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History

Year History / Technical development
1924
  • Kisaku Maekawa founded Mayekawa & Co. in Tokyo, Japan.
  • Started ice making and cold storage business.
  • Commenced production of industrial vertical low speed reciprocating refrigeration compressors.
1937
  • Established Mayekawa Manufacturing Co., Ltd. in Tokyo.
1955
  • Completed industrial vertical low speed reciprocating refrigeration compressor Series.
1958
  • Established “MYCOM” for brand.
  • Commenced production of high single stage speed multi-cylinder reciprocating compressors.
1960
  • Delivered fully automatic control system for liquid pump method refrigeration system for large scale cold ammonia storages.
1961
  • Delivered 12 sets of 100ton/day meat freezing and 12,000 ton of cold storage plants complete with ammonia liquid pump method systems to the former USSR.
1963
  • Installed the first ammonia liquid pump method refrigeration system for a 7000ton cold storage in Tokyo.
1964
  • Established the MAYEKAWA's first overseas subsidiary company, MAYEKAWA DE MEXCO S.A. in Mexico.
  • Developed screw type refrigeration compressors.
1965
  • Developed and installed the world first ammonia liquid pump method refrigeration system for fishing vessels.
1967
  • Established the subsidiary company, MYCOM CORPORATION, in Los Angeles, Calif., U.S.A.
1968
  • Established the subsidiary company, MAYEKAWA DO BRAZIL REFRIGERACION, LTDA. in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
1969
  • Commenced construction of Mayekawa Moriya Plant in Japan.
  • Commenced mass production of industrial reciprocating & screw type refrigeration compressors.
1970
  • Installed the Japan first air-conditioning screw heat pump unit for OSAKA DENTSU BUILDING in Osaka.
1971
  • Established the subsidiary company, N.V.MYCOM EUROPE S.A. in Brussels, Belgium. (with annexed factory)
  • Developed MYCOM steel belt freezers.
1973
  • Established the assembly plant in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  • Developed screw helium compressors. Commenced a joint development of the system with customers.
1974
  • Developed ammonia liquid pump method refrigeration system series and compound type screw compressor series.
1975
  • Established the subsidiary company, MYCOM CANADA LTD. in Vancouver B.C., Canada.
  • Developed chlorine gas screw compressor and high efficiency Electromizer system for compressors.
1976
  • Established the subsidiary company, MYCOM DE VENEZUELA S.A. in Caracas, Venezuela.
  • Completed a 40,000 tons cold storage No.1 plant for Tokyo Marine Product terminal Co., Ltd., in Tokyo.
1977
  • Initiated the development of high-temperature compression heat pump system using exhaust heat utilization technology.
1978
  • Delivered screw helium compressors for super-conductivity application to Fermi National Acceleration Laboratory in U.S.A.
1979
  • Established the subsidiary company, MAYEKAWA ARGENTINA S.A. in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Delivered screw helium compressors for super-conductivity R&D applications to Princeton University and National Lawrence Livermore Laboratory in U.S.A.
  • Installed a flexible manufacturing system (FMS) at Mayekawa Moriya Plant, Ibaraki Pref, Japan for manufacturing screw and reciprocating compressors.
  • Delivered engine-driven screw compressors.
1980
  • Established the representative office in Santiago, Chile.
  • Developed double helical rotor type oil pumps. Delivered screw helium compressors for super-conductivity R&D application to National High Energy Physics Laboratory and Tokyo University in Japan.
1981
  • Established the subsidiary company, MYCOM SINGAPORE PTE. LTD. in Singapore. Established the plant in Los Angeles, U.S.A.
  • Developed 160 series screw compressors with hydraulically actuated variable built-in volume ratio.
  • Delivered high temperature screw heat pumps to CETRE de SACLAY Nuclear Energy Center in France for air conditioning using waste heat recovery from a nuclear power station.
1982
  • Developed small-size reciprocating compressors, C series.
  • Completed development of the waste heat recovery technology (up to 110℃) under Japanese Government's “Moonlight Project” - Ministry of International Trade & Industry.
  • Developed and delivered gas engine driven heat pump unit for district heating plant (snow removal, hot water supply and heating).
  • Delivered a cooling system for 275kV underground power transmisson project of Tokyo Electric Power Co., Inc. (TEPCO).
1983
  • Established the subsidiary company, MYCOM INDUSTRY CO., LTD in Kaohsiung, Taiwan and MYCOM DE COLOMBIA S.A. in Bogota, Colombia.
  • Developed motor integrated reciprocating compressors “SF series” and small-sized gas engine heat pump units.
1984
  • Established the subsidiary companies, MAYEKAWA AUSTRALIA PTY. LTD. in Sydney, Australia, MYCOM KOREA LTD. In Seoul, Rep. of Korea and MYCOM PERU S.A. in Lima, Peru.
1985
  • Established the subsidiary companies, PT MYCOM INDONESIA in Jakarta, Indonesia and MYCOM SALES, INC. in New Jersey, U.S.A.
  • Developed STM screw compressors for vapor re-compression system at brewery industry.
1986
  • Established plant in Cuernavaca, Mexico.
  • Constructed Mayekawa Saku Plant in Japan.
1987
  • Participated in the Superconductive Power Generation Technology Development Association of the Moonlight Project under consignment from the Ministry of International Trade & Industry, Japan.
  • Delivered large heavy-duty helium compressor for producing liquid hydrogen fuel to Tanegashima Space Center, Japan.
1988
  • Established the subsidiary company, MAYEKAWA (M) SDN. BHD. in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Built the Compressor plant in Cuernavaca plant in Mexico.
1990
  • Developed “K series” i.e. medium-sized reciprocating compressors.
1991
  • Established the subsidiary company MYCOM HOUSTON ENTERPRISES INC. in Houston, U.S.A.
  • Developed “SCV Series” i.e. variable volume ratio type screw compressors, “WA, WB series” i.e. medium and large reciprocating compressors, “MHS Series” i.e. open / small-Hermetic compound screw compressors and, “SFW Series” i.e. reciprocating compressors for fishing vessels.
1993
  • Established the plant in San Antonio, U.S.A.
1994
  • Established the subsidiary companies, MYCOM AMERICA CORP. in Chicago and MYCOM ACC INC. in Miami, U.S.A.
  • Obtained ISO9001 (Quality Assurance System Standards) certification from ISO (International Standards Organization).
1995
  • Established the subsidiary companies, MYCOM CHEMICAL PROCESSING CORP. and MYCOM MANUFACTURING INC. in Torrance, Calif., U.S.A.
  • Established the plant in Changwon, Korea.
  • Developed “FM Series” i.e. flange motor integrated type screw compressors and canned motors for reciprocating compressors.
1996
  • Obtained ISO14001 (Environment Management System Standards) certification from ISO (International Standards Organization).
  • Delivered ammonia refrigeration systems to all ice skating rinks, ice hockey rinks, curling arena, and bobsleigh / luge tracks for Nagano Olympic Winter Games.
1997
  • Developed “L Series” i.e. medium-sized and large-sized reciprocating compressors.
  • Installed the first air conditioning system using one of the NWFs (ammonia) for the municipality office building in Misato, Nagano Prefecture, Japan.
  • Developed large district cooling systems to Boston, U.S.A. and Winthur, CANADA.
1998
  • Developed “VR series” i.e. screw compressor for natural gas.
  • Developed ammonia hermetic motor for a small sized screw compressor.
1999
  • Expansion of MYCOM EUROPE plant.
  • Delivered the world's largest compound helium screw compressors to CERN, France / Switzerland.
2000
  • Developed “400 series” i.e. large-sized screw compressors.
  • Completed the 10MPa screw compressor prototype for carbon dioxide.
  • Delivered natural gas vapor recovery and processing equipment above the sea to the petronium company; “Petrobras” in Brazil.
2001
  • Developed “Model 4025C” large-sized compound compressors and “Model 370XL” new steam screw compressors.
2002
  • Developed “Model 4032C” large-sized compound screw compressors.
  • Delivered a Super High Voltage Power Transmission Line Tunnel Cooling System to Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA), Thailand.
2003
  • Constructed Mayekawa Higashihiroshima Plant in Japan.
  • Opened representative office in Beijing, China.
  • Established the plant for the chemical industry in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  • Developed the 10MPa screw compressor prototype for carbon dioxide heat pump.
2004
  • Constructed Mayekawa Moriya Ice Making Plant in Japan.
  • Established the subsidiary company, MYCOM CHINA INDUSTRIES CO., LTD. in Shanghai, China.
  • Opened representative offices in Moscow, Russia and in Zug, Switzerland.
  • Developed “I series” i.e. small-sized screw compressors and “Model 2HT” i.e. 15MPa reciprocating compressors for carbon dioxide.
2005
  • Established the subsidiary companies, MAYEKAWA HOLDING (THAILAND) CO., LTD. in Bangkok, THAILAND, MAYEKAWA CHEMICAL PROCESS N.V. DUBAI OFFICE in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, MAYEKAWA U.S.A., INC. in Chicago, U.S.A.
  • Opened representative office in New Delhi, India.
  • Established a new plant in Aruja, Brazil by integrating assembly plant and the plant for chemical industry.
2007
  • Established the subsidiary company, MAYEKAWA MFG. CO., LTD. INDIA REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE in New Delhi, India.
2008
  • Established the subsidiary company, MAYEKAWA VIETNAM ONE MEMBER COMPANY LIMITED in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.
  • Developed “M series” i.e. new-type reciprocating compressors.
  • Delivered air conditioning and hot water supply system using hydrocarbon refrigerant as an auxiliary air conditioning system for Media Center to Hokkaido Toyako Summit.
2009
  • Developed “J series” i.e. new type screw compressors.