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Mikuni's History

1923・Established Mikuni Shoten, a limited partnership company, and started to import automobiles, bicycles and their components.
1932・Obtained manufacturing rights for carburetors of Amal and Galery.
1933・Established Mikuni Shoten Co., Ltd. for succeeding to business of the limited partnership company.
1936・Kamata Plant started production.
1939・The Company renamed Mikuni Shoko Co., Ltd.
1944・Odawara Plant started production.
1948・Under Corporate Reconstruction Law, the Company was split into two entities, No.2 Mikuni Shoko Co., Ltd. (Kamata Plant and Trading Division) and Mikuni Seisakusho (Odawara Plant).
1949・Started production of carburetors for small cars, and mechanical pumps.
1950・No.2 Mikuni Shoko Co., Ltd. renamed Mikuni Shoko Co., Ltd.
1955・Merged Mikuni Seisakusho Co., Ltd.
1960・Licensing agreement with Solex, France, to produce Solex-type carburetors.
1961・The Company renamed to Mikuni Kogyo Co., Ltd.
・Transferred its trading business to newly established Mikuni Shoko Co., Ltd.
・Started over the counter trade of stock at Tokyo Stock Exchange.
・The Company was listed on second section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.
1968・Established Mikuni American Corporation.
1971・Technical tie-up with SIT, Italy, for production of gas burner safety devices.
1972・Established Tohoku Mikuni Kogyo Co., Ltd.
1978・Started production at Kikugawa Plant.
・Technical tie-up with Kysor of USA to start production of radiator shutters.
1979・Established Mikuni Taiwan Industrial Corporation.
1980・Transferred Kamata Plant to Yaita, then started production at Yaita Plant.
1983・Established Mikuni Berkeley R&D Corporation.
1986・Established J/V company, (Nippon Injector Corporation) jointly with Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and Robert Bosch GmbH of Germany.
1988・Established Mikuni Partec Corporation.
1990・Tohoku Mikuni Kogyo Co., Ltd. renamed to Mikuni Adec Corporation.
・Established Mikuni Europe GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany.
・Established Japan Mikuni (Hong Kong) Ltd. in Hong Kong.
1991・Renamed Mikuni Kogyo Co., Ltd. to Mikuni Corporation.
・Completed new head office building.
・Established Mikuni (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
・Transferred development and production divisions of Yaita Plant to Mikuni Adec Corporation.
1992・Production started at Sagara Plant.
1994・Established Tianjin Mikuni Co., Ltd.
・Established Chengdu Mikuni Hongguang Machinery & Electronics Co., Ltd.
・Established Shanghai Mikuni Changhang Machinery & Electronics Co., Ltd.
1995・Established Ningbo Mikuni Machinery & Electronics Co., Ltd.
・Established Jinan Qingqi Mikuni Machinery & Electronics Co., Ltd.
1996・Established Changchun Changhang Mikuni Machinery & Electronics Co.,Ltd.
・Established Nanjing Jincheng Mikuni Machinery & Electronics Co., Ltd.
・Established Mikuni Texas Company.
・Established Mikuni Mexicana S.A. de C.V.
2002・Merger and acquisition of Mikuni ADEC Corporation.
・Renamed to Mikuni (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
2003・Merger and acquisition of Mikuni Shoko Corporation.
・Established Mikuni Zhejiang Co., Ltd.
2004・Merger and acquisition of Mikuni Tsusho Corporation.
2005・Mikuni Zhejiang started full-scale operation.
・Renamed to Mikuni Taiwan Corporation
2006・Established PT. Mikuni Indonesia.
2007・Renamed to Mikuni (Chengdu) Machinery & Electronics Co., Ltd.
2008・Established MIKUNI INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED.
2010・Established Mikuni Management (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
2011・Established Pierburg MIKUNI Pump Technology Corporation.
2012・Established Pierburg MIKUNI Pump Technology (Shanghai) Corporation.
2013・Established Eberspächer Mikuni Climate Control Systems Corporation.
2015・The Company was listed on The First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.