History

1957

Founded “International Mechanical Vibration Lab. Limited”

1968

Installed High Frequency Vibration test systems into JAXA for environmental test of International satellite communications.

1973

Install Largest electrodynamic earthquake simulation system into Port and Airport Research Institute.

1987

Changed the company name into “IMV”.

1988

Opened Tokyo Test Laboratory.

1994

Acquired a full ownership of Nitto Seiki Co., Ltd.

1996

2 system of electrodynamic 300kN vibration test systems to Institute of Space and Astronautical Science.

1997

Certified with ISO9001 (Osaka factory)

1998

Japan first test laboratory was built at Tokyo factory site.

1999

Certified with ISO9001 (Tokyo factory)

2000

Installed Electrodynamic 6 DOF vibration test system (Max. displacement 200mm) to Tokyo University.

Installed Large scale multi-point multi-axis vibration test system for aircraft.

2001

Installed electrodynamic bi-axial vibration test system into Hokkaido research organization.

2002

Started sales of multi-point multi-axis vibration test system for automotive suspension.

2003
Bi-axial 4 poster electro-dynamic high frequency vibration test system.
Bi-axial 4 poster electro-dynamic high frequency vibration test system.

Started sales of Bi-axial 4 poster electro-dynamic high frequency vibration test system.

Installed 5+1 degree of freedom vibration test system to Japan defense agency by which test up to 2000Hz for large specimen is available.

Changed the company name to IMV CORPORATION.

2004

IMV was selected as a training agency for Acquisition of ISO Machine condition monitoring diagnosis engineer (Vibration) license.

2005
Large scale 6 Degree of Freedom Vibration Test System.
Large scale 6 Degree of Freedom Vibration Test System.

Installed large scale 6 Degree of Freedom Vibration Test System for ride comfort and durability testing.

Head office & Osaka factory were combined and moved to Nishiyodogawa-ku, Osaka.

Opened Osaka Test Laboratory.

Listed on JASDAQ stock market.

2006

Certified with ISO14001 (Osaka site)

2007

Built a showroom at Osaka site.

Opened Nagoya Test Laboratory.

Approved by IECQ in conformity to ISO/IEC17025 for IMV Osaka test laboratory.

2008

Approved by IECQ in conformity to ISO/IEC17025 for IMV Tokyo and Nagoya test laboratory.

2009
ECO-Shaker
ECO-Shaker

Opened a test house specialized for vibration test of railway carriage equipment.

Acquired CE mark (i & J series)

Started sales of Energy Saving Type Vibration Test System.

Acquired a full ownership of Data Techno Co., Ltd.

2010

Tokyo Sales Office moved to Hamamatsu-cho.

2011

In October, Opened “IMV CORPORATION EUROPEAN TECHNICAL CENTRE” in U.K.

In November, Opened “IMV (THAILAND) CO., LTD.”

2012

In November, Opened IMV EUROPE LIMITED German Sales Office. (formerly IMV CORPORATION German Sales Office)

  • IMV (THAILAND) CO., LTD.
    IMV (THAILAND) CO., LTD.
  • IMV EUROPE LIMITED German Sales Office
    IMV EUROPE LIMITED German Sales Office
2013
CardVibro Air 2
CardVibro Air 2

In January, Started sales of WiFi portable vibrometer“CardVibro Air2”

In Feburary, Opened IMV Europe Limited.

In May, Opened IMV CORPORATION Shanghai Representative Office.

2015

In January, Opened “IMV EUROPE LIMITED European Manufacturing Centre” in U.K.

In November, Opened “Advanced Technology Centre for Environmental Testing” in Uenohara

  • IMV EUROPE LIMITED
    IMV EUROPE LIMITED
  • IMV CORPORATION Shanghai Representative Office
    IMV CORPORATION Shanghai Representative Office
  • IMV EUROPE LIMITED European Manufacturing Centre
    IMV EUROPE LIMITED European Manufacturing Centre
2016

In January, Started sales of high grade range vibration test systems “A-series”

In April, Opened “IMV America, Inc.” in the United States of America.

  • Advanced Technology Centre for Environmental Testing
    Advanced Technology Centre for Environmental Testing
  • IMV America, Inc.
    IMV America, Inc.
  • A-series
    A-series