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In the century and more since its founding in 1888
the SHI Group has developed and refined manufacturing technology
that helps sustain every major field of industry.
In scope it ranges from nanotechnology to enormous steel structures.
The topics presented below provide a hint of the manufacturing excellence
of the SHI Group, which makes dreams come true with innovative ideas
and links people and society with the future.
Automated storage system with unrestricted movement, for transforming the future of the logistics industrySumitomo Heavy Industries Material Handling Systems has developed Magic Rack, an automated storage system that uses two types of guided units to transport items. The system automates warehouse operations that previously required manual operations, resolving issues related to labor shortages and providing an innovate approach to work methods.
Treating Cancer through the Use of Neutrons - A Compact Accelerator Opens the Door to Widespread Use -SHI has developed a compact neutron generator that incorporates an accelerator into its overall system. This development is anticipated to revolutionize radiation therapies that utilize neutrons.
Persistent Determination to Reduce Defects, Losses and Faults to ZeroThe use of injection molding machines is a common molding method for forming plastic products. Fully motorized injection molding machines from the SHI Group have attained top class achievements around the world.
The Steam Turbine - Protecting the Environment and Advancing SocietyThe history of steam is said to pre-date Christ, and today the steam turbine has become a common, essential piece of equipment in many electricity generating facilities. Even then, technological innovation to make steam turbines more efficient, more reliable and lower in cost is continuing to take place.
Cyclo® Drives Continue to EvolveSince their creation more than 70 years ago, the Cyclo® series of reduction gears has been a core technology of the SHI Group. They have maintained an unwavering presence, and new markets continue to open up.
Dramatically Changing Quayside Cargo HandlingAs a pioneer in the field of continuous unloaders, the SHI Group is constantly at the forefront of manufacturing excellence.
Exploring the Mysteries of SpaceSpace is enveloped in countess mysteries. The space probe Hayabusa, developed to explore these mysteries, incorporates technology from the SHI Group.
Cures without Surgery: Advanced Cancer TreatmentProton beam therapy is the focus of considerable attention as a more gentle treatment method. The SHI Group is a leader in this field, pushing ahead with the development of technology in close collaboration with customers.