The company's first President, Tarokichi Hattori, started to repair iron cooking kettle 137 years ago.
New casting foundry built near Tokaido Okazaki Station. Moved from the previous foundry located in Kousei-cho, not far from Okazaki Castle. Taking advantage of its convenient location in front of the station, which facilitated nationwide transportation, Hattori's kettles spread throughout the country.
Established Hattori Casting Co. Ltd.
Succeeded in manufacturing and
distributing Japan's first large aluminum kettle.
Machinery and foundry factory expanded, mainly supplying ship castings to a wide range of private and public offices. Precision machine factory was added and started manufacturing precision screws for aircraft, torpedoes, and mines. Received many awards at product fairs from the late Taisho Period to the early Showa Period.
Machinery foundry expanded and widely supplied as ship castings. A precision machine shop was added and began manufacturing precision screws for aircraft, mines, and torpedoes.
Company name changed to Hattori Kogyo K .K.
Specializing in the traditional casting business, the company has expanded its casting of commercial brewing kettles, household pot kettles, steam kettles and general machine parts.
Developed new products such as gas kettles, gas appliances, and gas rice cookers, which were widely supplied to schools when the School Lunch Law came into effect in 1954.
Developed new products such as gas fryers and gas baking machines to meet changing market needs. These products are widely supplied to meal service centers.
Japan Equipment Industries Co., Ltd. (current Azukizaka Sheet Metal Plant) was established.
Developed timer-type gas automatic rice cooker and Japan's first commercial microcomputer gas rice cooker. Entered the field of food industry.
Established this company as a group company to solve problems in the kitchen that go beyond just selling Hattori's products.
Constructed a new cupola. Developed and manufactured the ultimate kettle "Hit" and IH kettles.
Established the Hattori Public Welfare Foundation Living School. It is still popular as a culture center for learning about the mind, health, and wisdom for living in the community.
Received Japan Gas Association Technology Grand Prize for “Cool Gas Kitchen Appliances”.
Okazaki Cook Chill Center, a food service center using the cook-chill system, opened.
Established for the purpose of solving the problems and troubles of customers working in the kitchen. We cook more than 2000 meals a day, including preschools, children's nurseries, and delivery lunches.
Received the Japan Gas Association Technical Award for the development of a low-radiaition high-rate super kettle.
Okazaki Cook Chill Center was expanded due to an increase in the number of meals distributed.
A café was opened to showcase the history of Hattori Kogyo and the Okazaki Cook Chill Center's commitment to food. There is also a space to display cauldrons and other items from the time of the company's founding.
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