Established on July 1 at 7, 2-chome, Kikusui Nishimachi, Sapporo, as a factory manufacturing fuses for field artillery ordered by the Osaka military depot.
Manufactures parts of flares, anti-aircraft shells and aircraft engines.
Affiliated with Ishikawajima Shibaura Machinery Co., Ltd. to become its agent in Hokkaido for garden tractors, Shibaura air-cooled engines, Shibaura fire pumps and other products while repairing spinning machines of Teikoku Seima Sapporo Factory. Converts its business to design and production of auxiliary agricultural machinery and production of pick steel, air valves and water valves for coal mines.
Establishes Elm Seiki Co., Ltd. as the company's sales and service section. Extends the canning section and places emphasis on machine production for mines and government offices. Becomes the auditor of the Hokkaido Machine Industry Association at the time of its establishment in February.