Nakamura Shoten was founded by Torazo Nakamura at 2-5,Tsukiji, Kyobashi-ku, Tokyo
Became a supplier to the Ministry of Railways
Designated as a factory to manufacture parts for vehicles operated by the Ministry of Railways
Nakamura Torazo Shoten Co., Ltd. incorporated.
Changed the company name to Nakamura Jidosha Kogyo Co., Ltd.
Nakamura Jidosha Kogyo Co., Ltd. Fukagawa Factory was inaugurated.
The Fukagawa Factory was spun off into Nakamura Jico Fukagawa Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Established Nakamurajidosha Shokai Co., Ltd.
Established Nakamura Jico Taisei Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Became a sales agent of Niigata Ironworks Co., Ltd. (now IHI Power Systems Co., Ltd.)
Became a sales agent of steam generators manufactured by Kisha Seizo Co., Ltd. (now Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.)
Established Technical Research Laboratory
Nakamura Jidosha Kogyo subsidized by the Ministry of Transpotr for research on propeller shafts.
Changed the company name to Nakamura Jico Co., Ltd.
Established technical partnership with Gelenkwellenbau GmbH in Germany
Began manufacturing and selling the 190 series universal joints
Takahagi Plant of Nakamura Jico Fukagawa Factory Co., Ltd. completed.
Established technical partnership with Twin Disc, Incorporated in the US
Established Najico Spicer Co., Ltd., a joint venture with Dana Corporation in the US
Began manufacturing and selling automotive propeller shafts
The head office building, Tsukiji Najico Building, was completed
Became a sales agent of gas turbine power generation equipment manufactured by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Established partnership with Metalform Safeset AB (current Voith Turbo Safeset AB in Sweden)
Began selling SafeSet
Established NST Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Established Najico Engineering Service Co., Ltd. and Shinnajicokosan Co., Ltd.
Established manufacturing and sales partnership with Luwa in Switzerland
Began manufacturing and selling Najico RK coolers
Opened the Gifu factory
Moriya Satellite Station was completed
The Gifu factory obtained ISO9001 certification (for large heat exchangers)
Became a sales agent of The Timken Company in the US and began selling rolling stock bearings
Received the Technology Award from the Kanto Branch of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers for universal joints and heat exchangers
Obtained ISO 9001 certification for Nakamura Jico’s company-wide standardized quality system
Dissolved our partnership with Luwa in Switzerland
Began manufacturing and selling large CS coolers
Transferred the manufacturing work of CS coolers to Nakamura Jico Fukagawa Manufacturing Co., Ltd. and closed the Gifu factory
Established the Beijing Representative Office
Received the Excellent Product Award from the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers for rolling stock drive shafts
Dissolved our partnership with Voith Turbo Safeset AB
Began manufacturing and selling SAFETY FIT® (torque limiters)
Transferred the three technical divisions to Takahagi City, where a group company that manufactures Najico products is located
Nakamura Jico Taiseiseisakusho Co., Ltd. relocated to Takahagi City
Established a local company
Nakamura Jico Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. in Singapore
Entered into ODM contract with EMMEGI in Italy
Began selling aluminum heat exchangers
Merged Nakamurajidosha Shokai Co., Ltd. to open Nakamura Jico Niigata Sales Branch
Nakamura Jico Fukagawa Manufacturing Co., Ltd. merged with Nakamura Jico Taisei Manufacturing Co., Ltd. to establish Najico Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Changed the company name to Najico Co., Ltd.