Timeline

  • Oct.1945Founded in Abeno-ku, Osaka; sales of bakelite board and related products begins.
  • Mar.1947Restructured for incorporation; Kuroda Trading Company established.
  • June.1948Trade name updated to Kuroda Electric Co., Ltd.
  • Mar.1956Kuroda Industrial Co., Ltd. established and expanded to include a production department.
  • Sept.1963Coatings department restructured as an independent company; Kuroda Industrial Co., Ltd. merged and Kuroda Chemical Co., Ltd. established.
  • Nov.1970Head office transferred to a newly completed building in Yodogawa-ku, Osaka.
  • Sept.1977Kuroda Chemical Co., Ltd. merged.
  • Jul.1978Z. Kuroda (Singapore) Pte., Ltd. established in Singapore.
  • Sept.1979Trading department restructured as an independent company; Kuroda Trading Co., Ltd. established.
  • May.1990Z. Kuroda (Thailand) Co., Ltd. established in Thailand.
  • Mar.1991Z. Kuroda Electric Co., Ltd. established in Thailand.
  • Dec.1993Kuroda Electric (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. established in China.
  • Apr.1994Kuroda Trading Co., Ltd. merged.
  • Nov.1995Kuroda Electric (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. established in Hong Kong.
  • Oct.1996Listed on the second section of the Osaka Securities Exchange.
  • Aug,1999Kuroda Electric USA, Inc. established in America.
  • Mar.2000Listed on the first sections of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange.
  • Apr.2000Kuroda Techno Co., Ltd. established.
  • Mar.2001Shanghai Kuroda Trading Co., Ltd. established in China.
  • May.2002Guangzhou Kuroda Electric Co., Ltd. established in China.
  • June.2003Kuroda Electric Philippines,Inc. established in Philippines.
  • Sep.2003Komura-Tech Co.,Ltd. becomes subsidiary of Kuroda Group.
  • Jan.2004Taiwan Kuroda Electric Co., Ltd. Established in Taiwan.
  • Apr.2004Kuroda Electric Korea Inc.established in Korea.
  • Jul.2005Kuroda Electric (China) Co.,Ltd. Establishied in China. (afterward,Shanghai Kuroda Management)
  • Aug.2005Tianjin Kuroda Trading Co.,Ltd. Establishied in China.
  • Sep.2005KC Automation ( Shenzhen ) Co.,Ltd. Establishied in China.
  • Jan.2006Kuroda Shinsei ( Thailand ) Co.,Ltd. Establishied in Thailand.
  • Jun.2006Kuroda Electric Czech s.r.o. Eatablished in Czech Republic.
  • Oct.2007Kuroda Electric ShenZhen Co., Ltd. Established in China.
  • Mar.2008Sohwa Corporation becomes subsidiary of Kuroda Group.
  • Oct.2009Nichido-denko.Co.,Ltd. becomes subsidiary of Kuroda Group
  • Jan.2010Kuroda Electric ( Malaysia ) SDN.BHD. Establishied in Malaysia.
  • Aug.2010Ecorea & Kuroda Electric INDIA Private Limited.Establishied in India.
  • May.2011Headquarters transferred to Minamiooi, Shinagawa-Ku, Tokyo.
  • May.2011Boramtek (Vietnam) Co.,Ltd. becomes subsidiary of Kuroda Group.
  • June.2011Rainbow Metal Technologies Co., Ltd. established in China.
  • Oct.2011P.T. Kuroda Electric Indonesia Established in Indonesia.
  • Apr.2012Kuroda Auto-tech (Thailand) becomes subsidiary of Kuroda Group.
  • May.2013PT. Trimitra Chitrahasta in Indonesia becomes subsidiary of Kuroda Group.
  • May.2013Kuroda Precision Technology Co., Ltd. established in China.
  • Apr. 2014NANKAI Enviro - Tech Corporation in America becomes subsidiary of Kuroda Group.
  • Oct.2015Kuroda Electric India Pvt.Ltd. established in India.
  • Jan.2016Kuroda Electric Mexico S.A. de C.V. established in Mexico.
  • Sep.2017Kuroda Manufacturing Vietnam Co., Ltd. established in Vietnam
  • Mar.2018Delisting from the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange due to acquisition of 100% ownership by KM Holdings Co.,Ltd.
  • Jun.2018Kuroda Trading (Thailand) Co., Ltd. established in Thailand.
  • Aug.2018Kuroda Data Storage Japan Co., Ltd. established.
  • Sep.2018Kuroda Filtration Technology (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. established in China.
  • Oct.2018Kuroda Auto-Tech Japan Co., Ltd. established.