|2020||Armsel (India) changed its name to Kito India.
Acquire all the shares of Van Leusden in the Netherlands.
|2018||Launch Kito PRO Light Crane System, with product lines of aluminum-rail and steel-rail.
Acquire all the shares of Erikkila in Finland.
|2017||Launch Kito Lifting Point, rotating metal link attached to heavy loads.|
|2016||Dissolve Business and Capital Alliance with Konecranes Plc of Finland.
Acquire all the shares of PWB Anchor in Australia.
Launch RY Series of Wire-rope Hoist.
Establish Kito Chain Italia in Italy.
|2014||Acquire all the shares of Peerless Industrial Group in the US.|
|2012||Establish Kito Taiwan.|
|2011||Kito Indonesia in Indonesia.
Launch EQ Series Electric Chain Hoist.
Establish Kito do Brasil in Brazil.
The Carlyle Group sells its entire holding of KITO shares.
|2010||Sign Business and Capital Alliance agreement with Konecranes of Finland.
Acquire all the shares of Armsel in India.
|2008||Establish Kito Korea in Korea.
Good Design Award 2008 awarded to KITO CX series of hand chain hoist.
Complete new factory of Siam Kito in Thailand.
|2007||Stock Listed in the 1st section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Develop ER2 Series Electric Chain Hoist.
|2006||Establish Kito Europe in Germany.
Develop CX Series Manual Chain Hoist.
|2005||Complete new factory of Jiangyin Kito Crane in China.|
|2004||Spin-off the logistics system division to Daifuku Co.,Ltd.
Establish Kito Hoists & Cranes (Shanghai) in China.
|2003||Develop LX Series Lever Hoist, awarded Gold Prize Good Design.
Accept capital participation from The Carlyle Group.
|2001||Acquire ISO 14001 international standard certification.|
|1998||Develop ER Series,Electric Chain Hoist.
Acquire ISO 9001 international standard certification.
|1997||Establish Siam Kito in Thailand.|
|1996||Establish Kito Philippines.|
|1995||Establish Jiangyin Kito Crane in China.|
|1993||Establish Kito Canada in Canada.|
|1990||Establish Harrington Hoists in the U.S.|
|1983||Move Head Office & Factory from Kawasaki to Showa-cho, Yamanashi.|
|1980||Develop chain sling 100, using the world's strongest 1000N/mm² chain.|
|1970||Change corporate name to Kito Corporation.|
|1963||Develop the Double-end Driven Simplified Crane.|
|1959||Develop KITO MIGHTY, the first ever hand chain hoist with hardened chains.|
|1958||Develop 57 Series Electric Chain Hoist.|
|1947||Develop Lever Hoist, the first device of its kind in Japan.|
|1945||Move Head Office & Factory to Nakanoshima, Kawasaki.|
|1932||Establish The Kito Manufacturing Company in Omori, Tokyo.|