LOGISTICS & AUTOMATION
Began production of tool cabinets and established Physical Distribution Control Systems Division (following Automated Systems Division).
Launched Japan's first multi-storey warehouse.
Launched Japan's first automated storage/retrieval systems.
Launched Japan's first multi-storey automated storage for frozen food.
Developed the rail guided vehicle, ROBO-TRAIN (RGV).
Developed the automated guided vehicle, ROBO-FAMILY (AGV).
Introduced the automated overhead hoist transport system, SKY-RAV（OHT）.
Introduced automated overhead hoist transport system for cleanroom SKY-RAV Clean (OHT).
Developed the AGV with robot arm for clean room, Mobile Robot.
Launched the automated transportation system for LCD manufacturing.
Developed the laser-guided automated transportation vehicles(LGV).
Received the order of Bulk Cargo Handling system for HongKong Air Cargo Terminals Limited(Hactl).
Clean Systems Division was established,specializing in Automated
Material Handling Systems for Semiconductor and Flat Panel Display.
Received an order form a German semiconductor manufacturer for a transportation system for the production line of the world's first 300 mm wafers.
Developed the super-high-rise AS/RS (50 meters in height).
Integrated Automated Systems Division and Clean Systems Division into Logistics & Automation Division.
Opened the RFID Solution Center utilizing RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology for material handling systems.
Developed the high performance AS/RS with sorting system, Uni-Shuttle HP.