1908 Mr.Chuzo Sawafuji,the first president of the company,founded SAWAFUJI ELECTRIC MANUFACTORY at Kitamachi, Ushigome,Shinjuku-ku,Tokyo
 
1919 The company was incorporated
   
1930 The company started manufacturing and sales of magnetos as a pioneer in this field in Japan.
 
1934 Name of the company was altered to SAWAFUJI ELECTRIC COMPANY , LTD.
1936 The organization moved to the newly constructed office and factory at Shimuranakadaicho,Itabashi-ku,Tokyo and started production and sales of electric equipment for vehicles such as starters and generators as well as magnetos
 
1945 Shifted to production for private demand, re-opened the factory and started production and sales of magnetos for small crafts, and agricultural and industrial uses.
   
 
1949 The Stock was listed and admitted to trading on the Tokyo Stock Exchange
   
1956 Purchased the exclusive license for the production and sales of SWING MOTOR for refrigerators (invented by Mr. Delt, a West German) from Western Trading Ltd.
1957 Started production and sales of SWING MOTOR
   
1962 Manufacturing and sales of electric refrigerators,"ENGEL",equipped with the SWING MOTOR was commenced
 
1964 The capital was increased to \1,080,500,000
1965 Started production of generators for engine-generator sets
1974 The company acquired a land of 159,341 square meters at Nitta-machi,and commenced the new plant there
1976 The organization moved to the newly elected office and factory at the present address
 
1979 Started production and sales of electric refrigerators for buses
1987 Started production and sales of electric refrigerators for passenger cars
1988 Established a subsidiary company "SAWAFUJI SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT CO.,LTD."
1990 Acquired Sato Industrial Ltd. and changed the organization and trade name to a subsidiary, Sawafuji Transport Service Co., Ltd.
1997 Started production and sales of Low temperature rice stocker
1999 Started production and sales of Retarder
 
2000 Established a subsidiary company "ENGEL DISTRIBUTION PTY LTD." in Australia
2001 Established a subsidiary company " Markon Sawafuji Limited" in UK.
2012 Established a subsidiary company " SAWAFUJI ELECTRIC (THAILAND)CO.,LTD. " in Thailand.

 

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