History, Company Principle, Management Policies

Company Principle

Take good care of customers

Put priority on engineering and quality

Value employees

Management Policies

We will strive to fulfill demands of

customers and create

a new future with customers.

Vision

We aim to be a manufacturing service company

that provides the world's best customer satisfaction.

History

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