O-M Ltd. was established in 1949 to manufacture spinning machines.
Over the years the company has undergone many changes that affected how its business was conducted.
Since 1960, the company has been a leading producer of industrial machine tools and automatic packaging machines.
The machines produced by O-M Ltd. are generally used in industrial production facilities managed according to production orders, although they can be customized for a variety of flexible applications depending on the industry or type of item to be produced.
O-M Ltd. aims to continue supplying quality machines and foster the trust and technical expertise that we have accumulated with our satisfied users over the half century we have been in business.
|1906||The Nagaoka Ironworks Association is set up in Nagaoka-shi, Niigata to start the manufacture of petroleum well drilling machines.|
|1913||The Nagaoka Ironworks Association is reorganized to Nagaoka Ironworks Co., Ltd.|
|1920||Osaka Kikai Seisakusho Co., Ltd. is founded in Nishi-ku, Osaka-shi to start the manufacture of machine tools and press forging machines.|
|1923||Osaka Kikai Seisakusho Co., Ltd. opens its Osaka Factory in Nishiyodogawa-ku, Osaka-shi.|
|1934||Izumo Weaving Co., Ltd. (later Daiwabo Co., Ltd.) opens its Shinji Factory in Shinji-cho, Shimane.|
|1936||Osaka Kikai Seisakusho Co., Ltd. merges with Nagaoka ironworks Co., Ltd.|
|1937||Osaka Kikai Seisakusho Co., Ltd. starts the manufacture of vertical lathes.|
|1949||Daiwabo Co., Ltd. spins off its Shinji Factory to establish Daiwa Machinery Industry Co., Ltd. (headquartered in Higashi-ku, Osaka).|
|1950||Daiwa Machinery Industry Co., Ltd. is merged and renamed to O-M Boki Seisakusho Co., Ltd.|
|1951||O-M Boki Seisakusho Co., Ltd. relocates its head office to Nishiyodogawa-ku, Osaka.|
|1952||O-M Boki Seisakusho Co., Ltd. is listed on the First Section of the Osaka Securities Exchange.|
|1955||O-M Boki Seisakusho Co., Ltd. relocates its head office to Kita-ku, Osaka.|
|1956||Osaka Kikai Seisakusho Co., Ltd. starts the manufacture of automatic packaging machines.|
|1960||O-M Boki Seisakusho Co., Ltd. merges with Osaka Kikai Seisakusho Co., Ltd. and is renamed to O-M LTD. (headquartered in Kita-ku, Osaka).|
|1965||The Osaka Factory is relocated to Minoo-shi, Osaka from Nishiyodogawa-ku, Osaka-shi.|
|1971||Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.|
|1991||The head office is relocated to Yodogawa-ku, Osaka-shi.|
|2001||The Osaka Factory is consolidated to the Shinji Factory.|
|2004||O-M (U.S.A.), Inc. is established in the United States.|
|2007||The Shanghai representative office is established in China.|
|2010||TAIWAN O-M CO.,LTD. is established in Taiwan.|
|2011||O-M Ltd. becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Daiwabo Holdings Co., Ltd. through an exchange of shares.|
|2012||Establish O-M Shanghai Co. Ltd. in China.|
|2014||Establish O-M MACHINERY Ltd., separating Automatic Machinery Division.|