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1950 Established as Hatachi Feather Lavatory. -image-
1956 Reorganized to Hatachi Industry Co., Ltd. -image-
1959 Obtained a patent for plastic badminton shuttlecocks.
Produced patented plastic shuttle cocks (ten million pieces annually) monopolistically with introduction of injection machines.
1960 Started producing badminton rackets.
1965 Badminton racket plant was completed in Taiwan. (Joint venture)
1966 Introduced Swedish bi-color blow molding machines (patented) and produced bi-color balls.
1977 Obtained an exclusive right to use a patent of bi-wall blow molding (Double Blow) and bi-wall cases produced by this technology were adopted for YAMAHA PIANICA.
1979 Hatachi Kako Co., Ltd. was established as an independent large size blow molder, being separated from Hatachi Industry Co., Ltd and its own new factory was built.
1981 2nd factory was completed at Hatachi Kako. A big size blow molding machine was introduced to produce 250-liter tanks.
1982 A big size vacuum molding machine was introduced at Hatachi Industry and produced big size parts for pre-fabricated houses.
1983 Blow-molded bumpers were mass-produced by Double Blow technology for the first time in Japan.
1989 A safe “Sinai” (bamboo sword) of Hatachi Industry was awarded a good design prize.    
1992 2nd factory of Hatachi Kako was enlarged and a large size blow molding machine capable of making deeply drawn forms (TP Process) was introduced.
1994 Hatachi Kako obtained a right to use the technology of Super Blow.
1995 A large size blow molding machine exclusively for Super Blow process was introduced.
1996 Super Blow process was adopted to produce the ceilings of unit bath rooms.
Thai Hatachi Co., Ltd. was established in Bangkok, Thailand.
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1997 3rd factory of Hatachi Kako was completed.
2003 An ultra big size 135mm blow molding machine was introduced at Hatachi Kako.
2004 A mold warehouse was completed at Hatachi Kako.
2005 Hatachi Kako's management innovation plan was approved by Shizuoka Prefecture.
2006 Succeeded in the automation of sanding process of air spoilers.
2007 Succeeded in the laser automation of deburring and finishing processes of blow-molded products.
A big size injection molding factory was completed at Hatachi Industry and started developing a technology to produce side visors by utilizing a 1300 ton bi-color injection machine.
2008 Succeeded in mass-production of side visors by bi-color injection for the first time in the world.