MOTOYAMA ENG. WORKS, LTD.

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Company Profile & History

COMPANY PROFILE

Name
MOTOYAMA ENG. WORKS, LTD.
Established
November 1924 ・Date of Succession:February 2007
Directors
  • Chief Executive Officer : Hitoshi Marutani
  • Director : Shinobu Shikata
  • Director : Osamu Uchisawa
  • Director : Masashi Takezawa
  • Director : Kazuharu Kondo
  • Auditor : Minoru Murata
  • Auditor : Yasuji Noguchi
Major Banks
The Mizuho Bank, The 77 Bank
Fiscal Year
April to March(ending in March)
Employees
230 (as of April 1, 2019)
Business Description
Manufacturing, Sales, and Maintenance of Various Valves, and Their Accessory Parts
Main Products
  • Industrial Process Automation Apparatus (Energy Saving Apparatus, Antipollution Apparatus)
    1. Control Valves (pneumatic, electric, electronic, hydraulic)
    2. Related Accessories
  • Safety Relief Valves
  • Building and Industrial Equipment
    1. District Heating & Cooling Systems
    2. Water Hammer Absorber Units
  • Environmental Safety Equipment
Qualifications and Certifications
  • ISO9001 certified plant
  • Certified based on High Pressure Gas Safety Law
  • Certified by ASME (the American Society of Mechanical Engineers), with V and UV code symbol stamps

HISTORY

1924
  • Company established in Sendai by Shigetoshi Motoyama named Motoyama Shoukai. While engaged in the plumbing design of heating, cooling, and air-conditioning systems, initiated research into the manufacture of metallic bellows under the guidance of Dr. K.Honda (Metallic Materials Laboratory, Tohoku University)
1928
  • Completed Japan's first metallic bellows and developed components for application, such as steam traps and pressure reducing valves.
1938

Old Plant(Kita-Sendai)

  • Constructed head office and plant at Kita-Sendai. Reorganized as MOTOYAMA ENG. WORKS, LTD.
1940
  • Received an industrial research grant from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and commercialized a direct-reading type depth sounder.
1950
  • Began manufacturing pneumatic control valves.
1952
  • Obtained the Japan Industrial Standard display license for vane safety valve (JISB8210), for industrial-use steam boilers.
1958
  • Supplied non-leakage valves to the atomic energy research institute as a registered manufacturer.
1968
  • Obtained the Japan Industrial Standard license for steam trap (JISB8402) for heaters.
1969
  • Authorized to test and manufacture high-pressure equipment by MITI.
1973
  • Provided the Canadian company W.G.Eliot Co., with pneumatic control valve technology.
  • Concluded a licensing agreement with the Crosby Valve and Gage Co., of the U.S. for safety valves and safety relief valves.
1978
  • Qualified by Lloyd's Resister of Shipping for diaphragm actuator No.2800.
  • Completed the Ohhira test and Experiment Center and initiated full-scale operations.
  • Obtained model approval from the Japan Water Works Association for the "Shock-Non®" water hammer absorber.
  • Marketed the MOTOSEAL® general-purpose leak-tight butterfly valve.
  • Marketed the EXCENTRO® wide-range Butterfly valve mainly for high-temperature use in iron and steel plants.
1979(S54)
  • Designated as test plant for the Japan Water Works Association.
1980
  • Certified by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) for its N, NPT, NV, V, and UV code symbol stamps.
1981
  • Marketed the GYROLL® eccentric rotating plug valve featuring high control.
1982
  • Marketed the JNO, JNB series of general-purpose high-performance safety valves.
1984(S59)
  • Announcement of TQC (Total Quality Control activities) adoption.
1985(S60)
  • Obtains technical guidance at Tohoku University, receives grant from the Ministry of International Trade and Industry’s important technology research and development subsidy, and completes development of the Ultra Clean Valve (UCV) for the semiconductor manufacturing gas process, and puts it on sale.
1986
  • Marketed the JPV series of pilot safety valves.
1987(S62)
  • Multi-function steam trap "UNI TRAP®" NO. 60 goes on sale.
1988
  • Marketed the MINNOW No.3488 general-purpose compact control valve.
1989
  • Group receives the Inoue Harushige Prize for the Ultra Clean Valve (UCV).
1990
  • Ultra Clean Valve (UCV) Plant expanded.
  • Ultra Clean Valve (UCV) receives Science and Technology Agency Director-General Award.
1991
  • Marketed the MAC1000 #3800 series control valve.
1992
  • UCTSSI (Ultra Clean Technology System and Servis Inc.) established in California as a joint venture, and business operations commence.
1993
  • "Ryucho-kun" CF92 fan coil integrated constant flow valve goes on sale.
  • UCV II L Series Ultra Clean Valve goes on sale.
  • Marketed the optics valve for blast furnace.
  • "ZAOH® Series" adjustment valve for all electronic local cooling and heating goes on sale.
  • Participant in UCMT (Ultra Clean Manufacturing Technology Co., Ltd.). Sales operations begin.
1994

Head Office & Ohhira Plant

  • Qualified for "ISO9001" Certificate of Approval.
  • Completed new, state of the art plant in Ohhira, Miyagi pref.
1995
  • Marketed the #3889 type control valve.
1997
  • Marketed Noiseless valve "NRV" with high performance (30dB below).
1998
  • Marketed New type Gyroll® #3993 with range-ability 300:1, realized reassemble after piping.
  • Marketed #83-BS sealing balanced type, cage guide style control valves.
  • Marketed UNI TRAP NO. 62 "Quintet" multifunctional steam traps.
1999
  • Approved safety quality license for import boiler and pressure vessel by the ministry of labor of the people's republic of China.
2000
  • Marketed #83-BSH high temperature type, cage guide style control valves.
  • UCV eco series, IGS parts, go on sale.
  • UCV technology transfer agreement signed with HAM-LET Co.
2001
  • General Japan agent agreement signed for HAM-LET products.
  • High Flow Valve for UCV high pressure goes on sale.
  • "Bottling Valve" for various kinds of sampling use is on sale.
  • "Sampling system" for PCB resolution is on sale.
2002
  • Steam trap "SDV" for plant is on sale.
  • Multifunction positioner "TZID-C200" is on sale.
  • Interior bellows valve #3889-IB featured as emission-free is on sale.
2003
  • Manual control bellows valve "MHBSV" featured as emission-free is on sale.
2004
  • Transferred the business of UCV division to HAM-LET Co.
2007
  • Established with succession of all right and duties regarding the valve marketing and manufacturing from the former company of MOTOYAMA ENG. WORKS, LTD. in accordance with partition corporation.
2008
  • Merged Motoyama Corp.
2009
  • Qualified for "ISO14001" Certificate of Approval.
2011
  • Marketed #16C Eccentric Rotating Disc Valve.
  • Marketed #EA10S Intelligent Valve Positioner.
2012
  • Conclude maintenance service consignment contract for control valve with PT. Moto-Techno Service Indonesia.
2013
  • Conclude business tie-up agreement of sales agency and maintenance consignment contract for control valve and safety valve with Kubota Saudi Arabia Company, LLC.
  • Acquired Chinese license for special equipment model (control valve).
  • Established MOTOYAMA VALVE(DALIAN) CO., LTD in Dalian.
2014
  • Acquired in-house inspection certification by JWWA for "SHOCKNON®".
  • Qualified for #EA10S as an explosion-proof compatible product of IECEx and ATEX.
2015
  • Qualified for compliance with "ISO15848-1:2006". ISO15848-1: the international standard for low-emission performance of valve
  • Qualified by NEPSI for #EA10S as an explosion-proof compatible product. NEPSI: National Supervision and Inspection Center for Explosion Protection and Safety Instrumentation
2018
  • Qualified for "ISO9001:2015" Certificate of Approval.
2019
  • Qualified by FM for #EA10S as an explosion-proof compatible product. FM: Factory Mutual Research Corporation
  • Acquire SIL3 Capable according to IEC61508(Control Valve).