|1910||Founded under the sole management of Hisashi Makita at Shioya-machi,Takamatsu City.|
|1915||5BHP water injection hot-bulb marine engine completed.|
|1927||15BHP airless fuel(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 took the first president post with the corporation.|
|1956||Makita was authorized and certified as a factory in compliance with JIS by Minister of Transport.
· DSS632-650 BHP 4-stroke marine diesel engine completed.
|1965||New foundry shop completed in Asahi-machi 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 Asahi-machi. No.2 machining shop expanded and the material warehouse newly built.|
|1973||Technical assistance agreement concluded with Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
Sales office was opened in Shimonoseki City.
|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||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 size (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.|
|1990||Minoru Makita took the president post.
The company was renamed to Makita Corporation from Makita Diesel Co., Ltd.
|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 ensures a clean and good on-board environment, completed.|
|1995||The cumulative production output of 4-stroke and 2-stroke marine diesel engines has reached 4,000,000BHP|
|2001||Test bed for large bore engines (S50MC) completed.
Makita-Mitsui-MAN B&W 6S50MC MK6 11,640BHP marine diesel engine completed.
|2004||Test bed for large bore engines (S50MC) increased.
The cumulative production output of 4-stroke and 2-stroke marine diesel engines has reached 6,000,000BHP
|2006||Crank shaft shop expanded.|
|2007||No.3 machining shop newly built.|
|2009||New welfare facilities built.
New machine shop built and put in to operation.
|2011||85kW solar panel established.
The cumulative production output of 4-stroke and 2-stroke marine diesel engines has reached 9,000,000BHP
|2013||The first 46ME-B engine in Japan completed.
The cumulative production output of 4-stroke and 2-stroke marine diesel engines has reached 10,000,000BHP