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History

Globalization

Year History Major Events

1999

Mar

Saitama Production Plant opens in Irima

Oct

Hideo Kawano is named chairman of the board of directors

Hiraaki Otsuka is named the third company president

Nov

We acquire ISO9001 quality assurance certification

1999年

2000

Mar

Our No. 2 factory is added

Oct

Merger in Kobe-City creates the new company "Vanguard Japan"

We begin producing 65T Series Shield Foam

We begin producing Dispensing Gasket

2000年

2001

 

We begin production of DF707 Series Conductive Film Tape

We begin shipping UltraVanshield manufacured in Japan

We begin production of Dart Type CGC

September 2001
Terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center Towers in NYC

2002

Jul

Merger in Hong Kong creates the new company "KOHYEI-ZIPPER HONG KONG LTD."

We celebrate our 30th Our company sees its first anniversary

2003

May

Merger in Korea creates the new company "JOINSET CO., LTD

Production at KOHYEI-ZIPPER HONG KONG LTD. steps up

2004

Jan

We relocate our Saitama factory to Fujimi-City

We begin producing the 65TSV Series Shield Foam

2004年

December 2004
The Nintendo DS goes on sale

2006

Jan

We acquire ISO9001 environmental management certification

2006
Kobe Airport opens

2007

Mar

We are recognized as one of the "Outstanding Technologies from Kobe"

2008

 

We begin production of the Shield Foam 62T Series

We begin production of the Shield Window Foam

September 2008
Lehman Brothers Fails

2009

Sep

Hiraaki Otsuka is named senior advisor to the board of directors

Yoshihiko Tsuchihashi is named the fourth company president

2013

Oct

Yoshihiko Tsuchihashi is named chairman of the board of directors

Mitsuru Kurata is named the fifth company president