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Corporate History of Dairei Company Ltd.
May 1980 Dairei Co., Ltd. is incorporated with capital of ¥ 5,000,000
October 1981 Production and sales of tuna freezers begin.
April 1982 The President of Dairei tours Europe to study freezer technologies for use in the development of new products.
September 1984 Dairei products are shown at the Boston Fish Expo (U.S.A.)
March 1985 Two energy-saving Super-Freezers (with 90mm insulation) go on sale.
March 1986 Dairei's President and development team tour Europe to study freezer technologies for use in the development of new products.
December 1986
Partial Freezer (±0.5°C, 90% humidity) go on sale. Staff visit California to study food distribution.
Production operations are relocated to Yashio City, Saitama Prefecture to allow increased production as the Companyユs operations expand.
April 1988
Sales of a -33°C high-tech freezer begin.
May 1990 New fish box (developed for the recreational fishing industry) goes on sale.
January 1991 A U.S. patent is obtained for a brine freezer.
October 1991 The President undertakes a product development tour of Europe, including Germany, Switzerland and Denmark,.
May 1992
A prefabricated cryogenic freezer (-50°C) is developed and brought to market.
April 1993 Dairei develops the EP-53, which uses neither CFCs nor HCFCs.
May 1993 The GF type (-60°C) is developed and brought to market.
October 1993 A Taiwanese patent is granted for the mixed refrigerant EP-53.
October 1993 Dairei exhibits products at the International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Exhibition (IKK) in Essen, Germany.
May 1994 A -25°C frozen food showcase is developed and brought to market.
May 1994 The ND Freezer Product Management Center is established in Yashio City, Saitama Prefecture to accommodate expanding business operations.
March 1995 Dairei exhibits products at the China '95 International Freezer, Air Conditioner and Frozen Processing Equipment Fair in Guangzhou.
April 1995 Dairei products are shown at the Seoul Food '95 Exhibition in South Korea.
May 1995 A European patent (PTC) is granted for the mixed refrigerant EP-53.
April 1997 Capital is increased to ¥ 28,000,000.
May 1997 Dairei products are shown at the Seoul Food '97 Exhibition in South Korea.
May 1997 A South Korean patent is granted for the mixed refrigerant EP-53.
May 1997 A prefabricated static cryogenic freezer (-60°C) goes on sale.
June 1997 A super-powerful compact freezer, VT-78 (-80°C) goes on sale.
October 1998 A new refrigerant, EP-88, is developed (Patented in Japan , U.S. , China and Taiwan).
February 2003
A new refrigerant, EP-66, is developed (P.P.)
October 2004 A cryogenic gourmet showcase (-50°C) goes on sale.
November 2004 Upright Fan-Free Freezer (-60°C) goes on sale.
December 2005 The former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad visits Dairei.
November 2007

Yoshiaki Kurita is appointed as company President.
Susumu Kurita becomes company Chairman.

Dairei Co. Ltd. uses advanced cryogenic preservation technology used in the pelagic (ocean) fishing industry and manufactures inexpensive, low temperature, -50°C and -60°C freezers.