History

Supporting
the Automotive Industry
through Monozukuri

Supporting the development of the automotive industry through Monozukuri for 80 years.
Delivering countless products to the world, and now, onto a new stage.

History

  • = Calsonic
  • = Kansei
  • = Calsonic Kansei
1972

Los Angeles Office established in U.S.A.

Yoshimi Plant established in Saitama Prefecture

Started full-scale production of instrument panels

Started the production of intermitters

1973

Listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange, 1st section

1974

Gunma Plant established

Started the production of switching modules

1975

Production of radiators exceeds 10 million units

Production of radiators exceeds 10 million units

Started the production of Japan's first pellet-type catalytic converters

1976

Calsonic Inc. (former Calsonic North America Inc. California plant) established

Calsonic Inc. (former Calsonic North America Inc. California plant) established.
1977

Kyushu Plant established in Nakatsu City, Oita Prefecture

Kyushu Plant established in Usa City, Oita Prefecture

Kyushu Plant established in Usa City, Oita Pref.

Started the production of quartz clocks for automobiles (Japan's first use of digital IC)

1978

Listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange, 2nd section

Started the production of pp composite instrument panels

1979

Started the production of trip computers (Japan's first use of CPU in actual vehicles)