History

Since 1948, AMADA WELD TECH has worked to achieve one goal: to solve our customer's manufacturing challenges. Knowing there is no one solution that fits all, we strive to provide our customers with innovative and reliable manufacturing technology solutions so that we may be their single source provider.
Ground Breaking Ceremony - Monrovia, 1951
1948Unitek Corporation founded in Pasadena, CA to manufacture orthodontic appliances
1950Weldmatic Division organized; produced a complete line of electronically operated resistance welders for missile, aircraft, electronics, and metal working industries
1965Moved into current Headquarters location in Monrovia, CA
1971Unitek Equipment Division established
1978Unitek Corporation acquired by Bristol Myers Squibb. Development and patent of force ring systems critical to small parts welding
1987Unitek Corporation acquired by 3M
1988Divested from 3M as Unitek Equipment Division of KVA Holdings Corp
1991Name changed to Unitek Equipment Inc
1994Acquired by Miyachi Technos and reorganized as Unitek Miyachi Corporation with merger of Miyachi America Company
1995Acquired Weld-Equip companies in Holland, Germany and France, and Miyachi Technos Europe in Germany
1995 Received ISO 9001 Certification
2000Acquired Peco Welding Systems, GmbH
2001Acquired Benchmark™ International, Inc
2005Renamed Miyachi Unitek Corporation, consolidated Benchmark™ International to California
2008 Reorganized European companies into single entity: Miyachi Europe Corporation
2010Opened applications lab in Detroit, MI
2011Opened sales office and applications lab in Brazil
2013Miyachi Corporation acquired by AMADA CO., LTD
2014Renamed Miyachi America Corporation
2015Reorganized as AMADA MIYACHI AMERICA, INC
2020Renamed AMADA WELD TECH INC.