History of HATSUTA
  • ’02 Rihei Hatsuta founded NIJUBIN SHOKAKI K.K. in Kyoto
  • ’07 The “double ring” symbol was registered as a trademark
  • ’27 Main factory was relocated to Urae-cho, Nishiyodogawa-ku, Osaka
  • ’44 Company name was changed to HATSUTA INDUSTRIES Co., Ltd.
  • ’47 HATSUTA SEISAKUSHO Co., Ltd. spun off from HATSUTA INDUSTRIES Co., Ltd.
  • ’56 Awarded as Excellent Factories of Small and Medium Enterprises by the Governor of Osaka Prefecture
    Adopted the conveyor system in its production lines
    Established industry-leading production system
  • ’61 Commenced manufacturing and sale of fire extinguishing systems, marking the company’s beginning as a comprehensive manufacturer of disaster prevention systems
  • ’66 Commenced operations at the fire extinguishing agent factory in Hirakata, Osaka Prefecture and completed construction of technical research facility
  • ’67 Relocated to the newly constructed head office building in Hirakata, Osaka Prefecture
  • ’68 Commenced operations at the fire extinguisher manufacturing plant in Hirakata, Osaka Prefecture
    Ceremony held to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the company’s founding and the 20th anniversary of its establishment
  • ’70 Participated in the World Exposition held in Japan (Osaka Expo)
  • ’82 Developed the CABINEX compact automatic fire extinguishing system
  • ’92 Ceremony held to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the company’s founding and the 45th anniversary of its establishment
  • ’95 Developed the CABINEX EN and KN series
  • ’98 Developed the CABINEX Argonite series
  • ’99 Acquired ISO9001 certification
    Acquired FM approval for CABINEX
    Developed the CABINEX KZ series
  • ’02 Celebrated the 100th anniversary of the company’s founding
    Acquired ISO14001 certification
  • ’03 NK HATSUTA (SHANGHAI) INTERNATIONAL TRADING Co., Ltd. established in Shanghai, China
    Started recycling of fire extinguishing agents
    Launched the ECOSS series (industry’s first Eco Mark certified fire extinguishers)
  • ’05 ECOSS fire extinguishers adopted for use at the Aichi Expo
    HATSUTA (NINGBO) FIRE-FIGHTING EQUIPMENT Co., Ltd. established in Zhejiang Province, China
  • ’06 First in the industry to acquire the wide-area certification for the recycling of waste fire extinguishers from the Minister of the Environment
  • ’07 CASSO won the globally recognized iF Design Award
  • ’08 Established Jisho-kan, a firefighting system training center
  • ’10 Exhibited at INTERSCHUTZ 2010 (International Exhibition for Rescue, Fire Prevention, Disaster Relief, Safety and Security) in Germany
  • ’11 SIAM HATSUTA Co., Ltd. established in Bangkok, Thailand
  • ’13 Ceremony held to commemorate the 111th anniversary of the company’s founding
  • ’14 Launched the HTC Service, a simplified fire risk assessment service
  • ’15 Relocated to the newly established Tokyo head office building in Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • ’19 Celebrated the 50th anniversary of the founding of the National Hatsuta Society
    HATSUTA AUTOMATIC SAFETY SOLUTIONS Co., Ltd. established in Da Nang, Vietnam
  • ’21 Merger with HATSUTA TECHNO Co., Ltd.
  • ’23 Merger with YOKOI MANUFACTURING Ltd.