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History

1935

The Nishijin Jacquard Mfg. partnership was established in Kyoto.

1945

Company was renamed the Murata Textile Machine Co., Ltd. and initiated enterprise activities.

1961

Developed turret lathes and began production.
Machine Tools Division was established.

1962

The company adopted its present name, Murata Machinery, Ltd.

1970

Murata Warner Swasey Co., Ltd., (MWS) a joint venture with the Warner & Swasey Co., U.S.A. was established and began manufacture of automatic lathes and NC turret punch press.

1972

MWS introduced of single spindle chucker AC series in JAPAN.

1975

MWS introduced NC turret lathe SC series in JAPAN.

1981

MWS introduced Multi spindle CNC lathe MSC series in JAPAN.

1983

Introduced CNC turret lathe WSC series.

1990

Murata Warner Swasey Co., Ltd. was merged into the Machine Tools Division of Murata Machinery, Ltd.

1992

Introduced In-line Opposed Twin Spindle Turning Machine MT series.

1993

Introduced CNC twin spindle chucker MW 12.

2005

Introduced CNC self-loading chucker MV series.

2009

Introduced In-line Opposed Twin Spindle Turning Machine MT 200.

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