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
1990

Listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange, 1st section

Started the production of roof-mounted bus coolers for Fuji heavy industries

Started the production of fish tank water chillers

1991

Climatizadores Calsonix S.A. (currently Calsonic Kansei Spain, S.A.) established

Daihan Calsonic Corporation established

Use of plastic flux method in aluminum heater core production

Started the production of multiflow condensers

Started the production of multiflow condensers

Started the production of separated front/rear air-conditioners

Use of plastic flux method in aluminum heater core production

Started the production of separate tank evaporators

Started the production of separate tank evaporators

Received orders for air conditioners for driver's cabins in JR Central 300 series shinkansen

Renamed the company name as Kansei Corporation

Renamed the company name as Kansei Corporation

Started the production of 3-way display electronic meters

1992

Started the production of V6 compressors <for new coolants; large displacement wobble>

Started the production of V6 compressors <for new coolants; large displacement wobble>

Started the production of rotary compressors for R134a <ozone-friendly>

Started the production of electronically synchronized analog clocks

1993

Started the production of keyless entry systems

Started the production of remote control engine starters

Started the production of remote control engine starters

Started the production of umbrella wrappers (received good design award)

1994

Started the production of built-in oil coolers

Started the mass production of rotating body aluminum rotary compressors <to meet lightweight requirements>

Started the production of body control modules

Started the production of body control modules

Started the production of electronic analog meters for motorcycles

1995

Production of radiators exceeds 15 million units

Development of dehumidifying heater heat pump system for electric vehicles

Started the production of head-up display type clinometer

Started the production of head-up display type clinometer
1996

Started the production of aluminum radiators for large commercial vehicles

Started the production of aluminum radiators for large commercial vehicles

Started the production of high-visibility black analog meters

1997

Calsonic Mexicana, S.A. de C.V. (currently Calsonic Kansei Mexicana, S.A. de C.V.) established

Development of air-conditioning components and battery cooling blower for electric vehicles

Use of PPC as material for instrument panels (previously used PPG)

1998

Started the production of all-aluminum radiators for GT-R

Started the production of all-aluminum radiators for GT-R

Started the in-house production of ventilators

1999

Started the production of CVC Compressors <swash variable displacement compressor>

Started the production of separate left/right adjustable temperature air conditioners