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Jul. 1926 Foundation
2013
May. 2013 Acquired equities of Valeo's Access Mechanisms Business.
2012-2010
Dec. 2012 Started operation of new plant (Hiroshima Kure).
Nov. 2012 Signed for the acquisition of Valeo's Access Mechanisms Business.
Oct. 2012 The unveiling ceremony of the statues of U-shin founder, Zenkichi Tanabe, and successor, Koji Tanabe.
Jan. 2012 Established U-SHIN AUTOPARTS MEXICO,S.A. DE C.V.
Nov. 2011 Opened India R&D Center.
Nov. 2011 Completed expansion work of U-SHIN(THAILAND)CO.,LTD.(New Plant)
Aug. 2011 Established U-SHIN INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED
Feb. 2011 Acquire Industrial site in Kure-shi Hiroshima
Apr. 2010 Opened Europe R&D Center, North America R&D Center, China R&D Center
2009-2000
Aug. 2009 Launched new brand "Re-bornâ…ˇ", Electric lock of remote control type that can be replaced with originally equipped manual lock.
Mar. 2009 Moved U-SHIN DEUTSCHLAND GMBH to Munich
Feb. 2009 Established U-SHIN AMERICA INC.
Jun. 2008 U-SHIN HIROSHIMA LTD., U-SHIN TOKYO LTD., U-SHIN COMPUTER SERVICE LTD., and U-SHIN ENGINEERING LTD. are merged with U-SHIN LTD.
Jun. 2007 Acquire Hachihonmatsu plant in Hiroshima
Mar. 2007 Obtained ISO140001 certification (U-Shin Thailand Co., Ltd.)
Jan. 2007 Obtained ISO/TS16949 certification (Yuhshin U.S.A. Ltd.{Ortech}.)
Nov. 2006 Obtained ISO/TS16949 certification (U-Shin Manufacturing Zhongshan Co., Ltd)
May. 2006 Obtained ISO/TS16949 certification (Ortech Malaysia SDN.BHD.)
Apr. 2006 Obtained ISO/TS16949 certification (U-Shin Thailand Co., Ltd.)
Apr. 2006 Increased its capital to \12,016,435,425.
Dec. 2005 U-Shin Tokyo merged with U-Shin Ibaraki.
Oct. 2005 Obtained ISO 14001 certification(U-Shin Manufacturing Zhongshan Co., Ltd)
Apr. 2005 Established U-SHIN(HONG KONG) CO., LTD. in China.
Jan. 2005 Completed expansion work of U-SHIN MANUFACTURING (ZHONGSHAN) CO., LTD. in China.
Dec. 2004 Established U-SHIN MANUFACTURING (SUZHOU) CO., LTD. in China.
Nov. 2004 Changed company name from ORTECH EUROPE KFT to U-SHIN EUROPE LTD.
Oct. 2004 ExpandedORTECH EUROPE (Hungary) plant building.
Aug. 2004 U-SHIN MANUFACTURING (Zhongshan) CO., LTD., China has obtained ISO 9001 and QS 9000 certification.
Oct. 2003 Changed location of Head Office to the present address (1-1-30 Shiba-daimon, Minato-ku, Tokyo).
Jun. 2003 Established U-SHIN DEUTSCHLAND GMBH
May. 2003 Established U-SHIN INTERNATIONAL TRADING (SHANGHAI) LTD.
Jan. 2003 Started operation of U-Shin Manufacturing (Zhongshan) Co., Ltd. plant.
Dec. 2002 Obtained QS 9000/ISO 9001 certification(U-Shin Ibaraki)
Dec. 2002 Obtained QS 9000 certification (U-Shin Tokyo).
Dec. 2002 Formed the business tie-up and invested in ANSEI CORPORATION.
Dec. 2002 Showa Ltd. and the house equipment section (building•house business headquarters)integrated their operations and changed company name to U-Shin Showa Ltd. .
Nov. 2002 Launched new brand "ONE-TOUCH", Cam sending unlocking prevention ring.
Jun. 2002 Opened U-Shin Manufacturing (Zhongshan) Co., Ltd. Shanghai Office.
May. 2002 Obtained QS 9000 and ISO 9001:2000 certification (ORTECH EUROPE, Hungary).
Apr. 2002 Established U-Shin Manufacturing (Zhongshan) Co., Ltd. in China.
Oct. 2001 Started operation of ORTECH EUROPE(Hungary) plant.
Apr. 2001 Obtained ISO 9002 certification (U-Shin Ibaraki).
Mar. 2001 Started operation of U-Shin Thailand plant.
Dec. 2000 Established ORTECH EUROPE KFT. in Hungary.
Dec. 2000 Launched new brand "Mr. Homes", anti-picking house key cylinder.
Nov. 2000 Obtained ISO 9001 certification (TOKYO SOKUTEIKIZAI LTD.).
Jul. 2000 Established U-Shin (Thailand) Co., Ltd. in Thailand.
Jun. 2000 Obtained ISO140001 certification (U-Shin Hiroshima)
Jan. 2000 Obtained ISO 9001 certification (U-Shin Tokyo).
1999-1990
Dec. 1999 Obtained ISO 9002 certification (YAMATO SEIKO LTD.).
Nov. 1999 Obtained ISO 9001 certification (SHOWA LTD.).
Oct. 1999 Obtained QS 9000 certification (U-Shin Hiroshima).
Oct. 1999 Launched Dusseldorf Office in Germany.
Jun. 1999 Introduced performance-based salary system.
Established U-Shin Computer Service LTD.
Established U-Shin Engineering LTD.
Oct. 1998 Increased its capital to ¥8,000,887,319.
Oct. 1998 Obtained ISO 9001 certification (U-Shin Hiroshima).
Sep. 1998 Introduced corporate officers system.
Mar. 1998 Acquired goodwill of former SHOWA LOCK CO., LTD. and established SHOWA LTD.
Aug. 1997 Obtained ISO 9001 / QS 9000 certification (Yuhshin U.S.A. LTD. dba ORTECH).
May. 1997 Listed in Tokyo Stock Exchange, 1st Section.
Jan. 1997 Obtained ISO 9002 certification (Yuhshin U.S.A. LTD. dba ORTECH).
Dec. 1996 Divide puroduction sector of U-SHIN TOKYO LTD. to establish U-SHIN IBARAKI. LTD.
Nov. 1996 Increased its capital to ¥7,999,637,459.
Nov. 1996 Constructed U-SHIN TOKYO LTD. Distribution Center in Ibaraki.
Jun. 1996 Constructed U-SHIN TOKYO LTD. Distribution Center in Hamamatsu.
Sep. 1995 Established SHAPADU AUTOMOTIVE PARTS MANUFACTURING (M) SDN, BHD. (currently, ORTECH MALAYSIA) in Malaysia.
Apr. 1994 Introduced Executive Managers system
Aug. 1993 Changed location of Head Office (6-1-11 Shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo).
Nov. 1992 Assigned management of manufacturing sectors to U-SHIN TOKYO LTD. and U-SHIN HIROSHIMA LTD.
Nov. 1992 Expanded Hamamatsu plant building Delegated management of production Div. to U-Shin Tokyo Ltd. and U-Shin Hiroshima Ltd.
Aug. 1992 Expanded Hiroshima plant building
Aug. 1992 Acquired TOKYO SOKUTEIKIZAI CO.,LTD.
Jun. 1990 Increased its capital to ¥6,898,637,459.
Feb. 1990 Issued Mark 60 million bonds and Swiss Franc 40 million bonds with warrants.
1989-1980
Sep. 1989 Increased its capital to ¥6,896,264,099.
Feb. 1989 Constructed Hamamatsu Plant.
Mar. 1988 Established KYOWA TRASPORTATION CO., LTD. (currently, U-SHIN TRANSPORTATION LTD.)
Jul. 1987 Established ORTECH CO.(currently, YUHSHIN U.S.A. LTD.) in the United States.
Jun. 1987 Established U-Shin Tokyo Ltd.
Established U-Shin Hiroshima Ltd.
Feb. 1987 Established YUHSHIN INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. in Taiwan
Dec. 1986 Established JAY YUHSHIN LTD. (currently, JAY USHIN LTD.) as a joint venture in India.
Nov. 1986 Increased its capital to ¥6,801,300,000.
Apr. 1986 Established U-SHIN HAMAMATSU LTD.
Apr. 1985 Expanded Tokyo plant building
Jan. 1985 Issued Swiss Franc 30 million bonds.
Jan. 1985 Increased its capital to ¥2,193,000,000.
Apr. 1984 Changed company name to U-SHIN LTD.
May. 1982 Constructed new Osaka Branch building.
Jul. 1981 Launched Hamamatsu Sales Office as of Tokyo Head Office.
Dec. 1980 Launched new plant in Ibaragi to supply in Tokyo area
Aug. 1980 Increased its capital to ¥667,000,000.
1979-1970
Dec. 1979 Changed location of Head Office (Nishi-Shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo).
Dec. 1979 Increased its capital to ¥567,000,000.
Sep. 1976 Increased its capital to ¥540,000,000.
Jan. 1975 Changed its fiscal year end to November 30.(charter amended).
Dec. 1973 Increased its capital to ¥300,000,000.
1969-1926
Feb. 1968 Increased its capital to ¥240,000,000.
Jul. 1963 Established Hiroshima Plant.
Dec. 1962 Increased its capital to ¥120,000,000 and listed in Tokyo Stock Exchange, 2nd Section.
Dec. 1957 Launched Hiroshima Extended Office.
Feb. 1956 Established Tokyo Plant, and closed Nagano Plant.
Jul. 1953 The total staff of the head office and a branch exceeded 100 persons.
Jan. 1946 Started production of switches at Nagano factory of a place of refuge.
Carried out the new start of an automotive parts manufacturing-and-selling company.
Resumed order to the supplier outsourced before the war.
Apr. 1945 Suffered from war damage. Moved plant to Nagano to continue production.
Aug. 1942 Changed company name to YUHSHIN SEIKI KOGYO CO., LTD.
Apr. 1942 Appointed as a supervised plant by the Military Transportation Section of the Government.
Dec. 1939 Certified as an excellent automotive parts manufacturing plant by the Ministry of Commerce Industry Department of the Government.
Nov. 1936 Reorganized to Joint Stock Company Kabushiki Kaisha Yuhshin-Shokai in capital amounting to ¥100,000.
Established Kamata Plant in Tokyo to manufacture electric switches and meters
Oct. 1933 Launched Osaka Branch.
Jul. 1926 Established YUHSHIN-SHOKAI as a limited company-semi partnership-in capital amounting to ¥50,000.
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