History

1960

Delivers Large-Scale System to Toyo Kogyo

Crown SportsDelivered a 14 kilometer Webb conveyor system to its headquarters.

1961

Crown SportsOpened Hiroshima site office for Toyo Kogyo Co., Ltd. (now Mazda Motor Corporation) and delivered a 14 kilometer Webb conveyor system to its headquarters

1962

Listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange

1963

Crown SportsInaugurates the Komaki Plant

Manufactured the first Japan-made ten-pin bowling machine in collaboration with Bowl-Mor Company, Inc., U.S.A.

Japan's first bowling machine

Crown SportsJapan's first bowling machine

1964

Crown SportsEnacts the Company Creed Hini Arata

Delivered 104 ten-pin bowling machine sets to Shiba Bowling Center in Tokyo

1965

Manufacture and Sale of the Prontow, Japan's First AGV

Crown SportsStarted to manufacture and sell the mesh box pallet - the Palletainer

Mesh box pallet - the Palletainer

Mesh box pallet - the Palletainer

1966

Delivers the First Rackbuil System to Matsushita Electric Industrial

Crown SportsProduced Japan's first automated high-rise Rackbuil System at the Komaki Plant for Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.

The first Rackbuil installed in Matsushita Electric Industrial

Crown SportsThe first Rackbuil installed in Matsushita Electric Industrial

1968

Crown SportsStaff Exceed 1,000 and Daifuku Plans for Automated Operation

Announced 100% automatic operation in an Asahi newspaper ad on January 1st.

1969

Lists Stocks on the Second Section of the Nagoya Stock Exchange

Increased capital to 1.1 billion yen, then to 1.7 billion yen. Transferred stocks to the First Section of each Stock Exchange.

Crown SportsDelivers Japan's First Online, Real-Time Controlled Rackbuil System

Installed Japan's first online computer-controlled Rackbuil System in Nobeoka Bemberg Plant for Asahi Kasei Corporation.

Japan's first online, real-time controlled Rackbuil System

Japan's first online, real-time controlled Rackbuil System

Rackbuil system control room

Rackbuil system control room