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1972 SEIKOH GIKEN was established by CEO M.Takahashi in 1972 for the engineering and fabrication of molds for precision sintered mechanical components used in automobile engines and transmissions.
1974 Head office/ factory moved to Kamagaya City, Chiba, Japan.
1979 Bought land at 286-23, Matsuhidai, Matsudo City, Chiba, Japan.
1980 Built Head office / factory at 286-23, Matsuhidai.
1981 Started R&D of molds for high density MO Discs.
1984 Started production of molds for high density MO Discs.
Bought extra land at 296-1,Matsuhidai.
1985 Invented Disc molds with hot micro-coining process for high density discs. (US Patent. 4,715,804)
1986 Started R&D of optical devices for the optical fiber communication industry.
Started production of PC connectors (Physical Contact connectors) with backreflection light loss of less than -48dB for the first time in the world.
1987 Started production of fiber polishing ma-chines (SFP 500) for forming spherical convexes on optical fiber endfaces. (US Patent.4,831,784)
Signed contract on sales representation for optical products with JDS OPTICS Inc,Canada (nowJDS Uniphase Corporation)
1989 Started production of fiber polishing machines (SFP510) for forming spherical convexes on optical fiber endfaces,operated by the combined polishing mechanism of orbit motion and rotation. (US Patent 4,979,334)
1990 Started production of APC connectors (Angled Physical Contact connectors) with backreflection loss of less than -70dB for the first time in the world.
1991 Started production of connectors with polarization maintaining fibers. (US Patent. 4,747,659)
Started production of various types of optical attenuators. (US Patent.5,066,094)
1992 Built the second factory at 296-1, Matsuhidai.
Acquired US Patent for the Stepped-Ferrules for the APC Connectors. (US Patent. 5,140,660)
1994 Started R&D of various optical devices for DWDM systems.
1995 Fiber Optic Products Division obtained ISO9001 Certification.
1997 The Stepped-Ferrule was registered as IEC Standard. (IEC 60874-14-6)
Started R&D of various types of optical switches for DWDM systems and others.
1999 Started production of wedged optical fibers for connecting pump LDs.
Signed contract on sales representation for optical products with twelve Corporations in Europe.
2000 Bought extra land at 415-2,Matsuhidai. IPO at JASDAQ.
Established SEIKOH GIKEN USA, INC. in Norcross, GA U.S.A.
2001 Established SEIKOH GIKEN HANGZHOU CO., Ltd. in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.
Built the 4th factory at 415-2, Matsuhidai.
Started production of fiber polishing machines (SFP-550S, SFP-550E) for forming spherical convexes on optical fiber endfaces.
Built the 3th factory at 296-1, Matsuhidai.
The goodwill about a part sales and a maintenance of the optical disk mold has taken over from overseas subsidiaries of Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Established SEIKOH GIKEN Co.,Ltd. TAIWAN BRANCH in Hsinchu,Taiwan.
2002 Established SEIKOH GIKEN EUROPE GMBH in Dusseldorf, Germany.
2003 Launch the sale of "Ferrule Mate" which is the Cleaner for ferrule end-face inside an optical adaptor.
2004 The location of the head office is changed into 296-1, Matsuhidai, Matsudo-Shi, Chiba.
2005 Acquired the certification of international standard ISO14001 of environmental management system.
The goodwill about the optical fiber product has taken over from Seiko Instruments Inc. and overseas subsidiaries of Seiko Instruments Inc.
2006 Transferred to SEIKOH GIKEN DALIAN Co., Ltd. from Seiko Instruments Inc. and added in it as consolidated subsidiary.
Acquired the certification of Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) and BS7799.
The goodwill about the optical device business has taken over from NEC TOKIN Corporation.
Established SEIKOH GIKEN HONG KONG Co., Ltd in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the Peoplefs Republic of China.
2007 Mold Products Division obtained ISO 9001 certification of quality management system.
Obtained the ISO/IEC27001 certification of information security management system.
Relocated SEIKOH GIKEN EUROPE GmbH Head Quarters from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt.
2009 Accepted the allocation of new shares to a third party undertaken by Milestone Co., Ltd. and made the company a consolidated subsidiary.

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