Founding - 1967
|1926||President Wasaku Shoda estabilishes Shjoda Iron works in Kitateraji Township, Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture. We started production of woodworking machinery.|
|1930||WE invented and started production of the world's first Muti-Purpose Circular Saw.|
|1942||We invented a projecting cutter with a ten piece blade for grooving. It is widely acclaimed with the industry.|
|1944||We establish Shoda Iron Works Co., Ltd. and we took over all the businesses.|
|1947||We built Japan's first Router.
20,000 rpm. Router Head was developed, and we built strong customer base in the router industry.
We developed drill <router bit> for router, and started complete production of routers and cutting tools both.
|1949||We increase the capital to capital 1,500,000 Japanese yen.|
|1951||We opened a new office in Tokyo.|
|1953||We built a Casting Factory. All manufacturing si completed in-house.|
|1954||We increase the capital to 4,500,000 Japanese yen.|
|1957||The capital was inceased to 18 Million yen.
Shoda developed a process bonding a super hard alloy to a circular saw blade creating a Super hard Circular blade.
|1960||We began exporting CNC routers to the US.|
|1961||We increased the capital to capital 43 MillionJapanese yen.|
|1962||We moved our manufacturing to a brand new facility at Okaba-Cho.|
|1963||We increased the capital to capital 50 Million Japanese yen.|
|1964||We increased the capital to 80 Million Japanese yen.
We developed the nation's first 250m duble surface planner (DSP111).
We establish Osaka branch office.
|1965||The Ministry of International Trade granted SHODA to put JIS mark (Japanese Industrial Standards) on all of our products.
We had 40th year anniversary.
|1966||Okawa branch office in Okawa-shi, Fukuoka was opened.|
1968 (the world's first CNC router release) - 2000
|1968||We introduced the NC controlled router, model NC111A for the first time in the world in the OSAKA international trade fair.|
|1970||We opened a new 2,280m2 facility to manufacture cutting tools.
We developed the NS111 type CNC daburuendotenona, a first for the industry.
|1971||Maebashi branch office was opened
The capital was increased to capital 150 million yen.
|1973||Won the prize for technical excellence in the 21st woodworking machine exhibition in Nagoya Japan.|
|1974||We develop nation's first bridge type CNC router, model NC191.|
|1976||Won the prize for technical excellence on the NC162B CNC multi purpose machine at the sixth Osaka woodworking machine exhibition.|
|1977||our NC router wins "Excellence in Development Award" from Association of Machine Promotion (Chairman: Mr. Toshio Doko).
Develped the NC145, a NC modeling machine to machine car model in full scale.
|1979||Development of numerically controlled coupling processing machine, NC411 was developed.|
|1981||SHODA received "Excellence in Development Award"from Association of Machine Promotion (Chairman: Mr. Toshio Doko) for the second time.
We develop NC3 type CNC composition robot.
|1982||The NC-3 robot received "Prize of excellence in engineering" in the 9th Woodworking Exhibition.
We developed artificial diamond to be used in the wood working industry for the first time in the indutry.
|1983||NC3 robot wins technical excellent prize in the 26th Nagoya international woodworking machine exhibition.|
|1984||We develop 5 axes simultaneous controlled CNC swing robot NC371for the first time in in the industry.|
|1985||SHODA Mechatro-soft-center was completed, and it allowed us to enhance our software development capabilities and machine display. SHODA won "Excellence in Technical Development Award" in the 27th Nagoya International Woodworking Machine Exhibition on NC swing robot, NC371. WE had 60th anniversary.|
|1986||In June, we established the Nagoya Office.
Model NC516P, a simultaneous 5 axis Pallet Changer type CNC router won a "Technical Excellence" prize in the 11th Osaka Woodworking Machine Exhibition.
|After three years of research, we introduced a circular saw with a ceramic blade. Additionally, we introduced a Building Materials Processing Center, model NC461PC with accompaning CAD/CAM software. In October, our model MC516, a simultaneous 5-Axes Pallet Changer type CNC Router won the "Technical Excellence Award" at the 28th Nagoya International Machine Exhibition.|
|1988||We established the Takamatsu Office.
Our model NC292 Daburuendotenonaruta won a "Technical Excellence Award" at the 12th Osaka Woodworking Machine Exhibition.
|1989||We established the Yamagata Office.
Our model FNC21 Daburuendotenonaruta won a "Technical Excellence Award" at the 29th Nagoya International Woodworking Exhibition.
|1990||Opened Sapporo Office.|
|1991||We developed artificial tooth (crown, bridge) machining process.|
|1992||Our model NC3 Transfer Equipment won the highest award for new development athe the 14th Osaka Woodworking Machine Exhibition.
Our super hard Diamond circular saw achieved Japan Industrial Standard certificaion.
|1993||Won "excellence in technology" prize in the 31st Nagoya international woodworking machine exhibition with the NC3 woodwork processing system, which requires no operators.|
|1994||Won "excellece in design" award in the 15th Osaka woodworking equiopment show with the newly developed PCS211 panel material processing machine.|
|1995||In the 32nd Nagoya international woodworking machine exhibition, CNC robot NC3-P-1320 AHC+AHC with palette changer won technical excellent prize.|
|1996||In the 16th Osaka woodworking machine tool show, cutter-type stairs processing CNC router, model NC291-6713 won the "technical excellence" prize.|
|1997||We delivered two simultaneous 5 axis CNC routers, model NC1U to America's Boeing Corporation. At the 33rd Nagoya International Woodworking Machine Exhibition, we won a "Technical Excellence Award" for our CNC Circumerence Stair Processing Center, model MAS1000.|
|1998||At the Tokyo International Woodworking Machine Exhibition, we exhibited our purasuchikkuritomingumashin model PTM3000U, which won a Popularity Award.
At the 17th Osaka Woodworking Machine Exhibition, our Plastic Trimming Machine, model PTM3000U ( with a 40,000 RPM spindle) won a "Technical Excellence Award"
|1999||Manufacturing CNC routers in Shanghai. Started manufacturing Circular saw blades in Hangzhou, China.
It is circular saw start of production in Hangzhou, China
|2000||Our CNC Calamis Processing Machine, model PCS311 won a Popularity Award at the Tokyo Internation Woodworking Machine Exhibition. Our Net-Adaptive CNC Router, model NC20001-IT with Cyber Support, won a "Technical Excellence Award" at the Osaka Woodworking Machine Exhibition. Production of our model NC2001-1326 begins in Shanghai, China.|
|2001||The Shanghai Shoda international trade Co., Ltd. was established.
Shanghai CNC router factory (approximately 1,000 tsubos) operation start
In the 35th Nagoya international woodworking machine tool show, CNC router TITANIUM-IT won the "technical Excellence Award".
|2002||We moved the Headquarter to the new facility at 1-9-2, Shinmiyakoda, Hamamatsu-shi.
In the machine tool show in Atlanta, GA, USA, our CNC router APEX is nominated for "challengers award.
|2003||PC boring machine PCB111was introduced.|
|2004||In February, Hiroshi Shoda takes office as President / Director. In September, our model NC1001, a Single-Bridge type CNC Router is shown in the Tokyo International Woodworking Exhibition and wins a Popularity Award. In October, our Plywood Processing Center, model NC1003, wins a "Technical Excellence Award" at the 20th Osaka Woodworking Machine Exhibition.|
|2005||In the 37th Nagoya international woodworking machine exhibition, CNC program support software "Vector" won the prize of "technical excellence".|
|2006||In October, our model NC1101-2712, a Single-Bridge type CNC Router with a Jig Navigation System wins "Technical Excellence Award" at the Osaka Woodworking Fair and the Tokyo International Woodworking Machine Exhibition.
In October, NC1101-2712 signal bridge type CNC router jig navigation system wins the highest award by exhibit popularity contest as well as Osaka exhibition by Tokyo international woodworking machine exhibition
|2008||In November, our model NC101-3015, a Single-Bridge type CNC router wins an "Excellent Product Award" at the Osaka Wood Technology Fair. Our Single-Bridge model NC101-3513 wins the highest award for a new product at both the Osaka Wood Technology Fair and the Tokyo International Woodworking Machine Exhibition. We announce our new standard CNC router NCN series; NCN8000,NCN2000,NCN1000,NC101.|
|2009||Shanghai Shoda international trade Co., Ltd. 100% sibsodoay of SHODA. Developed high speed 5-axis Alumimum machining system, STRATEGIA series. Milling master MC8000 was developed. Newly developed CNC router witih 5 axis simultaneous control, model NC7000U and PTM7000U were put in to the market.|
|2010年||We exhibited a large 5 axis bridge type mill, STRATEGIA 200, at Chicago Machine Tool Exhibition (IMTS)|
|2011||The Strategia 200 is exhibited in the Aerodemister Show in the US targeting the Aviation and Defense Industries. We announce a new model, the NCN8100 as an improvement of the NCN8000. We announce new models, MC7000 and MC8000. We celebrate Shoda / Shanghai's 10th anniversary.|