Company History

Products History

Company History

Products History

2016

myBeat Home ECG
UDCLRSF: High-grade Long Neck Radius
CBN-LBF: 2 Flute cBN High-grade Long Neck Ball

2016

Mitsuke No.2 Factory opened

2015

Started selling Diamond coated drills for Cemented Carbide
Started selling DSD: Driver’s Sleep Detector

2014

Revolutionary Diamond Coated UDC F series able to Machine Mill, Cemented Carbide and Ceramics with an amazing finish quality.
Developed geometries : Ball nose.

2012

Revolutionary Diamond Coated UDC series able to Machine Mill, Drill and Thread mill Cemented Carbide and Ceramics.
Developed geometries : Ball nose; Long Neck Ball Nose; Long Neck Radius; Drill (Ø 0.4 – 3.5mm) and Thread mill (M2 – M8).

2010

Development and initial sales of HSB – HSLB series; Hard Max coating 2 flutes – long neck ball end mills / Development and initial sales of HLRS4000 series; Hard MAx coating 4 flutes long neck radius end mills / Development and initial sales of C-CES2000S series; UT coating 2 flutes square end mills

2009

Obtain ISO 9001 for special tool machine division / Development and initial sales of AZS series; 3 flutes high feed vertical and XY-axis milling square type end mills for aluminium / Development and initial sales of CNRS series; 4 flutes active corner radius end mills for titanium and heatproof steels / Development and initial sales of CRRS series; 4 flutes active corner radius end mills for raw materials / Development and initial sales of RLE high performance router series / Development and initial sales of DC diamond coated router series for a better tool life and dimensional accuracy

2009

Union Tool Singapore PTE Ltd. Thai representative office founded / expansion of Taiwan Union Tool Corp. third factory

2008

Obtain ISO 9001 for rolling dies division

2008

Kitakanto sales office opens

2007

Development and initial sales of HRRS and HFB end mills

2006

Development and initial sales of CZS series; 4 flutes square type end mills for part milling

2006

New End Mills factory Mitsuke opens

2005

Development and initial sales of OPTECH-ME/EDR20

2005

Anjo sales office and Hiroshima sales office open

2004

Development and initial sales of HM Coat end mills

2004

Megatool Inc. changed its corporate name to U.S. Union Tool Inc.

2003

Development and initial sales of K series; 2mm shank drills

2003

Union Tool (Waigaoqiao Shanghai) Co. Ltd., founded

2002

Development and initial sales of UNIMAX drill series, miniature cutting tools for steel

2002

Dongguan Union Tool Corp. founded

2000

Union Tool Singapore PTE Ltd., Union Tool (Shanghai) Co. relocates / Obtain environment management system, ISO 14001

1999

Obtain ISO 9001 at measurement equipment division

1998

Union Tool is listed on 1st section of Tokyo Stock Exchange

1997

Obtain ISO 9001 at PCB drill carbide end mill and linear motion product division

1997

Nagaoka N° 4 factory build / Union Tool Hong Kong Ltd. founded

1996

Union Tool is listed on 2nd section of Tokyo Stock Exchange / Head office relocate / Mishima Research Center opens

1995

Union Tool (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. founded

1995

Development and initial sales of TMI, PCB thickness measuring device

1994

Nagoya sales office opens

1994

Development and initial sales of web thinned drill NT series / Obtain ISO 9002 at PCB drill division

1992

Development and initial sales of centerless grinder CG series / Development and initial sales of rolling machine RF-20

1991

Nagaoka N° 3 factory build

1991

Development and initial sales of optical spindle runout measuring equipment; OPTECH-RI

1990

Tokyo factory relocates

1989

Union Tool is listed on the over-the-counter market of Japan Securities Dealers’ Association

1988

Atsugi sales office opens / Heat treatment plant in Nagaoka factory build

1988

Development and initial sales of compact digital indicator; MICROFINE S1M

1987

Development and initial sales of sub-micron digital measuring instruments / Development and initial sales of OPTECH-M; non-contact drill diameter measuring device

1986

Union Tool Europe S.A. founded

1986

Development and initial sales of MD series extremely small diameter drills for PCB / Begin full-scale sale of carbide end mills as UNIMAX Series

1985

Nagaoka N° 2 factory build / Taiwan Union Tool Corp. founded

1985

Development and initial sales of diamond drills / true guide

1983

Development and initial sales of digital measurement equipment series

1983

Head office building expand / Nagaoka sales office opens

1982

Osaka sales office opens

1981

Megatool Inc. founded

1981

Development and initial sales of roller table

1980

Expansion of Nagaoka’s N° 1 factory

1979

Nagaoka N° 1 factory build

1976

Nagaoka factory to produce crossed roller guide opens

1975

Development and initial sales of crossed roller guide

1971

Corporate name changed to Union Tool Co.

1971

Development and initial sales of drill pointer, MDP

1970

Construction of new corporate building

1970

Begin full-scale sales of carbide drills

1963

Development and initial sales of carbide drills / rotary burrs

1961

Introduce the nation’s first carbide burrs for dental applications

1960

Union Tool Chemical Research Co. Ltd. founded