History & Mission

We satisfy our customers' needs by designing, manufacturing, installing, and repairing soy sauce production facilities, miso production facilities, shochu production facilities, sake production facilities, and other brewing facilities.

Mission

  1. We help build the plant manufacturer that contributes to the Japanese food culture (sake, miso, and shoyu) and the company that contributes to the entire food supply business.
  2. Every one of the personnel exercises one's originality to provide the technology that best meets our customers' needs.
  3. We focus on the high quality to pursue the excellent production.

History

1906 Nagata Seisakusho, a brewing machinery manufacturer, was founded in Ishiwaracho, Sumida-ku, Tokyo.
1923
  • The workshop was incorporated as an unlimited partnership.
  • After shattered by the Great Kanto Earthquake, the workshop was rebuilt on the same premises.
1943 The company was reorganized as a joint-stock company.
1945
  • The company was burnt down by the Great Tokyo Air Raid during the Second World War.
  • The company was relocated to Setagaya 2-chome, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo.
1951 As the business expanded, Nagata Brewing Machinery Co., Ltd. was established.
1956 The Nada factory was newly established at Mikage-honmachi, Higashinada-ku, Kobe.
1965 As the headquarters and the factory did not have enough space, the headquarters and the factory were separated, and the Tokyo factory was newly established at Nishi Hashimoto, Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture.
1973 The Kyushu factory was newly established at Shingumachi, Kasuya-gun, Fukuoka Prefecture.
1974 The Fourth Automatization Prize was given by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Machine Industry.
1979
  • For the contribution to the Current Production Statistics Survey of MITI, a certificate of appreciation was given by the Minister of Trade and Industry, and the factory was designated as an Excellent Factory.
  • The MITI Chief Secretary Award was given.
  • The headquarters was relocated from Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, to the Tokyo factory to streamline the business transactions of the sales, production, and accounting divisions.
  • Blue Ribbon Medal was given to Wakio Araki, Representative Director.
1981 The 11th Automatization Prize was given by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Machine Industry.
1982 The Kyushu factory was separated as Kyushu Factory of Nagata Brewing Machinery Co., Ltd.
1983 The headquarters building was built on the premises of the Tokyo factory to integrate three factories.
1988 The Ministry of Trade and Industry Award was given.
1989 The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays was given to Wakio Araki, Representative Director.
1993 Kazuhiro Araki was designated as President and Representative Director.
1995 The 25th Food Industry Technology Achievement Award was given to "Super Roaster."
1998 The Nada factory in Higashinada-ku, Kobe was rebuilt at the Mitsugaoka Industry Park in Nishi-ku.
2000 The Kobe factory was certified to ISO9001.
2002 As the area of the premises of the Tokyo factory was diminished as a result of a public road expansion, the production division was integrated with that of the Kobe factory. The headquarters function was transferred to the Kobe factory at the same time. The Tokyo branch office, comprising the sales division and the design division, was newly established.
2004 Motohiro Araki was designated as President and Representative Director.
2006
  • The 36th Food Industry Technology Achievement Award was given to "Continuous Rice Steaming Machine."
  • The 100th anniversary of foundation
2007 As the Tokyo branch office was relocated, the design divisions were integrated in the headquarters factory. The Tokyo Office was newly established.
2015 It changed its name to NAGATA ENGINEERING CO.,LTD. from NAGATA BREWING MACHINERY CO.,LTD. KYUSHU FACTORY.