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
1980

Released Car air-conditioners M-model

Released Car air-conditioners M-model

Started the production of digital speedometers

1981

Started the production of plastic tank heater cores

1982

Started to sponsor the motor sports team

Started to sponsor the motor sports team

Started the production of evaporators

Started the production of evaporators

Started the production of automatic air-conditioning controllers

1983

Calsonic Manufacturing Corporation (currently Calsonic Kansei North America Inc.) established

1984

Kantus Corporation established in Tennessee, U.S.A.

Kantus Corporation established in Tennessee, U.S.

Started the production of NB (nocolok-brazing) aluminum radiators

Started the production of NB (nocolok-brazing) aluminum radiators
1985

Started the production of inter cooler

Started the production of fully automatic air-conditioning

1986

TI NIHON U.K (currently Calsonic Kansei UK Limited, Washington Plant) established

Kodama Plant established in Kodama-gun, Saitama Prefecture

Kodama Plant established in Kodama-gun, Saitama Prefecture.

Calsonic Harrison Co., Ltd. (currently Calsonic Kansei Utsunomiya Corporation) established

1987

Started the production of V5 compressors <variable displacement wobble plate type compressor>

Started the production of V5 compressors <variable displacement wobble plate type compressor> Started the production of V5 compressors <variable displacement wobble plate type compressor>

Started the production of integrated heater units

Started the production of powder slush instrument panel crash pads

1988

Nihon Radiator Co., Ltd. renamed Calsonic Corporation

Nihon Radiator Co., Ltd. renamed Calsonic Corporation.

Started the production of rotary compressors <small compressor>

Started the production of aluminum heater cores

Development of cold storage cool box

1989

Calsonic International UK Ltd. (currently Calsonic Kansei Europe plc.) established

Started the production of world's first head-up display for automobiles