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Awards / Awards History

Japan Medals of Honor

November 1986
Former Chairperson Toshi Kojima (deceased) awarded the Fourth Order of the Sacred Treasure
Awarded for her contributing to industry for many years in the field of science and technology.
Fourth Order of the Sacred Treasure received by former Chairperson Toshi Kojima
November 1992
Former President Shuhei Ogawa (deceased) awarded the Blue Ribbon Medal
Awarded for his contributing to the development of the valve manufacturing industry for many years.
Blue Ribbon Medal received by former President Shuhei Ogawa
April 2001
(Then) Chairman & CEO Hiroshi Ogawa awarded the Yellow Ribbon Medal
Awarded for his contributions to the development of the Japanese economy and industry through the development of electronic flow-control equipment.
Yellow Ribbon Medal received by Chairman & CEO Hiroshi Ogawa
April 2016
(Then) Chairman & CEO Hiroshi Ogawa awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays
Awarded for his contributing to the development of Japan's fluid control valve industry etc. due to his efforts in developing electronic flow control systems and Integrated Gas System for semiconductor control.
Order of the Rising Sun received by Chairman & CEO Hiroshi Ogawa

USA

1984
The Vaaler Award in u.s.

Japanese Government Ministries

Awarded by the Director General of the Science and Technology Agency

October 1981
National Commendation for the Promotion of Science and Technology, 1st awards ceremony
Received by Chairperson Toshi Kojima (now deceased) for her many years of contribution to society through corporate achievements.
April 1983
Commendation for Achievements in Research, 9th awards ceremony
Received by Yoshiteru Sonoda at the Technical Development Center for his research into the ceramic flow-control valve.
April 1986
Commendation for Originality and Creativity, 27th awards ceremony
Received by Atsuo Hashimoto from the Production Division for his improvement on the process operations of cryogenic flow-control equipment.
April 1987
Commendation for the Promotion of Science and Technology, 7th awards ceremony
Received by then-Representive Director and Vice President Hiroshi Ogawa for his contributions to the development of electronic flow-control system equipment.
April 1990
Commendation for the Promotion of Science and Technology, 10th awards ceremony
Received by Former President Shuhei Ogawa (deceased) for his contributions to the development of small instrumentation valves for nuclear power plants.
April 2000
Commendation for Originality and Creativity, 41st awards ceremony
Received by Takashi Onishi at the Osaka Plant for his improvements to the L-type joint process jig.

Minister of International Trade and Industry (current Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry) Awards

October 1986
Award for Manufaturing Facility High-pressure Gas Excellence
Received by then-President Shuhei Ogawa (now deceased) for his many years of contribution to the prevention of high pressure gas disasters.
October 1991
Award for Manufacturing Facility High-pressure Gas Safety Excellence
Osaka plant recognized as a manufacturing facility with excellent high pressure gas safety.

Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award

October 2005
Award for Distinguished Individual Contribution to High-pressure Gas Society
Then-President Hiroshi Ogawa recognized for his distinguished contribution in the area of high- pressure gas safety.
October 2011
Award for Manufacturing Supervision Excellence in High -pressure Gas Society
Susumu Mikami of the Osaka Plant

Prime Minister's Award

August 2005
The 1st Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Awards: Excellence Prize
Awarded to 9 developers for "the stable integrated ultra-pure gas supply system for semiconductor manufacturing IGS."
The 1st Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Awards: Excellence Award
September 2013
The 5th Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Awards: Overseas deployment section, Award of Excellence
Awarded to 4 employees of Fujikin Vietnam for "the production of high cleanliness Clean Valves in Vietnam realizing both quality and cost performance."
The 5th Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Awards: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Excellence Award for the overseas deployment division
January 2018
The 7th Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Awards: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Awarded to 7 developers for the "Fujikin Advanced Liquid Vaporizing System for the semiconductor process, FALVS®."
7th Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Award

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Award

April 2006
Named by Minister of Economy Trade and Industry as one of 300 Vigorous Monodzukuri Small and Medium-sized Enterprises that Support the Japan of Tomorrow
February 2014
IT Management Award
March 2014
Selected as a GLOBAL NICHE TOP COMPANY.
GLOBAL NICHE TOP 100
December 2017
Selected as a "Regional future leading companies"

Minister for Small and Medium Companies Ministerial Award

January 1996
Commendation for Union Services (All Japan Fuji Metal Communities Organization)
Received for successful management of small and medium companies.

Awarded by the Director General of Patents

January 1996
Commendation for Union Services (All Japan Fuji Metal Communities Organization)
For effective utilization of patent rights

Private Organizations

Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun

1982
24th Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Judai New Product Award
Phoenix Ceramic Ball Valve awarded the 24th Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Judai New Product Award.
2004
1st Monodzukuri Grand Award for Parts: Parts Award
Awarded for the UPG® High Performance Ultra Small Metal Gasket Fitting.
2005
2nd Monodzukuri Grand Award for Parts: Incentive Award
Awarded for the ECV® Electric Compact Direct Diaphragm Valve.
2006
3rd Monodzukuri Grand Award for Parts: Machinery Award
Awarded for the Pretronic® SR100E Electronic Valves.
2007
4th Monodzukuri Grand Award for Parts: Incentive Award
Awarded for the FCS® Pressure Series Flow Control System.
2011
6th Monodzukuri Associate Grand Award: Special Award
Awarded for the "Development of small vaporization supply unit to enable high-quality semiconductor manufacturing."

Monodzukuri, Nippon/Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun

2008
5th Cho Monodzukuri Award for Parts: Parts Related to the Environment Award
Awarded for the High-Pressure Hydrogen Tank with Safety Isolation and the Control Valves for Fuel-Cell Vehicles.
2009
6th Cho Monodzukuri Award for Parts: Machinery Award
Awarded for the Gas-operated high endurance direct diaphragm valves.
2010
7th Cho Monodzukuri Award for Parts: Machinery Award
Awarded for the Pressure Controlled Gas Flow Controller with the High Temperature Capability of 250 ℃.

Monodzukuri, Nippon Conference/Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun

2011
8th Cho Monodzukuri Award for Parts: Incentive Award
Awarded for the Soft Diaphragm Valve for Sanitary High-performance.
2012
9th Cho Monodzukuri Award for Parts: Machinery Award
Awarded for the Stick IGS.
2013
10th Cho Monodzukuri Award for Parts: Electricity Electron Section Award
Awarded for the Flow Ratio Controller.
2014
11th Cho Monodzukuri Award for Parts: Incentive Award
Awarded for the EECV (Electrically controlled ultra-fast response valves with electric double-layer capacitor).
2015
12th Cho Monodzukuri Award for Parts: Incentive Award
Awarded for the FALVS® Liquid Material Vaporization Supply System.
2016
13th Cho Monodzukuri Award for Parts: Machinery Award
Awarded for the Ultra Compact IGS (ultra compact integrated gas supply system).
2017
14th Cho Monodzukuri Award for Parts: Machinery Award
Awarded for the "Metal Gasket Fittings for Ultra High Pressure Hydrogen Piping"
2018
15th Cho Monodzukuri Grand Award for Parts: Electric/Electronic Parts Award
Awarded for the "Diaphragm Valves for Next Gen Semiconductor Process."

Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation / Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun

1983
Received by Yoshiteru Sonoda of the Research & Development Center
Awarded the 8th Invention Grand Prize for the Phoenix Ceramic Ball Valves.
2017
43rd Invention Award: Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Award
Awarded the 43rd Invention Award: Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Award for the "Direct touch metal diaphragm valves."

The Resona Foundation For Small And Medium Enterprise Promotion / Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun

1990
3rd Small and Medium Enterprise Excellent New Technology / New Product Award: Incentive Award
The "attitude control satellite propellant supply device" was awarded the 3rd Small and Medium Enterprise Excellent New Technology / New Product award.

Japan Chemical Industry Association

1983
Chemical Plant Show Excellent Product Award
Awarded for the Phoenix Ceramic Ball Valves.
2007
Particle / Liquid Process Technical Section Award
Awarded for the "Development of the new static fluid mixer and distribution machines."
2008
Technical Award
Awarded for the "Development of the static fluid mixer and distribution machines, Kongokun and Bunsankun."

Osaka University Graduate School of Engineering

2001
Engineering Education Award
Awarded for the contribution of implementing innovative engineering practices.

Nihon Kogyo Shimbun

2004
5th IT Management Awards: Nihon Kogyo Shimbun Award
Awarded for Fujikin Soft's contributions to the improvement of business through IT.

Japan Society for the Promotion of Machine Industry

2007
New Device Development Award
Awarded for the development of the Integrated Gas Supply System (IGS) for semiconductor manufacturing

The Japan Machinery Federation

2009
Chairman's Award Commendation for excellent energy device
Commended for the Kongokun and Bunsankun Multi-Orifice Modular Element High Efficiency Continuous Mixers.

The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers

2009
Excellent Product Award
Awarded for the static fluid mixer and distribution machines, Kongokun and Bunsankun.

Japan New Business Conferences

2006
1st Japan New Business Creation Award: Special Award

The Materials Process Technology Center

2016
32nd Sokeizai Industry Technology Awards, Small and Medium Enterprise Agency Director's Award

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry: Grants, Subsidies and Achievements

1965
Grant for patent application of an outstanding invention for the development of the long life QS valve (with patents granted in seven countries)
1972
Grants for research and development in automation of production facilities
1973
Grant for technological improvement costs
19741975
Grants awarded for international patent applications, research and development of new technologies and products
197919891993
Grants from Osaka awarded for new product development and research expenses
19811982
Grants awarded for research and development of important national technologies
198519881989
The Japan Small and Medium Enterprise Agency grant for improvement of technologies
1992
Kansai Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry grant for improvement of technologies
1992
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry subisdy for the development project of unifying information
1995
The Japan Small and Medium Enterprise Agency grant for expanding into new fields
19961997
Osaka Federation of Small and Medium Enterprises for collaborative research project on practical technology
1998
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) for the public appeal of new production industry
1998
Japan Science and Technology Agency training project for original research results
199819992000
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) research and development project for the Japan Consortium for Area Studies
1999
Osaka Federation of Small and Medium Enterprises grant for expanding into new fields
19992000
Research item "Optimum control using a fuzzy control system"
19992000
Research and development project for the acceleration of technological innovation in response to new technology issues
2001
Japan Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises research investigation project for new technologies F/S (Outsource Project)
20022003
Japan Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises research investigation project for new technologies R&D (Outsource Project)
2003
Commissioning duties related to basic technological development for the safe use of hydrogen, etc.
2003
Consortium Project to reinforce strategic and basic technologies
2004
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry's Research into an"Experimental study on development of low-energy consumption"
2005
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry's Research and development project for a regional regeneration consortium
2009
Grant (as part of assistance for development trials, etc.) to support the development of manufacturing
2010
Development assistance for development costs for practical application of innovations and for the application of industrial technologies
201120152016
Assistance to create high levels of strategic and basic technologies
201120122013
Active Osaka Promotion Fund grant for important project (Development assistance on projects such as hydrogen infrastructure)
2013
Assistance for the practical application in venture enterprises
20132014
Small to medium manufacturing enterprise subsidy support for prototype development
2014
Assistance for the practical application of venture companies
2014
Grant as part of assistance for trial development to support the Small and Medium Enterprise Agency, Small companies manufacturing
2015
Manufacturing, commercial and service innovation subsidy
2016
Manufacturing, commercial and service new development assistance subsidy