JCM has a storied history that spans decades and several continents. From a single operation in Osaka in 1955, the company has grown to an international leader, protecting and securing clients’ cash assets in every corner of the world.

  • 1955    Japan Cash Machine Inc., Ltd, founded in Japan
  • 1959    Japan Cash Machine begins manufacturing cash registers in Japan
  • 1974    JCM begins to manufacture and sell electronic cash registers
  • 1981    JCM begins to manufacture and sell Yen bill validators
  • 1986    JCM begins to manufacture and sell US dollar bill validators
  • 1987    JCM Gold HK is established in Hong Kong
  • 1988    JCM American begins operating in the United States
  • 1988    JCM builds token dispensers for use in pachinko parlors
  • 1988    JCM American releases world’s first side-mounted bill validators for gaming devices
  • 1990    JCM American partners with IGT to imbed bill validators in video lottery machines
  • 1993    JCM is listed on the new 2nd section of the Osaka Securities Exchange
  • 1998    JCM is certified to ISO 9001
  • 1998    World Bill Acceptor (WBA®) introduced
  • 1999    JCM and American Gaming Association hold first Golf Classic fundraiser for National Council for Responsible Gaming. To date, annual event has raised more than $600,000.
  • 1999    JCM opens German office in Dusseldorf
  • 2000    JCM is listed on the new 2nd section of the Tokyo Securities Exchange
  • 2001    JCM American forges relationship with US Dept. of Treasury and begins consulting on currency and anti-counterfeiting measures
  • 2003    Intelligent Cash Box (ICB®) introduced
  • 2003    Sentry® bezel introduced, receives patent
  • 2004    JCM is certified to ISO 14001
  • 2004    JCM is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Osaka Securities Exchange
  • 2004    UK office established
  • 2004    AD Series introduced, receives patent
  • 2005    Universal Bill Acceptor (UBA®) introduced, receives patent
  • 2006    Pub-7 introduced, receives patent
  • 2008    Vega™ bill validator introduced, receives patent
  • 2009    Acquired all shares Sammy Systems Co., Ltd (now JCM SYSTEMS CO., LTD) to put into our group companies.
  • 2009    JCM SYSTEMS CO., LTD merged with JCM TECHNOSUPPORT CO., LTD to complete integration of equipment business for amusement industry.
  • 2010    Started operations at JCM Higashi Nihonbashi Building purchased in Higashi-Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo as Tokyo Head Office of JCM and Head Office of JCM SYSTEMS CO., LTD.
  • 2010    Moved and integrated Sagamihara R&D laboratory into Tokyo Head Office.
  • 2010    Completed integration of domestic sales and R&D base by moving Kofu R&D laboratory to Tokyo Office.
  • 2010    Established JCM CHINA CO., LTD in Guangdong, China to support manufacture and sales of our products.
  • 2013    Split domestic sales department of JCM into JCM SYSTEMS CO., LTD and made JCM MEIHO CO., LTD a wholly-owned subsidiary of JCM SYSTEMS CO., LTD, by which the integration of domestic sales business is completed.
  • 2014    Acquired a membership interest of 100% of FutureLogic Group, LLC., which is holding company of manufacturers and distributors of printer unit for gaming market, to put them into our group companies.