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1923
Fukuhara Tomosuke Shoten was established in Osaka and started to import/export textile machinery.
1945
The company was renamed to Fukuhara Industrial & Trading Co., Ltd.
1956
Manufacturing division was separated from Fukuhara Industrial & Trading Co., Ltd. to be an independent company as "Precision Fukuhara Works, Ltd.".
-- Main machine models then produced: STS-L, STS-M, STS-P, FIL, FIL-D, MF, MF-T, RIM and JWS
1961
Business/technical collaboration contract was concluded with Monarch Knitting Machinery Corp. in USA.
-- Model PFW, pattern wheel single knit jacquard machine
-- Cylinder exchange system for gauge alteration on single knit machines
1962
-- FJ-3R (precision-enhanced single knit raceway machine) equipped with square cam set pieces for the first time in the world
This model further devolved into the world's renowned FJ-4R.
1963
Participated for the first time in #46 KAE (Knitting Art Exhibition) in held USA and fully entered into the US market through Monarch Knitting Machinery Corp.
1967
Participated for the first time in ITMA held in Basel, Switzerland and started marketing in Europe.
-- JIL-7 in 28 gauge, the best selling machine in Japan
1968
-- XL frame, platform for single knit convertible series. Launched convertible machines on the market.
1970
-- L frame, new frame for double knit machines
-- LJW-60, double knit design-wheel jacquard machine with multi-feeders
1973
-- LEC-48, double knit electronic needle selection machine
1974
-- LIM-108A equipped with the world's first closed cam system
This model greatly enhanced knitting performance and productivity.
1978
-- SEC-24S, the world's first single knit electronic 3-position needle selection machine
1980
-- SEC-24Y, the world's first single knit electronic needle selection machine with 4-color auto-stripers
1981
-- Double knit auto-stripers
1984
-- SEC-36Y, single knit electronic needle selection machine with auto-stripers
1985
Knitting Technology Research Laboratory was completed.
1988
FX-Z4S (single knit machine) was developed.
1994
-- New frames, V and VX frames
-- RDS (Rotary Drop cam System) enabled one-touch alteration of camming from outside.
-- V-LPJ4B, double knit semi-jacquard machine
1995
The head office/factory was totally damaged in the Great Hanshin Earthquake.
1996
Seishin factory was built in Seishin Science Park in Nishi-ku, Kobe to be engaged in machining of knitting machine parts.
-- V-SECPL, single knit electronic sinker selection machine
1997
The head office/main factory was re-constructed in Higashinada-ku, Kobe.
1999
The factories acquired ISO9001 certification.
-- V-LEC4D, double knit machine having both cylinder and dial electronic needle selection
2000
-- V-LEC4DGTY, double knit garment strip machine having both cylinder and dial electronic needle selection with 4-color auto-stripers
2001
-- ATSS (Automatic Tape Speed System) and ACSS (Automatic Central Stitch System)
2003
-- V-AERGY, double knit garment length machine with 4-color auto-stripers
2004
-- VX-SECWY6, single knit electronic needle selection machine with a wrap insertion mechanism and 6-color auto-stripers
2005
-- VX-RSY3RE, single knit electronic needle selection machine with  3-color auto-stripers
2006
-- V-FY3, double knit multi-feeder machine with 3-color auto-stripers
-- OD4-VXC-A3, single knit raceway machine with open width take-up device
2007
-- V-LEC4DSI, double  knit electronic jacquard machine with needle selection systems on both cylinder and dial

< Worldfs first ultra-fine gauge, 36G, electronic jacquard machine >
 
-- V-LEC6BSD & V-LEC7BSD, double knit electronic needle selection machine
  -- V-SEC4BFY6, single knit electronic needle selection machine with 6-color auto-stripers
2008
-- V-LEC4DGTFY6, double knit garment-length electronic jacquard machine with both-side needle selection
2009
-- Single knit ultra fine gauge (60G) machine, VXC-S3.2 was developed.
-- Seishin new factory building was inaugurated. PFW's Higashinada headquarters were moved to and integrated into Seishin factory on this occasion.
2010

Developed M-LEC8BSC, a dedicated multi-feeder mattress ticking Machine.
With 38 inches and 108 feeders, the productivity of mattress ticking is dramatically improved.

2011

Developed of next-generation single jersey raceway E3.2RE.
Developed of M-LEC6DSIB, a multi-feeders full jacquard on both dial & cylinder.

2012

Developed of MX-3.2FY3RE, a multi-feeder with auto striper.

2013

Developed the quarter gauge knit M-4ALQG and proposed a new circular knit to the industry.
Developed of HXC-Z4SBP, an ultra-high-speed single jersey raceway machine.
Speed factor is 1750 and overwhelming productivity.

2014
Developed of MX-S1.6CDF, a three end fleece machine for course gauges.
2015

Developed of M-LEC8BSH, Ultra-high-speed mattress ticking machine.
Developed of MX-SECPLFY3ME, full jacquard on both cylinder & sinker.
Achieves mesh + pile knitting that has never been seen before.

2016

Developed of M-LEC7BSH, Ultra-high-speed mattress ticking machine.
Developed of MX-JS3D, an ultra-fine gauge semi-jacquard machine.

2017

Developed of M-7DSIB, a multi-feeders full jacquard on both dial & cylinder.
Developed of M-4.0MI, a multi-feeders interlock machine.

2018

Developed of LEC4DSCFY5, a double jersey with auto striper full jacquard machine. The newly developed stitch canceling mechanism makes it easier to organize multi-colored jacquards.

Concluded a partnership agreement on needle oil with a super major French petrochemical manufacturer TOTAL.
Pursuing higher performance needle oil and machine oil with TOTAL.

2019

Developed of next-generation single jersey raceway machine M2XC-A3.2RE with improved knitting performance and energy-saving performance.
At the same time, we developed a OD7 frame equipped with a OD7 open width device.




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