History

1954

Established as a trading company in Osaka, Japan

1954---Foundation-of-IKEUCHI

1961

Developed the world’s first ceramic tip nozzle CERJET®

Opened first plant in Kure city, Hiroshima, Japan

1961-CERJET®

1964

Developed high pressure cleaning and descaling nozzles DSP series

1964-DSP-nozzle

1973

Developed and began production of metal spray nozzles

1973-Metal-spray-nozzles

1975

Developed full cone nozzles with uniform distribution and minimal clogging

1975-Full-cone-spray-nozzles

1979

Invention of ultra-fine fog nozzles AKIJet® patented worldwide

Opened second plant in Nishiwaki city, Hyogo, Japan

1979-AKIJet

1980

Invention of the innovative Dry Fog humidifier AKIMist® using AKIJet®

1980-AKIMist-D

1983

Developed spray nozzles for steel making industry to optimize the cooling process for continuous casting machines

Opened third plant in Kure city, Hiroshima, Japan

1983-Spray-nozzles-for-steelmaking-industry

1984

Developed plastic nozzles for electronic industry

1984-UVVP-plastic-nozzles-for-electronics-industry

1985

Developed CERTIIM®, injection-molded version of CERJET®

1985-CERTIIM

1987

Established subsidiary company Ikeuchi Taiwan Co., Ltd. in Taipei, Taiwan R.O.C.

1987-IKEUCHI-Taiwan

1990

Founded world’s first specialized “humidification” division with industrial humidification AirAKI®

1990-AirAKI

Developed self-cleaning nozzle MOMOJet®

1990-MOMOJet

1991

Developed pneumatic nozzle header with BIMV nozzles for steel surface treatment

1991-BIMV

1997

Received Achievement Award from The Institute of Electrostatics Japan for development of anti-static system

1997-Achievement-Award-from-The-Institute-of-Electrostatics-Japan

1998

Developed gas cooling nozzles GSIM for incineration plants

1998-GSIM

2000

Developed large capacity pneumatic nozzles GBIM with low air-water ratio

Developed quick detachable nozzles

2000-GBIM

2001

Developed descaling nozzle TDSS for steel making industry

Established Shanghai Office in P.R. China

2001-TDSS-nozzle

2003

Developed self-cleaning filter ARS Filter

Expanded the plant in Nishiwaki city, Japan

2003-ARS-2500-Filter

2005

Developed fog cooling fan unit COOLJetter®

Established affiliate company IKEUCHI VIETNAM CO., LTD. in Hanoi, Vietnam

2005-COOLJetter

2006

Developed fog cooling system “LYOHM System®” as effective solution against the heat-island phenomenon
Established joint affiliate company IKEUCHI (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. in Shanghai. China and affiliate company IKEUCHI USA, INC. in Ohio, USA

 

2006-LYOHM-System

2008

Developed energy-saving humidifier AKIMist®”E” equipped with new Dry Fog Nozzle AKI03
Established affiliate company IKEUCHI EUROPE B.V. in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

2008-AKIMist®-E

2010

Launched “Cooling Division” specializing for industrial cooling

2010-Cooling-Division

2011

Developed CoolBIM® for cooling and humidification in greenhouses without wetting crops

2011-CoolBIM

2012

Developed Semi-Dry Fog® inlet air cooling system for increasing power output and fuel economy

Established Suzhou branch and Tianjin branch of IKEUCHI (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD.

 

2012-Semi-Dry-Fog-inlet-air-cooling-system

2013

Developed energy-saving, large space cooling system COOLJetter® Dome

Developed Semi-Dry Fog® indoor cooling/humidification system COOLJetter® ULM

Developed Semi-Dry Fog® humidification unit ULM® for humidity control in living spaces (facilities, hospitals, etc.)

Developed AirULM®, energy-saving, high-pressure hydraulic humidification system

Established affiliate company PT. IKEUCHI INDONESIA in Jakarta, Indonesia

 

2013-AirULM

2013-ULM

2014

Developed COOLSAVE-D for cooling air-conditioner outdoor units

2014-COOLSAVE-D

2016

Establish Shenzhen branch of IKEUCHI (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD.

Established local offices in Turkey, Thailand, and Abu Dhabi

2016-CoolPescon