Company History

Domestic

Overseas

1940s - 1960s
Dec. 1946

Established Nippon Seiki Co., Ltd. in Zao-machi (now Matsuba), Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture.

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Oct. 1951

Established a new head office factory in Kitanakajima-machi (now Nakajima), Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture, and relocated the head office

Aug. 1953

Opening Tokyo Office

Sep. 1955

Head office and head office plant relocated to Nishiaramachi (now Jooka), Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture.

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Jun. 1959

Opening Osaka Office

Sep. 1959

Established Asahi Keiki MFG Co., Ltd. in Ageo City, Saitama Prefecture

July 1961

Opening Hamamatsu Office

1970s - 1990s
Feb. 1970

Established Nissei Service Co., Ltd. in Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture. (now a consolidated subsidiary)

Dec. 1970

Head Office and Head Office Factory relocated to the current location.
Established the Matto factory in Ojiya City, Niigata Prefecture.

Jul. 1971

Established Matto Nippon Seiki Co., Ltd. In Ojiya city, Niigata Prefecture.

Jun. 1973

Established NS Electronics Co., Ltd. in Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture. (now a consolidated subsidiary)

Aug. 1976

Started to produce liquid crystal display devices.

Jul. 1978

Established Honda Verno Nagaoka Co., Ltd. in Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture.

Jun. 1982

Established YNS Inc. (now NS West Inc.) in Shobara City, Hiroshima Prefecture. (now a consolidated subsidiary)

Nov. 1982

Liquid crystal assembly became independent from the Head Office Plant to the Liquid Crystal Manufacturing Department.

Nov. 1983

Nissei Honda Co., Ltd. is established in Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture.

Apr. 1985

Established NS Computer Service Co., Ltd. in Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture. (now a consolidated subsidiary)

Feb. 1989

Listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Niigata Stock Exchange.

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Nov. 1990

Opened R&D Center in Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture.

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Oct. 1993

Merger of NS Electronics Co., Ltd. and FSC Co., Ltd.

Aug. 1995

Qualified to ISO9001 standard

Feb. 1996

Established Honda Car Sales Nagaoka Co., Ltd. (now a consolidated subsidiary)

Dec. 1996

Merger of NS Electronics Co., Ltd. and NS Parts Co., Ltd. Qualified to QS9000 standard: GM, Ford, Chrysler requirements

May. 1998

Established a second liquid crystal plant in Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture

Aug. 1999

Qualified to ISO14001 Standard

Nov. 1972

Established NS International, Inc. in California, U.S.A. (now a consolidated subsidiary)

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Jul. 1986

Established New Sabina Industries, Inc. in Ohio, the U.S.A. (now a consolidated subsidiary)

Aug. 1987

Established UK-NSI Co., Ltd. in Worcestershire, UK. (now a consolidated subsidiary)

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Apr. 1994

Established Hong Kong Ek Chor Nissei Co., Ltd. in Hong Kong. (now a consolidated subsidiary)

Feb. 1995

Established Shanghai Ek Chor Nissei Co., Ltd. (now Shanghai Nissei Display System Co., Ltd.) in Shanghai, China. (now a consolidated subsidiary)

Dec. 1995

Established Thai Nippon Seiki Co., Ltd. in Chonburi , Thailand. (now a consolidated subsidiary)

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Sep. 1997

Relocation of N.S. International to Michigan, U.S.A.

Established Thai Matto NS Co., Ltd. in Chonburi, Thailand. (now a consolidated subsidiary)

2000s
Jul. 2000

Matto Nippon Seiki Co., Ltd. and Asahi Keiki Mfg. Co., Ltd. merge to establish NS Advance Tech Co., Ltd. (now a consolidated subsidiary)

Apr. 2002

Added Daiwa Honda Co., Ltd. in Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture, as a subsidiary.

Jul. 2004

Qualified to ISO/TS16949 standards

Oct. 2004

NS Computer Service Co., Ltd. opened IDC Center in Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture.

Nov. 2004

Established NS Motors Co., Ltd. (now Car Station Niigata Co., Ltd.) in Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture. (now a consolidated subsidiary)

May 2006

Established Nagaoka Mazda Car Sales Co., Ltd. in Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture. (currently Niigata Mazda Motor Co., Ltd.)

Jun. 2006

Merger of Honda Car Sales Nagaoka Co., Ltd. merges with Daiwa Honda Co., Ltd. (now a consolidated subsidiary)

Jul. 2006

Opened Nippon Seiki Technical Center in Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture.

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Jan. 2001

Opened Hong Kong Office

Nov. 2001

Established Hong Kong Nippon Seiki Co., Ltd. in Hong Kong, China. (Consolidated Subsidiaries)

Dec. 2001

Established PT Indonesia Nippon Seiki in Banten, Indonesia (now a consolidated subsidiary)

Aug. 2002

Established Nippon Seiki do Brasil Ltda. in Amazonas, Brazil (now a consolidated subsidiary)

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Dec. 2002

Established Nippon Seiki (Europe) B.V. in Amsterdam, Netherlands (now a consolidated subsidiary)

Sep. 2003

Established Dongguan Nissei Electronics Co., Ltd. in China (now a consolidated subsidiary)

Mar. 2004

Nippon Seiki (Europe) B.V. opened Munich office in Munich, Germany.

Jun. 2004

Established Nantong NS Advantech Co., Ltd. in China. (now a consolidated subsidiary)

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Jul. 2006

Established NS Sao Paulo Component Automotive S.A. in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (now a consolidated subsidiary)

Mar. 2007

Established Vietnam Nippon Seiki Co., Ltd. is established in Hanoi, Vietnam (now a consolidated subsidiary)

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Aug. 2007

Nippon Seiki Consumer Products (Thailand) Co., Ltd. is established in Chonburi, Thailand (now a consolidated subsidiary)

Apr. 2008

Established two companies, Nippon Seiki De Mexico S.A. De C.V. and Nissei Advantech Mexico S.A. De C.V. in Nuevo León, Mexico (now a consolidated subsidiary)

Oct. 2008

Gaining a stake of Tatung Precise Meter Co., Ltd. (now Taiwan Nissei Display System Co., Ltd.) and subsidiarization of Changzhou Nissei Display System Co., Ltd.

2010s -
Dec. 2010

Acquired shares of Niigata Mazda Motor Co., Ltd. from Mazda Motor Co., Ltd. in order to strengthen and expand the dealer business. Mazda dealership businesses throughout Niigata. (now a consolidated subsidiary)

Oct. 2012

Opening of Tokyo Technical Center in Taito-ku, Tokyo. (relocated to Kita-ku, Tokyo in April 2017)

Sep. 2016

Developed a cloud-based remote monitoring system for plants.

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Jul. 2011

Established Wuhan Nissei Display System Co., Ltd. in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. (now a consolidated subsidiary)

Feb. 2012

Established NS Instruments India Private Ltd. in southern India. (now a consolidated subsidiary)

Mar. 2012

Established Nissei Display Sales and Development Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China. (now a consolidated subsidiary)

Apr. 2013

Nissei Display Mexico, S.A de C.V. is established in the state of Nuevo León , Mexico. (now a consolidated subsidiary)

Oct. 2013

Established Da Nang Nippon Seiki Co., Ltd. in Da Nang City, Vietnam. (now a consolidated subsidiary)

Feb. 2019

Established Nippon Seiki Poland Sp. z.o.o. in the Republic of Poland (now a consolidated subsidiary)