Mitsui History

1949 January,1949 Yoshiaki Mitsui Founded Mitsui High-tec
Started Manufacturing and sales of dies Company was Located at Tsutsuimachi 1-Chome,Yahata City, Fukuoka Prefecture(present Kurosaki 5-chome, Yahatanishi-ku, Kitakyushu City).
1950’s January,1950 Succesfully Manufactured it’s first surface grinder.
  March,1954 Shipped the first Die manufactured with full grinding after heat treatment.
  April,1957 Mitsui Manufacturing was founded with a Capital of 1.5 million yen.
  December,1958 Developed tungsten carbide die (Notching type).
1960’s October,1960 Constructed Komine plant(present Head Quarter).
  April,1961 Established mass production and sales of surface grinders.
  May,1966 Developed tungsten carbide die for stamping IC leadframe.
  August,1966 Opened Office in Chigago Illinois, USA.
  June,1969 Started mass production and sales of IC stamped leadframes using tungsten carbide progressive die technology.
1970’s August,1974 Developed ultra-high speed dies (1450 spm).
  August,1974 Developed MAC (Mitsui Automatic Core) assembly system laminated-core binding system.
  October,1979 Started IC Leadframe plating business and developed automotic continues spot plating machine.
1980’s May,1984 Changed Company name to Mitsui High-tec, Inc.
  July,1984 Started IC assembly business.
  September,1984 Mitsui High-tec, Inc. was listed on the Fukuoka Stock Exchange.
  April,1985 Started Mass-production of photo etching IC leadframes.
  September1985 Mitsui High-tec, Inc. was listed on the Second Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.
  April,1987 Started Tooling parts sale.
1990’s July,1991 Mitsui High-tec, Inc. was listed on the First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.
  April,1997 Developed die technology to manufacture motor core for Hybrid car.
  March,1999 Five domestic plants certificated ISO14001.
2000’s July,2000 Developed die technology to manufacture ultra small core with diameter of 0.27mm using MAC system.
  December,2000 Developed die technology to manufacture ultra thin core of 0.15mm using MAC system.
  September,2001 Constructed first phase of new state of the art tool and die plant in Nobu, Yahatanishi-ku, Kitakyushu City.
  February,2003 Founded Mitsui Stamping Co.,Ltd. in Aza Nishikukioka, Oaza Maeda,Yahatahigashi-ku,Kitakyushu.
  January,2006 Commenced mass production of マグネットモールド™(Magnet Mold™) (laminated motor cores with embedded magnets have been adopted by the automobile industry and are included in hybrid vehicles)
  November,2007 Recognized by Moji Customs as an authorized exporter with an outstanding trade compliance record (the first company headquartered in Kyushu to receive this recognition)
  January,2009 Commemorated the sixtieth anniversary of Mitsui High-tec, Inc’s founding
2010’s January,2012 Trademark registration of マグネットモールド®(Japan trademark registration No.5466790)
  June,2013 Trademark registration of Magnet Mold® (Japan trademark registration No.5588240)