History

1960's

July 1963

DAI-ICHI SEIKO CO.,LTD. was established for the purpose of specialized production of high precision molds and dies by means of modular mold-making method whereby the molds are fabricated with insert partition using hardened material through precision machining progress.

February 1964 Expanded factory and newly established Automated Machinery Dept. taking advantage of precision processing technology cultivated through mold manufacturing know-how.
November 1968 Initiated export business of precision molded plastic components to U.S.A., Canada, Mexico and Singapore.
December 1969 Purchased 26,400 sq.m. of land in Ogori, Fukuoka, Japan for new plants to prepare the expansion of business scale.

1970's

October 1971 Opened liaison office in Singapore for expansion of export business.
September 1972 Opened TOKYO OFFICE for business expansion.
November 1973

New plant for mass production of molded plastic components was built at headquarters in Kyoto.

March 1976

Established our first subsidiary plant in Chikushino city, Fukuoka, Japan(currently, FUKUOKA ONOJO Plant).

October 1976

Established the first mass-production plant in Fuchu city, Tokyo, Japan.

January 1979 Established Singapore DAI-ICHI PTE. LTD. in Singapore.

1980's

May 1981

Opened FUKUOKA BRANCH.

January 1982

FUKUOKA OGORI Plant initiated operation.

January 1986

Established YAMANASHI Plant.

August 1987 The 2nd plant(Kallang Plant) in Singapore initiated operation.
November 1988

Established PHILIPPINE DAI-ICHI, INC. in Philippines.

June 1989

Established MDI SDN. BHD. in Malaysia.

1990's

March 1991

Established HITOOL(S) PTE. LTD.(currently, SINGAPORE WOODLANDS Plant) in Singapore.

Established SHANGHAI DAI-ICHI MOULD & PLASTICS CO., LTD. in Shanghai, China.

May 1992

Established CEBU DAI-ICHI, INC. in Cebu, Philippines.

FUKUOKA TACHIARAI Plant initiated operation.

June 1993

A plant was built as new plant of SINGAPORE DAI-ICHI PTE. LTD. in Yishun, Singapore, and initiated its operation.

February 1994

Established DAI-ICHI SEIKO AMERICA, INC. in San Jose, California U.S.A.

Established LAGUNA DAI-ICHI, INC. in Laguna city, Philippines.

May 1998 Opened TAIWAN OFFICE in Kaohsiung, Taiwan R.O.C.
January 1999 Opened THAI OFFICE in Bangkok, Thailand.

2000's

June 2000

Established THAI DAI-ICHI SEIKO CO., LTD. in Thailand.

November 2000 Opened MALAYSIA OFFICE in Ipoh, Malaysia.
December 2000

Established TOUCHSTONE PRECISION, INC. in Auburn, Alabama State U.S.A.

Established PT. PERTAMA PRECISION BINTAN in Bintan, Indonesia.

July 2001 Opened SHANGHAI OFFICE in Shanghai, China.
March 2002 Established HONG KONG DAI-ICHI SEIKO CO., Ltd. in Hong Kong.
July 2004 Entered into a business merger with I-PEX Co., Ltd., known as an innovator of high speed transmission connectors.
March 2005

Established DONG GUAN DAI-ICHI SEIKO MOLD & PLASTICS CO., LTD. in China.

July 2005 Established DJ PRECISION CO., LTD. as JV with Japan Aviation Electronics Industry Ltd.
October 2005 Opened HACHIOJI TECHNICAL CENTER(currently, SHIZUOKA OFFICE) in Hachioji city, Tokyo, Japan.
June 2006

Established VIETNAM DAI-ICHI SEIKO CO., LTD. in Vietnam.

November 2006

Stock listed on the JASDAQ Securities Exchange.

May 2007

Established MATSUE DAI-ICHI SEIKO CO., LTD. in Matsue city, Shimane Pref., Japan.

June 2007

Established a new factory at Ogori plant premises.

2010's

January 2011

Opened SHIZUOKA TECHNICAL CENTER.

March 2011

Listed on the 1st Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.

January 2015 Introduced an executive officer system.