Koike Aronson Ransome History Timeline

 1918

 Koike founded in Tokyo Japan

 1920

 Airco formed their cutting machine operation

 1934

 Established first oxygen filling factory

 1937

 Developed IK-12 series (original of IK-12MAX3, etc)

 1946

 Established first oxygen manufacturing factory

 1946

 Aronson Machine Company was founded by Chuck Aronson

 1962

 Koike Sanso Kogyo established first liquid oxygen manufacturing factory

 1962

 Exhibited to A.W.S. Show in USA

 1969

 Airco acquired Aronson Machine Company

 1970

 Opened resident office in TX

 1974

 Established Koike America in IL

 1981

 The first oxygen-plasma system in the world was developed by Koike

 1982

 Established Koike Europe in the Netherlands

 1983

 Developed and started manufacturing Laser cutting machine

 1985

 Established Koike Aronson by acquiring BOC's Aronson Division

 1989

 Established Koike Korea Engineering in South Korea

 1998

 Acquired ISO:9001 for Techno Center and Gunma Koike

 2001

 Koike Aronson purchased former Ransome Company

 2002

 Established Koike Engineering Tangshan in China

 2004

 Acquired ISO:9001 for Ichikawa Seiki Factory

 2006

 Received Manufacturer of the year award from the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce.

 NC Plate Printing System received invention award from
 The Japan Society of Naval Architects and Ocean Engineers

 2007

 12,000 sq. ft. expansion
  3D-Link Plasma Bevel Unit received invention award from
  The Japan Welding Engineering Society
  Koike Aronson, Inc./Ransome received ISO 9001:2000 Certification

 2008

 Arcade, New York 20,000 sq ft facility expansion

 2008

 Arcade, NY Demo Room completed.
  Began manufacture of 4kW and 6kW Lasertex series in Arcade.

 2009

 Began the production of Koikejet Series waterjet cutting machines.
  Launched Five New Products- Koikejet Waterjet Cutting System, Plate-Pro Extreme, AGW-LW, LD-R Multi-Purpose Portable Bench Positioner, and 3D-LT Bevel Head.

 2010

 Launched Anti-Drift Turning Roll - Prevents Vessel Drift

 2011

 Launched Wel-Twin, PNC-10 Elite, LogiKar,
 KAR expands into Brazil

 2012

 Koike Sponsors James Buescher 31- Turner Racing Motorsports
  Shipped 250 Metric Ton Positioner to China
  KAR purchased majority of shares of Biondi: renamed Koike Aronson Biondi
  Launched new Operator Console
  Launched Wel-Handy Mini V

2013

 30,000 sq ft expansion for Positioner Assembly completed
 Received Manufacturer of the Year Award from Arcade Chamber of Commerce
 Launched Tilt, Turn, Burn & Learn Online Training Tool  

2014

 Received the largest order in the company's history for girth welders and vertical up welding machines for tank construction in Saudi Arabia.

2015


 Renamed Koike Aronson Biondi to Koike Aronson Brasil.
 Received the "Outstanding Business Partner" award from the Wyoming County Business Education Council.

 

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