TIMELINE & HISTORY

1944

Incorporated as Nakayo Tsushinki Seisakusho (Communications Works) Co., Ltd. in Setagayaku, Tokyo.

1958

Awarded the Deming Application Prize for Small and Medium Enterprises.

1963

Maebashi Plant commenced operation.

1967

Became an integrated telephone manufacturer.

1969

Established an associated sales and installation company, Nakayo Densetsu (Electrical Installation) Co., Ltd.

1971

Delivered electronic switching equipment for the first time to NTT (the Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Public Corporation)

1973

Numata Plant commenced operation. Established sales offi ces at Osaka,Hiroshima and Kumamoto.

1974

Changed the company name to Nakayo Telecommunications, Inc.Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (2nd Section). Established an associated company, Maebashi Shoko, Inc.

1976

Established sales offi ces at Sendai, Sapporo, Fukuoka, and a branch office at Matsuyama. Established Kansai Nakayo Densetsu (Electrical installation) Co., Ltd.

1977

Reorganized Nakayo Densetsu and Kansai Nakayo Densetsu into a new company, Nakayo Electronics Co., Ltd.

1980

NAKAYO's computer-controlled electronic PABX equipment was designated by NTT as Japan's first version of that kind.

1981

Established a liaison offi ce in Singapore.

1982

Established Shibuya Corporate Business Division.

1983

Increased capital to 1,513,075,000yen. Established Corporate Engineering Division. Established Nakayo U.S.A. Inc. in New York.

1984

Gumma Plant commenced operation. Increased capital to 4,909,075,000yen.

1985

Moved the head office to Shibuya-ku Tokyo.

1991

Kitanihon Operation Center Opened.

1995

Approved ISO9001 by JAPAN QUALITY ASSURANCE ORGANIZATION (JQA).

1998

Approved ISO14001 by JAPAN AUDIT AND CERTIFICATION ORGANIZATION FOR ENVIRONMENT AND QUALITY (JACO).

1999

Nishinihon Regional Headquarters opened.

2000

Established HONGKONG NAKAYO Co., Ltd.

2004

Celebrates the 60th anniversary of its founding.

2005

Receives approval for listing on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

2008

Moved the Setagaya Operation Center to Sakurajosui.

2009

Moved the Head Office organization to the city of Maebashi in Gunma Prefecture.

2010

Awarded ISO27001 Certification for Information Security Management System by Japan Quality Assurance Organization (JQA). (Certified business office was the Tokyo Office)

2013

Tokyo office shifted from Shibuya to Shinagawa. Headquarters / Administrative Center (Maebashi) acquires license for manufacturing of general medical equipment.

2014

Company name changed to Nakayo.