Here is are history as a nozzle manufacturer from its origin in Japan until its expansion worldwide.
Established as a trading company in Osaka, Japan
Developed the world’s first ceramic tip nozzle CERJET®
Opened first plant in Kure city, Hiroshima, Japan
Developed and began production of metal spray nozzles
Invention of ultra-fine fog nozzles AKIJet® patented worldwide
Opened second plant in Nishiwaki city, Hyogo, Japan
Developed spray nozzles for steel making industry to optimize the cooling process for continuous casting machines
Opened third plant in Kure city, Hiroshima, Japan
Developed CERTIIM®, injection-molded version of CERJET®
Established subsidiary company Ikeuchi Taiwan Co., Ltd. in Taipei, Taiwan R.O.C.
Founded world’s first specialized “humidification” division with industrial humidification AirAKI®
Received Achievement Award from The Institute of Electrostatics Japan for development of anti-static system
Developed large capacity pneumatic nozzles GBIM with low air-water ratio
Developed quick detachable nozzles
Developed descaling nozzle TDSS for steel making industry
Established Shanghai Office in P.R. China
Developed self-cleaning filter ARS Filter
Expanded the plant in Nishiwaki city, Japan
Developed fog cooling fan unit COOLJetter®
Established affiliate company IKEUCHI VIETNAM CO., LTD. in Hanoi, Vietnam
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
Launched “Cooling Division” specializing for industrial cooling
Developed CoolBIM® for cooling and humidification in greenhouses without wetting crops
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.
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
Developed COOLSAVE-D for cooling air-conditioner outdoor units
Establish Shenzhen branch of IKEUCHI (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD.
Established local offices in Turkey, Thailand, and Abu Dhabi
Developed Dry-Fog HIGHNOW® backpack-style disinfection and deodorization device.
Developed Clezia® hypochlorous acid water and strong alkaline water generator.
Established SIAM IKEUCHI CO., LTD. in Bangkok, Thailand.
Established Wuhan branch of IKEUCHI (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. in China.
Opened Nishiwaki Kamihie Factory in Hyogo, Japan.