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History & Product Development

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History & Product Development

1955
  • Established as Nihon Filter Co., Ltd., a company that sells and manufactures filtration machines
  • Established our head office in Kanda-Tomiyamacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
  • Began selling the Metalmade precision filter system with cloth media
1963
  • Developed a fully automatic cyanide removal system
1967
  • Opened our Yokohama office in Kamiyabecho, Totsuka-ku, Yokohama
1968
  • Moved our headquarters to Omori, Ota-ku, Tokyo
1970
  • Technical cooperation with Harger Inc. in West Germany
1971
  • First delivery of the ion-exchange waste water recovery system
1974
  • Began selling the all-plastic precision filter system
1983
  • CLEAN-FLOW counter-current regeneration ion exchange system introduced by Harger Inc.
1984
  • Developed the HP-ZERO-Series, an all-plastic precision filter system composed of injection molded parts
1986
  • Established our Yonezawa office in Yonezawa Hachimanpara Industrial Park, Yamagata Prefecture, to create an integrated production system for microfiltration and magnet pumps using resin molding technologies
1988
  • Moved our head office to Kamiyabecho, Totsuka-ku, Yokohama, merging it with our Yokohama office
1993
  • Opened Yonezawa Technical Center, part of our Yonezawa Office
1997
  • Developed the FIL-SEP tubular membrane module
  • Developed the MICRO-FLOW MFCW tubular membrane cross filtration system
2001
  • Developed the EXCEL-FINE ultrapure water system
  • Developed the EAGLE-Series advanced all-plastic precision filter
2002
  • Developed the FEX in-house regeneration ion exchange system
2003
  • Developed the EGP two-bed automatic pure water system
2004
  • Hiromi Hashimoto appointed as President
  • Developed the EAGLE-PRO regulated flow filter system
  • Developed the MICRO-FLOW MFDW tubular membrane direct filtration system
2005
  • Developed the UBiCA compact filter
2006
  • New head office building completed in Kamiyabecho, Totsuka-ku, Yokohama
  • Developed the Flow-Monitor compact digital display flow monitor
2010
  • Developed the Z-Impact strong chelate zinc waste water treatment agent
2011
  • Developed the Z-Scan chelate zinc waste water treatment agent
2015
  • New corporate logo to celebrate 60th anniversary
  • Developed the FIL-SEP oxi oxidation resistance tubular membrane module
  • Developed the CARBO-CLEAN-NEO sodium carbonate removal system
2020
  • Developed the Flow-Monitor-EV advanced compact digital display flow monitor
2021
  • Developed the OZOLYS ozone oxidation treatment system
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