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History of CHOFU

CHOFU SEISAKUSHO was established in Chofu, Shimonoseki City, Yamaguchi, a castle town with a Japanese old-time atmosphere.

ESTABLISHED

1954

Chofu Seisakusho Co., Ltd. was established
in Chofu-samuraimachi, Shimonoseki with a capital of 5 million yen.

1954

Started production of agricultural machinery.

1963

Completed Tochigi plant.
Developed hot water boilers for residential use and advanced into the field of home appliances.

1966

Started production of bath water heaters and kerosene space heaters.

1960s

1960

Developed kerosene-fired burner for drying rice/wheat in husk (this product prompted Chofu's later growth).

1965

Adopted a system of direct sales network with retail stores.
Started production of space heaters.

1968

Discontinued production of agricultural machinery.

1971

Developed the industry-first instantaneous kerosene boilers.
Started production of steam boilers (KB model).

1973

Completed Head Office and plant

1979

Listed on Hiroshima Stock Exchange.
Started production of solar powered water heaters and electric water heaters.

1970s

1972

Advanced into the field of air conditioners.

1976

Completed Shiga plant.
Started production of residential-use air conditioners.

1981

Completed Utsunomiya plant.

1980s

1980

Completed Kagawa plant.
Started production of kerosene-fired fan-driven space heaters.

1987

Started production of artificial marble bathtubs.

1991

Started production of system bathrooms.(YUMERIA)

1997

Utsunomiya plant acquired ISO9001 certification.
Listed on 2nd Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Started sales of system kitchens.(YUMERIA)

1990s

1996

Head Office plant acquired ISO9001 certification.
Listed on 2nd Section of Osaka Stock Exchange.

1998

Listed on 1st Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange and 1st Section of Osaka Stock Exchange.
Started production of solar-powered under-floor ventilators and bathroom ventilating dry heaters.

2002

Started production of hybrid air conditioners with hot water floor heating, and CO2 heat pump water heaters.(ECO CUTE)

2007

Acquired all shares of Sunpot Co., Ltd.(currently a consolidated subsidiary)
Started production of oil-fired water heaters. (ECO FEEL)

2000s

2003

Head Office plant acquired ISO14001 certification.
Shiga plant acquired ISO9001 certification.
Started production of gas engine-driven cogeneration systems.(ECO WILL)

2009

Started production of heat pump hot-water heating systems(ENE FLOW), heat pump under-floor air conditioners, and fuel cell cogeneration systems.(ENE FARM)

2010

Started production of condensing gas-fired bath water heaters.(ECO JOZU)

2013

Established large-scale photovoltaic power plants.

2015

Formed a capital and business alliance with Noritz Corporation.

2010s

2011

Started production of 24-hour desiccant ventilation systems.

2014

Opened Chofu Seisakusho Commemorative Hall, Keiyuen.

ENE FARM remote-controller received a Good Design Award.

2017

Acquired all shares of Osaka-Technocrat Co.,Ltd.

1954

Started production of agricultural machinery.

1960s

1960

Developed kerosene-fired burner for drying rice/wheat in husk (this product prompted Chofu's later growth).

1963

Completed Tochigi plant.
Developed hot water boilers for residential use and advanced into the field of home appliances.

1965

Adopted a system of direct sales network with retail stores.
Started production of space heaters.

1966

Started production of bath water heaters and kerosene space heaters.

1968

Discontinued production of agricultural machinery.

1970s

1971

Developed the industry-first instantaneous kerosene boilers.
Started production of steam boilers (KB model).

1972

Advanced into the field of air conditioners.

1973

Completed Head Office and plant

1976

Completed Shiga plant.
Started production of residential-use air conditioners.

1979

Listed on Hiroshima Stock Exchange.
Started production of solar powered water heaters and electric water heaters.

1980s

1980

Completed Kagawa plant.
Started production of kerosene-fired fan-driven space heaters.

1981

Completed Utsunomiya plant.

1987

Started production of artificial marble bathtubs.

1990s

1991

Started production of system bathrooms.(YUMERIA)

1996

Head Office plant acquired ISO9001 certification.
Listed on 2nd Section of Osaka Stock Exchange.

1997

Started production of agricultural machinery.

1998

Listed on 1st Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange and 1st Section of Osaka Stock Exchange.
Started production of solar-powered under-floor ventilators and bathroom ventilating dry heaters.

2000s

2002

Started production of hybrid air conditioners with hot water floor heating, and CO2 heat pump water heaters.(ECO CUTE)

2003

Head Office plant acquired ISO14001 certification.
Shiga plant acquired ISO9001 certification.
Started production of gas engine-driven cogeneration systems.(ECO WILL)

2007

Acquired all shares of Sunpot Co., Ltd.(currently a consolidated subsidiary).
Started production of oil-fired water heaters. (ECO FEEL)

2009

Started production of heat pump hot-water heating systems(ENE FLOW), heat pump under-floor air conditioners, and fuel cell cogeneration systems.(ENE FARM)

2010s

2010

Started production of condensing gas-fired bath water heaters.(ECO JOZU)

2011

Started production of 24-hour desiccant ventilation systems.

2013

Established large-scale photovoltaic power plants.

2014

Opened Chofu Seisakusho Commemorative Hall, Keiyuen.

ENE FARM remote-controller received a Good Design Award.

2015

Formed a capital and business alliance with Noritz Corporation.

2017

Acquired all shares of Osaka-Technocrat Co.,Ltd.

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