|Apr. 1972||Operating division of Okayama District Invention Center Foundation established independence as “Kiki Kaihatsu Kogyo Co., Ltd.”
With capital of 5 million yen, mainly focused on specialized cutting machines.
|Feb. 1974||Completed track link assembly machine for construction machinery.|
|Nov. 1976||Developed company’s first leak test machine, which became one of company’s core products.|
|Aug. 1977||Increased capital to 10 million yen.
Developed automotive seat adjuster assembly machine. Afterward, began producing various types of assembly machines.
|Dec. 1978||Entered welding machine field.|
|Oct. 1979||Developed TIG/MIG welding machines for automotive door sashes and corners.|
|Jan. 1981||Increased capital to 22.9 million yen.|
|Jan. 1982||Developed automatic assembly machine for micro bearings.|
|Mar. 1986||Introduced CADAM.|
|Mar. 1987||Developed automotive key cutting machine and assembly line.|
|May 1988||Developed automotive engine assembly line.|
|Jun. 1989||Introduced corporate identity (CI) and changed company name to “CORETEC INC.”|
|Oct. 1991||Increased capital to 92 million yen.|
|Oct. 1992||Newly constructed and relocated Head Office and factory to present address.|
|Apr. 1996||Launched Ecology Business Division.|
|Apr. 2000||Advanced into nutrunner field.
Established Chubu Office.
Launched Open System Division.
|Oct. 2000||Acquired ISO 9001 certification.|
|Dec. 2001||Acquired ISO 14001 certification.|
|Sep. 2003||Established subsidiary “Coretec MDM Inc.” in Zhejiang Province, China.|
|Oct. 2004||Expanded Head Office’s East Factory.|
|Jan. 2006||Relocated Chinese subsidiary to Zhang Jia Gang, Jiangsu Province, and established “Coretec CN (Zhang Jia Gang) Machinery Inc.”|
|Mar. 2006||Increased capital to 167 million yen.|
|Aug. 2007||Constructed new “Coretec CN (Zhang Jia Gang) Machinery” factory.|
|Mar. 2009||Constructed new Azo factory in Soja City.|
|Apr. 2010||Launched Line Camera System Division.|
|Oct. 2010||Launched New Business (NB) Division.|
|Dec. 2011||Started selling weed-controlling solar cell sheets.|
|Mar. 2014||Started selling 3D weld bead inspection systems.|
|Jun. 2015||Released iSommelier wine search system.|