Mayekawa started our business with ice manufacturing and cold storage business. Ever since its foundation in 1924, we have always identified itself in the context of the ‘environment that enables the company operate’. By promoting collaborative creation with elements constituting the environment, Mayekawa has solved many problems and in turn developed itself.
Kisaku Maekawa founded Mayekawa & Co. in Tokyo, Japan.
Started ice making and cold storage business.
Started production of industrial vertical low speed reciprocating compressors.
Changed corporate name to Mayekawa Manufacturing Co., Ltd. In Tokyo.
Developed high-speed multi cylinder single-stage reciprocating compressor 'A Series'.
Delivered fully automatic control system for liquid pump recirculation system for large scale cold storage.
Delivered 12 sets of 100 ton/day meat freezing and 12,000 ton of cold storage plants complete with liquid pump recirculation systems to the former USSR. The annual production was 50 units at that time; however, only in a year after the contract, as many as 156 units of refrigeration compressor were manufactured. This project marked a significant milestone for Mayekawa’s further growth.
Established “MYCOM” brand.
Installed the first ammonia liquid pump recirculation refrigeration system for a 7000ton cold storage in Japan.
Established MAYEKAWA's first overseas subsidiary company, MAYEKAWA DE MEXICO S.A. in Mexico.
Started production of screw type refrigeration compressors.
Developed the world first ammonia liquid pump recirculation system for fishing vessels.
Developed high-speed multi cylinder compound type two-stage reciprocating compressor.
Established our subsidiary company, MAYEKAWA U.S.A. Inc., in Torrance, Calif., U.S.A.
Established our subsidiary company, MAYEKAWA DO BRASIL LTDA. in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Installed the first screw type refrigeration compressor for large refrigeration mother ship of 10,000 tons in capacity.
Started production of compressors in Moriya Plant, Ibaraki pref. Japan.
Installed the Japan first air-conditioning screw heat pump system for DENTSU BUILDING in Osaka.
Established our subsidiary company, N.V.MYCOM EUROPE S.A. in Brussels, Belgium (with annexed package plant).
Developed MYCOM steel belt freezers.
Started operations at our assembly plant in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Developed the world first compound type screw compressor 'C series'.
Established our subsidiary company, MYCOM CANADA LTD. in Vancouver B.C., Canada.
Installed the world first screw type refrigeration compressor in the deep sea trawler.
Developed chlorine gas screw compressor.
Established our subsidiary company, MYCOM DE VENEZUELA S.A. in Caracas, Venezuela.
Established our representative office in Ecuador.
Installed a set of refrigeration system in the Tokyo Suisan Terminal Co., Ltd, the world’s largest cold storage of approximately 40,000 tons (100,000 cubic meters) at that time.
Delivered screw helium compressors for super-conductivity application to Fermi National Acceleration Laboratory in U.S.A.
Established our 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.
- With a worldwide increase in the production volume of petrochemical products, the gas compressor increasingly advanced into some industrial fields. Mayekawa developed almost all kinds of process gas compression technologies applicable to processes in chemical companies.
- In Canada, MYCOM compressors dominated Ice Arena application.
- Mayekawa also made a rapid advancement into the industrial refrigeration market in Asia together with the marine products processing companies advancing into the Southeast Asia markets, in which, the shrimp and seafood businesses are flourishing.
Established our representative office in Santiago, Chile.
Delivered to the PTT Public Company Ltd. in Thailand, the screw compressor for vapor recovery for the use of offshore oil platforms.
Developed double helical rotor type oil pumps.
Established our subsidiary company, MAYEKAWA SINGAPORE PTE.LTD. in Singapore.
Established our plant in Torrance, U.S.A.
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.
Developed the gas engine driven heat pump unit for district heating plant (snow removal, hot water supply and heating).
Established our subsidiary company, MAYEKAWA (TAIWAN) CO., LTD. in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Established our subsidiary company, MAYEKAWA COLOMBIA S.A.S. in Bogota, Colombia.
Established our subsidiary company, MAYEKAWA AUSTRALIA PTY. LTD. in Sydney, Australia.
Established our subsidiary company, MYCOM PERU S.A.C. in Lima, Peru.
Established our subsidiary company, MYCOM KOREA CO., LTD. in Seoul, Rep. of Korea.
Established our subsidiary company, P.T. MAYEKAWA INDONESIA in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Established our plant in Changwon, Korea.
Developed STM screw compressors for vapor re-compression system at brewery industry.
Established our plant in Cuernavaca, Mexico.
Started operation at Saku plant in Japan for the development of automated food processing equipment.
Delivered large heavy-duty helium compressor for producing liquid hydrogen fuel to Tanegashima Space Center, Japan.
Established our subsidiary company, MAYEKAWA (M) SDN. BHD. In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Established our subsidiary company, MYCOM (THAILAND). CO., LTD.
Built the Compressor production plant in our Cuernavaca plant in Mexico.
Developed second-generation high-speed multi cylinder reciprocating compressor 'WA and WB Series'
- Developed the screw compressor 160V-320V series.
- In addition to compressors, the technological innovation advanced in some industrial fields, such as development of freezers with unique features or automated meat processing machines.
- Global warming problems have come to attract worldwide attention.
Established MAYEKAWA U.S.A., Inc., in Houston, U.S.A.
Developed Variable Vi Mechanism integrated type screw compressor 'SCV Series'.
Developed the 'O profile', our original screw rotor configuration.
Established our plant in San Antonio, U.S.A.
Established MAYEKAWA U.S.A., Inc. Chemical division in Torrance, Calif., U.S.A.
Delivered the first automated chicken whole leg deboning machine ’TORIDAS’.
Delivered the first impinging jet system new tunnel freezer 'Themo -Jack Freezer'.
Delivered the large district cooling systems to Boston, U.S.A. and Windsor, Canada.
Delivered 37 units of refrigeration system using natural refrigerant (ammonia) for the ice venues and facilities, such as speed skating, figure skating, ice hockey, curling, and bobsleigh for the 18th Olympic Winter Games (the Nagano Olympics Games).
Delivered the world's largest compound helium screw compressors to CERN, France/Switzerland.
- Global warming has been accelerated. In order to realize the sustainable society, with the five natural refrigerants: ammonia, carbon dioxide (CO2), air, water, and hydrocarbons (HC) named as “Natural Five”, we developed the several cooling systems suitable for required temperatures and applications.
- Contributed to the industrial fields other than the refrigeration industry with our unique components and engineering technologies, such as development and delivery of the dedicated robots for automated deboning chicken and pork, etc.
Delivered the first super cooled ice making system for process cooling in the food processing plants.
Developed large-seized compound type two-stage screw compressor.
Delivered a Super High Voltage Power Transmission Line Tunnel Cooling System to Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA), Thailand.
Delivered the first automated turkey whole leg deboning machine ’TAKIDAS’.
Started operation at Mayekawa Higashihiroshima plant in Japan.
Established our representative office in Beijing, China.
Established a production plant for the chemical package systems in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Developed screw compressor for CO2 (carbon dioxide) heat pump.
Delivered the first CO2 heat pump for hot water supply.
Established our subsidiary company, MAYEKAWA CHINA INDUSTRIES CO., LTD. in Shanghai, China.
Upgraded the automated chicken whole leg deboning machine ’TORIDAS’.
Established our representative offices in Moscow, Russia and in Zug, Switzerland.
Established our subsidiary company, MAYEKAWA (THAILAND) CO., LTD. in Bangkok, Thailand.
Established our subsidiary company, MAYEKAWA EUROPE DUBAI OFFICE in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Established our subsidiary company, MAYEKAWA U.S.A., INC. in Chicago, U.S.A.
Established our subsidiary company, MAYEKAWA REFRIGERATION INDIA in Mumbai, India.
Developed semi-hermetic screw compressor and its IPM motor for ammonia refrigerant.
Established our subsidiary company, MAYEKAWA VIETNAM CO., LTD. in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.
Established a new plant in Aruja, Brazil by integrating refrigeration assembly plant and our chemical package system production plant.
Delivered the first NH3/CO2 cooling system 'NewTon'.
Delivered the first air cycle system 'PascalAir'.
Developed energy saving type reciprocating compressor 'M series'.
Developed Automatic Variable Vi Mechanism integrated type screw compressor 'J series'.
Developed expander integrated turbo compressor.
Delivered the first automated pork ham deboning machine ’HAMDAS-R’.
Delivered the first CO2 heat pump for hot air supply 'Ecosirocco'.
Established our representative office in Istanbul, Turkey.
Relocated the plant from San Antonio, TX to Nashville, TN.
Delivered the first automated pork ham deboning machine ’HAMDAS-RX’.
Established our subsidiary company, MAYEKAWA SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD. in Cape Town, South Africa.
Established our representative office in Cairo, Egypt.
Established our representative office in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Delivered the first automated pork shoulder deboning machine ’WANDAS-RX’.
Delivered the first automated chicken wing drumettes deboning machine ’WINGDAS’.
Established our representative office in Poznań, Poland.
Established our representative office in Villahermosa, Mexico.
Launched ”DAS”, a new deboning machine brand.
Delivered the first automated front half deboning machine ’YIELDAS3000’.
Established our plant in Chennai, India.
Established our representative office in Al-khobar, Saudi Arabia.
Established our representative office in Panama City, Panama.
Established our representative office in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Launched ”CHORUS”, a new freezer brand.
Established our representative office in Guatemala City, Guatemala.
Established our subsidiary office, MAYEKAWA UKRAINE LLC, in Ukraine, Kiev.
Established our representative office, D.O.O. MAYEKAWA SRB in Smederevo, Serbia.
Operations begin at the Serbia plant.
Delivered the first automated chicken whole leg deboning machine ’LEGDAS’ which has triple capacity of 'TORIDAS'.