History

History

       
October 1962

Founded by Matsuo Yamamoto in Uji-shi, Kyoto
Begins trading with Matsushita Electronic Industrial Co., Ltd.

August 1968

Established as a corporation and reorganized as "JOHNAN Electric Co., Ltd." (capital: 1 million yen)

April 1969

Begins trading with Matsushita Electronic Components Co., Ltd.

September 1970

Opens Okayama factory (former name: Okayama factory, JOHNAN Electric Co., Ltd.)

August 1974 Commences business with Video Division of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
January 1980 Opens Kadoma Factory (former name: Kadoma Factory, JOHNAN Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.)
January 1982 Opens Yamagata Factory (former name: Yamagata Factory, JOHNAN Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.)
September 1982 Capital increased to 95 million yen with investment from Osaka Small and Medium Enterprise Investment Development Co., Ltd.
April 1985 Opens Bizen Second Factory (former name: Bizen Second Factory, JOHNAN Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.), begins trading with the TV Division of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
September 1990 Opens Ujitawara Factory (former name: Ujitawara Factory, Kyoto Branch, JOHNAN Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.)
September 1998 Bizen factory (former name: Bizen Factory, JOHNAN Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.) obtains ISO9002 (currently 9001)
June 2001 Funds establishment of Gropjoy Co., Ltd. (49%)
November 2001 Obtains ISO14001 at the following sites:
・Kadoma branch, JOHNAN Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (former name)
・Ujitawara Factory, Kyoto Branch, JOHNAN Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (former name)
・Head Office Administration Department, JOHNAN Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (former name)
・Yamagata JOHNAN Electric Co., Ltd. (former name)
January 2002 Opens a factory in Hayashima-cho, Okayama (former name: Hayashima Factory, Wake Branch, JOHNAN Electric Co., Ltd.)
September 2004 Obtains ISO9001 certification at Kyoto branch office, JOHNAN Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.(former name)
November 2004 Obtains ISO9001 certification at Kadoma branch office, JOHNAN Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (former name)
December 2004 Headquarters moved to Okubo-Cho, Uji-shi
Closes the Ujitawara factory (Production lines were moved to the Okubo-cho head office and other sites.)
October 2008 Establishes JOHNAN Environmental Protection Technology (Dalian) Co., Ltd.
June 2009 Changes name to “JOHNAN Corporation” from Japanese Character
October 2010 Merges with JOHNAN Electric Co., Ltd. (former name)
April 2011 Signs "Capital and Business Alliance" with Kansai Seiki Industry Co., Ltd.
December 2011 Obtains ISMS certification and BCMS certification at JOHNAN Corporation Head Office
October 2012 Corporates JOHNAN Yamagata Co., Ltd. and JOHNAN Micro Device Co., Ltd. into JOHNAN Corporation
November 2012 Kansai Seiki Industry Co., Ltd. (one of our group companies) forms a capital and business alliance with FIT Co., Ltd.
January 2013 Establishes JOHNAN Quality Life Co., Ltd. (former name)
June 2013 Establishes JOHNAN CORPORATION (THAILAND) LIMITED
February 2017 Establishes JOHNAN HRD (Thailand) Limited
October 2017 Merges with Kansai Seiki Industry Co., Ltd (one of our group companies)
October 2017 Establishes Kibanshuri Dot Com Co., Ltd.
December 2017 Opens Nihonbashi Office, JOHNAN Corporation (former name: Tokyo Office)
April 2018 Opens Silicon Valley Office, JOHNAN Corporation (U.S.)
September 2019 Opens Osaka Asahi Factory
September 2019 Acquires all stocks of CELCO (THAILAND) CO., LTD.
October 2019 Opens Tokyo office
March 2020 Opens Kyoto Design Office