History

 

1912 Inokuchi Type Machinery Office was founded and started production of pumps.
1920 Ebara Corporation was established, succeeding Inokuchi Type Machinery Office.
1930 Started domestic production of centrifugal chillers (the Japan's first chiller).
1935 Started production of centrifugal chillers licensed by Carrier Corporation(USA).
1937 Supplied two sets of Centrifugal heat pump chillers to Kyoto Electric Light Building.
1940 Started manufacturing low temperature (- 18 to - 75 °C) centrifugal chiller.
1947 Supplied vapor compression type heat pumps (VRC) for salt manufacturing.
1953 Started production of hermetic centrifugal chiller, 3FW.
1960 Supplied the first heating tower centrifugal heat pump in the world to NHK Hiroshima Broadcasting Center Building.
1961 Started to develop development of absorption chiller.
1963 Started production of LW (LiBr/water) absorption chiller.
Supplied the largest centrifugal chiller in Japan (1100 USRt).
Supplied the largest low temperature centrifugal chiller in Japan (770 USRt. Temp.: - 10 °C).
1966 Supplied ammonia/water absorption brine chiller.
1967 Started production of double effect absorption chiller model 2LW.
1969 Supplied 2 sets of cascade type Centrifugal chillers for dual brine temperature (-80°C and -40°C) for special painting process of the SPACE SHUTTLE.
1970 Started production of Gas direct fired absorption chiller/heater.
Supplied low temperature (- 40°C) centrifugal chiller for N2 gas cooling.
Supplied centrifugal chillers (3000 USRt) for the World Exposition in Osaka, Japan.
1971 Produced the first absorption heat pump chiller in Japan.
1974 Started production of double effect absorption heat pump chiller.
Supply of large equipment for district cooling & heating increased from this time on.
1975 Supplied total capacity of 12000USRt chillers, including heat pump chiller using seawater for the International Ocean Exposition in Okinawa, Japan.
1979 Started production of low temperature screw chiller.
1980 Supplied large model of energy-saving centrifugal chiller (0.65 kW / USRt).
1981 Supplied heavy oil direct fired absorption chiller/heater (1000 USRt).
1982 Received the Ota Award for development of a high-efficiency gas absorption chiller/heater.
1983 Supplied improved heating tower heat pumps to the Hikarigaoka Park Town.
1986 Supplied sewage heat pump chiller to the Ochiai Sewage Treatment Center.
Supplied four centrifugal chillers (5000 USRt each) to the Dhahran Airport in Saudi Arabia.
1987 Supplied large chillers, including heating tower heat pump, for district cooling in Hibiya, Surugadai, and Hakozaki and so on.
1988 Supplied sewage heat pumps (3000 USRt) for district cooling in Makuhari.
1989 Started production of semi-hermetic screw chiller.
1991 Started production and sales of centrifugal chiller using environment friendly refrigerant R-123.
1992 Supplied record-breaking absorption chillers to Nishi-Ikebukuro (2000 USRt) and the new terminals of the Haneda International Airport (2500 USRt).
1993 Started supply of COH-BE-TSU (individual air conditioning) systems.
Developed a super heat pump using COP = 8 (mixed refrigerant of R-123 and R-134a) that is the best efficiency in the world, as a result of research for NEDO's Moonlight Project.
1995 Started manufacturing and sales of ice thermal storage systems and units.
1996 Established a chiller manufacturing joint venture company (Yantai Ebara Air-Conditioning Equipment Co., Ltd.) of Ebara Corporation and Yantai Moon Co., Ltd. in China.
1997 Started production of new RCD series absorption chiller/heaters.
2001 Supplied 177 sets of Module chiller to Singapore MRTN-E Line.
Sep. 2002 The production & sales dept. of the Refrigeration Equipment & Systems Group divided from Ebara Corporation and started as Ebara Refrigeration Equipment & Systems Co., Ltd., aiming at integrated management of the refrigeration and heating equipment business.
Nov. 2002 The refrigeration & heating service dept. of Ebara Techno-Serve Co., Ltd. merged to ERS so as to establish the integrated business organization for manufacturing, sales and maintenance.
2004 Model RFW steam absorption chiller released. ( High efficiency : Double absorption and Double evaporation cycle).
2006 Model RFW awarded Excellent energy saving equipment from Japan Machinery Federation.
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