|1946||Sakurai Machinery Works,Ltd. was established for manufacturing and sales of printing presses.|
|1961||Sakurai Machine Trading Co.,Ltd, was set up, specializing in marketing.|
|1962||Sakurai exhibited its letter presses in DRUPA 62, in Germany, for the first time.|
|1964||First screen press was produced.|
|1967||Participated in DRUPA 67, the second DRUPA Exhibition.|
|1968||Concluded a technical tie-up agreement with the General Research lnc., USA and started to build cylinder type of screen press.|
|1972||Partaked in DRUPA 72. Midas screen press was completed.|
|1973||Constructed a new factory with modem equipment.|
|1975||The Oliver 48 offset printing press was built.|
|1977||Exhibited the Oliver press at DRUPA 77. Started to ship to European markets.|
|1982||The Oliver 272 model was exhibited at DRUPA 82.|
|1984||Sakurai Machinery (Europe) Ltd., London, was established. Sales and technical servicing were expanded not only to European markets but to Africa and Middle East.|
|1986||Overseas agency network was reinforced further.|
|1989||A new modem factory was constructed at Mino.|
|1990||Sakurai USA, Inc.,Chicago, was founded.|
|1991||The Oliver 672ED was announced at IGAS 9l.|
|1992||Renamed Sakurai Graphic Systems Corporation(Merger of Sakurai Machinery Works, Ltd.)|
|1993||OLIVER-472EDII/272EII with SPC and OLIVER-272EPII with Automatic perfecting mechanism were exhibited at IGAS 93|
|1996||Release of OLIVER-2102EPII with SPC|
|1997||Debut of the OLIVER-572EDII with a coatingunit at Chicago Print 97.
Expansion of Gifu factory with MAPICS automated control system and new facilities.
|1998||Certified to ISO 900l at Gifu factory.|
|2000||akurai, London branch office was opened for strengthening the sale in U.K.
Super large sized three-dimensional coordinate measuring machine(made by Carl Zeiss, Germany) was introduced to improve the precision of products.
|2001||OLIVER-466SIP(A2 size convertible perfector)was released at JP2001(Osaka)|
|2002||Servo drive full automation cylinder screen press, MSD-102A and a full automation stop cylinder screen press squeegee pressure digital adjusting system, MS-80A were released at FESPA02, Spain.|
|2003||The 100th installation of OLIVER-466SI/SIP series was realized (February).
Three dimension CAD system was introduced at the design department in factory.
Gifu factory acquired the certification of ISO9001 (2000 edition).
|2004||OLIVER-575SDC(B2 size, 5 color with UV coater) was released at DRUPA04 (Germany).
Gifu factory acquired the certification of ISO14001.
|2005||OLIVER-466SDP (A2 size, convertible perfector) was released
The 300th installation of OLIVER466SI/SIP series was realized
|2006||OLIVER675SDPC (Super B size, six colors convertible perfector with UV coater) was released.
SAKURAI S-PAS Service is launched.
Our company was celebrated its 60th anniversary.
OLIVER 275SDW/SDPW (B2 wide size, 2 colors convertible perfector) was released.
Gifu Plant’s unattended machine-tool group (FMS) undergoes a thorough upgrade.
Gifu Plant installed 100kw solar power generation system on the rooftops
|2007||Gifu Plant expanded 220kw solar power generation system on the rooftops (Total 320kw)
OL596SD (A1 size) was released at IGAS 2007
MS102SD (Direct-drive cylinder screen printing press) was released at IGAS 2007
The 400th installation of OLIVER466SI/SIP series was realized (September)
|2008||OL596SDC (A1 size with UV coater) was released at Drupa 2008
OL466SD (Waterless spec) was released in Toray booth at Drupa 2008
MS80SD (Direct-drive cylinder screen printing press) was released at our showroom exhibition
|2012||OL580SDC B2 – Wide 5 color press was exhibited at Drupa 2012 (12th participation since 1962)|
|2013||Installed 4 lines of MS80SD-CCD camera at touch panel maker in China
MSDR60 1 color line was released at new technology introduction show in Gifu factory
|2014||OL880SDC-LED UV dryer press, B2 wide 8 color offset press was exhibited at new technology
introduction show in Gifu factory, and it is delivered to a label printing company in USA
MSDR60 2 color line was released at new tech. introduction show in Gifu factory
Instaled MSDR60 2 color line and 3 color line at smartphone window printers in Korea