OUTLINE OF COMPANY

Company Name

SOMAX CO., LTD.

Address of the Head Office

7-17, Tamatsu 1-Chome, Higashinari-Ku, Osaka, 537-0023

TEL

81-6-6976-1108

FAX

81-6-6977-5702

Foundation

June, 26, 1991

Capital

¥50,000,000

Directors

Representative Director Director: Kazumi Tomita
Senior Managing Director Michio Tomita
Director Shitomi Tomita
  Misa Tsuda
  Akiko Tomita

Contents of Business

Manufacturing and Sales of Paste Welding Machines, Manufacture and sale of paste welding machines, electrolytic and ultrasonic mold cleaning machines, cleaning solutions and water-based rustproofing agents

Corresponding Banks

Resona Bank / Tamatsukuri Branch, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ / Semba Naka Branch, Mizuho Bank / Imazato Branch.

HISTORY COMPANY

June 1991

Completed the “MOLPET” as the world’s first paste welding machine that does not emit UV light. Established SOMAX Co., Ltd. at the same time that the MOLPET was launched for use in mold repairs. The MOLPET resonated with manufacturers of plastic injection molds, as a welding machine capable of repairing microscopic damage.

June, 1992

Sold our 1,000th MOLPET in just 1 year.

Oct. 1992

Launched sales of the “CLAYDON” welding machine.

Dec. 1993

Sold our 1,000th CLAYDON in just 1 year.

Apr. 1994

Launched sales of the “CLIPIKA ACE” mold cleaning machine.
The CLIPIKA ACE resonated with manufacturers of connectors and other precision molded products.

June 1994

Launched sales of the “MOLHEI” welding machine that revolutionized welding from “spots” to “lines” by enabling continuous operation without shutting off the current.

Oct. 1994

Launched sales of the “WATER REAMER” mold cooling pipe cleaning machine. The WATER REAMER uses a closed system for removing rust and dirt from tubes and then protects them against rust by forming a rustproof film.

Mar. 1995

Started sales of < the 30L type CLIPIKA ACE>.

Nov. 1995

Started sales of < the 90L type CLIPIKA ACE>.

1997年10月

Completed construction on new offices at 4-4 Oimazatonishi 2-Chome, Higashinari-ku, Osaka, to respond to increasing sales items and larger products.

Oct. 1998

Completed construction on a sales headquarters to expand business.

Oct. 1999

Increased capital to ¥20,000,000.

Dec. 1999

Launched sales of the “MOLKICHI” computer-controlled argon welding machine.

Oct. 2000

Increased capital to ¥30,000,000.

May. 2003

Completed construction on ‘Technical Domain’ at 10-34 Tamatsu 1-Chome, Higashinari-ku, Osaka.

Apr. 2004

Acquired ISO14001 accreditation.

May. 2004

Launched sales of the “CLIPIKA ACE OPT SEMI-AUTOMATIC” mold cleaning machine for optical components.

Apr. 2005

SOMAX CO. merged with TEIKOKU MICRO CO. Increased capital to ¥50,000,000.

Nov. 2005

Launched sales of the “CLIPIKA ACE OPT FULL-AUTOMATIC” mold cleaning machine for optical components.

Jan. 2006

Relocated our head office to 7-17 Tamatsu 1-Chome, Higashinari-ku, Osaka.

Jan. 2006

Newly built the Takaida Factory at 15-5 Takaida, Higashi-Osaka.

Nov. 2006

Started made-to-order manufacturing of the CLIPIKA ACE OPT-SEMI AUTOMATIC mold cleaning machine.

Feb. 2007

Started sales of the < CLIPIKA ACE OPT > mold cleaning machine for optical components stamper rolls.

Apr. 2009

Started sales of the < CLIPIKA ACE B.C. > optimal for pre-cleaning with the CLIPIKA ACE.

Dec. 2009

Started sales of the < WATER REAMER > mold cooling pipe cleaning machine equipped with a deodorizing unit.

Apr. 2010

Started sales of the compact, low-priced < CLIPIKA ACE OPT > mold cleaning machine for optical components.

Aug. 2010

Started sales of the economical < WATER REAMER > mold cooling pipe cleaning machine.

Apr. 2011

Started sales of the easier-to-operate < CLIPIKA ACE II > CPII type developed from the customer feedback.

July 2011

Added an energy-saving mode to the CPII type.

Apr. 2012

Started sales of the < CLIPIKA ACE-CE > with CE marking.

Apr. 2012

Started sales of the < MOLHEI > type 5 metal mold repair welding machine.

Nov. 2012

Started sales of the < WATER REAMER > WRIII type that automatically switches mold cooling water tubing cleaning to air drying.

Nov. 2012

Achieved sales of more than total 8,000 mold maintenance machines.

Oct. 2013

Started sales of the < CLIPIKA ACE III > series mold cleaning machines equipped with full-color touch panels and other more convenient functions.

Jan. 2015

Started sales of the fully automatic < CLIPIKA ACE > cleaning machine that automatically performs cleaning, water washing, dewatering and rust prevention processes.

June 2015

25th anniversary of our founding.

July 2015

Completed the construction of the head office west wing.