Corporate History

Business

1960

Union Chemical Research Co,. Ltd. founded.

1970

Construction of New Corporate Building

1971

Corporate name changed to UNION TOOL CO.

1976

Nagaoka Factory opened to produce Crossed Roller Guide.

1979

Nagaoka-No.1 factory built

Nagaoka-No.1 factory built

1980

Expansion of Nagaoka-No1 factory

1981

MEGATOOL INC. founded.

1982

Osaka Sales Office opened.

1983

Head Office Building expanded
Nagaoka Sales Office opened.

Head Office Building expanded / Nagaoka Sales Office opened.

1985

Nagaoka No.2 Factory built
TAIWAN UNION TOOL CORP. founded.

Nagaoka No.2 Factory built / TAIWAN UNION TOOL CORP. founded.

1986

UNION TOOL EUROPE S.A. founded.

UNION TOOL EUROPE S.A. founded.

1988

Atsugi Sales Office opened
Heat treatment plant in Nagaoka Factory built

1989

UNION TOOL was listed on over-the- counter market of Japan Securities Dealers' Association

1990

Tokyo Factory relocated

1991

Nagaoka No.3 Factory built

1994

Nagoya Sales Office opened.

1995

UNION TOOL (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. founded

UNION TOOL (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. founded

1996

UNION TOOL was listed on 2nd section of Tokyo Stock Exchange
Head Office relocated

Head Office relocated

Mishima Research Center opened

Mishima Research Center opened

1997

Nagaoka No.4 Factory built
UNION TOOL HONG KONG LTD. founded

1998

UNION TOOL was listed on 1st section of Tokyo Stock Exchange

2000

UNION TOOL SINGAPORE PTE LTD., UNION TOOL UK Limited. founded
UNION TOOL (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. relocated
Obtained environment management system, ISO 14001 certification

2001

Nagaoka No.5 Factory built

Nagaoka No.5 Factory built

2002

DONGGUAN UNION TOOL LTD. founded

DONGGUAN UNION TOOL LTD. founded

2003

UNION TOOL (WAIGAOQIAO SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. founded

2004

Technical center opened

Technical center opened

MEGATOOL INC. changed its corporate name to U.S. UNION TOOL, INC.

U.S. UNION TOOL, INC.

2005

Anjo Sales Office and Hiroshima Sales Office opened

2006

Mitsuke Factory opened

Mitsuke Factory opened

2008

Kitakanto Sales Office opened

2009

UNION TOOL SINGAPORE PTE LTD. THAI Representative Office founded
Expansion of TAIWAN UNION TOOL CORP. third factory

2010

U.S. UNION TOOL, INC. relocated

2011

New building opened for headquarters

New building opened for headquarters

2012

DONGGUAN UNION TOOL LTD. relocated

2016

Mitsuke No.2 Factory opened

Mitsuke No.2 Factory opened

2017

Union Tool's Nursery Facility opened

Union Tool's Nursery Facility opened

UNION TOOL (THAILAND) CO., LTD. founded

UNION TOOL (THAILAND) CO., LTD. founded

Products

1961

Introduced the nation's first Carbide Burrs for dental applications

Introduced the nation's first Carbide Burrs for dental applications

1963

Started selling Carbide Drills

Started selling Carbide Drills

Rotary Burrs

Rotary Burrs

1971

Started selling Drill Pointer, MDP

Started selling Drill Pointer, MDP

1975

Started selling CROSSED ROLLER GUIDE

Started selling CROSSED ROLLER GUIDE

1981

Started selling ROLLER TABLE

Started selling ROLLER TABLE

1983

Started selling Digital Measurement Equipment Series-1

Started selling Digital Measurement Equipment Series

1985

Started selling Diamond Drills
TRUE GUIDE

TRUE GUIDE

1986

Started selling MD Series extremely small-diameter drills for PCB
Began full-scale sale of carbide end mills as UNIMAX Series

Began full-scale sale of carbide end mills as UNIMAX Series

1987

Started selling sub-micron digital measuring instruments
Started selling OPTECH M: non-contact drill diameter measuring instrument

Started selling OPTECH M: non-contact drill diameter measuring instrument

1988

Started selling MICROFINE S1M: compact digital indicator.

Started selling MICROFINE S1M: compact digital indicator.

1990

Golf Putter

Golf Putter

1991

OPTECH-RI: Optical Spindle Run-out Measuring Equipment

OPTECH-RI: Optical Spindle Run-out Measuring Equipment

OPTIMA-125

OPTIMA-125

1992

Started selling centerless grinder CG Series
Started selling rolling machine RF-20

Started selling rolling machine RF-20

1994

NT Series: Web Thinned Drill
Rack Dies

Rack Dies

1995

TMI: PCB Thickness Measuring Device

2002

UNIMAX Drill Series, Miniature Cutting Tools for Steel

2003

K Series: 2mm Shank Drills
Digital Passameter DS-1(Renewal Model)

Digital Passameter DS-1(Renewal Model)

2004

HARDMAX End Mills

2005

OPTECH-ME/EDR20

2006

Roll Dies

Roll Dies

Incremental Dies

Incremental Dies

2009

OPTECH-MS7

OPTECH-MS7

ULF Coating

ULF Coating

2011

Coating Rod

Coating Rod

OPTECH-RI-V

OPTECH-RI-V

2012

WHS-1: Wearable Heart Rate Sensor

WHS-1: Wearable Heart Rate Sensor

DIA COAT End Mill Series For Cemented Carbide

DIA COAT End Mill Series For Cemented Carbide

Forging Tools

Forging Tools

2013

DS-2000: Diameter Measuring Instrument with 0.01μm Resolution

DS-2000: Diameter Measuring Instrument with 0.01μm Resolution

2014

ADP-5 : Automatic Drill Pointer for Micro Drills

ADP-5 : Automatic Drill Pointer for Micro Drills

2015

Driver’s Sleep Detector(DSD)

Driver’s Sleep Detector(DSD)

2016

myBeat Home ECG
CBN End Mill F Series

myBeat Home ECG

2018

UTSCOAT End Mill Series for Stainless Steels
HMGCOAT End Mill Series for Hard Materials

2019

Remote watching Radar for small room
DLC COAT End Mill Series for Copper Electrode Milling

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