Take good care of customers
Put priority on engineering and quality
We will strive to fulfill demands of
customers and create
a new future with customers.
We aim to be a manufacturing service company
that provides the world's best customer satisfaction.
|1935||Founded company in Hyogo-ku, Kobe, Japan|
|1944||Founded company in Hyogo-ku, Kobe, Japan|
|1947||Started manufacturing ice pop molds|
|1950||Started manufacturing speakers with drawing process|
|1954||Started manufacturing aluminum cases for communication equipment|
|1957||Started manufacturing speakers for NHK monitors|
|1958||Reorganized to a limited company|
|1961||Started manufacturing electron guns|
|1963||Started manufacturing car stereo mechanisms
Developed deep drawing techniques for 0.6mm thickness
|1965||Reorganized to a stock company
Started assembly of kitchen scales
|1966||Started manufacturing CRT TV parts (metal shell method)|
|1970||Started manufacturing chassis for radio cassette recorders and videos|
|1980||Established Kobe Factory 1 in Nishi-ku, Kobe, Japan|
|1983||Started manufacturing video deck mechanisms
Established Kobe Factory 2
|1985||Celebrated the 50th anniversary of its founding|
|1987||Established a subsidiary in Thailand, "METCO"|
|1990||Established a subsidiary in the Philippines, "MAPLE"
Established a subsidiary in Singapore, "MAP"
|1993||Established a subsidiary in the Philippines, "MPT"
Started manufacturing FDD units.
|1995||Established a subsidiary in Thailand, "STC"
Established a subsidiary in Indonesia, "MEI"
|1996||Established a subsidiary in Malaysia, "MTM"|
|1998||Acquired ISO 9002 certification
Started manifacturing printer mechanisms
|1999||Started manufacturing MD deck mechanisms
Established a subsidiary in USA, "MUI"
|2000||Started manufacturing in-dash 6-CD changers|
|2001||Started manufacturing hermetic terminals|
|2002||Started manufacturing DVD deck mechanisms
Started manufacturing ultra-precise mechanisms for DVCAM
Started manufacturing bill cassettes for ATM
Started manufacturing thermal fuses
|2003||Acquired ISO 14001 certification
Started manufacturing PDP back covers
Started manufacturing LCD units (including painting, printing) for DVCAM
|2004||Transferred to ISO 9001|
|2005||Established a subsidiary in Czech Rep., "MME"
Celebrated 70th anniversary of its founding
Started manufacturing roaster units
Started manufacturing top frames in cooking heaters
|2007||Started manufacturing ETC parts|
|2009||Started plating business
Merged MAPLE and MPT
Started assembly of backlight units
|2010||Celebrated 75th anniversary of its founding
Started manufacturing escutcheons
|2011||Started manufacturing backlight units|
|2012||Started manufacturing key-less units
Started manufacturing ECU sheet metal parts
|2013||Started manufacturing automobile front panels|
|2015||Celebrated 80th anniversary of its founding|