Company History

August, 1960
Established in Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan (Capital: ¥100,000,000).
October, 1961
Opened a factory in Oiso Town, Kanagawa Prefecture (present Oiso Factory).
Started manufacturing closed-barrel solderless terminals.
March, 1963
Started manufacturing and delivering open-barrel chain terminals.
May, 1964
Started manufacturing connector contacts for vehicles.
February, 1967
February, 1967 Moved HQ to Oiso, and opened a branch in Osaka City, and sales offices in Tokyo, Nagoya City, and Kita-Kyushu City.
September, 1967
Opened a sales office in Hiroshima City.
August, 1971
Factory certified to affix a JIS Mark (non-insulated solderless terminals).
September, 1975
Registered closed-barrel terminals and connectors in UL list.
January, 1977
Started manufacturing micro-connectors for PC boards.
September, 1982
Registered closed-barrel terminals and connectors in CSA list.
October, 1983
Opened Odawara Factory in Odawara City, Kanagawa Prefecture.
April, 1985
Opened Hanaizumi Factory in Hanaizumi Town, Iwate Prefecture.
August, 1987
Opened Shipping Center in Hiratsuka City.
August, 1990
Moved, upgraded and expanded Osaka Branch to Suita City, Osaka.
February, 1991
Moved Shipping Center to Koma, Oiso Town (present Logistics Center).
April, 1992
Moved Nagoya Branch to Yashirodai, Meito-ku, Nagoya City.
November, 1992
Moved Sales Head office to Hiratsuka City.
March, 1995
Opened Beijing Office in Beijing, China.
May, 1995
Hanaizumi Factory was registered as compliant with ISO9002, a quality system.
September, 1995
Established NT Seimitsu Co., Ltd.
December, 1995
Established joint venture Beijing Nittan Electronics Co., Ltd. in Beijing, China.
December, 1995
Split Machine Business Department to establish Nittan Techno Co., Ltd.
July, 1996
Established Hong Kong Nittan Electronics, Limited. in Hong Kong.
December, 1996
Head office, Oiso Factory, and Odawara Factory were registered as compliant with ISO9001, a quality system.
April, 1998
Opened #2 Factory at Hanaizumi Factory
June, 1998
Closed Odawara Factory.
October, 1998
Hanaizumi Factory was registered as compliant with ISO14001, an environmental management system.
November, 1999
Registered as compliant with QS-9000, an quality management system for vehicles.
July, 2002
July, 2002 Hanaizumi Factory received Prime Minister Award for Promotion of Green Operations as a superior green factory.
October, 2002
Head office and Oiso Factory were registered as compliant with ISO14001, an quality management system.
December, 2005
QS-9000 was abolished and the company's registration on it was deleted along with it.
July, 2006
Nittan Techno Co., Ltd. and NT Seimitsu Co., Ltd. merged.
December, 2006
Expanded #2 Press Factory at Hanaizumi Factory for equipment enhancement.
May, 2007
Established joint venture Nittan Kenwa Electronic Technology (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. in Suzhou City, Jiangsu Province, China.
October, 2007
Moved Nagoya Branch to Yashirodai, Meito-ku, Nagoya City.
April, 2008
Closed Beijing Office in Beijing, China.
April, 2008
Changed name Tokyo Branch to Kanto Branch, and integrated Sales Section into Kanto Branch, moved it to Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama City.
August, 2008
Moved Sales Department to Head office.
April, 2009
April, 2009 Changed name Kyushu Sales Office to West Japan Sales Office, and integrated Hiroshima Sales Office into West Japan Sales Office. Moved it to Kokurakita-ku, Kita-Kyushu City.
November, 2010
Merged with Nittan Techno Co., Ltd.
March, 2011
Moved Kanto Branch to Azabudai, Minato-ku, Tokyo.
November, 2012
Kunshan Nittan Electronics Technology Co., Ltd. (wholly-owned) established.
November, 2015
HongKong Nittan Electronics Ltd - Bangkok Representative Office established.
February, 2017
a Clean Factory opened in Hanaizumi Factory.
May, 2017
Guangzhou Nittan Trading Co., Ltd., a joint venture established in Guangzhou, Guangdong, PRC.
August, 2017
Head Quarter relocated to Hiratsuka-shi, Kanagawa.

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