About OPM Laboratory

Company history

2003年 2004年 2005年
Participation in Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation strategic infrastructure technology enhancement project; basic research on metal hybrid laser fabrication

June 2005: Won best paper award, Japanese Society for Die and Mould Technology

August 2005: Certified under Act to Support Small and Medium Enterprise Business Innovations

2006年 2007年
Participation in regional revitalization consortium project; research on applications of metal hybrid laser fabrication

August 2007: Won Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award, Monozukuri Nippon Grand Award

December 2007: Won Bank of Ikeda community revitalization award

2008年

April 2008: Earned supported industry certification from Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry; research on precise fabrication technologies

August 2008: Won ASPA Excellent Prize

2011年

April 2011: Selected to the Kansai Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry’s 100 most active firms in manufacturing in Kansai (basic technologies section)

2012年

September 2012: Awarded "A" certification by Kyoto venture capital expert committee

December 2012: Chinese subsidiary Rise Mold Laser Technology Co., Ltd. established

2013年

June 2013: Established Conformal Cooling Centre with the Hong Kong Productivity Council of the Hong Kong SRA

2014年

April 2014: Joined the group of companies led by Sodick Co., Ltd., traded on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange

November 2014: Exhibited OPM250L metal 3D printer, developed jointly with Sodick Co., Ltd., at the Japan International Machine Tool Fair (JIMTOF)

2015年

January 2015: Established a manufacturing center for mass production at DDM Fukui, together with Sodick Co., Ltd.

2016年

March 2016: Established the Tohoku Design Center in Fukui Prefecture, expanding design capacity fivefold

  • Won best paper award, Japanese Society for Die and Mould TechnologyWon best paper award, Japanese Society for Die and Mould Technology
  • Won Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award, Monozukuri Nippon Grand AwardWon Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award, Monozukuri Nippon Grand Award
  • Won Excellent PrizeWon Excellent Prize
  • Selected to the 100 most active firms in manufacturing in Kansai (basic technologies section)Selected to the 100 most active firms in manufacturing in Kansai (basic technologies section)
  • Certified by Kyoto venture capital expert committeeCertified by Kyoto venture capital expert committee