TKR Group History
Started operation by mainly sheet metal press processing in Ota Ward, Tokyo. Established Takara Seisakusho Co., Ltd.
Started manufacturing and sales of slide switches and rotary switches.
Developed eight track tape and home stereo, and started manufacturing them.
Press, Switch, Car audio… 3 divisions established.
Takara Electronic Industry Co., Ltd. established (Ibaraki Prefecture).
Tohoku Takara Seisakusho Co., Ltd. established (Iwate Prefecture).
Developed car audio system with AM / FM, starded manufacturing and sales.
Started production of switches and car audio systems in Taiwan.
Taiwan Takara Co., Ltd. established in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.
Developed lever switches for radio cassette recorders and audio systems.
Singapore Takara Co. Ltd. established.
Started substrate packaging processing, developed keyboardswitches.
Iwate TKR Co., Ltd. established (Iwate Prefecture).
Started production of operation panel for copy machine.
Techno Minori Co., Ltd. established (Ibaraki Prefecture).
Developed the world’s smallest switch, starting manufacturing and selling.
TKR Malaysia Co., Ltd. established.
Company name changed to “TKR Co., Ltd.”
TKR Hong Kong was established and commenced contracted processing for China.
Started production of switches in China.
Started operation of China Factory (Dongguan City, Guangdong province).
Established TKR PRECISION (Malasya) SDN. BHD.
Produced 300,000 units per month of car stereo in TKR MANUFACTURING (M).
Acquired QS9000 certification.
Started production of TKR Malaysia brand car stereo.
Acquired full ownership of China factory and renamed as TKR
Huanan Electronics (Dongguan) Co., Ltd.
Business integration with Nippon Manufacturing Service Co., Ltd.
Acquired power supply, transformer, turner, TV board business
from Hitachi Media Electronics Co., Ltd. and started operation.
TKR Mizusawa Plant Co., Ltd. established.
Acquired general power supply business from Panasonic
Corporation - Started operations as Power Supply Technology Co., Ltd.
TKR Manufacturing Philippines Inc. established.
TKR Manufacturing Japan Co., Ltd. established.
nms Holdings, Corporation established.
Acquired functions and businesses of Sony Service and Operations of America (hereinafter “SSOA”), and operation division of Sony Electronics Inc., and Sony Nuevo Laredo S.A. de C.V., and SSOA’s production base in Mexico, and stared business as TKR USA Inc. and TKR de Mexico S.A. de C.V.