Founder Makoto Suzuki established Suzuki Ironworks as a manufacturer of seaweed processing machines.
Developed "Nori Feeder" which mechanizes the manual work of feeding bundles of laver into the baking machine.
Mechanization improves the supply speed by about 5 times.
Reorganized as Suzuki Ironworks Co.
Head office and factory built Head office moved to current location
Constructed the second plant.
This triangular Rice ball sheet was invented by focusing on the nori (seaweed) used in Rice balls, which loses its texture.
Developed the "First Nori Wrapping Machine for Rice ball" which realized the maintenance of good crispy texture.
Suzuki Industrial Co., Ltd. was established as a rice processing machinery division.
Developed the "First Automatic Nori Packaging Machine" to maintain the texture and flavor of seasoned seaweed sealed in multiple sheets in a bottle, and achieved individual packaging.
Ltd. changed its name to Suzuki Seiki Co.
Improved the film structure of the first generation Rice ball Nori Wrapping Machine, and developed the second generation Rice ball Nori Wrapping Machine, which wraps rice with nori (seaweed) with a good texture by pulling out the film.
Developed the "3rd Generation Rice ball Nori Wrapping Machine" which improved the film opening procedure of the 2nd generation Rice ball Nori Wrapping Machine.
Established Suzuki Engineering Co., Ltd. as a manufacturing and processing division.
Developed the "4th Generation Rice ball Nori Wrapping Machine" which pulls out and opens the Rice ball film from the top, left and right in that order.
Widely used as a general Rice ball film handled in convenience stores and supermarkets
Developed the first "Rolled Nori Manufacturing Machine" to form Nori into rolls and used for mass production of rolled sushi.
Developed the "5th Generation Rice ball Nori Wrapping Machine", which improved the production speed and functions of the 4th Generation Rice ball Nori Wrapping Machine.
Three affiliated companies were integrated and the company name was changed to The Suzuki Company, Limited.
Received the Director-General's Award from the Director-General of Science and Technology for holding approximately 200 patents in Japan and overseas.
Founder Makoto Suzuki was awarded Medal with Yellow Ribbon for "devoting himself to the invention and invention of automatic seaweed packaging equipment".
The development of "Film Image Checker", which mechanizes the inspection of Rice ball film done visually, has realized labor saving.
Founder Makoto Suzuki was awarded the Momofuku Ando Memorial Award for Excellence for his "development and practical application of a packaging method for triangular Rice balls wrapped in Nori wrapping sheets".
Merged with Suzuki Engineering Co.
Developed an automatic sponge washing machine to wash the sponges used in the production of seasoned seaweed.
Developed "Cone Film Forming Machine" to form film-wrapped nori into cones for hand-rolled sushi.
Developed the "2nd Generation Rolled Nori Manufacturing Machine" which improved production speed and laver attaching accuracy in the process of forming laver into a roll.
Development of a machine to mechanize the retightening process of rolled laver.
Developed the "2nd Generation Sponge Automatic Washing Machine" with improved functions of boiling and dehydration.
Development of "Guided Laver Cutting Machine" that enables easy and arbitrary setting of laver cutting dimensions.
Development of "Nori Baking Unevenness Inspection Machine" that mechanizes the visual inspection of Nori baking to save manpower.
Construction of the third plant
Developed "Nori-yaki machine with stretching function" to stretch laver into a flat state for easy processing.
Development of "Nori hole punching machine" to improve the texture of Nori seaweed.
Developed a "fixed feeder for fish" that feeds a fixed amount of food to farmed fish.
Developed a "Sheet Wrapper" that automatically attaches the perch used to prevent discoloration of fish in the Toro Box.
Developed a "Back Opener" that automatically opens the shipping bags by specifying the number of bags when shipping fish.
Developed "Film Nori Pack Machine" to pack 100 sheets of Nori film for Rice balls.
We have developed a "Nori (seaweed) front and back discriminator" that makes it possible to discriminate the front and back of Nori seaweed, which had been considered impossible by visual inspection.
Great contribution to the reduction of customer complaints
Developed "Fish Live-Fastening Machine" to mechanize fish live-fastening.
Keeps freshness and contributes to labor saving by improving work efficiency
Korea office established.
Developed "W type saw blade cutting machine" which can set two types of laver cutting dimensions and can cut different dimensions in one cutting.
Changed the name of Korea Office to Korea Sales Office.
Makoto Suzuki, President and Representative Director, resigned and assumed the position of Chairman and Representative Director.
Eiichi Suzuki was newly appointed as President and Representative Director.
Developed a "dried squid press machine" to produce dried squid as a dried squid-shaped snack.
Yokohama Sales Office established.
Moved the Korea Sales Office to Hwaseong City, Gyeonggi Province.
Makoto Suzuki stepped down as Chairman of the Board and assumed the position of Corporate Auditor.
Developed the "6th Generation Rice ball Nori Wrapping Machine", which uses a touch panel to enable detailed control of the 5th generation Rice ball Nori Wrapping Machine.
The development of the "kelp cutter" quantified the amount of kelp, which was undefined because it was cut manually, and contributed to the reduction of manufacturing loss.
Renovation of the head office building was carried out and a new office was completed.
Developed the "Nori Wrapping Machine for hand-rolled sushi", utilizing the configuration of the first Rice ball wrapping machine for wrapping hand-rolled sushi.
Developed "Nori Grinder" to make effective use of scrap materials generated in the process of Nori production.
Development of "Kelp piece removal device" that detects foreign substances mixed in the kelp processing process using AI deep learning function
Realization of manpower saving by mechanization of inspection work, which used to be done visually.
Yokohama Factory established.