History

History

July1948 Shigeru Kawasaki, father to the current president (Minoru Kawasaki), and his brother Tamizo Kawasaki founded Nihon Genma Gokin Kogyosho at Kikko, Fukushima-ku, Osaka.
Dec.1951 The company was incorporated, renamed from Nihon Genma Gokin Kogyosho to Nihon Genma Gokin Kogyo Co., Ltd., and moved from Kikko to Nakae, Fukushima-ku, Osaka.
Nov.1960 Moved the head office/factory to Obiraki, Fukushima-ku, Osaka.
Apr.1962 Started QC-circle activities.
June1966 Qualified as a factory approved to display the JIS Mark.
Dec.1966 Opened Konohana branch factory in Nishino Kaminocho, Konohana-ku, Osaka.
Jan.1967 Started an Improvement Suggestion System.
June1969 Moved the head office/factory and branch factory to Mitsuya, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka.
The company name was changed to Nihon Genma Mfg. Co., Ltd.
Oct.1970 Opened Tokyo Branch at Mita, Minato, Tokyo.
Nov.1971 Started technical cooperation with overseas businesses and plant exports.
July1972 Moved Tokyo Branch to Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo.
Oct.1978 Osaka Small and Medium Business Investment & Consultation Co., Ltd. invested capital.
Mar.1981 Moved the Tokyo Branch to Higashi-gotanda, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo.
Dec.1981 Reconstructed the solder factories and technology division buildings.
May1984 Extended the powder solder factories.
May1985 Extended and reconstructed the solder factories.
May1986 Reconstructed the welfare buildings.
Mar.1989 Established a joint corporation at Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.
Nov.1991 Completed and moved the head office.
Jan.1992 Technology ties were established with Billiton Witmetaal B.T. in Holland.
Dec.1994 Established a joint corporation in Hong-Kong, China.
May2000 Established a fully owned subsidiary company in Taiwan.
Sep.2000 Acquired ISO 9001 certification.
May2001 Moved Tokyo branch to Iwamoto-cho, Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo.
Mar.2002 Acquired ISO 14001 certification.(Head office/factory)
Feb.2003 Technology ties with ULTRACORE CO.,LTD. for solder paste in Thailand.
June2006 Established a joint venture in Korea.
Feb.2011 Launch Integrated Management System.
Dec.2014 Started Tin Zinc Wire new factory operation.
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