Daifuku Co., Ltd.

Industry :  Machinery

Slogan :  Always an Edge Ahead

Website :  http://www.daifuku.com

Since its foundation in 1937, Daifuku Co., Ltd. has established a long track record in material handling spanning a wide variety of sectors. Having aspired toward globalization from early on, Daifuku today operates in 22 countries and regions and is the world’s top material handling system manufacturer. With almost 80 years’ experience, the company provides total support from consulting through after-sales services.
Under Value Innovation 2017, its four-year business plan that commenced in April 2013 with the keywords of innovation and solutions, Daifuku seeks to become more responsive to the needs of its customers and society, while maintaining its core material handling business. Daifuku is evolving into a top-class value innovator that can offer the optimal and best solutions to help its customers gain a competitive edge.

  • 3-2-11 Mitejima,
  • Nishiyodogawa-ku,
  • Osaka 555-0012, Japan
  • +81-6-6472-1261
  • +81-6-6476-2561
  • Masaki Hojo, President and CEO

DEVELOPMENT HISTORY

1937 Founded as Sakaguchi Kikai Siesakusho Ltd.
1947 Changed company name to Daifuku Machinery Works Co., Ltd.
1983 Established its first global subsidiary in the US
1984 Changed company name to Daifuku Co., Ltd.
1994 Opened world’s largest logistics demo center, Hini Arata Kan
2006 Shiga Works becomes the world’s largest material handling production site
2007 US-based Jervis B. Webb Company joined Daifuku Group
2013 US-based Wynright Corporation joined Daifuku Group
2014 New Zealand’s BCS Group Limited joined Daifuku Group

Major Projects / Products / Services

Consulting, engineering, design, manufacture, installation, and after-sales services for logistics systems and material handling equipment:



Automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS)



Sorting system



Picking system



Cleanroom production line system



Automobile production line system



Airport baggage handling system