History

History   1950-1969

1951 - Pioneered Conversions of ship's coal fired boilers to heavy oil boilers.
1953

- Heavy oil-fired burner for National Railway steam locomotives "Limited express KAMOME" completed.
- Tokyo branch office opened.

1954 - Compact, Light weight, high efficiency fuel oil heater developed.
- Lloyd welding approved for the factory Granted.
- First Japanese oil spray particle size measuring device completed and measured practical heavy oil droplet.
1955 - Ideal burner for glass melting furnace completed.
1956 - Y-jet type steam atomizing burner completed.
1958

- Submerged combustion system with high duty burner completed.

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Limited express KAMOME

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Atomizer

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Submerged combustion burner
1960 - Senior Managing Director, Mr. Tetsuya Okihara, assumes office as President.
- Main factory completed.
1961 - VOLCANO Technical Laboratory established. Capital increased to 10 million yen.
- Factory qualified for class 1 pressure container production.
1962

- Technical collaboration with ABC Co., Ltd. of England signed which led to the production of the Suspended Flame Burner.
- Capital increased to 15 million yen.

1963 - Company name changed to VOLCANO Co,.Ltd.
- Chairman, Mr. Benji Okihara, awarded Maritime contributor.
1964

- Technical collaboration on Double Toroidal Burner with Urquhart Eng. Co., Ltd. of England signed.
- Main head Office Building and assembly factory completed.

1965 - Merged Nagoya office to main head office.
1966 - Introduction of the profit center approach for enhancement of management culture.
- Automatic burner installed on world's largest tanker "Idemitsu Maru".
- Chairman, Mr. Benji Okihara, awarded the Fourth Order of Merit.
1967

- Successful development of Top Firing burner.

1968 - Entrusted with the task of developing and manufacturing high heat release burner for naval vessels of Defence Ministry.
- Air flow pattern experimental facilities using water model established.
1969

- Inert gas generator developed.

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Technical tie-up with ABC company

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Suspended flame burner

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Toroidal burner

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Top firing burner test furnace

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Inertial gas generator