation.

Launched TMP ‘TG70F’ for
analytical and measurement systems.

2008

Launched TMP “TG240F” for
analytical and measurement systems.

Delivered Cylindrical magnetron
sputtering equipment to Nagoya University.

2009

Launched Compact Dry Vacuum Pump
“DSP” series.

2010

2010

Formed an alliance with three companies
(Azuma Technos Co., Ltd., Kyusyu Keisokki Co., Ltd.
and Todoroki Sangyo Co., Ltd.) for sales.

Completed in-house development
of magnetic levitated bearing.

2011

2011

Formed an alliance with HI-TECH VACUUM SERVICES (M) SDN.BHD. for repair and maintenance.

Formed an alliance with Ebara Technologies Inc. (ETI) for repair and maintenance of Turbo molecule pumps.

Launched Maglev TMP with Integrated
Control Unit “TGkine2200M”.

Launched Energy Saving Dry Vacuum Pumps
“ER100D/ER100DC”.

2012

Launched Maglev TMP with Integrated
Control Unit “TGkine3300M”.

2013

Launched Air Cooled Dry Vacuum Pump “FR060D”.

2014

Formed an alliance with FMG Enterprises, Inc.
(California, USA) for repair and
maintenance of low and medium vacuum pumps.

2015

Relocated Hachioji factory to Nabari factory and
unified Repair and Maintenance Service Sections.

Formed an alliance with HI-TECH VACUUM SERVICES
(THAILAND) CO., LTD. for repair and maintenance.

OSAKA VACUUM got a gold prize as one of the best companies for 13th International Vacuum Exhibition in Beijing.

2016

2016

Formed an alliance with PT. Dah Young Tech Trading Indonesia for repair and maintenance.

Launched Maglev TMP with Integrated Control Unit “TGkine4200M”.

Launched Compact Dry Vacuum Pump “DSP-50”.

2017

2017

Formed an alliance with Ebara Precision Machinery Europe GmbH (EPME) for repair and maintenance of Turbo molecule pumps.

SEMI China Equipment and Materials Committee visited our Nabari factory

Launched Maglev TMP “TG907M ⁄ TG1307M”

Complete development of motor coil impregnation equipment for ITER.

Completed development of the latest model space chamber.

2018

2018

Osaka Vacuum appeared in the South China Morning Post.

Complete establishment of a new machining plant in our Nabari factory.

Launched Maglev TMP
"TG397M ⁄ TG427M"

Complete redesigning our website