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    History

    Company History:
    Founded: 15 March 1966
    Capital: NTD976,237,830
    Total Employees: 200

    • 2015

      Successfully developed Super-Sized Double Column Surface Grinder KGP-3040, and PC-based CNC controller for Double Column Surface Grinder.
      Totally Enclosed Guarding with New Look (KGS-63WM1)
      KENT is officially entering the 50th year.

    • 2014

      Successfully developed Universal Cylindrical Grinder KGC-2260CNC, Rotary Table Surface Grinder (Cross roller bearing type and Hydrostatic type) KGR-600/800/1000, Super-Sized Double Column Surface Grinder KGP-2580, and software for Precision Surface Grinder KGS-42CNC.

    • 2013

      Successfully developed Super Precision Surface Grinder KGS-510/612/715HT, Rotary Table Surface Grinder (Cross roller bearing type and Hydrostatic type) KGR-500, and Column Moving Machining Center MCV-185.

    • 2012

      Successfully developed Double Column Surface Grinder (Fixed Beam type) ZT-2030L, Surface Grinder with 3-axis Servo Motor Driven ZT-408S, Surface Grinder with V-V Longitudinal Way and V-V Cross Slide Way KGS-64HT, Double Column Surface Grinder (Moving Beam type) KGP-2560BM, and Double Column Machining Center KMV-6225.
      Capital NT$897,393,970 (US$29,913,133)

    • 2011

      Successfully developed Double Column Surface Grinder ZT-1015L, ZT-1030L, Cutting Machine KGS-16-35CT, and Double Column Machining Center KMV-4225.
      Capital NT$749,153,970 (US$24,971,800)

    • 2010

      Successfully developed 5-axes Machining Center KHM-450U, 3-axes Precision Surface Grinder KGS-42CNC, and Horizontal Boring Mill KB-16.

    • 2009

      Successfully developed KT-2500 vertical turning center, MV-180, 4、5-axis models of 11VC

    • 2008

      Dou Liu office building completed
      Successfully developed KHM-65G & KHM-710H “H” Type High Speed Vertical Machining Center, KGS-52WM1、KGS-820RD Surface Grinder

    • 2007

      Successfully developed KVC-65, 710 Vertical Machine Center , KGS-84ZT Surface Grinder

    • 2006

      In partnership with Swiss maker Ziersch GMBH, successfully developed the Heavy Duty NC Precision Surface Grinders KGS-510, 612, 715, 820HT.
      In partnership with German manufacturer Erwin Junker, successfully developed CNC Cylindrical Grinder KGC-2980CNC.

    • 2005

      Successfully developed NC Precision Surface Grinders KGS510WMA & 63WMA, CNC Precision Surface Grinder KGS-52CNC, High Speed Vertical Machining Center KVC-5

    • 2004

      Third expansion of Dou Liu plant adding 2520 square meters of buildings.
      In partnership with Takeuchi Japan, successfully developed PCB Drilling Machine.
      Established “Jian-cheng Electromechanical Factory” in Hsiaoshan, Hangchou City, Chejiang Province, China, producing precision machine electronics.

    • 2003

      Dou Liu Plant adds another 2880 square meters of buildings.
      Successfully developed PCB Drilling Machine.
      Successfully developed Precision Surface Grinders KGS-510WM & 63WM.

    • 2002

      Company founder Mr. C.S. Lu retires. Board of Directors elects Mr. Kuo-Tong Lu as president. Mr. C.S. Lu holds honorary presidential title.
      Pin Chen factory adds 1000 square meters of temperature controlled buildings.

    • 2001

      Pin Chen factory awarded BCIQ ISO 9001-2001 certification.
      Successfully developed Double Column Machining Centers KMV-22P, KMV-32P.

    • 2000

      Dou liu Machine Tool Plant certified Swiss SGS ISO 9001, 14001.
      Established Kent Digital Tech Co. Ltd. specializing in manufacture and marketing of interactive multimedia KIOSKS.
      Successfully developed Vertical Machining Center KMV-11.

    • 1999

      CNC Controlled KGS-510MSA2 earns Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) “Excellence in Product Design”.
      Successfully developed Vertical Machining Centers KMV-16, KMV-13, KMV-13YL.

    • 1998

      Company certified Swiss SGS ISO-14000.
      Successfully developed Vertical Machining Center KMV-1O.

    • 1997

      Company certified by American UL ISO-9002.
      Company certified ISO-14000 Environmental Protection System.
      Purchased 1.5 hectares in Dou Liu Industrial Park, Yunlin County, Taiwan, established "Dou Liu Machine Tool Plant" specializing in manufacture of CNC Machine Tools.
      Precision Surface Grinders KGS-515SD & 63SD awarded "Taiwan Excellent Representation Award" at the fifth term competition.
      Precision Surface Grinders KGS-510AHD & KGS-63AHD passed "Grinding Machine Inspection" held by Committee of Labor Affairs, Taiwan.
      Precision Surface Grinders KGS-SD& SD1 series were certified England’s TRL EMC LTD EMC.

    • 1996

      Company was certified DIN ISO-9002 by German DQS.
      Precision Surface Grinders KGS-818AHD, KGS-250AHD certified by British AMRI as conforming to 89/392 EEC Safe Operation Standards.
      Precision Surface Grinder KGS-84SD and High-Speed Automatic Punching Machine (PSV-3) were awarded "Taiwan Excellent Representation Award" in 4th term competition.

    • 1995

      Precision Surface Grinders KGS-63SD, 84SD, 510AHD, 515AHD certified by British AMTRI as conforming to 89/392 EEC Safe Operation Standards.
      Computer Numerical Controlled Internal Hole Grinder (KGI-600N) was awarded "Other Type of Excellent Metal-Processing Machine" in 4th term Innovative Product R&D Competition.

    • 1994

      Precision Surface Grinder KGS-816HD was awarded "National Product Image Award" in 2nd term Competition.
      Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) Internal Hole Grinder KGI-600N was awarded "Taiwan Excellent Representation Award" in 2nd term competition.

    • 1993

      Company granted ISO-9002/CNS 12682 certification by Bureau of Commodity Inspection & Quarantine, R.O.C.
      Successfully developed Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) Internal-Hole Grinding Machine KGS-600N.
      Reconstructed San Chung based plant into a two floor basement and 13 story building for administration and fabrication.
      Established "ZheJiang Radiance Tooling Machinery Plant" in Hsiaoshan, Hangchou City, Chejiang Province, China.

    • 1992

      Certified ISO-9000 Quality System.
      Successfully developed the Single-Axis Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) Surface Grinder KGS-63ADX which was awarded "Good Metal Processing Machine" in the 3rd Innovative Machine Tool R&D Competition.

    • 1991

      Established American sales office Kent Machinery Inc. focusing on sales and service in the American market.

    • 1990

      Developed Ultra High Speed Grinder, awarded “Excellent Metal Processing Machine” at 2nd Innovative Machine Tool R&D Competition.

    • 1989

      Improved Adjusting Block for Grinding Machines, Lock Device for Grinding Machines, 3 Gear w/ Right, Left Movement Transmission Device for Grinding Machines and Grinding Machines for Metal Processing, each granted 10-year patents by Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection.
      Developed Double Column Surface Grinder KGP-1430D and 5 major types of CNC Grinders, all granted 10-year patents by Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection.

    • 1988

      Developed first domestically produced Hi-Tech Electrolysis & Discharge Compound Grinder KCF-52EDG in Taiwan, awarded "Excellent Metal Processing Machine" at the 1st Innovative Machine Tool R&D Competition.

    • 1987

      Cooperated with Japanese S.T. Industrial Co. and established Suntec Co. Ltd. specializing in OA equipment.
      Developed the Large Precise Surface Grinder KGS-510AHD which was awarded MOEA’s "Excellent Exported Product".

    • 1986

      Surface Grinder CNC Controller known as “Smith’s Computer” awarded 10 year patent by Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection.

    • 1985

      Precision Surface Grinders certified by Precision Machinery Development Association (CMD).
      Creep Feed Grinders earn MOEA "Excellent Innovation Award".
      Certified CIS standard gives company a new image.

    • 1984

      Surface Grinders CNC Controls obtain 10 year patents from the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection.

    • 1983

      Developed Grinding Machine for Tapering Tools which obtained 10 year patent from the Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection.

    • 1981

      Precision Surface Grinder awarded the “Golden Dragon Award” in First Machinery Competition.

    • 1979

      Branch offices opened in America and Japan concurrently establishing the Chien-Te Association.

    • 1977

      Established the Pin Chen machinery plant in the Taoyuan Industrial Park complete with automation equipment specializing in producing all kinds of mills and surface grinders.

    • 1973

      Developed cylindrical grinder, milling machines added to the list of products.

    • 1969

      Developed Taiwan’s first precision surface grinder.
      In a joint venture with the Suzuki Corp. in Japan, established Kenly Precise Industry Co. Ltd specializing in electronic press products.

    • 1966

      San Chung City, Taipei. Founded in 1966 by company president Mr. C. S. Lu with start-up capital of NT$1.5 million.
      Principal products included precision molds, dies, and tools.

       

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