ABOUT US

Mikuni's History

1923

Established Mikuni Shoten, a limited partnership company, and started to import automobiles, bicycles and their components.

1932

Acquired manufacturing license from Amal of UK for carburetors and Galery of Italy for compressors

1933

Established Mikuni Shoten Co., Ltd. for succeeding to business of the limited partnership company.

1936

Kamata Plant started production.

1939

The Company renamed to 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 and mechanical oil pumps for small cars.

1950

No.2 Mikuni Shoko Co., Ltd. renamed Mikuni Shoko Co., Ltd.

1955

Merged Mikuni Seisakusho Co., Ltd.

1960

Acquired manufacturing license from Solex of France and started production of Solex 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 the second section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.

1968

Established Mikuni American Corporation.

1971

Acquired manufacturing license from SIT of Italy for the gas burner safety devices.

1972

Established Tohoku Mikuni Kogyo Co., Ltd.

1978

Started production at Kikugawa Plant.

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 a joint venture Nippon Injector Corporation 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 Ebersp├Ącher Mikuni Climate Control Systems Corporation.

2014

Acquisition of shares in Nissin Jidosha Kogyou Co. Ltd. (Subsidization)

2015

The Company was listed on The First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Acquisition of shares of Nissin Jidosha Kogyou Co., Ltd. (becoming a wholly owned subsidiary)
Acquisition of Asahi Air Supply Inc. (Subsidization)

2016

Acquisition of shares in Asahi Air Supply Inc. (becoming a wholly owned subsidiary)
Absorbed and divided Nissin Jidosha Kogyou Co., Ltd. and changed the trade name to Mikuni Life and Auto Co., Ltd., who operates manufacturing and sales of welfare device, healthcare equipment, portable humidifier, and other products.

2019

Established Paris Branch Office