Japanese

History

1990 - 1999
Company receives 1990 PM Excellent Plant Award. Company receives 1990 PM Excellent Plant Award.
1990
FZ-type gasoline engine production starts. FZ-type gasoline engine production starts.
Sprinter Carib (automobile, exported as the Corolla Wagon) production starts.
Engine production reaches 5 million units
Good Corporate Behavior Committee established.
1991 Production of semiconductors for automobiles starts with production of IC for vehicle control and static induction for blower motor controllers.
Environmental Committee set up. 1992
JAT600 air jet loom production starts.
Automated storage and retrieval systems (pallet type) production starts. Automated storage and retrieval systems (pallet type) production starts.
Automated storage and retrieval systems (plastic container type) production starts.
The first Environmental Action Plan launched. 1993
FL100 roving frame production starts. FL100 roving frame production starts.
RX200 ring spinning frame production starts
Toyota Industry (Kunshan) Co., Ltd. (TIK) established in China as a joint venture with Toyota Tsusho Corporation and Lioho Machine Works, Ltd. 1994
X500(6FG/D outside Japan) series of internal combustion counterbalanced lift trucks introduced. X500(6FG/D outside Japan) series of internal combustion counterbalanced lift trucks introduced.
R500(6FBR outside Japan) reach trucks introduced.
Toyota Industrial Equipment, S.A. (TIESA) established in France as a joint venture with Toyota Motor Corporation and Manitou B.F.
Lift truck production reaches 1 million units. Lift truck production reaches 1 million units.
Kirloskar Toyota Textile Machinery Pvt. Ltd. (KTTM) established in India as a joint venture with the Kirloskar Group.
1995
Production of world's first 7 cylinder swash plate type variable displacement compressor (7SB) starts. Production of world's first 7 cylinder swash plate type variable displacement compressor (7SB) starts.
Production of DC-AC inverter for vehicles (100W) starts.
B500(6FB outside Japan) electric counterbalanced lift trucks introduced.
Compressor production reaches 100 million units. 1996
JAT610 air jet loom production starts. JAT610 air jet loom production starts.
RX240 ring spinning frame production starts.
  1997
Production of external control variable displacement compressor with direct pulley (6SE) starts. Production of external control variable displacement compressor with direct pulley (6SE) starts.
Production of 10 cylinder swash plate type compressor (10S series) starts.
TD Deutsche Klimakompressor GmbH (TDDK) established in Germany as a joint venture with DENSO Corporation to produce car air-conditioning compressors. 1998
GENEO (7FG/D outside Japan) internal combustion counterbalanced lift trucks introduced. GENEO (7FG/D outside Japan) internal combustion counterbalanced lift trucks with capacities of 1 to 5 tons introduced.
Company takes over water jet loom business from Nissan Texsys Co., Ltd. 1999
Vitz (Yaris outside Japan) production starts. Vitz (Yaris outside Japan) production starts.
Stationary Rack introduced.
GENEO-B (7FB outside Japan) electric counterbalanced lift trucks introduced. GENEO-B (7FB outside Japan) electric counterbalanced lift trucks introduced.

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