MISUMI Group Information

Corporate History

February 1963 MISUMI Shoji Co., Ltd. was established for the purpose of selling electronic equipment and bearings
July 1965 Sale of press die components commenced
June 1973 Chubu Sales office (currently Nagoya Sales Office) established
June 1973 Sales offices (currently Customer Service Centers) rolled out thereafter in various regions of Japan
January 1977 Catalog of standardized parts for press dies published
January 1980 Information magazine “Voice” published
April 1981 Kansai Plant (currently West Japan Distribution Center) was established as a logistics site
May 1985 Catalog of standardized parts for plastic molds published
September 1987 Taipei branch established in Taiwan
February 1988 “MISUMI USA, Inc.” was established in the U.S. as a regional subsidiary
September 1988 Catalog of standardized parts for Factory Automation published
May 1989 “MISUMI TAIWAN CORP.” was established in Taiwan and succeeded Taipei branch’s business
May 1989 Corporate name was changed from MISUMI Shoji Co., Ltd. to MISUMI Corporation
April 1991 Catalog of electronic parts for FA published
August 1991 New building of Kansai Plant (currently West Japan Distribution Center) completed and automatic sorting lines were installed
July 1993 Catalog of cutting tools published
January 1994 Listed on the second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
April 1994 “MISUMI SOUTH EAST ASIA PTE. LTD.” was established as a regional subsidiary in Singapore
July 1994 Catalog of processed parts for factory automation published
June 1995 Catalog of computer parts for FA published
August 1995 “MISUMI E.A. HK LTD.” was established as a regional subsidiary in Hong Kong
January 1997 “MISUMI (THAILAND) CO., LTD.” was established as a regional subsidiary in Thailand
January 1997 Sales office was established in Bangkok, Thailand
September 1998 Listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
May 1999 “MISUMI KOREA CORP.” was established as a regional subsidiary in South Korea
April 2003 “MISUMI Europa GmbH”, was established as a regional subsidiary in Germany
June 2003 “SHANGHAI MISUMI PRECISION MACHINERY CO., LTD. (currently MISUMI (CHINA) PRECISION MACHINERY TRADING CO., LTD.)” was established as a regional subsidiary in Shanghai, China
October 2003 QCT Logistics Center was established as a logistics site in Shanghai
May 2004 FA catalog (in inches) published for the North American market
May 2004 QCT Logistics Center was established in North America as a logistics site
June 2004 Sales office was established in Wuxi, China
June 2004 Sales office was established in Taichung and Gaoxiong, Taiwan
February 2005 “SURUGA (THAILAND) CO., LTD.” was established as a regional subsidiary in Thailand
April 2005 “MISUMI Corporation” continues to operate as a subsidiary that succeeds all businesses.
Management integration with Suruga Seiki Co., Ltd. (currently Suruga Production Platform Co., Ltd.) was achieved through a stock swap, and the corporate name was changed to “MISUMI Group Inc.”
May 2005 Sales offices established in Guangzhou and Tianjin, China
July 2005 QCT Logistics Center was established as a logistics site in Guangzhou, China
July 2005 Suruga Vietnam Factory No. 2 was established as a manufacturing site in Vietnam
October 2005 QCT Logistics Center and SURUGA SEIKI’s factory was established as logistics and manufacturing sites in Thailand
January 2006 QCT Logistics Center was established as a logistics site in Frankfurt, Germany
August 2006 “MISHIMA SEIKI CO., LTD.” was established as a subsidiary of SURUGA SEIKI CO., LTD. (currently SURUGA Production Platform Co., Ltd.)
September 2006 “SURUGA KOREA CO., LTD.” was established as regional subsidiary in South Korea
October 2006 Sales office was established in Malaysia
October 2006 QCT Logistics Center was established in South Korea as a logistics site
December 2006 Sales office was established in Vietnam
February 2007 SURUGA SEIKI Korea’s factory was established as a manufacturing site in South Korea
April 2007 MISUMI QCT Center Kumamoto was established in Kumamoto as a Customer Service Center
October 2007 “MISUMI Production Park” was established in Kobe as an integrated manufacturing site
November 2007 Sales office established in Shenzhen, China
January 2008 Call centers throughout Japan were aggregated into two facilities, Tokyo and Kumamoto QCT Centers
March 2008 “SP Parts Co., Ltd.” was amalgamated into a subsidiary of MISUMI Corporation
March 2009 “MISUMI INDIA Pvt. Ltd.” was established as a regional subsidiary in India
July 2010 Sales office was established in Italy
August 2010 Sales office was established in Ningbo, China
August 2010 Sales office was established in Chennai, India
August 2010 An inventory center was established as a logistics site in Singapore
November 2010 A new business by way of “MISUMI VONA” begins to sell third-party brand products
January 2011 Corporate name of SURUGA SEIKI CO., LTD. was changed to “SURUGA Production Platform Co., Ltd.”
“SURUGA SEIKI CO., LTD.” was newly established to continue to succeed the OST (Optical & Scientific Technology) business
January 2011 Sales office in Malaysia was upgraded to a regional subsidiary status known as “MISUMI MALAYSIA SDN. BHD.”
February 2011 “SURUGA INDIA Pvt. Ltd.” was established as regional subsidiary in India
April 2011 Sales office established in Taegu, South Korea
May 2011 Sales Offices were established in Wuhan (China), Bangalore (India) and Hsinchu (Taiwan)
June 2011 Sales Office was established in Suzhou and Dongguan, China
July 2011 “SURUGA SEIKI SALES & TRADING (SHANGHAI) Co., Ltd.” was established as a regional subsidiary in Shanghai
August 2011 Sales office was established in Beijing, China
September 2011 Sales office was established in Dalian, China
October 2011 Suruga Vietnam Factory No. 3 was established as a manufacturing site in Vietnam
October 2011 Suruga India’s factory was established as a manufacturing site in India
December 2011 Inventory center was expanded as a logistics site in Los Angeles (North America)
March 2012 Sales office was established in Qingdao, China
July 2012 Sales office was established in Chengdu, China
November 2012 US die components manufacturers, “Dayton Progress Corporation” and business company of Anchor Danly Inc. , “Anchor Lamina America, Inc.” were acquired
January 2013 “SURUGA SEIKI (NANTONG) CO., LTD.” was established as a regional subsidiary in Nantong, China
January 2013 “PT. MISUMI INDONESIA” was established as regional subsidiary in Indonesia
March 2013 Sales office was established in Xi’an, China
May 2013 Sales office was established in Xiamen (Amoy), China
September 2013 Sales office and logistics center were established in Cikarang, Indonesia
March 2014 Nantong Factory was established as a manufacturing site in Nantong, China
July 2014 SURUGA Production Platform Co., Ltd. was awarded the 2014 GOOD FACTORY Award for “Innovations to Manufacturing Processes” by the Japan Management Association
September 2014 Sales office was established in Pune, India
March 2015 Eight VONA Business catalogs were published
April 2015 “DAISEKI Co., Ltd.” was amalgamated into a subsidiary of MISUMI Corporation
October 2015 Suruga Vietnam Factory No. 4 was established as a manufacturing site in Vietnam
July 2016 “MISUMI VIETNAM CO., LTD.” was established as a regional subsidiary in Vietnam
November 2017 “MISUMI Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., in Mexico” was established as a regional subsidiary in Mexico
April 2019 Central Japan Distribution Center was established in Inazawa city, Aichi prefecture
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