|1910||Founded under the sole management of Hisashi Makita in Shioyamachi, Takamatsu City.|
|1915||5BHP water injection hot-bulb marine engine completed.|
|1927||15BHP solid (oil) injection 4-stroke diesel engine completed and exhibited at the Nagasaki Exposition where it won a prize.
|1937||The company moved to Fukuoka-cho, Takamatsu City, simultaneously with completion of the new machining, assembly and testing shops there.|
|1941||Makita Diesel Co., Ltd. established. Hisashi Makita became the first president of the corporation.|
Makita was authorized and certified as a factory in compliance with JIS by the Minister of Transport.
|1963||Noboru Makita became president.|
|1965||New foundry shop completed in Asahimachi and DSH647-2, 100BHP 4-stroke marine diesel engine completed.|
|1966||Plant approval granted under the Maritime Safety Law for the production of internal combustion engines.|
|1972||The head office moved to Asahimachi. The No. 2 machining shop expanded and the material warehouse was built.|
|1973||Technical assistance agreement entered into with Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.|
|1976||Mitsui-B&W 9K45GF 7,900 BHP 2-stroke marine diesel engine completed.|
|1981||Sub-licensed to manufacture and sell "Makita-Mitsui-B&W L35MC/MCE" by Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding with approval of B&W.|
|1982||The World's first Makita-Mitsui-B&W 6L35MC 4,080BHP 2-stroke crosshead marine diesel engine completed.|
|1987||Sub-licensed to manufacture and sell "Makita-Mitsui-B&W small-bore (500mm and below) engines" by Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding with approval of MAN B&W.|
|1988||Makita-Mitsui-MAN B&W 4S26MC 1,980 BHP 2-stroke super long stroke marine diesel engine completed.|
Minoru Makita became president.
|1993||Makita-Mitsui-Man B&W 5L35MC MK6 4,400BHP 2-stroke power-up type marine diesel engine completed.|
|1994||L30M 2,00BHP 4-stroke marine diesel engine, which ensured a clean and good on-board environment, completed.|
|1995||The cumulative production output of 4-stroke and 2-stroke marine diesel engines reached 4,000,000BHP.|
Test bed for large bore engines (S50MC) completed.
Test bed for large bore engines (S50MC) expanded.
|2006||Crankshaft shop expanded.|
|2007||No. 3 machining shop built.|
New welfare facilities built.
85kW solar panel installed.
Japan's first Makita-Mitsui-MAN B&W 6S46ME-B 2-stroke crosshead marine diesel engine completed.
|2014||The world's first Makita-Mitsui-MAN B&W 6S30ME-B 2-stroke crosshead marine diesel engine completed.|
|2016||Yu Makita became president.|