History：2014 - 2018
Targeting continuing growth
|Formed a business partnership with Softbank Technology to provide Web fonts. Began to supply Hiragino fonts via the Fontplus Web font service.
Strengthened our cooperative relationship with Morisawa Inc. for the provision of Web fonts.
Began to supply Hiragino fonts via the TypeSquare cloud font service.
|Eiji Kakiuchi was appointed President and Representative director (COO).
|SCREEN received Intel's Preferred Quality Supplier Award.
|Development of the DP-i3000, an inkjet system for printing on tablets designed for the pharmaceutical industry.
|Launch of "Truepress Jet520HD", high-definition continuous feed inkjet printing system.
|SCREEN Holdings Co., Ltd. adopted as the new corporate name and a holding company structure initiated.
|Launch of new "80EX Spray Coater", resist coating system for electronic divices with 3D structures.
|The 80EX spray coater, a resist coating system for electronic devices, won the grand prix at the 2015 Semiconductor of the Year Awards.
|Release of the industry-first IM-3100 automatic visual inspection system for in-vehicle forged components. The system incorporated core proprietary SCREEN technologies and opened up a new market in the in-vehicle component inspection field.
|Shinagawa Office opened in Minato-ku, Tokyo.
|Komori and SCREEN announced strategic business agreement for sales of "Truepress Jet520HD" in the United States.
|SCREEN received the "Excellent Performance Award" from TSMC for Clean & Track Equipment Achievements
|Launch of "SS-80EX" Spin Scrubber Single Wafer Cleaning Equipment for 200 mm Semiconductor Wafers
|Start of full-scale collaborative research with RIKEN and Organ Technologies Inc. related to the long term preservation and functional resuscitation of harvested organs. The goal is to develop a working model of a next-generation organ perfusion culture system.
|Kumamoto Plant opens in Mashiki-machi, Kumamoto. SCREEN Kumamoto Co., Ltd. begins business operations.
|Acquires Alpha MED Scientific Inc. (Ibaraki, Osaka). Company combines drug discovery screening technologies and expertise, boosting its life sciences business.
|Ledia 5 direct imaging system for PCBs wins JMF President’s Award for Energy Efficient Machinery from Japan Machinery Federation.
|Receives Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) Award from Intel Corporation (US).
|Lends part of commercial lots in Kumamoto Rinku Technopark (Mashiki-machi, Kumamoto) for emergency temporary housing of victims of 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes.
|SK-P series of coating systems for OELDs launches.
|Specialized SC inks for offset coated paper are released for Truepress Jet520HD high-speed roll-fed inkjet presses.
|SCREEN GP (Thailand) Co., Ltd. is established in northern Bangkok, Thailand as PCB-related maintenance service company.
|SCREEN Finetech Solutions Shanghai Co., Ltd. is established in Shanghai, China as subsidiary for finetech solutions business.
|SCREEN IP Solutions Co., Ltd. is established as specialized subsidiary for intellectual property management.
|SCREEN Advanced System Solutions Co., Ltd. is established as operating company to promote software-related business.
|SU-3300 single wafer cleaning system launches. New system delivers industry-leading productivity and high processing performance.
|Joins United Nations Global Compact. Company announces support for 10 key principles covering four fields of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption.
|Develops RT series of fuel cell production equipment, accelerating expansion into fuel cell market.
|Develops world-first IM-5100 automated visual inspection system for cold forging components.
|Develops DW-3000 direct imaging system targeting fan-out panel level packages (FOPLP) in semiconductor packaging processes.
|Singapore group company splits into subsidiaries for semiconductor production and graphic arts equipment businesses. Companies begin operations as SCREEN SPE Singapore PTE. Ltd. and SCREEN Holdings Singapore PTE. Ltd.
|SCREEN SPE Korea Co., Ltd. is established as dedicated company for semiconductor production equipment business in Yongin, Korea.
|SCREEN PE Solutions Co., Ltd. is established as operating company to promote PCB-related equipment business.
|Takes over business operations for assembly processing equipment used in display manufacturing from FUK Co., Ltd. and establishes SCREEN Laminatech Co., Ltd.
|Launches MIYABI 7 automatic optical inspection system for high-end HDI boards.
|Develops CW-2000 high-performance wet station with 50% smaller footprint and 150% higher productivity.
|Truepress Jet520HD and SC Inks receive InterTech™ Technology Award from America’s largest printing industry association.
|Develops Cell3iMager Estier deep tomography system for observation and measurement of 3D images.
|Collaborates on creating replicas of Katazome (stencil dyeing) artwork by artist Mika Toba to be displayed at special exhibition held to celebrate APEC summit.
|Develops specialized systems for OLED panel production. Company launches SK-E1500G and SK-E1500H as first coater/developers for 6th generation substrates.
|Displays works supplied by Tensai Art Kyoto in head office lobby. Company supports art creation activities by disabled people.
|Finalizes agreement to support Kyoto Model Forest Initiative. Company is responsible for maintaining forest in Miyagawa area of Miyamae-cho in Kameoka, Kyoto.
|Establishes a joint company to manufacture display production equipment in Changshu, China.
|Receives certification as a 2018 Health and Productivity Management Organization (White 500) by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and the Nippon Kenko Kaigi.
|Receives a 2018 Technology Award from the Japanese Society of Printing Science and Technology for the Truepress Jet520HD and SC inks.
|Joins Kyoto University’s one-stop bioresource project. The partners establish a new company (KBBM) and create a new industry-academia alliance.
|Receives an award from the European Digital Press Association for the Truepress Jet L350UV+LM.
|Receives a 2018 Japan innovation award (invention category) for the development of a contamination detection method for large area resist coating systems.
|Begins research and development work on a 3D imaging system for fertilized eggs.
|Exceeds a cumulative total of 7,000 units for shipments of three series of semiconductor cleaning tools.
|Invests in JOLED Inc. to support the company’s goal of mass producing printed OLED displays.
|Opens the Shanghai Digital Printing Demo Center in Shanghai, China as a base for communicating the latest digital printing information.
|Receives a prize from the Commissioner of the Japan Patent Office in the 2018 Kinki Regional Invention Awards for the creation of a technology that removes static electricity from substrates using paddle processing.
|Receives a 2018 Green Printing Eco Award (equipment category) from the Japan Federation of Printing Industries.
|Finishes construction of the new CS-2 manufacturing facility for display production and coating equipment.
|Finalizes a partnership and cooperation agreement with Shiga University for work in the data science field.
|Receives an Excellent Performance Award from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited for clean equipment achievements.