Yamato origins go to 1920 when Kawanishi Machinery Co., Ltd. created a scale manufacturing division. This became the separate company, Yamato, in 1945. Since then Yamato has established itself as a global leader in the weighing equipment and systems industry. Yamato Scale produced Japan's first domestically made strain gauge load cell in 1953 and began manufacturing digital electronic scales in 1969. Yamato holds over 400 patents worldwide and is continuously developing new technologies to provide better solutions for customers.
Quality of products and services is essential to customer satisfaction. Yamato Scale was the first company in the scale industry to be recognized as a designated manufacturer under Japan's Measurement Law. Production facility in Akashi, Japan became ISO 9002 certified in 1994, and ISO 9001:2000 certified in 2002.
Yamato scale components are right in the middle range when you look at the entire product line and overall solution. The innovation and technology of Yamato is impressive. The company provides adequate product support for virtually any business whether you're weighing frozen produce or granulated products. The Yamato Scale lineup of food service scales is highly regarded in the industry with NSF and NTEP approvals throughout the product range.