History

  Miyano Citizen Machinery
1929 Toshimori Miyano, founder of Miyano, started manufacturing industrial precision files in Kameido, Tokyo  
1930   CITIZEN WATCH CO., LTD. established
1936   CITIZEN WATCH CO., LTD. Started to produce machine tools
1948 Developed model AL-S25, the Japan's first automatic cam operated lathe  
1952 Corporate name changed to Miyano Iron Work  
1961   CITIZEN WATCH CO., LTD. Started to sell machine tools
1970   CITIZEN WATCH CO., LTD. Developed NC lathes "Cincom D16"
1971   CITIZEN WATCH CO., LTD. Precision Machinery Division established.
1981 Fukushima Factory established  
1982   CITIZEN PRECISION MACHINERY CO., LTD. established
1985 Corporate name changed to Miyano Machinery Japan Inc. MARUBENI CITIZEN-CINCOM INC.(MCC),the sales office in the US,was established.
1986   CITIZEN MACHINERY EUROPE GmbH.(CME)
European sales office established
1990   Attended the CFA60 exhibition
1991 Kitakami Factory established  
1996   ISO9001 Certified
1999   ISO14001 Certified
2000 ISO 9001 Certified at Kitakami Factory  
2001 Miyano Machinery UK Ltd. (formerly Macro CNC Machine Tools Ltd.) become a subsidiary CITIZEN MACHINERY ASIA CO.,LTD.(CMA), the manufacturing base in Thai, was established
Attended the CFA70 exhibition
2002   Corporate name changed to CITIZEN PRECISION MACHINERY CO.,LTD.
Consolidated with CITIZEN WATCH CO., LTD. precision machinery division
2004   CITIZEN MACHINERY CHINA CO., LTD. (CMC), sales office in China established
2005 Headquarters and Tokyo Office moved to Sumiyoshi, Ueda
Miyano Service Engineering, Inc. established
Corporate name changed to CITIZEN MACHINERY CO., LTD.
CITIZEN CHINA PRECISION MACHINERY CO., LTD. (CCM), a manufacturing base in China, established
Attended the CFA75 exhibition
2006 Listed in the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange CITIZEN MACHINERY VETNAM CO., LTD. (CMV), manufacturing base in Vietnam established
2007 ISO14001 Certified at Headquarters, Fukushima Factory and Kitagami Factory Citizen Group industrial equipment operations placed under one company Consolidated with CITIZEN MECHATRONICS CO., LTD.
An equity and business alliance created with Miyano Machinery, Inc.
2008 Miyano Philippines Inc. established
Became a subsidiary of CITIZEN HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
CITIZEN MACHINERY UK Ltd. (CMUK), established as the sales office for Europe
2010 Miyano Machinery, Inc. became the wholly owned subsidiary of CITIZEN HOLDING CO.,LTD.  
  Citizen Machinery Miyano
2011 CITIZEN MACHINERY CO., LTD. merged with Miyano Machinery Inc. with name changed to CITIZEN MACHINERY MIYANO CO.,LTD.
2013 Tsutoku Speciality Machine Co.,Ltd. become a subsidiary with name changed to CINCOM MIYANO TAIWAN CO.,LTD. (CMTW) as the sales office in Taiwan
2014 Over 100,000 automatic lathes shipped.
  Citizen Machinery
2015 Corporate name changed to CITIZEN MACHINERY CO., LTD.
Attended the CFA85 exhibition
SIRMA MACCHINE s.r.l. become a subsidiary with name changed to CITIZEN MACCHINE ITALIA s.r.l. (CMI) as the sales office in Italy