[WCSA – Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2023] Milestones in 111 years of development of Ebara, a major player in the global industrial machinery market (1912)


(wcas.world) Ebara has a global presence, with operations in many countries and is a major player in the global industrial machinery market.

Ebara Corporation is a Japanese industrial machinery and engineering company that specializes in the design, manufacture, and distribution of various products, including pumps, compressors, turbines, and environmental equipment.



Ebara provides a wide range of products and services for different sectors, including water and wastewater, energy, transportation, and general industries. Their products are used in applications such as water supply, wastewater treatment, power generation, and semiconductor manufacturing.

Ebara Corporation is the owner of the Elliott Company in the United States and Sumoto S.r.l. in Italy.

(Wowtimes) Ebara’s History and Achievements

  • 1912: Issey Hatakeyama founded the Inokuty Type Machinery Office to provide excellent products based on the centrifugal pump theory of world-renowned engineer, Dr. Ariya Inokuty.
  • 1914: Establishment of first plant in Nippori, Tokyo.
  • 1920: Inokuty Type Machinery Office changed its name to EBARA CORPORATION intending to expand its business to include other products besides the Inokuty pump.
  • 1925: Ebara consequently launched domestic production of pumps for city water.
  • 1931: Completion Japan's first development of rapid filters for city waterworks
  • 1941: Kawasaki Plant was established.
  • 1956: Establishment of EBARA-Infilco Co., Ltd. (50-50 joint venture with Infilco Inc. of the United States) for water treatment systems.
  • 1961: EBARA entered the waste treatment plant business with the delivery of its first stoker-type waste incinerator.
  • 1964: EBARA opened its first post-World War II overseas sales office in Bangkok, signifying the start of its expansion into overseas markets in line with the progress in trade liberalization.
  • 1968: Entry into technical cooperation with Elliott Company of US for centrifugal gas compressors and steam turbines.
  • 1973: EBARA entered the field of circulation pumps for nuclear power plants.
  • 1979: Establishment of P.T. Ebara Indonesia as Southeast Asian production base for standard pumps.
  • 1981: Establishment of Ebara International Corporation in the United States as a North American base for pump business.
  • 1985: Entry into precision machinery business
  • 1991: Establishment of Ebara Technologies Incorporated in the United States as North American base for precision machinery business
  • 1994: Establishment of Ebara Precision Machinery Europe in Germany
  • 1995: Establishment of Ebara Hai Duong Company Ltd. (precursor of today's Ebara Vietnam Pump Company Limited) as a production and sales base for pumps in Vietnam
  • 1999: Establishment Shanghai Ebara Precision Machinery Co., Ltd. as based for Precision Machinery Business in China
  • 2008: The cumulative total of standard pumps produced at Fujisawa Plant reaches 15 million
  • 2011: The cumulative total of dry vacuum pumps produced at the Fujisawa Plant reaches 100,000 units
  • 2014: Establishment of Ebara Pumps Middle East FZE in the United Arab Emirates as a sales and service base for pumps in the Middle East.
  • 2016: Establishment of Ebara Bombas Colombia S.A.S. as base for pumps business in Colombia. Establishment of new pump plant for Ebara Vietnam Pump Company Limited in Vietnam.
  • 2017: Establishment of Ebara Pumps South Africa (Pty) Ltd as a base for the pumps business in the Republic of South Africa
  • 2020: EBARA began Sales of Solar Pumps in Brazil
  • 2022: EBARA signs sponsorship agreement with Germany’s Boreal Light GmbH to support water supply in Kenya


According to the Internet


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