Innovations

INNOVATION

"FIRSTs" in Industry

The History of Yamato's Innovation

Yamato is a leading Japanese manufacturer of industrial sewing machines pioneering with innovative “FIRSTs” in industry solutions. Since its foundation in 1927, Yamato has contributed to the endeavor of the apparel industry for excellency in quality, productivity and profitability for over 90 years. Our long list of innovations created from the close-knit collaborations with leading apparel producers worldwide, has set standards for the modern knitwear manufacturing.

 

1945

DC-1

DC-1

Completed Model DC-1, the FIRST Japan-made Overlock Machine in 1946. In 1949, Yamato's design was adopted as the original plan for the standard overlock machine in the Japanese standard became Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS) as we know it today.

1960

DCZ361

DCZ361

The FIRST Japan made safety stitch machine highly acclaimed its high quality and perfomance in global market.

DV・DW

DV・DW

The FIRST Japan made interlock machine with lots of world's first features highly acclaimed in global market.

1980

DW1645/LK

DW1645/LK

The WORLD'S FIRST interlock stitch machine for hemming operation with Left Hand Fabric Trimmer for improved finishing quality and dramatic labor saving.

CM/ATS

CM/ATS

The WORLD'S FIRST blind stitch machine with Seam Fastening Device

ZF

ZF

The WORLD'S FIRST interlock machine with Top Feeder

KSM

KSM

The WORLD'S FIRST Auto Serging Unit for IN/OUT Curb

AZ

AZ

The WORLD'S FIRST overlock machines with 8,000 sti. speed.

NB

NB

The WORLD'S FIRST Electronic Button Sewing And Neck Wrapping Machine for labor saving and flexibility in sewing specifications.

ST & UT-A

ST & UT-A

The WORLD'S FIRST Air Wiper on thread trimmer for interlock machine

1990

VCF

VCF

The WORLD'S FIRST interlock MC with Top Feeder

VE

The WORLD'S FIRST small cylinder bed interlock m/c with Differential Feed

AZ-G

AZ-G

THE WORLD'S FIRST overlock & safety stitch machine employing the DLC and the oil barrier mechanism to stop oil leakage.

VG

VG

The FIRST sewing machine awarded "New Machine Development Award" set up by Japan Society for the Promotion of Machine Industry.

2000

ISO9001:2000

Certified "ISO 9001 : 2000" an international standard for quality management system as the FIRST party in the industry.

Active Thread Control (ATC)

Active Thread Control (ATC)

The WORLD'S FIRST 200%+ Elastic Seam by Serial-production basis Interlock stitch machine for customers to meet requirement for stretchable fabric to come.

FD-DRY

FD-DRY

The WORLD'S FIRST flatseamer with the hybrid lubrication technology

2010

UTQ

UTQ

The WORLD'S FIRST working anti-unraveling device for interlock machines.