Company Profile / History

Outline of the Company


Company name SATO VAC INC.
Trade Mark PHIL
Headquarters 5-1-27, Oi, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
Sales office/Factory 1036 Fujikubo, Miyoshi-cho, Iruma-gun, Saitama-ken
Osaka Sales Office 3-4-13 Nishiishikiri-cho, Higashiosaka-shi, Osaka-fu
Corporate activities Manufacture and sale of vacuum pumps, vacuum gauges, other vacuum equipment
Established February 1932
Capital \50,000,000
Directors
Representative director & President Norikazu Sato
Hiroyoshi Sato Managing director    
Atsuo Yonemoto Director Takatoshi Miyamoto Director
Plant site 1,255.0 m2
No. of machines Polishers 3, MC machining centers 3, Lathes 8, Vertical milling cutter1,
Shaper1, Mealing machine1, Shearing machine1,Drilling machines15,
Tapping machines 2, Compressors 7. Oxygen welders 3, Electric welders 3,
Arc welder1, Substation1

Member of:


Japan Scientific Instruments Association Tokyo Scientific Instrument Assosiation
Osaka Scientific Instrument Assosiation Vacuum Society of Japan
Japan Vacuum Industry Association Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Corporate History


February, 1932 Sato Seisakusho was established by the founder Yusuke Sato, at 1-27, Oi 5-chome, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo. Production of the aircraft parts and precision parts for Nippon Kogaku K.K. (presently Nikon Corporation) started.
February, 1947 The company was reorganized as Sato Sangyo Y.K. Production and sales of vacuum pumps started.
October, 1960 The company was reorganized as Sato Vacuum Machinery Industry Co., Ltd. Teruyoshi Sato was elected as the representative director.
July, 1971 Manufacturing operation was transferred to the new plant constructed in 2-7, 2-chome, Nobidome, Niiza, Saitama.
January, 1975 Masazumi Tamiya was elected as the representative director.
September, 1976 Optical Research Laboratory was established.
January, 1983 Manufacturing operation was transferred to the new plant constructed in 1036, Fujikubo , Miyoshi-cho, Iruma-gun, Saitama.
March, 1989 Osaka Sales Office and Service Center opened in 4-13, NishiIshikiri-cho 3- chome, Higashi-Osaka City.
April, 1991 Norikazu Sato was elected as the representative director.
September, 1998 The name of the company was changed to SATO VAC INC. and the trade mark PHIL was adopted.
February, 2012 A concept book “PRIDE” was published commemorating 80th anniversary of the company.
September, 2012 「Vacuum NAVI」was opened as associate site on our home page.
Vacuum handbook 「Basic guide for vacuum」was published.