VDW-Forschungsinstitut e.V. (UMATI C/O VDW): Takisawa Machine Tool Co.,Ltd. is now part of the umati community About Takisawa Machine Tool Co.,Ltd. Takisawa Machine Tool Co.,Ltd. was established in 1922 as a manufacturer of lathes, which are said to be the origin of machine tools. For nearly 100 years since its founding, TAKISAWA has continued to manufacture machinetools. In addition to our current main stay CNC lathes, Machining centers, and Conventional lathes, we also offer FA cells for automated production lines and FA systems. TAKISAWA’smachine tools are widely used in the automotive industry, general machinery, electrical machinery, precision machinery, and other manufacturing industries, as well as in government offices and schools.