Post code 990-2351.
46-1 Cast Iron Town, Yamagata City, Yamagata Prefecture
April 22, 1960
In 1975, Karui made the first tree crusher in Japan.
Karui was founded in 1916.
We have been loved as a good partner of Japanese farmers.
We will continue to make every effort to be of service to you, and look forward to working with you.
Months and years
Shohei Takahashi runs a gunsmithing business in Iyomishima, Ehime Prefecture.
Established Takahashi Manufacturing Co. Started selling agricultural machinery.
Completion of air-cooled oil engine. Sales begin.
Entered the first agricultural oil engine comparison test sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture and Commerce, and was awarded the highest prize.
Since it was the lightest weight engine among the foreign and domestic models, it was named the Karui-type oil engine.
The Karui oil engine won the highest award in the first comparative review of oil engines for agricultural use organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.
The Karui-type oil engine won the highest prize in the second comparative review of oil engines for agriculture sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, and was recommended by the ministry.
Relocated from Iyomishima, Ehime Prefecture under the Yamagata Prefecture Business Attraction Law.
Established as Yamagata Engine Manufacturing Co.
It became the first company to be invited to Yamagata Prefecture.
With the enactment of the Tohoku Promotion Law, the company merged with Sakata Noki Co.
The company name was changed to Tohoku Shinko Noki Co., Ltd.
and became a national policy company under the umbrella of Tohoku Kogyo.
The Karui-type oil engine was awarded the highest prize in the third comparative review of agricultural oil engines sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.
Merged with Sakaku Spray Mfg. in Hirosaki City.
The company name was changed to Tohoku Zoki Co.
The company became a factory managed by the Navy Ship Administration Headquarters and the Ministry of War Food and Powder.
At the end of the war, the company was designated as a special accounting company and began its maintenance plan.
Awarded the highest prize at the Ministry of International Trade and Industry’s Machinery Testing Laboratory’s general-purpose internal combustion engine comparative review.
It was awarded the highest prize in a comparative examination of general-purpose internal combustion engines sponsored by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry’s Mechanical Testing Laboratory.
Company name changed to Karui Industry Co.
Canal pump developed.
Passed state inspection in the canal pump and liquid pump department.
Research on Self-Priming Pump” was awarded a subsidy from the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) for the improvement of small and medium-sized enterprise technology.
Cumulative sales of canal pumps reach 300,000 units.
Developed Japan’s first tree crusher.
Built and relocated a factory to the western industrial park in Yamagata City.
The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) grants a subsidy for the improvement of small and medium-sized companies’ technology for the research of hydraulic cutting shears.
Started sales of tree crusher “Kalui Chipstar”.
“Shell Crusher” is developed and launched.
Company name changed to Carlui Corporation.
Developed and started sales of “Recycle Crusher”, a food waste crusher.
Started sales of a large-size shredder, “Green Shredder”.
Began sales of the Baby Shredder, a compact crusher.
Started sales of NEW chipper “SCUT (2 types)”.
Started sales of NEW 13ps chipper “Drakon (2 types)”.
Started sales of NEW 10ps chipper “Acute (2 types)”.
Started sales of “NEW SCUT (3 types)” chipper.
Started sales of knife type crusher “Dracon KDC-131/131B”.
Started sales of “Mini Dora”, the first chipper with a blower in its class.
Started sales of knife type crusher “Dracon KDC-80, 80B, 110, 110B”.
Started sales of knife type crusher “Dracon KDC-1300/1300B” and hammer type crusher “Tipster KSC-1300/1300B”.
Started sales of knife type crusher “Dracon KDC-1000/1000B”.
Started sales of combined type crusher “Skat HNK-62, HNP-62, HNT-62”.
Started sales of knife type crusher “Dracon KDC-1100/1100B”.
Started sales of tractor-mounted crushers “Dracon PTO-1500N” and “Tipster PTO-1500H”.
Started sales of knife type crusher “Dracon KDC-800/800B”.
Received the 26th Kirayaka Industrial Award from Kirayaka Bank’s Industrial Promotion Fund.
Celebrating 100 years in business.
Started sales of knife type crushers “Dracon KDC-1301, 1301, 1101, 1101B, 801, 801B, PTO-1501N”, hammer type crushers “Chipstar KSC-1301, 1301B, PTO-1501H” and combined type crusher “Scat HNK-600”.
Started sales of tractor-mounted crushers, the knife type “Dracon PTO-1200N” and the hammer type “Tipster PTO-1200H”.
Started sales of tractor-mounted crushers, knife type “Dracon PTO-1700N” and hammer type “Tipster PTO-1550H”.
Started sales of knife type crusher “Dracon KDC-802, 802B, 1102, 1102B”.
Started sales of knife type crusher “Dracon KDC-1302 and 1302B” and hammer type crusher “KSC-1302 and 1302B”.
Received the Director-General’s Award of the Small and Medium Enterprise Agency and the Implementation Achievement Award of the Tohoku Invention Awards in 2020.