ANEST IWATA GROUP BUSINESS PROFILE
The Anest Iwata European Group company mission is to provide all users working in Industrial Painting, with STATE OF THE ART technology and the constant innovation of equipment for the working process.
The Anest Iwata product range includes several spray guns, pumps and accessories that, based on their specifications, are useful during different painting phases and in different application fields, and that can consequently satisfy any need. The body shop, wood, leather and plastic, are just a few of the industrial sectors which can be supported by our products and our advice.
The Anest Iwata European Group engagement is to realise better finishing at a better cost. Our product range also offers users the perfect balance between the use of energy and the effect of the use of energy: in this way, those who choose Anest Iwata become participants in a responsible process for preserving and ameliorating the world around us.
All members of the Anest Iwata European Group use their knowledge and capabilities to offer our customers excellent service and high quality products in order to satisfy them with high quality, reliability, a good reputation and constant innovation. History of Anest Iwata1926
Former organisation, Iwata Seisakusho, Japan, established1927
The first air compressors are built1959
The first "Airless" spray units are built1961
The company is quoted on the stock exchange1962
The first painting system division is built1971
The first electrostatic plants are developed1972
Established Akita Iwata Mfg. Co., Ltd., a spray gun plant in Omagari, Akita Prefecture, Japan1975
Established Fukushima Iwata Mfg. Co., Ltd. and a compressor plant in Yabukicho, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan1987
Established the joint venture Taiwan Iwata Industrial Co., Ltd., an overseas affiliated company, marking the first time that a Japanese painting company had begun overseas production1988
Established the joint venture compressor sales company Powerex-Iwata with Campbell Hausfeld. Established the joint venture sales company Iwata Italia S.R.L. in Turin, Italy1989
Established the joint venture company Atlas Copco Iwata K.K. in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, to manufacture rotary compressors of up to 90 kW1991
Marketed air-cooled oil-free scroll compressors. Established the sales company Iwata Europe to market Iwata products (excluding compressors) in Europe1992
Established Iwata France S.A. in Lyon, France.
Established the joint venture Shanghai Iwata Coating Machinery Corporation in Shanghai, China, to manufacture spray painting equipment1993
The first vacuum pump in the world is produced, based on the "Oil-free scroll" technology. Established the sales company Iwata U.K. Ltd. in Dorset, U.K. for the distribution of products to the U.K. market.
The Mother Company obtain the ISO 9002 certification in October1994
Established Iwata America Inc. in Auburn, Washington, U.S.A.1996
The Mother Company obtain the ISO 9001 certification in February.
The Japanese Mother Company modifies its corporate name to ANEST IWATA CORPORATION and subsequently the other group members follow, adding "Anest" to their company name 1997
The company Air Gunsa s.r.l., Cardano al Campo, Italy, is bought1998
Launch of High T.E.C. range of spray painting guns1999
A branch office is opened in Ilsfeld-Auenstein, Germany2000
The Scandinavian office opened in Lerum, Sweden; today the office is in Partille2002
Anest Iwata won the core case against Sata.
Celebrated the Anest Iwata Europe 10th Anniversary 2004
Launch of Mix & Spray Cup, a revolutionary disposable gravity cup system2006
The Anest Iwata Iberica office opened in Badalona, Spain2009
Launch of SUPERNOVA WS400, the first spray gun designed by PININFARINA2010
The Anest Iwata Deutschland GmbH office opened in Leipzig, Germany