1929 Shinjiro Yasuda founded Strong Shoukai in Osaka City, the first enterprise to perform
boring of automobile engine cylinders and manufacturing of various pistons.
1938 The Cylinder boring machine and sleeve tools are developed.
1939 Strong Shoukai, Shinjiro Yasuda’s private enterprise, is incorporated.
1940 The previously developed cylinder boring machine and sleeve tools are being produced.
1944 Because of war, the company is forced to move the factory to Kasaoakamachi (currently Kasaoka City), Okayama prefecture. The company name is changed to Yasuda Kogyo Co. (YASDA PRECISION TOOLS K.K.)
1945 YASDA suspends operation temporarily as the war ends.
1946 The production of cylinder boring machines is resumed.
1960 YASDA joins the Japan Machine Builder’ Association.
1961 The assembly workshop is completed.
The automatic honing machine is developed.
1962 The director of Small and Medium Enterprises Agency designates the company’s factory as the model for small and medium enterprises’ streamlined factory (followed by six consecutive designations).
A part of the Sasayama factory (currently the head office and factory) is completed.
The R&D facility is established in the Tomioka Plant.
1964 The Jig Master (precision horizontal boring/milling machine) is developed.
1966 The Precision Center (machining center) is developed.
1968 The first and second stages of the construction of the Sasayama factory (currently the head office and factory) are completed.
1969 The head office and factory are moved to ex- Sasayama factory, Satosho-cho, Okayama.
Both jig / tooling and service divisions are separated and Yasuda Engineering Service Company is founded to perform these in the Tomioka Plant.
1970 Shinjiro Yasuda is awarded the Fifth Order of the Rising Sun with Twin Lights for his development of boring machine technologies.
YASDA and Sundstrand Corporation, U.S.A. sign the technical transfer agreement for spindle tool supporting mechanism and device.
1971 The Smaller Enterprises Research Center Prize is awarded.
1972 The paid-in capital is increased to 40.5 million yen.
1976 Yukihuiko Yasuda becomes the president.
1977 The technologies for manufacturing the machining center YBM-70N is transferred to a company in Romania.
1978 The Machining center YPC45 receives the 8th “Machine Design Award” by the Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun newspaper company.
1980 The head office & factory are expanded.
The technologies for manufacturing the machining center YBM-90N is transferred to a company in Hungary.
The Precision Center YPC-50V is developed jointly with Kankoku Toitsu Sangyo.
1983 The technologies for manufacturing the machining center YPC-30 is transferred to Bridgeport Machines Limited, U.K..
“Science and Technology Agency director general prize” is awarded.
1986 The construction of the temperature controlled assembly plant is completed in the head office.
Licenses to Bridgeport machines Limited, U.K., the technologies for manufacturing the machining center YPC-45H.
1989 The corporate identity program is introduced, celebrating the 60th anniversary.
1991 The integrated sheet metal and coating and temperature controlled assembly plants are expanded and precision metrology room is newly built.
1995 Yukihiko Yasuda is awarded Medal with Yellow Ribbon for invention of high precision machining center.
2000 The 2nd factory building of headquarter is completed.
2001 The manufacturing technology related to the machining center “H40” is transferred to KONDIA, Spain.
2005 The machining workshop is completed in the 2nd factory.
2006 The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry selects YASDA as one of 300 energetic small and medium sized manufacturing enterprises.
2007 Yukihiko Yasda is awarded The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette for development and manufacturing of ultrahigh precision machining center.
The Jig Master “YBM50J-S” is selected for the Best Technical Award at “The 9th Award for Machine Tools with Historic Value” by the Museum of Industrial Technology, Nippon Institute of Technology.
2009 The 3rd factory building of headquarters (highly temperature controlled assembly plant) is completed.
Takuto Yasuda is appointed President and Yukihiko Yasuda is appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors.
2011 YASDA PRECISION TOOLS (SHANGHAI) established an office in Dongguan, China.
2012 YASDA PRECISION TOOLS (SHANGHAI) established an office in Dalian, China.
2013 Solar power panels are installed on the roof of the 3rd factory.
2016 The 3rd factory is expanded.
The second assembly plant and shipping area are completed in the 2nd factory.
2017 The 5th factory and showroom are completed.