1920 The Weighing Machine Division of Kawanishi Kikai K.K. is founded.
1945 The Weighing Division of Kawanishi Kikai K.K. is reorganized as YAMATO SCALE Ltd.
1953 The first domestically made strain gauge load cells and Japan’s first electronic crane scale are produced.
1979 Dataweigh ® ADW-110, the first multihead weigher with load cells, is developed.
1980 The Datacell ® and its load cells are developed and approved by the P.T.B. in Germany.
The multihead weighers ADW-110, ADW-120, MDW-210, and SDW-220 are introduced.
1981 Yamato is granted the patents for Double Shift and Memory Bucket technology.
1985 Kumyong Yamato Scale Co., Ltd. is founded in Seoul, Korea
1986 Yamato Scale GmbH is founded in Düsseldorf, Germany.
The multihead weigher Series RA is launched.
1988 The multihead weigher Series RB is launched.
1990 Shanghai Yamato Scale Co., Ltd. is founded in Shanghai, China.
1992 Bejing Schouchang Yamato Electric Scale Co., Ltd. is founded in Peking, China.
1993 Yamato Corporation is founded in the US.
The multihead weigher Series Sigma with its Super Command Console is launched.
1994 Yamato Scale Dataweigh UK, Ltd. is founded in Leeds, UK.
1996 The introduction of the model ADW-510A marks the launch of the Basic Line multihead weigher Series Alpha.
Yamato is granted the patent for Digital Filter.
1998 Yamato Corporation Dataweigh Division is founded in the US.
1999 The Advanced Interactive Command Console is released.
2000 Yamato Scale France is founded.
The multihead weigher Series Sigma Plus is released.
2002 The multihead weigher Series Sigma Compact and Alpha Plus are introduced.
2003 The AICC-SE Console is released.
2004 The digital load cell is released.
2005 The technologically revolutionary concept of the Sigma-F1-Frontier is introduced.
2006 The multihead weigher Series Sigma-F1-Frontier is launched.
The Russian subsidiary is established in Moscow.
2008 A Yamato subsidiary is established in India.
2010 Yamato Scale GmbH is certified according to the DIN EN ISO 9001:2008.
Yamato Scale Benelux is founded.
The multihead weigher Series Dataweigh Omega is introduced.
2012 The Dynamic Tire Balancer DB-DHS1 with a capacity of 14 seconds per cycle is released.
2013 The West Coast Office of Yamato Corporation is founded in the U.S.A.
2014 Yamato Scale de México, S. de R.L. de C.V. is founded.
2015 The office for south-west Germany is founded in Krauchenwies, Germany.
Yamato Scale Thailand, Co., Ltd. is founded.
Introduction of the new Checkweigher I-Series + metal detector.
2016 The office for northern Germany is founded in Hamburg, Germany.
Yamato Scale Italy is founded.
The multihead weigher Series Alpha Advance is launched.
Introduction of the Checkweigher J-series.