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2005 fiscal year

PDF May.18.2005 Notice of acquisition of Optical Fiber business from Seiko Instruments Inc.[PDF]

Mar.23.2005 Seikoh Giken exhibited at OFC2005
We exhibited at OFC2005 which was held in the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim CA from March 8 to March 10,2005.
Thank you so much for your visit to our booth during the show!

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2003 fiscal year

Apr.1.2003 Seikoh Giken and Domaille Engineering settled the lawsuit filed by Seikoh Giken against Domaille Engineering.
Seikoh Giken Co., Ltd. and Domaille Engineering. LLC, headquartered in Rochester, Minesota USA, announced the settlement of the lawsuit filed by Seikoh Giken against Domaille Engineering for infringement of U. S. Patent No.4,979,334 entitled "Optical Fiber End-Surface Polishing Device." As part of the settlement, the parties entered into a cross-licensing agreement in which Seikoh Giken granted Domaille Engineering rights under certain of its polisher and fixture patents, including Patent No. 4,979,334, in exchange for rights granted to Seikoh Giken under Domaille Engineering's polisher and fixture patent-pending technology.

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2002 fiscal year

Jan 10, 2003 Seikoh Giken participated in The Third Fiber Optics Expo (FOE) as an exhibitor.
(Picture from last year)
The Third Fiber Optics Expo (FOE2003) was held at Tokyo Big Sight for three days from Jan 22, 2003 to Jan 24. We participated as a booth exhibitor (booth #44-022).
We exhibitd various optic communication devices such as connectors, attenuators, and optic switches, and manufacturing equipment such as polishers, face inspection equipment, and Data-Pixel's end face profile measurement equipment.

June 1, 2002 Establishment of a subsidiary
In order to provide better customer service in Europe and reinforce the foundation for sales, we have established a fully owned subsidiary in the Federal Republic of Germany.

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2001 fiscal year

March 26, 2002 Plan for establishment of a subsidiary
We plan to establish a fully owned subsidiary in the Federal Republic of Germany to provide better customer service in Europe and reinforce the foundation for sales.

November 13, 2001 Establishment of overseas offices
We have taken over rights concerning sales and maintenance of optical disk mold components which were owned by an overseas subsidiary of Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd. in order to fulfill the purposes:
(1) Improve customer satisfaction by speeding service
(2) Reinforce the service organization for sales and maintenance of our optical disk mold parts.
We plan to establish offices in Taiwan and the United States of America (SEIKOH GIKEN, U.S.A.) in December and an office in Europe in June of the next year. (Photo: Taiwan branch in Xinzhu)

September 4, 2001 Release of new products
We have developed new models of optical fiber communication connector polishers, SFP-550S and SFP-550E. We will release the new models at the beginning of October.
While maintaining high polishing precision and stable quality of the SFP-120A (overseas model: SFP-550) , the SFP-550S and SFP-550E process diversifying connector types and support increasing production volume to meet customers' needs. (Photo: SFP-550S)
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August 31, 2001 Technical and sales tie-up with Gould
We have entered into a partnership with Gould Fiber Optics Division of Gould Optronics, Inc., a U.S.A.-based fiber coupler manufacturer, to develop optical components by combining technologies of both companies, and signed an agreement to cooperate in sales of products of both companies on July 31, 2001.
We are aiming at developing new products by combining the Gould's optical fiber coupler manufacturing, high-density mounting, and packaging techniques with our fiber end processing and polishing techniques.
In addition to our tie-up in technical field, we decided to sell products of each other.

August 6, 2001 InterOpt 2001 exhibition ended successfully in the sizzling summer.
InterOpt 2001 was held in Makuhari Messe located in Kaihinmakuhari in Chiba Prefecture for four days from July 16 to 19, 2001. We showed our products in our booth this year as well.
Our booth was visited by more than 1000 people and gained popularity. We express our heartfelt gratitude to those who visited our booth on very hot days.
This time, we demonstrated two new models of optical connector polishers, STF-550S and SFP-550E, which are among our major products, and showed other main products, such as connectors, patch cords, functional parts (attenuators, terminators, optical switches, etc.) as well as conventional polishers and related products, end surface inspection equipment and reflection measuring instrument.

June 28, 2001 Seikoh Giken participated in NFOEC 2001 held in Baltimore, U.S.A., on July 8 to 12.
We participated (booth number 4106) in NFOEC 2001 (National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2001) held in the Convention Center in Baltimore, U.S.A., on July 8 to 12, 2001.

June 5, 2001 The president is changed.
President Mitsuo Takahashi will become Chairman and Masatoshi Ueno, managing director, will become President on June 21, 2001. The purpose is to renew management and reinforce the research and development. We are working toward the goal of expanding our business and looking forward to your cooperation. (See the press release for related articles.)
2000 fiscal year

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2000 fiscal year

March 12, 2001 Seikoh Giken participated in the OFC 2001 (Optical Fiber Communication) technology event held in Anaheim, U.S.A.
We set up our booth (booth number 580) in the OFC 2001 (Optical Fiber Communication) technology event held in the Convention Center in Anaheim, California, U.S.A., on March 19 to 21, 2001.

February 7, 2001 Seikoh Giken was awarded first prize in the "2000 Best IPO (Initial Public Offering) survey" made by Nihon Keizai Shimbun.
The morning edition of Nihon Keizai Shimbun issued on Saturday, December 30, 2000, showed IPO rankings (Nihon Keizai Shimbun survey) in 2000, and Seikoh Giken was awarded first prize.
Seikoh Giken was evaluated as the "best new company" in all five indexes: growth potential, profitability, uniqueness, safety and return to stockholders IR, as a result of questionnaires sent to financial analysts and corporate investors regarding 141 companies made initial public offering on three venture markets during the year ending October, 2000.

February 7, 2001 Seikoh Giken took second prize in the "2000 Venture of the Year: IPO (Initial Public Offering) companies" on the January, 2001 issue of the Nikkei Venture magazine.
The Nikkei Venture magazine selected the "venture of the year" 2000 by its own evaluation method. Seikoh Giken was ranked second in the field of companies that made IPO because its growth potential and profitability were highly evaluated.
The award ceremony was held in Tokyo on January 24, 2001.

January 28, 2001 Seikoh Giken participated in the second Fiber Optics EXPO (FOE2002) .
The second Fiber Optics EXPO (FOE2002) was held at Tokyo Gig Sight for three days from January 16 to 18, 2002. Seiko Giken participated as a booth exhibitor as it did in the previous year.
Fiber Optics EXPO is the Japan's only technology exhibition that shows all optical communication systems, equipment and devices. This year's Fiber Optics EXPO was three times as large as the previous one, and 200 major companies in the optical communication industry joined the show.

February 7, 2001 Seikoh Giken participated in "the first Fiber Optics EXPO" a technical exhibition for optical communication.
The "first Fiber Optics EXPO" was held at the East Exhibition Hall of Tokyo Big Sight from January 17 to 19, 2001 (sponsored by Reed Exhibition Japan) and Seikoh Giken set up a booth.
This was the first technology exhibition in Japan dedicated to optical fiber communication. With much attention from the industry, there was an air of excitement in the hall and approx. 1000 people visited our booth during the three days.
(http://web.reedexpo.co.jp/foe/)

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