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We are driven by forces in the Universe…
It all began here.

Superior/High-Quality/Original/Durable/Accurate

SHODA embodies the best in CNC routers

SHODA is a technology-based company.
With our technology, we pursue the happiness of all humankind.

In 1968, we developed
the CNC controlled router.
In 2014, we invented
the CNC router “Planet Blue”.

On the 100th anniversary of our founding, in 2026,
we will be the No.1 CNC router builder in the world

We pursue happiness
for all SHODA employees and their families.

SHODA is a technology-based company.
With our technology, we pursue the happiness of all humankind.

In 1926, Wasaku Shoda, the founder and first president,
established Shoda Iron Works in Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.
Originality is the DNA of SHODA.
The history of all CNC routers began at SHODA.
In 1968, our second president, Isao Shoda, invented the first CNC router in Japan.
In 2014, we invented the CNC dust-free router “Planet Blue”,
which is designed to virtually eliminate airborne health hazards.
It is our pride, and the pride of SHODA.
Henceforth, with this innate pride, we will continue to manufacture the world's finest routers.

Superior/High-Quality/Original/Durable/Accurate

SHODA embodies the best in CNC routers

On the 100th anniversary of our founding, in 2026, we will be the No.1 CNC router builder in the world
With purpose, and in the pursuit of happiness for all employees.
Contributing to the peace and development of all humanity.
To create SHODA as a world class company, we keep improving a CNC router
through the support of cutting process of the material "Lighter than Iron".
It is our mission.

Now, a new history of CNC routers begins at SHODA.
For the happiness of our employees
For the happiness of all humanity

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CONCEPTS

Capability of Proposal × Power of Product × Corresponding Force

Proposal based sales / Technical product power / Human ingenuity
提案・営業力 提案・営業力 Proposal based sales

CONCEPTS

Capability of Proposal × Power of Product × Corresponding Force

Proposal based sales

ONLY ONE

Already a half-century has passed
since the invention of the CNC router.

Amongst those who specialize in its production and have challenged themselves to meet expanding market needs, only SHODA concentrates all of our resources on continued development.

BEST SUPPORT

All the employees support it with full strength.

Our efforts are supported by our employees with their full strength. We offer the customer the greatest value with the spirit that comes from the recognition of the services we can provide through our routers and support services. And through this strength and support from our employees, we can guarantee that our customers will continue to be fully satisfied.

Technical product power Technical product power Technical product power
Technical product power

HIGH TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT A better product, more quickly.

DESIGN DEVELOPMENT DIVISION
DESIGN DEVELOPMENT DIVISION

Our designers use the most advanced 3D software to design machines that suit the needs of our customers from a speed, reliability and suitability point of view.

QUALITY CONTROL DIVISION -Three Dimensional Measuring Machine
QUALITY CONTROL DIVISION -
Three Dimensional Measuring Machine

Each of the machine's components is precisely examined utilizing a three dimensional Coordinate Measuring Machine to ensure comprehensive quality control.

QUALITY CONTROL DIVISION - Laser and Roundness Measuring Machines
QUALITY CONTROL DIVISION -
Laser and Roundness Measuring Machines

The examination of the static precision such as the positioning and repeatability accuracies is conducted with a high-precision Laser. The dynamic precision, such as roundness, is examined with a specialized measuring machines.

技術・商品力 技術・商品力 技術・商品力
Technical product power

HIGH VALUE ADDED PRODUCT ASSEMBLY FUNCTION In our clean and modernized factory,
every SHODA product is hand-crafted and assembled, one-by-one.

Concentrate systems and know-how to further strong products. Globally produce and sell high-value-added products that meet customer needs.

高付加価値製品の組立機能 高付加価値製品の組立機能
人間力 人間力 人間力
Human ingenuity

It's a motto we've followed since our founding in 1926.
Never give up until the customer is satisfied. Find the solution.
Our company has always been and still is committed to total perfection
and complete customer satisfaction.

PRODUCTS

“Lighter than Iron” cutting materials. Supporting the customer’s productionSHODA’s CNC router.

CNC ROUTER

The world’s first CNC router is proudly displayed in our lobby. Designed and invented by our second president, Isao Shoda, in 1968, it is an enduring testament to hardwork and innovation. Pre-dating computers, it used a clever numerical method to control ( Numerical Control ) the repetitive machine motions.Created to carve wood for furniture or musical instruments, its latest incarnations, now fully CNC, are used by “Lighter than Iron” manufacturers around the world.

PLANET BLUE PLANET BLUE SPB Series
PLANET BLUE
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Entry CNC Router
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Dust Reduction CNC Router
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Gantry Type 5 Axes CNC Router
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Compact 2 Heads CNC Router
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High performance CNC Router
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Innovator of CNC routers SHODA HISTORY

Wasaku Shoda, our founder and first president, established Shoda Iron Works in Hamamatsu City for the purpose of building woodworking machinery.
1926

Wasaku Shoda, our founder and first president, established Shoda Iron Works in Hamamatsu City for the purpose of building woodworking machinery.

Built Japan's first Router and at the same time develop a 20,000 rpm router Head.
1947

Built Japan's first router and at the same time developed a 20,000 rpm router Head.

Isao Shoda invented first CNC router in Japan.
1968

Isao Shoda invented first CNC router in Japan.

Isao Shoda assumed the position of President.
1972

Isao Shoda assumed the position of President.

Invented 9-Axes CNC router for the processing of car model molds.
1989

Invented 9-Axes CNC router for the processing of car model molds.

Delivered a simultaneous 5-Axis CNC router for the processing of aluminum aircraft components to one of America's largest manufacturers.
1996

Delivered a simultaneous 5-Axis CNC router for the processing of aluminum aircraft components to one of America's largest manufacturers.

Moved the Headquarter to Miyakoda, Hamamatsu City.
2002

Moved the Headquarter to Miyakoda, Hamamatsu City.

Hiroshi Shoda assumed the position of President.
2004

Hiroshi Shoda assumed the position of President.

Invented the our newest CNC router “Planet Blue”.
2014

Invented the our newest CNC router “Planet Blue”.

Received the "Nikkei Business Daily Industrial Design Award".
2016

Received the "Nikkei Business Daily Industrial Design Award".

Changed the company name to "The SHODA Company".
2019

Changed the company name to "The SHODA Company".

Invented Dust reduction CNC router "NCN1300".
2019

Invented Dust reduction CNC router "NCN1300".

CONCIERGE

コンシェルジュ コンシェルジュ

CNC router Concierge

A Concierge that narrows down CNC routers, provides total support for cutting tools, software, peripheral equipment, and after-sales service to satisfy the customers cutting and production needs.

MESSAGE

メッセージ メッセージ

SHODA continues to evolve
into a global brand with world class technology.

SHODA has accumulated over 90 years of history since our founding in 1926. In that time, we have produced more that 8,000 CNC routers to customers all over the world. Our applications are varied, far-reaching, and growing. SHODA’s experience can be seen in each machine, and that knowledge, experience, and craftsmanship assures our customers that with SHODA they will achieve successful results. We hope that we grow with each new challenge, and that together, we can open the doors to a bright future.

Hiroshi Shoda, CEO

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