About Us


  • 2000s
  • 1990s
  • 1945 to 1980s
2000 March Release of BL-15, BL-25 and BL-35 New Bath Pump models.
November New Bath Pump model BL-15 wins award at 2000 Nara Good Design Exhibition.
2001 January Release of New Family Pump models SL-52 and SL-102.
March Release of O-Z models (simple seawater pumps in model O series of self-priming centrifugal pumps).
May Release of model EB-7 (large self-priming engine pump for emergency drainage).
November New Family Pump models SL-52 and SL-102 win top award in product category at 2001 Nara Good Design Exhibition.
2002 August Release of model PX-150 in SUBMERSIBLE PUMP “TECPON” SERIES.
November New Family Pump models SL-52 and SL-102 win honorable mention from Director of Small and Medium Enterprises Agency, presented at 2002 awards ceremony for Kinki region inventions held by Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation.
2003 September Terada Web Shop opens.
Release of model SSX-500 submersible slurry pump. 
2005 June Release of SMART WASHER part washing stand (eco-friendly product).
December Website upgraded.
2006 November ISO 14001 environmental management standard acquired.
2007 October Release of MP models with standardized outdoor motors.
November Release of CMP models with standardized outdoor motors.
Release of 0.75 and 1.5 kW VCD model vortex coolant pumps.
December Release of double mechanical pump models OW-4M and OW-6M for slurry water.
2008 July Release of model OHW slurry water double mechanical pumps with high pump heads.
August Release of trash-type self-priming TO models.
September Change in mounted engines as environmental measure for conforming with engine pump exhaust gas regulations.
October Release of model VCC direct-coupled vortex coolant pumps.
December Release of model AZ vacuum cleaners (solid separation/recovery units).
2009 March OW model series is completed (double mechanical pumps for slurry water).
December Development of DS1-80 floating oil recovery unit. Patent is acquired at same time.
2010 February Release of new S models with variable discharge direction (top or side).
1990 January Frosky (FX-5) hot tub unit for home use wins award at 1st Nara Good Design Exhibition.
April Three compact submersible pumps with major components made of rustproof stainless steel released simultaneously (models CSL, CSA and CSD).
June Five CX/CXA models completed (high-tech submersible pumps combining new materials and stainless steel). Released under the Super Tecpon brand.
October Company takes part in Nara Prefecture’s first 3-month incident-free production campaign from June to August. Receives award for achieving targeted incident-free production.
1991 February Release of CMP “SELPRATECPON” models (high-tech on-land pumps made mostly of new materials).
December Release of second model in Tecpon series of submersible pumps. Lightweight, friction-resistant model for slurry comes in two styles (Super Ace and “TECPON BULL”).
1992 April East Kanto Sales Office opens.
November “SELPRATECPON” wins award at 4th Nara Good Design Exhibition.
1993 November Family Pump models SL-51 and SL-101 win awards at 5th Nara Good Design Exhibition for the 5th year in a row.
December Terada Pump Manufacturing acquires and merges with Terada Pump, taking over its distribution rights.
1994 July New headquarters office building is completed.
October Event held to commemorate 50th anniversary of founding.
1995 March Kanagawa Office and Kyoto-Shiga Office open.
September Kobe Office opens.
1996 September Omiya Office opens.
1997 March Kanazawa Office opens.
June Capital is increased to 90 million yen. New plant is completed.
September Capital is increased to 180 million yen.
December Company acquires ISO 9001 quality assurance standard certification.
1998 February Third release in SUBMERSIBLE PUMP “TECPON” SERIES. Models PX (for sewage) and PG (for effluent) are designed primarily for ease of use.
March Capital is increased to 281.3 million yen. Kanagawa Office and Kobe Office are upgraded to Sales Offices.
November Release of CMF centrifugal pump models. Series of high-tech on-land pumps made mostly of new materials.
1999 March Omiya Office is upgraded to Sales Office. Kanazawa Office is moved and upgraded to Hokuriku Sales Office. Kyoto-Shiga Office is moved and upgraded to Shiga Sales Office. Company starts using ERP (enterprise resource planning) comprehensive business package.
May Completion of PXA, PGA (automatic), PXW and PGW (automatic alternating operation) models in Tecpon submersible series.
September Company website is created.
November Model O self-priming centrifugal pumps are released after standardization to highly durable mechanical drive. Release of model S-500L (Mr. Sokomizu) submersible pump for dead water.
1945 November Company is founded as Terada Seisakusho by Kiyosaku Terada in Jinraku area of Yamatotakada in Nara Prefecture, Japan.
1950 October Practical research on self-priming centrifugal pumps is completed. Production and sales start.
Terada Seisakusho KK is established at 3 Takada, Yamatotakada. Capital is 300,000 yen.
1953 December Capital is increased to 1 million yen.
1954 May Headquarters and plant are moved to 1130 Takada, Yamatotakada. Sales department is created and starts operations alongside casting plant.
Self-priming centrifugal pumps are registered under the trademark Selpra Pump.
1957 September Capital is increased to 3 million yen.
November Casting plant is established.
1958 November Osaka Sales Office and Tokyo Sales Office open.
1960 November Capital is increased to 6 million yen. Company moves to new location at 1142 Takada, Yamatotakada to enable casting plant expansion.
1962 April Completion and start of mass-production of standard self-priming centrifugal pump models (O models).
May Plant for Selpra Pump models (second plant) completed at 1044 Takada, Yamatotakada.
August Fukuoka Sales Office opens.
1963 June Capital is increased to 24 million yen.
1965 February Sales Offices open in Nagoya and Hiroshima. Successful development of self-priming pump with high pump head. Put into mass-production as Selpra Pair Pump models.
May Niigata Sales Office opens.
June Company changes name to Terada Pump Manufacturing.
1966 October Takamatsu Sales Office opens.
1967 June Casting department is spun off. New company is founded as Terada Pump Casting in Imago, Yamatokoriyama.
December Headquarters office, cafeteria and plant construction is completed at second plant.
1968 January Coinciding with change in display address, company moves to 3-17 Shinonome-cho, Yamatotakada with second plant as headquarters.
1969 July Shizuoka Sales Office opens.
1970 April Development of upright self-priming centrifugal pump. Sold as Selpra V models.
June Company is recognized with award from Minister of International Trade and Industry for contribution to exports in 1970.
1971 March Sales Department is spun off as Terada Pump KK with capital of 10 million yen. Headquarters is located at 2-1 Obasecho, Tennoji-ku, Osaka. Release of new S and SA submersible pump models.
June Release of stainless steel CO Selpra Pump models.
December North Kanto Sales Office opens in Kumagaya, Saitama.
1972 February Release of compact/lightweight model MPS motorized pumps for mobile applications.
April Osaka Sales Office is upgraded to Osaka Branch.
May Tokyo Sales Office is upgraded to Tokyo Branch.
1973 December Employee wellness center completed near headquarters. Three-story SRC structure.
1974 April Zenkoku Terada Kai organizations are created at the Sales Offices.
May Capital is increased to 36 million yen.
June Completion of automatic product warehouses with storage capacities of 810 and 1,200 pallets.
July Sales companies install and start using computers.
1975 July MP series of Selpra motorized pumps is completed.
November Release of compact submersible pumps for consumers (Suichu Ace models).
December Release of E-ON series (compact Selpra engine pumps).
1976 May Company enters hardware store segment with development of Family Pump series of compact models. Release of new home-use SAFTY SUBMERSIBLE PUMP “MAMI” with short-circuit detection outlets (Mami brand).
June Kagoshima Sales Office opens.
October Engine pump series augmented with the release of ERH high-pressure engine pumps.
1977 March Eight large pumps with diesel engines (model 250EP-10) are delivered to Nagoya Public Works Bureau as emergency drainage pumps for flood relief work.
April Company starts airing TV commercials to boost sales to hardware stores.
November Release of battery-only pump models MPS-12D/MPS-24D (Handy Pump models) and S-12D/S-24D (submersible pumps).
1978 January Release of new high-pressure Selpra Pump models (B models).
October Release of ejector pumps (MZ models) enabling transfer of solids without passage through pump.
1979 July Release of ultra-compact submersible pump (Mini Ace SP-40). Family Pump share grows.
November Company prepares for new era in pump segment by starting work on developing pumps for solar systems. Tackles products for diverse applications ranging from heated water to solar batteries.
December Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation recognizes the company’s track record of quality for delivered pumps. Eases inspection standards.
1981 April Completion of stainless steel submersible pump series (CS models) with outputs ranging from 250 to 750 W.
1982 December Home-use Family Pump series is expanded with release of 200/400 W electric sprayers (PP models) and engines (PE models).
1983 March Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation recognizes improvement in quality standard of delivered pumps. Eases acceptance inspections by only checking company’s inspection results.
April Solar Business Department is created. Starts complete lineup of business activities ranging from solar system sales to equipment installation work.
June Completion of 300 mm engine pump (model EP). One of largest self-priming pumps in world. Delivery of emergency drainage pumps for flood relief work in Saitama. Two pumps are delivered to Misato town hall, and two pumps to town of Yoshikawa-machi.
September Completion of high-efficiency, energy-saving self-priming and non-self-priming centrifugal pumps. Compliant with new JIS standard. Released for wide lineup of applications ranging from air-conditioning to use in sets.
1984 January New release of two major upgrades to mainstay Family Pump models: SL-100 (compact submersible pump) and EC-25 (compact engine pump).
May Staggered release of SP-10 and SP-20 Mami models designed to reduce submersible pump size and save water using DC current safe for home use.
September Models with accessories such as showers and hoses are released as Mami companion models. Change the brand name to “Bathpon”
1985 March Model E Selpra engine pumps and model B belt-driven pumps are given performance enhancements and established as agricultural products.
April Solar pump technology is used to release 5 to 100 W sealless pumps. Products for equipment embedding.
May Release of one-float-control submersible pump (SA-150C).
December Full model change of Handy Pump lineup. Release of economical 50/100 W types.
1986 July Company receives permission to manufacture medical equipment; release of Soleille ultrasonic home-use hot tub units.
1987 March New compact pump assembly plant created.
July Company receives Progress Award from Minister of Labour for National Safety Week.
1988 March New Health Devices Department created in Sales Division. Release of “FUROSUKI” (FX-1) home-use hot tub unit for use as medical equipment.
1989 October Release of “FUROSUKI” Super 5 home-use hot tub unit (medical equipment). “FUROSUKI” Super Twin also announced. Response to demand for simple jet baths.