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December 1956

December

Keihin Seiki Manufacturing Co., Ltd. established in Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture with capital of 7 million yen

August 1957

March

With the completion of plant facilities, began processing and repair of automobile parts

September 1957

August

Completed prototype motorcycle carburetor

March 1957

September

Used in Honda Motors' "Dream" and Fuji Heavy Industries' "Rabbit"

May 1963

May

Developed carburetor for automobiles, supplied to Honda Motors

December 1964

December

Carburetor main plant completed in Kakuda City, Miyagi Prefecture (now Kakuda Plant 1)

August 1969

August

Carburetor main plant completed in Kakuda City, Miyagi Prefecture (now Kakuda Plant 1)

September 1971

September

Kanazu Mfg. Co., Ltd. established in Kakuda City, Miyagi Prefecture

November 1971

November

Tatematsu Mfg. Co., Ltd. (now Nasu Seiki Mfg. Co., Ltd.) becomes a subsidiary

August 1973

August

Keihin Carburetor Co., Ltd. (name changed to Hadsys Co., Ltd. on merger in 1992) established in Kakuda City, Miyagi Prefecture (now Kakuda plant 2)

July 1974

July

First CVCC engine carburetor completed

September 1981

September

Keihin Seiki Co., Ltd. (now Taiwan Keihin Carburetor Co., Ltd.) established in Taiwan

September 1981

September

e-Giken Co., Ltd. established in Kakuda City, Miyagi Prefecture

January 1982

January

Keihin Sogyo Co., Ltd. established in Kakuda City, Miyagi Prefecture

June 1982

June

Keihin of America, Inc. (now Keihin Fuel Systems, Inc.) established in the United States

July 1982

July

Plant completed in Kakuda City, Miyagi Prefecture (now Kakuda Plant 3)

August 1982

August

Fuel injection device (injector) commercialized, supplied to Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

August 1982

August

Marumori Plant begins operations in Marumori City, Miyagi Prefecture

February 1986

February

Head Office moves to 4-3-17 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

April 1988

April

Indiana Precision Technology, Inc. (now Keihin North America, Inc.) established

May 1989

May

Keihin Seiki (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (now Keihin (Thailand) Co., Ltd.) established in Thailand

April 1990

April

Kakuda Development Center opened in Kakuda City, Miyagi Prefecture

September 1994

September

Designated in the First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange

November 1994

November

Hadsys (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (now Keihin Auto Parts (Thailand) Co., Ltd.) established in Thailand

July 1995

July

Hadsys Philippines Corp. (now Keihin Philippines Corp.) established in the Philippines

February 1996

February

Keihin Seiki Europe Ltd. (now Keihin Europe Ltd.) established in the UK

April 1997

April

Merged with Hadsys Co., Ltd. and e-Giken Co., Ltd. Company name changed to Keihin Corporation.

April 1997

April

Tochigi Development Center opened in Takanezawa City, Tochigi Prefecture

April 1997

April

Nanjing Keihin Carburetor Co., Ltd. established in China

April 1997

April

Keihin Panalfa Pvt Ltd. (now Keihin Panalfa Ltd.) established in India

June 1997

June

Carolina System Technology, Inc. (now Keihin Carolina System Technology Inc.) established in the United States

August 1997

August

Keihin Watari Co., Ltd. established in Watari City, Miyagi Prefecture

February 1999

February

Keihin Aircon North America, Inc. established in the United States

July 1999

July

Keihin FIE Pvt Ltd. established in India

November 2000

November

Keihin Tecnologia do Brasil Ltda. established in Brazil

April 2001

April

Keihin IPT Manufacturing, Inc. established in the United States

February 2002

February

Kehin Auto Parts (Philippines) Corp. established in the Philippines

March 2002

March

Dongguan Keihin Engine Management System Co., Ltd. established in China

July 2002

July

Head Office moved to 1- 26-2 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, (current Head Office)

March 2003

March

Keihin Electronics Technology Co., Ltd. established in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture

March 2003

March

Keihin R&D China Co., Ltd. established

November 2003

November

P.T. Keihin Indonesia established in Indonesia

June 2005

June

Keihin Valve Co., Ltd. established in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture

January 2007

January

Keihin Sales and Development Europe GmbH established in Germany

April 2007

April

Keihin Michigan Manufacturing, LLC established in the United States

April 2009

April

Tochigi Office opened in Takanezawa City Tochigi Prefecture, Miyagi office opened in Kakuda City, Miyagi Prefecture

December 2009

December

Keihin Asia Bangkok Co., Ltd. established in Thailand

January 2011

January

Keihin Malaysia Manufacturing SDN.BHD. established in Malaysia

April 2011

April

Keihin North America, Inc. merged Keihin Fuel Systems, Inc.

June 2011

June

Keihin Vietnam Co., Ltd. established in Vietnam

July 2011

July

Keihin Automotive Systems India Pvt.Ltd. established in India

January 2012

January

Take over Heat Exchanger business from Showa Denko K.K. and Keihin Thermal Technology Corporation, Keihin Thermal Technology of America, Inc., Keihin Thermal Technology (Thailand) Co., Ltd., Keihin-Grand Ocean Thermal Technology (Dalian) Co., Ltd. and Keihin Thermal Technology Czech s.r.o. added to the Keihin Group

February 2012

February

Keihin de Mexico S.A. de C.V. established in Mexico

January 2013

January

Keihin's subsidiary company Kanazu Manufacturing Co., Ltd. and Keihin Sogyo Co., Ltd. merged and Company name changed to Keihin Sakura Corporation

July 2014

July

Keihin (Wuhan) Automotive Components Co., Ltd. established in China