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DMG MORI's history

Business history

1948Began manufacture and sales of textile machine in Yamato-Koriyama City, Nara Prefecture
1958After textile machinery started manufacture and sale of machine tools
(high-speed precision lathes)
1970

Iga Plant (Current Iga Campus)
Constructed Iga Plant which has been in operation ever since
1979Listed shares on the second section of the Osaka Securities Exchange
1981Listed shares on the second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
1982Established MORI SEIKI GmbH
1983Established MORI SEIKI U.S.A., INC. (current DMG MORI U.S.A., INC.)
Started actual operation at Iga No.1 Plant
The Company was transferred to the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange
1987

Nara Plant (Current Nara Campus)
Nara No.1 Plant
Completed construction of Nara Head Office Started actual operations at the Nara Plant
1992Started operations at the Iga No.2 Plant
1997Started operations at the Iga No. 2 Plant High-Precision Facility
1999

Nagoya Building
(Current Nagoya Head Office)
Completed construction of MORISEIKI Nagoya building
(current Nagoya Head Office)
Acquired ISO9001 certification
2000Established Digital Technology Laboratory (DTL)
(current DMGMORI Digital Technology Laboratory Corporation)
2001Acquired ISO14001 certification
Established MORI SEIKI (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD.
Consolidated TAIYO KOKI CO., LTD. as a subsidiary
2002Started 24 hours a day, 365 days a year service support
Took over operations from former HITACHISEIKI
Started operation as part of the MORISEIKI Group
Acquired OHSAS18001 certification
2003

Chiba Campus
Started operation of the Chiba Campus
2004Established the Human Resources Development Center (current DMGMORI Academy)
Transferred Head Office to Nagoya
2005Completed construction of the Iga Campus Heat Treatment Plant
2006Completed construction of the Iga Campus Casting Plant
2007

DIXI machines
Established AKISHINO MOLD LABORATORY, LTD. (current DMG MORI MOLD LABORATORY CO., LTD.)
Consolidated DIXI machines as a subsidiary
2008

TOBLER S.A.S.
Consolidated TOBLER S.A.S. as a subsidiary
Consolidated B.U.G., Inc. (current DMG MORI B.U.G. CO.,LTD.)
2009Established the Tokyo branch
Started capital and business collaboration with DMG of Germany
2010

Magnescale
Acquired the measuring equipment business of Sony Manufacturing Systems Corporation, and consolidated as a subsidiary named Magnescale Co., Ltd
2011Established MORI SEIKI SALES AND SERVICE CO., LTD.
(current DMG MORI SALES AND SERVICE CO., LTD.)
2012Established the Iga Campus Bed / Column Precise Processing Plant
Established North American Factory in Davis city, California
2013Established Tianjin Factory in China
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Products history

1960

MH-1500
Began export of high-speed precision lathes
1968Began manufacture and sales of numerically controlled lathes
1976

NCPL-300
Market share of NC lathes reached the top in the Japanese machine tool industry
1977

SL-2
Developed SL-2
1981

MV-40
Began manufacture and sales of vertical machining centers
1983

MH-40
Began manufacture and sales of horizontal machining centers
1994

SH-50
Developed SH-50
2000

SH junior

MT2500SZ
Developed SH junior
Expanded MT Series line-up
Started use of CAPS-NET
2003Developed DCG (Driven at the Center of Gravity)
Developed DDM (Direct Drive Motor)
Developed NV 4000 DCG and NH 4000 DCG
Introduced a machine equipped with a HEIDENHAIN CNC into the European market
2004

NL2000
Developed the NL Series with BMT (Built-in Motor Turret)
2005

NVD1500 DCG
Developed NVD 1500 DCG
Developed NT Series
2006

NMV5000 DCG
Developed NMH 6300 DCG
Developed NMV 5000 DCG
2007

NZ2000 T3Y3
Developed NZ Series
2009MAPPS integrated operation panel completely revamped,
and started installing on new models as MAPPS Ⅳ
2010Developed the X-class machines (NLX, NVX, NHX, NTX)
2011

NTX2000
Developed NTX 2000
Developed NZX Series
Jointly developed MILLTAP 700 with DMG
2012

NVX5080 II
Developed NVX 5000 Ⅱ Series
2013Developed NHC 4000 and NHC5000
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DMG MORI AG's history

1870Friedrich Gildemeister founded GILDEMEISTER & Comp. in Bielefeld
1906Wilhelm Berg took over the company management and started mass production of machine tools
1910Concentrated on its flagship products: turret lathes, multi-spindle automatic lathes, milling machines, and vertical and horizontal milling machines
1928Released the POX multi-spindle automatic lathe
1950Exhibited the RV50 turret lathe at Hanover trade fair
1961Built a new manufacturing plant in Sennestadt and started operation (in 1965)
1975Exhibited the company's first NC lathe (NEF) at EMO
1995Acquired DECKEL MAHO AG, and put the milling and drilling machine business on track
※DECKEL AG and MAHO AG merged in 1993
1998Sales exceeded one billion Deutschmarks for the first time in its history
(1998 average exchange rate: 1DM = ¥70)
1999Entered the laser technology sector with the takeover of LCTec GmbH (present SAUER)
2000Repurchased its former subsidiary GILDEMEISTER Italiana
2001Entered the field of the ultrasonic machining technology by the investment in SAUER GmbH & Co. KG
2002The new plant in Seebach won the '”Best Factory TM - Industrial Excellence Award 2002”
2003DMG Nippon K.K. opened a technology center in Yokohama
Established in Shanghai the first production plant in Asia
2005DMG Asia established the spare parts center
2008Adopted new design
2011Opened the HSC center
2012Expanded the plant in Seebach
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DMG MORI's history

2009Collaboration started

March
Started business collaboration with DMG
2010 September / October
Hosted a joint exhibition booth at IMTS and JIMTOF
2012 January
Established DMG MORI SEIKI Europe AG in Switzerland (current DMG MORI Europe AG)
Started joint sales and service across Europe
2013

CELOS (ERGOline)  SLIMline  COMPACTline
Company names unified

September
Unveiled CELOS and machines with premium design as the World Premium at EMO Hannover 2013

October
Company names unified
2014 March
Became the Exclusive Premium Partner of Porsche team

July
Tokyo Global Headquarters started operation
2015Started integrated management as a consolidated entity

April
Adopted IFRS
Changed accounting period (irregular accounting period from April to December)
Consolidated DMG
Established DMG MORI WASINO, LTD.

June
Developed NRX 2000
Developed A 150 Series
Developed G 100 Series

July
Opened the world’s largest Global Solution Center in Iga

September
Ulyanovsk Plant (Russia) started operation

December
Developed NLX 6000
2016

CMX 1100 V
Accomplished business integration

January
Established the System Solution Plant in Nara

February
Released Technology Cycles

August
Domination, Profit and Loss Transfer Agreement came into effect

September
Released CMX V Series
Agreed on technological cooperation with Microsoft Japan
Concluded partnership agreement with TOYOTA for the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC)
2017 February
Introduced powder bed technology to additive manufacturing segment
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