|1967||COPAL ELECRTRONICS established in Tokyo, Japan.
Commenced of sale of wirewound trimmers.
|1972||Commenced of sale of cermet trimmers and motors.|
|1974||Opened Tajiri plant in Japan.|
|1978||Commenced of sale of DIP switches and rotary encoders.|
|1980||Commenced of sale of pressure sensors.|
|1983||Polygon laser scanners released on the market.|
|1985||Surface mount trimmers released on the market.|
|1986||Opened of Sano plant in Japan.|
|1993||Established a sales subsidiary in Hessen, Germany. *Our office|
|1995||Established a sales subsidiary in California, United States.|
|1996||ISO9001 certified for all divisions in Japan.
Opened a sales branch in Singapore.
|1997||Listed on the over-the-counter stock market.|
|1998||Nidec invested in our company.|
|1999||Changed in the company name to NIDEC COPAL ELECTRONICS.|
|2000||Started manufacturing in China.
ISO14001 certified for all factories in Japan.
Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange 2nd section.
|2001||Established a sales subsidiary in Shanghai, China.|
|2002||Established a sales subsidiary in Korea.
Established a manufacturing subsidiary in Pinghu, Jiaxing, Zhejiang, China.
|2004||ISO9001 certified for all divisions in China.
ISO14001 certified for all factories in China.
|2005||Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange 1st section.|
|2006||Made Fujisoku a subsidiary of our company through a TOB acquisition of shares.
Opened a sales branch in Taiwan.
|2007||Opened R&D Center in Sano, Japan.
Established a sales subsidiary in Singapore, in place of the branch.
|2010||Established manufacturing joint venture in Fuyang, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.|
|2011||Established a sales subsidiary in Taiwan, in place of the branch.|
|2013||Absorbed and merged Fujisoku.|
|2014||Delisted from the Tokyo Stock Exchange as a wholly owned subsidiary of Nidec.|
|2019||Acquired the potentiometer and encoder business from Nidec Copal (current Nidec Precision).|
|2023||Made Midori Precision a subsidiary of our company by an acquisition of all shares.
Changed in the company name to NIDEC COMPONENTS.