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The history of Linax Co. Ltd

LINAX is a floor finishing technology leader company in 21st century, shares the world highest technical methods and our years of experiences in jobsites to create and cultivate environmental friendly “floor surface preparation”. Under all our users support, we celebrated the 30th anniversary of the foundation of LINAX on March 17th 2007.
In coming future, we base on motto “Creates Human and Environmental friendly Machines” to build up a corporation which beneficial to all the customers and work towards the objectives with all our best.

LINAX HISTORY
YearMonthEvents
1977MarchEstablishment of Y.K. Trading Co., Ltd. (Former company name)
Address : 5-3-2 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo.
MayDevelopment and sales of Traffic Line Remover [S-185].
1978JanuaryTransferred head office to address of :
1-25-12 Momoi, Suginami-ku, Tokyo.
MarchDevelopment and sales of Traffic Line Remover [HT-1190].
MayDevelopment and sales of Scaling Machine for ship deck [ST-1160].
JulyDevelopment and sales of Scaling Machine for ship deck [ST-1180].
DecemberCapital increased to JPY16,000,000.
Development and sales of Scaling Machine for ship deck [ST-1200].
1979MayDevelopment and sales of Traffic Line Remover [HT-3190].
DecemberCapital increased to JPY18,000,000
Development and sales of Scaling Machine for middle-sized ship deck [S-125].
1980DecemberDevelopment and sales of Scaling Machine for large-sized ship deck [S-175] and Floor Sacrifier [S-175F]
1981FebruaryDevelopment and sales of Scaling Machine for small-sized ship deck [S-65].
1982JulyDevelopment and sales of Industrial Dust Collectors [S-2] and [S-3].
1983MayDevelopment and sales of Floor Scarifier [F-225].
NovemberDevelopment and sales of large-sized self-propelled Floor Scarifier [F-40E].
1984MarchDevelopment and sales of industrial engine type Dust Collector [S-4].
DecemberDevelopment and sales of small-sized Floor Scarifier [F-10E].
1985FebruaryDevelopment and sales of Industrial Dust Collector [S-1N].
NovemberDevelopment and sales of Floor Scarifiers [F-20] and [F-20E].
1986JanuaryDevelopment and sales of Floor Grinding [K-30E].
1987JulyDevelopment and sales of PCD-made [Tip Cutter].
1989JulyEstablishment of Laboratory (Former Laboratory)
Address: 3-1-32 Nagaoka, Nishi-Tamagun Mizuho-machi, Tokyo.
AugustCapital increased to JPY22,000,000.
1990FebruaryDevelopment and sales of Traffic Line Remover [HT-4190].
1991JanuaryDevelopment and sales of Floor Grinder [K-30EG].
AprilDevelopment and sales of Floor Scarifiers [F-22] and [F-22E] (connectable with Dust Collector); and Industrial Dust Collectors [N-2-100V] and [N-2-200V].
1992MayDevelopment and sales of Floor Grinders [K-60] and [K-60E].
OctoberDevelopment and sales of large-sized Urethane Peeling Machine [U-650]
AprilDevelopment and sales of Scaling Machine for ship deck [S-12].
OctoberDevelopment and sales of small-sized Floor Scarifiers [F-11].
NovemberDevelopment and sales of Handy Grinders [Ultra Sander HK-9] and world first invention [Ultra Cup] with new cutting principle.
1994MarchDevelopment and sales of small-sized Floor Scarifier [F-11E] and Traffic Line Remover [R-240] (cutting type).
OctoberCompany name changed to LINAX CO., LTD.
Development and sales of Handy Grooving Tool [Clean Cutter HC-9].
1995AugustDevelopment and sales of Handy Grinder [Ultra Sander HK-9P].
SeptemberDevelopment and sales of Floor Grinders [K-45] and [K-45E]; and world first invention [Insert Cutter].
1996JanuaryDevelopment and sales of Handy Grinder [Ultra Sander HK-10] (powerful type).
JuneNew office branch at Kansai:
Address: 7-21 Hiroshiba-cho, Suita-shi, Osaka-fu, 564-0052 Japan.
SeptemberDevelopment and sales of Handy Grinder [Ultra Sander HK-10E] (electronic control type); and Handy Cutter [Clean Cutter HC-10E](electronic control type).
1997JanuaryDevelopment and sales of Handy Grooving Tool [Clean Cutter HC-10ES] (electronic control type).
OctoberDevelopment and sales of Floor Grinders [K-30EN] and [K-30ENV] (inverter control type).
1998February[Ultra Cup] won “The 23rd Invention Prize” in Japan
MarchDevelopment and sales of testing method for surface strength of concrete [Scratch Tester].
AprilDevelopment and sales of Self-propelled Floor Grinders [K-45ST] and [K-45EST].
JuneDevelopment and sales of Self-propelled Floor Grinders [K-60ST] and [K-60EST].
JulyDevelopment and sales of Floor Grinder [K-30N].
AugustDevelopment and sales of Self-propelled Floor Scarifiers [F-22ST] and [F-22EST].
SeptemberDevelopment and sales of Handy Grinder [Ultra Sander HK-10E-200V] (electronic control type).
OctoberDevelopment and sales of Industrial Dust Collectors [L-2-100V] and [L-2-200V].
DecemberDevelopment and sales of small-sized Floor Scarifier [F-100E].
1999FebruaryDevelopment and sales of small-sized Industrial Dust Collectors [L-1-100V] and [L-1-200V].
MarchDevelopment and sales of Traffic Line Remover [R-250] (grinding type).
AprilDevelopment and sales of Handy Grinder [Ultra Sander HK-9BL] and Handy Grooving Tool [Clean Cutter HC-10ES-200V] (electronic control type).
SeptemberDevelopment and sales of Handy Grinder [Ultra Sander HK-14] (electronic control type).
2000AprilAuthorization of [Scratch Tester] by Japan Society for Finishing Technology as a standard method of testing concrete surface strength. Authorization No. 2.
2001MayDevelopment and sales of Floor Stripper [PELLERI (VS-3E)].
2002FebruaryTransfer of head office and laboratory to present address:
151-6 Matsugo, Tokorozawa-shi, Saitama.
MarchDevelopment and sales of Industrial Dust Collector [LV-4-200V].
JuneDevelopment and sales of Dry Grooving Machine [G-350E].
2003FebruaryDevelopment and sales of Dust Collecting Hood [Q-1].
MayDevelopment and sales of Dry Grooving Machine [G-50E] and Dust Collecting Cover for 100mm Sander.
SeptemberDevelopment and sales of High Power Floor Stripper [VS-3C].
2004JanuaryDevelopment and sales of Handy Cutter [Clean Cutter HC-10EM] (electronic control type).
JuneDevelopment and sales of Industrial Dust Collectosr [V-1-100V/200V] and [V-2-100V/200V].
SeptemberDevelopment and sales of Handy Grinder [Ultra Sander HK-10H] (electronic control type).
NovemberDevelopment and sales of Handy Cutter [Clean Cutter HC-10HM] (electronic control type).
2005AprilDevelopment and sales of Floor Grinder PORCHE [K-20E].
JuneDevelopment and sales of New Base Plate [Super Plate] and cutters for Floor Grinder PORCHE [K-20E].
2006AprilTransferred Kansai Office to new building
Address : 3-19-32-1 Izumi-cho, Suita-shi, Osaka.
JuneDevelopment and sales of Urethane Layer Cutting Machine [U-650N]
SeptemberDevelopment and sales of Floor Scarifier CHOPPER [FC-20E].
2007JulyDevelopment and sales of Industrial Dust Collectors [V-2 Hopper] and [LV Vortex].
2008MarchDevelopment and sales of Floor Stripper [PELLERI (VS-3E II)].
AugustDevelopment and sales of hyper exhaust type HYEX Sander [HX-100].
SeptemberDevelopment and sales of CS Ultra Cup.
OctoberDevelopment and sales of Neo Ultra and Neo Ultra 100.
NovemberDevelopment and sales of Handy Scarifier- POWERFUL CHIPPER [HF-50E].
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