2016

Apr

Completed two ECO Cycles in Shinbashi, Minatoku, Tokyo.

Mar

Establishment of Kanto Factory in Chiba.

2015

Dec

Completed two ECO Cycles in the plaza in front of the Kyoto city hall.

Sep

Test operation of a share cycle system utilizing the MOBILE ECO Cycle started in Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture.

Aug

5.84431 billion yen increase in capital due to new issue of shares.

May

Launch of the Silent Piler model “F111”.

Jan

Completed two ECO Cycles in the plaza in front of the South exit of Kyoto station.

Jan

Developed the “Tsunami simulator”, an experimental device for tsunami.

2014

Dec

Launch of the Silent Piler model “F201”.

Nov

Establishment of Kochi Factory 2.

Oct

Announced the development of Silent Pilers F111 and F201.

Sep

Celebrate 3000th Silent Piler produced.

Aug

Launch of the Silent Piler model “F101”.

2013

Nov

Launch of the Silent Piler model “F301” for 900mm Hat-shaped Sheet Pile.

Jul

Listed on the TSE2 through market integration.

2012

Aug

Launch of the Gyro Piler GRV2540 for large diameter tubular pile.

Aug

The largest ECO Cycle in the Kansai area was completed at Minamisenri in the city of Suita.

2011

Oct

Completed a development prototype of the portable “MOBILE ECO cycle”.

Sep

Open Shanghai Office.

Aug

Launch of the Zero Piler JZ100A.

Aug

Launch of the Silent Piler ECO600S equipped with versatile driving assistance.

Jul

Open the Reconstruction Support Office of the Natural Disaster Defence Engineering Headquarter in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.

Apr

Establishment of the Natural Disaster Defence Engineering Headquarter.

Mar

Renovated the ECO Cycle No. 1 unit in Kochi University of Technology to the latest system.

2010

Jan

Opening of “IPC: International Press-in Center” in Tokyo, Japan

2009

Oct

Launch franchise-style business partnership “GM1” in which Giken provides total support for pile driving business activities to the members.

Jan

Held the GM2 investiture ceremony and first GM meeting.

2008

Aug

Developed a new ECO Cycle, and received orders from Hachioji and Chiba cities.

Jul

Launched the “Memorial Forest Project”.

May

Launch of the Silent Piler model “ECO700S” & “ECO1400S” equipped with versatile driving assistance.

Apr

Launch franchise-style business partnership “GM2” in which Giken provides total support for pile driving business activities to the members.

2007

Jul

Launch of the Silent Piler model “ECO400S” equipped with versatile driving assistance.

Feb

Establishment of IPA: International Press-in Association

2006

Jul

Japan’s largest mechanical underground bicycle park comprising 8 ECO Cycles was completed at Mitaka City in Tokyo.

2005

Jul

Launch of the Silent Piler model “ECO900” for 900mm Hat-shaped Sheet Pile.

2004

Aug

Launch of the Silent Piler model “ECO82”.

2003

Dec

Complete the world-first application of “Office Building with Versatile Foundation” in Tokyo, Japan.

Apr

Launch Giken Total Support System for pile driving business activities “GTOSS”.

2002

Jun

Launch of the next-generation Silent Piler model “ECO100”.

2001

Aug

Launch of the water jet system “Piler Jet System”.

2000

Dec

Centralize sales business through promotion of IT.

Jun

Moved the Tokyo headquarters to Ariake, Koto-ku.

1999

Dec

Establish Giken America Corporation in Orlando, Florida.

Apr

GIKEN EUROPE opened a new office in Berlin.

1998

Nov

Opening of Singapore Office of Giken Seisakusho Asia Pte., Ltd.

Jun

Complete Giken automated underground bicycle parking system “ECO Cycle” in Kochi University of Technology.

1997

Aug

Launch if the Crush Piler, “SC100”, equipped the integral augering system.

Mar

Celebrate 2000th Silent Piler produced.

1996

May

Establish G & B Co., Ltd.

Mar

Establish M & M Co., Ltd.

Jun

Establish Giken Seisakusho Asia Pte., Ltd. in Singapore.

1995

Nov

Launch of the Super Auto, “SA75” & “SA100”.

1994

Dec

Complete Giken automated underground car parking system “ECO Park”.

Nov

Open Sales office in Nigata.

Aug

Giken Seko Co., Ltd. opened a Tokyo sales office in Ariake, Koto-ku.

Jun

Documented the Five Construction Principles.

Jan

Celebrate 1500th Silent Piler produced.

1993

Aug

Present the idea of “Construction Revolution” in public.

May

Listed on Osaka Stock Exchange Class II.

Jan

Complete Kansai factory.

1992

Oct

Opening of new Tokyo Head Office in Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan.

1991

Oct

Launch of the Auto Piler model “AT90” & “AT150” IC card-controlled automatic driving machine.

Jul

Establish Giken Europe B.V. in Almere, the Netherlands.

Apr

Giken stock registered for over-the-counter sale.

1990

Nov

Celebrate 1000th Silent Piler produced.

Jan

Open Sales office in London.

1989

Sep

Open Sales office in Hokkaido.

1988

Sep

Launch of the Silent Piler Model “TP333”.

1987

Oct

Celebrate 500th Silent Piler produced.

Jul

Establishment of JPA: Japan Press-in Association.

May

Launch of the City Piler “FT70”.

May

Complete Kochi head office and factory.

1986

Apr

The press-in method was officially adopted by the Ministry of Construction for the “Civil works standards for estimation”.

Apr

Export the 1st Silent Piler to a foreign country- Sweden.

1985

Nov

Launch of the Silent Piler Model “KGK130C4” with the corner 4 function.

May

Opening of Tokyo Factory.

1983

Sep

First overseas construction project undertaken in the former West Germany.

Apr

Open Sales office in Hiroshima & Shikoku.

Apr

Display the Silent Piler in the 20th International Construction Machinery Fair “BAUMA ’83” in Munich. ( Also displayed every 3 years until ’95 ).

1982

May

Launch of the Silent Piler Model “KGK130-N”.

May

Installed a radio-controlled system on the Silent Piler

1981

Aug

Kochi Giken Consultant Ltd. changed its name to Giken Seko Co., Ltd.

Jul

Open Sales office in Nagoya.

Jun

Launch of the Silent Piler Model “KGK80C”.

1980

Oct

Open Sales office in Fukuoka.

Sep

Open Sales office in Sendai.

Jan

Obtained basic patent for the Silent Piler.

1979

Nov

Open Sales office in Tokyo.

Jun

Launched a national SMP association.

1978

Sep

Open Sales office in Osaka.

Jun

Launch of the Silent Piler model “KGK-100H”.

Jan

Giken Seisakusho Co., Ltd. incorporated.

1975

Jul

Launch of the First Silent Piler.

1971

Aug

Kochi Giken Consultant became incorporated.

1967

Jan

Establish Kochi Giken Consultant and start civil engineering business.