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Tamura Corporation; Tokyo

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Name: Tamura Corporation; Tokyo    (J)  
Abbreviation: tamuracorp
Products: Model types

Tamura Corporation, 1-19-43, Higashi-Oizumi, Nerima-ku, Tokyo, 178-8511 Japan.

Founded: 1939
In 1924, Tokumatsu Tamura (1886-1962) started his Tamura Radio Store in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan.
In 1939 he founded Tamura Corporation, amongst meanwhile seven factories and 30+ subsidiaries worldwide.
1958 Tamura Chemical Laboratory (Electronic Chemicals Business Sector at present) to enter the Chemical Industry.
1961 Listing in No.2 Tokyo Securities Exchange.
1962 Tamura Denshi Co., Ltd. as wireless division.
1966 Wakayanagi Denshi Kogyo Co., Ltd. to meet an increased demand for transformer production.
1969 Tamura Seiko Co., Ltd. making the core division independent. Taiwan Tamura Denshi Co., Ltd. as No.1 center of overseas production.
1972 Tamura Electronics (Malaysia) SDN. BHD. as No.2 center of overseas production.
1973 Tohoku Tamura Seisakusho Co. Ltd. in Japan, Dong Hwa Tamura Electronics Co., Ltd. (Korea) and Da Hong Electrical Industry Co., Ltd. [Tamura Electronics (Hong Kong) Co.,Ltd. at present], Kao Lung Tamura Electronics Co., Ltd. in Taiwan.
1977 Tamura Electronics (Singapore) PTE., LTD.
1979 Change of listing from No.2 to No.1 Tokyo Securities Exchange.
1980 Saitama Factory in Japan as a center of electronic components division.
1982 Gunma Tamura Seisakusho Co., Ltd. in Japan.
1986 Tamura Distribution Center Inc and Tamura Corporation of America founded.
1987 Aizu Tamura Seisakusho Co., Ltd. in Japan.
1988 Tamura Kasei Co., Ltd. in Japan.
1989 Tamura Hinchley Ltd. in the United Kingdom.
1990 Tamura Electronics (Terengganu) SDN. BHD. in Malaysia.
1995 Tamura FA System Co., Ltd. in Japan. [FA=Factory Automation]
1996 Tamura Network Service Co., Ltd. in Japan, Tamura Sweden Akitebolag., in Ostersund Sweden.
1997 PT.Tamura Electronics Indonesia., in West Java, Indonesia.
1999 Tamura Electronics(S.Z)Co.,Ltd.
2000 Tamura Corporation of Korea.
2001 Nanjing Panda Tamura Communications Power Supply Co., Ltd. in China, Tamura Pacific Technology Co., Ltd. in Taiwan.
2002 Tamura Kaken (Dong Guan) Ltd. (China), by Ta Fong Electro Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
2003 Tamura Seiko Electronics (Chang Shu) Co.,Ltd., by Tamura Seiko Corporation, Tamura Electronics (Huizhou) Co., Ltd.
2004 Tamura Electronics (Thailand) Co.,Ltd. Tamura Hinchley Ltd. changed its name to Tamura Europe Ltd.
2005 Tamura Pacific Technology Co., Ltd. changed its name to Tamura Power Technology Co., Ltd., Nanjing Panda Tamura Communications Power Supply Co., Ltd. changed its name to Tamura Electronics (Nanjing) Co., Ltd., Tamura FA System (Shanghai) Corporation.
2006 Tamura Technologies de Mexico S.A DE C.V by Tamura Corporation of America. The joint venture company and the Tamura Furukawa Machinery of Tamura FA system Co., Ltd. and Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. are established. Founding Anzen Dengu(Huizhon)Co., Ltd. by Anzen Dengu Co., Ltd.
2007 Tamura FA System (Shouzou) Corporation, and Ceramic Factory in Saitama Office Site.
2008 Koha Co., Ltd. has been made a consolidated subsidiary.

[Summary from Tamura history website]

This manufacturer was suggested by Georg Richter.