Beam balance
 
 
 
Our founder of Otokichi II Ishida
 
 
 
Ishida method scale
 
 
1893 | 1970 | 1980 | 1990 | 2000
 
1893 -
 
1893
 
Otokichi II started scale manufacturing, authorized under Japan's first weight and measurement license system.
 
1933
 
Ishida invented Japan's first temperature-influence adjustment device, and developed the Ishida method scale, an innovative scale that solved the problems caused by temperature changes.
 
1948
 
Ishida Scales Mfg. Co. Ltd. was founded.
 
1967
 
Ryuichi Ishida became President.
 
1968
 
Shiga Factory was established.
 
1969
 
The D-75, Ishida's first electronic pricing scale, and the digital printer DP-100 were developed.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Electronic pricing scale [D-78]
 
 
 
The world's first multihead weigher
 
 
1970 -
 
1973
 
The world's first multihead weigher, the "ACW-M-1", was developed to weigh green peppers. Later, the scope expanded to include agricultural products, meat, confectionary, sticky foods, fragile foods, frozen foods, metal and rubber parts, etc.
 
1975
 
The "DACS" series checkweigher was developed.
 
1977
 
Ishida exhibited Japan's first load cell type retail scales at ICRDA show in the U.S. Full-scale export of load cell type electronic scales to the U.S. commenced.
 
1978
 
The multihead weighers first exported to abroad (to Australia).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Heat and Control,Inc.
 
 
 
Ishida Europe Ltd.
 
 
1980
 
1980
 
Marketing tie-up contracts were made with Heat and Control, Inc.
 
1983
 
Picking system developed for CVS. Actual entry to distribution industry.
 
1985
 
Ishida Europe Ltd., the first overseas subsidiary, was established in U.K.
 
1987
 
Distribution control system "IDAS" was developed.
 
1988
 
Actual entry to the Japanese POS market with the "i. Pro21." Ishida first developed the "Wmini-EX" to conduct automated weighing, wrapping, and labeling operations with a single unit. Full-scale entry into the weigh-wrap-labeling field followed.
 
Descom Scales Mfg. Co., Ltd. was established in Korea.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
APEX
 
 
 
Circle of Honor Award
 
 
1990 -
 
1990
 
Ishida do Brasil, Ltda. was established in Brazil.
 
1992
 
Ishida Corporation of America was established.
 
1993
 
Actual entry to packaging/cartoning industry with the "ACP-201" case-packer.
 
Ishida celebrated its 100th anniversary and changed its company name and logo. The Shiga Technological Center was established.
 
1995
 
Shiga Factory acquired ISO 9002 certification.
 
1996
 
Foreign object X-ray inspection system was developed.
 
Vertical form-fill-seal packaging machine, the "APEX ", was developed.
 
Ishida Systems (M) Sdn. Bhd. was established in Malaysia.
 
1997
 
Shiga Factory acquired ISO 9001 certification.
 
1998
 
The contributions of the company in the snack food industry were acknowledged and President Ryuichi Ishida was awarded a "Circle of Honor Award" by the Snack Food Association at the SNAXPO in the U.S. He was the first non-American recipient of the award.
 
1999
 
Ishida delivered Japan's first ESL (electronic shelf label) systems to supermarkets.
 
 
 
 
2000-
 
2000
 
Shanghai Ishida Electronic Scales Ltd. was established.
 
2001
 
Ishida (Thailand) Co., Ltd. was established.
 
2002
 
In acknowledgement of his distinguished service in the weighing and packaging industries for many years, President Ryuichi Ishida was awarded a "Blue Ribbon Medal" by the Japanese government.
 
2005
 
Ishida Canada, Inc. was established.
 
The ITPS, Ishida total packaging system, was developed.
 
2007
 
Ishida Korea Co., Ltd. was established in Korea.
 
Ishida India Pvt. ltd. was established in India.
 
 
 
 
ITPS
 
 
photo of products
 
Wmini-EMZ
 
 
photo of products
 
IX-GA
 
 
photo of products
 
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