IHI Shibaura Machinery

IHI Shibaura Machinery Corporation is a subsidiary of IHI Corporation and was established in 1950 in a joint venture between Ishikawajima Shipyard (now IHI Corporation) and Shibaura Engineering Works Co., Ltd. (now Toshiba Corporation) with the intention of providing Japan and the rest of the world with the most comprehensive products in a wide range of fields.

Company details

KDX Toyosu Grand Square 9F 7-12, Shinonome 1-chome, Koto-ku , Tokyo , Tokyo 135-0062 Japan

Locations Served

Business Type:
Manufacturer
Industry Type:
Agriculture
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

IHI Shibaura Machinery Corporation is a leader in the design, engineering and manufacture of Diesel Engines, Compact Tractors, Tractor Components, Golf & Turf-Care Products, Fire Fighting Pumps and Ozone Sterilizers for people who enjoy living in a natural environment.

  • 1950: Ishikawajima-Shibaura Machinery Co.,Ltd. founded as a joint venture between Ishikawajima Shipyard (now IHI corporation) and Shibaura Engineering Works Co., Ltd. (now Toshiba Corporation) in Matsumoto, Nagano.
  • Air cooled 4-cycle kerosene engine III model received The Minister of International Trade and Industry Award.
  • 1951: The Japan's first Ride-On Tractor AT-III launched.
  • 1952: Fire pump H model passed National Fire Defense Headquarters approval.
  • Prototype passenger automobile MR-1 launched.
  • 1954: Air cooled 4-cycle kerosene engine VI model received The Minister of International Trade and Industry Award.
  • 1959: S-17 four-wheel tractor launched.
  • 1961: Technical tie-up agreement with Motoren-Werke-Mannheim (MWM) concluded for original new diesel engine.
  • 1972: Long term tractor supply agreement with Ford Motor tractor division (now CNH Group) concluded.
  • 1975: New Power Tool factory in Okayama opened.
  • 1976: Generator GF series launched.
  • Long term Power Tool supply agreement with STIHL concluded.
  • 1977: The Japan's first turbo tractor SD3000 AT launched.
  • 1982: Compact tillers (KB series and SC series) launched.
  • 1985: Long term engine supply agreement with Perkins Engines Ltd concluded.
  • 1990: Out front Mower achieved gold title at SIMA tradeshow.
  • 1991: Tie-up agreement with Yanmar concluded for domestic market.
  • 1993: Production volume of two-cycle engine reached 3 million units.
  • The first Yanmar-Shibaura tie-up tractor AF series launched.
  • Matsumoto Factory received ISO 9001 certification.
  • 1994: Okayama Factory received ISO 9001 certification.
  • Tractor RS series received Good Design Awards.
  • 1995: Perkins Shibaura Engines Limited (PSEL) founded as a joint venture with Perkins Group Limite in the UK.
  • 1996: The Japan's first and only Ministry of Health approved Ozone In-Room Disinfector OP-10 launched.
  • Tokyo Headquarters received ISO 9001 certification.
  • 1998: Acquired Tsuchiya Mfg, Japanese Turf-Care Products manufacturer.
  • 1999: Power Tool supply agreement with MTD concluded.
  • 2000: Matsumoto Factory received SO 14001 certification.
  • 2001: The first electrical-HST control tractor, model AF100 launched.
  • Ashikaga Factory received ISO 9001 certification.
  • 2003: The world's first Bedknife Offset Moving System launched.
  • 2004: Perkins Shibaura Engines LLC (PSEA) founded as a joint venture with Perkins Group Limited in the USA.
  • 2005: PSEL received The Queen's Award.
  • 2006: Asahi Diesel Engine Factory opened in outskirt of Matsumoto, Nagano.
  • 2007: The company's name changed from Ishikawajima-Shibaura Machinery Co.,Ltd. to IHI Shibaura Machinery Corporation.
  • Long-term strategic partnership with Excel Industries (Hustler brand) concluded for the US Turf-Care equipment industry.
  • 2008: Perkins Shibaura Engines (Wuxi) Company Limited (PSEW) founded in China.
  • Shibaura engineered CNH T2410/T2420 won 2008 Farm Industry News FinOvation Award.
  • 2009: Validation test of IHI Shibaura ozone gas proved more than 99.99% effective against airborne Influenza A Viruses.
  • Representative office in Shanghai opened.
  • 2010: The world's first Ministry of Health approved Ozone Endoscope Disinfector OED-1000 launched.