ingenuity begins here. 

From two-man job shops to high-volume production lines, manufacturing facilities have relied on Toyoda for over 70 years. We understand our success lies not only with our machines, but with our dedicated Engineering and Support departments. Look no further to see the technology of tomorrow, because at Toyoda, that ingenuity begins here.

Join us at EASTEC 2015

See Toyoda's FV1165 boxway vertical machining center in booth 1654 at EASTEC, held May 12-14 at the Eastern States Expo in West Springfield, MA. We've partnered with Sandvik Coromant for a Modern Art of Milling cutting demo.

Looking for Distribution

Toyoda Machinery USA has an extensive distribution network across North America, and we're looking to grow. 

Kentucky, USA
For information on carrying the Toyoda line in Kentucky, contact Buster Barnes at (847) 370-6748 or jbarnes@toyoda.com.

Ohio, USA
For information on representing Toyoda in Ohio, contact Brad Baas at (847) 732-7586 or bbaas@toyoda.com.

Brazil
For information on carrying Toyoda machines in Brazil, contact José Cavazos at (248) 302-5540, email: jcavazos@toyoda.com or Otavio JR De Assis at (224) 223-3883, email: jrdeassis@toyoda.com .

Latin America
For information on representing Toyoda products in Latin America, contact José Cavazos at (248) 302-5540 or jcavazos@toyoda.com.

Timeline

INDUSTRY NEWS

Rooted in Automotive Production

Toyoda Machinery USA began as Toyoda Automatic Loom Works, a textile and machine tool facility for the Toyota Motor Company. The design and manufacturing at this plant was transferred to Toyoda Machine Works, Ltd. in 1941.

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Power Unit Type B

The Power Unit Type B was a machine tool drive unit for special purposes, and it consisted of an electric spindle motor and a hydraulic feed system.

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Grinding Machines

Toyoda developed its first cylindrical grinding machine with French technology. This machine featured a hydrostatic wheel spindle bearing, multi-step feed by sub-slideway, and a straight-radius continuous wheel dresser.

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Horizontal Machining Centers

After refining technology from 1968, Toyoda introduced its first horizontal machining center to market. Among other improvements, the follow-up models included advanced capabilities to limit thermal expansion, a 2-pallet system, and automatic tool changer and touch sensor.

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Automation Solutions

The first automation system was installed in Japan for power steering systems, which later led to Toyoda's flexible manufacturing systems with pallet storage systems and rail-guided vehicles.

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Vertical Machining Centers

Toyoda introduced its first vertical machining center that had an automatic tool changer and electronic control in 1978. This machine featured Toyoda's touch sensor function and was the first to adopt a moveable control panel.

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Quality Control Recognition

Toyoda was awarded the Deming Application Prize for its contribution to quality control and business management systems in Japan.

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TOP Centers

Toyoda developed its first TOP center for use in CNC transfer lines. Newer TOP center models would have smaller footprints and greater CNC flexibility.

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Establishment of Toyoda Machinery USA

In 1987, Toyoda Machinery USA (TMU) established its Standard Products Division in Illinois, and acquired Grinders for Industry, Inc. TMU turned the Michigan-based grinding facility into a division machine remanufacturing, and has since opened sales and service offices in Mexico, Minnesota, and Massachusetts.

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JTEKT & Wele

Toyoda Machinery USA became a part of JTEKT Corporation in 2006, and in the same year, partnered with WELE to exclusively sell and support WELE's product lineup of vertical machining centers, double column machining centers, adjustable cross rail machines, gantry mills, boring mills, and vertical turning centers.

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