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History

AUG.1953
Commenced business with the head office in Minato-ku, Tokyo (in Nippon Electric Co., Ltd.)
AUG.1954
A factory built in Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa-ken (at Tamagawa Plant of NEC)
APR.1961
Akishima Factory (present Akishima Plant) completed, all moved from NEC's Tamagawa Plant

Akishima Plant in 1964
MAY.1961
Head Office moved to Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
APR.1973
JAE stock listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, the Second Section
APR.1975
Established a subsidiary, "JAE Services, Ltd." (present JAE Business Support, Ltd.)
SEP.1975
Affiliated K.K.Fuji Kogyo (present JAE Yamagata, Ltd. and JAE Fuji, Ltd.) with JAE by acquiring all Fuji Kogyo stocks
MAR.1977
Established an overseas subsidiary, "Zet Marketing Company" (present JAE Electronics, Inc.)

Zet Marketing Company
MAR.1979
Established a subsidiary "JAE Hirosaki, Ltd."
SEP.1980
JAE stock listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, the First Section
JUL.1984
Established an overseas subsidiary, "JAE Taiwan, Ltd."
JUL.1985
Established a subsidiary "JAE Engineering, Ltd." (present JAE Business Support, Ltd.)
JUL.1985
Construction completed of an office building in Akishima Plant
APR.1986
Established a subsidiary "JAE Shinshu, Ltd."
JUN.1988
K.K.Fuji Kogyo reorganized into JAE Yamagata, Ltd. and JAE Fuji, Ltd.
OCT.1988
Established an overseas subsidiary, "JAE Oregon, Inc."
APR.1990
Construction completed of a new factory building (current 1st Factory) in Akishima Plant
MAY.1990
Established a subsidiary, "JAE Foods, Ltd."
DEC.1991
Established a subsidiary, "Nikko Logistics, Corp."
FEB.1994
All business divisions completed acquisition of ISO 9001 certification
APR.1994
Established an overseas subsidiary, "JAE Hong Kong, Ltd."
DEC.1994
Four domestic manufacturing affiliates completed acquisition of ISO 9002 certification
FEB.1995
Established an overseas subsidiary, "JAE Singapore Pte Ltd."
JAN.1996
Established an overseas subsidiary, "JAE Korea, Inc."
JUN.1996
Established an overseas subsidiary, "JAE Philippines, Inc."
SEP.1996
Established an overseas subsidiary, "JAE Europe, Ltd."
AUG.1998
Akishima Plant acquired ISO 14001 certification
NOV.1998
Introduced Windows NT server-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) system
FEB.2000
Four domestic manufacturing affiliates completed acquisition of ISO 14001 certification
 
Annual sales surpassed 100 billion yen
Sales for FY1999: 100.1 billion yen (Overseas sales ratio: 22%)
MAR.2001
JAE Taiwan acquired ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification
JUL.2001
Established an overseas subsidiary, "JAE Wuxi Co., Ltd."
MAR.2002
Established an overseas subsidiary, "JAE Wujiang Co., Ltd."
JAN.2003
JAE Philippines acquired ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification
JUN.2003
Established an overseas subsidiary, "JAE Shanghai Co., Ltd."
AUG.2003
50th anniversary of founding
AUG.2003
Hakkou Dengyo Co., Ltd. became an affiliate of JAE (company name changed to JAE Hakko, Ltd. in October)
AUG.2003
JAE Oregon acquired ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification
OCT.2003
JAE Wujiang acquired ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification
JUN.2004
Started forestry program, "Forest of JAE Group"

Forest of JAE Group (Okutama, Tokyo)
SEP.2004
JAE Hong Kong acquired ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification
APR.2005
Established "Global Techno-center" in Connector Division
JUL.2005
Established DJ Precision Co., Ltd., through a merger with Dai-ichi Seiko Co., Ltd.
AUG.2005
JAE, four domestic manufacturing affiliates, Nikko Logistics, JAE Hakko and JAE Business Support transitioned to ISO 14001 multi-site certification
SEP.2005
JAE Hirosaki completed construction of D building
NOV.2005
JAE Wuxi acquired ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification
MAR.2006
Construction completed of a Welfare and Administrative Building in Akishima Plant

Welfare and Administrative Building in Akishima Plant
MAY.2006
JAE launched the new corporate slogan "Technology to Inspire Innovation"
SEP.2006
JAE Wuxi completed construction of a new plant building
OCT.2006
JAE Shinshu completed construction of new 2nd plant building
JUL.2007
JAE Philippines completed construction of a new plant
APR.2008
System Equipment Division reorganized into User Interface Solutions Division
JUL.2008
Central Research Laboratory reorganized into Product Development Center
MAR.2009
Construction completed of Akishima Plant No.5 (Opening of RF Anechoic Chamber and Material Analysis Center)

Akishima Plant No.5 (RF Anechoic Chamber)
MAR.2009
JAE was awarded "Medal with Dark Blue Ribbon" from the Government of Japan

Award ceremony of "Medal with Dark Blue Ribbon"
JUL.2009
JAE Engineering, Ltd. and JAE Services, Ltd. merged into JAE Business Support, Ltd.
APR.2010
Established an overseas subsidiary, "JAE Tijuana, S. A. de C. V."
APR.2011
Started "Touch Sensor Project"
MAY.2011
Established an overseas subsidiary, "JAE Dongguan Service Co., Ltd."
JUN.2011
JAE Tijuana acquired ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification
DEC.2011
Received "2011 Top 100 Global Innovators Award" from Thomson Reuters

Trophy of "Top 100 Global Innovators Award"
 
Overseas sales ratio exceeds 50%
Sales for FY2011: 112.4 billion yen (Overseas sales ratio: 53.6%)
DEC.2012
Affiliated Meiyu-Giken Co., Ltd. with JAE by acquiring all the issued stocks of the company
AUG.2013
60th anniversary of founding
AUG.2013
JAE Hirosaki completed construction of G building
SEP.2013
JAE Yamagata completed construction of 1st plant D building
NOV.2013
JAE Philippines completed construction of 2nd plant
APR.2014
Established an overseas subsidiary, "JAE Houston, LLC"
MAR.2015
JAE Shinshu completed construction of D building
AUG.2015
Head office relocated
MAY.2016
Completed construction of "Integrated Evaluation & Test Laboratory", strengthened evaluation and test platform

"Integrated Evaluation & Test Laboratory" in Akishima Plant
NOV.2016
Received the highest environmental ranking from Development Bank of Japan (DBJ)
JAN.2017
NEC’s investment ratio exceeded 50%
The company remains listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) First Section
 
Annual sales surpassed 200 billion yen
Sales for FY2016: 209.5 billion yen (Overseas sales ratio: 72.8%)
 

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