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with all that our originality has created.
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|1965||Nov.Starts business as control valve manufacturer|
|1966||Aug.Establishes Nihon KOSO Industry Co., Ltd.(Manufacturing division)|
|1971||Jun.Establishes Tokyo KOSO Co., Ltd.|
|1974||Nov.Acquires KHK(The High Pressure Gas Safety Institute of Japan)certification|
|1976||Mar.Establishes KOSO Engineering Co., Ltd.||Dec.Establishes KOSO Service Co., Ltd.|
|1977||Feb.Establishes Nihon KOSO Co., Ltd.(Sales division)|
|1978||MayEstablishes KOSO International, Inc.〈U.S.A.〉|
|1979||Mar.Acquires A.P.I. certification||MayEstablishes Korea Controls Co., Ltd.(as a joint enterprise)〈Korea〉||Sep.Starts technology transfer negotiation with China National Technology Import & Export Corp.|
|1980||Apr.Establishes KOSO Co., Ltd.|
|1982||Nov.Singns rep. agreement with Ronan Engeering Company of U.S.A. for sales to Janpnese market
Acquires interest in Souto Seisakusho Co., Ltd.
|1984||MayIntroduces IBM factory automation system|
|1985||Feb.Signs agreement with I.M.I Baley Birkett Ltd. of U.K. for technology transfer||Apr.Signs agreement with Anshan Instrument Co. of China for technology transfer|
|1986||Mar.Signs agreement with Control Components Inc. of U.S.A. for a mutual technology transfer||MayDiagnosing Chinese business for technology renovation.(JAPAN-CHINA NATIONAL PROJECT)|
|1987||MayAcquires UNDERWRITERS LABORATORIES INC. certification||Dec.Signs agreement with Wuxi Instrument Valve Co., Ltd. of China for technology transfer|
|1988||Aug.Establishes Korea KOSO Engineering Co., Ltd.〈Korea〉|
|1989||MayEstablishes Wuxi KOSO Control valve Co., Ltd.(as a joint enterprise)〈China〉||Jun.Establishes KOSO-AACI (Anshan) Co., Ltd.(as a joint enterprise)〈China〉||Oct.Signs rep. agreement with Adalet-Plm of U.S.A. for sales to Japanese market|
|1990||Jan.Establishes Pacific Seismic Product, Inc.〈U.S.A.〉||MayEstablishes Toren Co., Ltd.|
|1991||Mar.Signs agreement with Tianjin No.4 Instrument Factory of China for technology transfer||Apr.Signs rep. agreement with SOR Inc. of U.S.A. for sales to Japanese market||JulyAcquires Herutu Electronics Co., Ltd.|
|1992||Mar.Acquires Toyo Steel Belt Ind. Co., Ltd.||Apr.Signs rep. agreement with Drallim Controls Ltd. of U.K. for sales to Japanese market|
|1993||MayEstablishes KOSO Controls Asia Pte. Ltd.〈Singapore〉
Acquires the ownership of Korea Controls Co., Ltd.〈Korea〉
Establishes KOSO Control Engineering (Wuxi)Co., Ltd.〈China〉
|Aug.Acquires Rexa Inc. of U.S.A. (Changes Rexa’s name to KOSO America, Inc.)||Sep.Acquires Shinkosha Co., Ltd.|
|1994||Jun.Acquires ISO9001 certification|
|1995||Sep.Acquires Sigma Electric Works Co., Ltd|
|1996||Oct.Establishes KOSO Control Engineering Co., Ltd.〈China〉|
|2000||Jan.Acquires Tokyo Okazaki Industries Co., Ltd.||JulyKorea Controls Co., Ltd. changes its Korean name to Korea KOSO Co., Ltd.|
|2001||Feb.Merges Nihon KOSO Co., Ltd.(Manufacturing division)with KOSO Service Co., Ltd.||Jun.Establishes KOSO Fluid Controls Private Ltd.〈India〉|
|2002||Jan.Acquires Tensho Printing Co., Ltd.||Feb.Establishes Hangzhou Hangyang KOSO Pump & Valve Co., Ltd.||Mar.Establishes SP Laboratory Co., Ltd.||Apr.Establishes Wuxi KOSO Valve casting Co., Ltd.||JulyAcquires the assets of Hammel Dahl globe control valves line.|
|2005||Jun.TOREN Co., Ltd. Changes its name to Nihon KOSO Fuji Co., Ltd.
Acquires the assets of Kent Introl products line.
Establishes KOSO Kent Introl Ltd.〈U.K.〉
Establishes Kent Introl Private Ltd.〈India〉
|2007||Jan.Establishes KOSO M-Mac International, Inc.〈U.S.A.〉||Jun.Establishes Wuxi KOSO Fluid Control Co., Ltd.〈China〉|
|2008||Oct.Establishes KOSO Control Engineering〈Anshan〉Co., Ltd.〈China〉|
|2009||Jan.Establishes the Dubai Branch of Nihon KOSO Co., Ltd.||Feb.Korea KOSO Engineering Co., Ltd.〈Korea〉establishes a new plant.||MayOpens Moscow Sales Office〈Russia〉|
|2010||Nov.Kent Introl Private Ltd., changes its corporate name into KOSO India Private Ltd.|
|2011||Feb.Acquires the Yoneki Valve business from TOKAI Corporation〈currently the Fuji Factory of Tokyo KOSO Co., Ltd.〉||JulyEstablishes KOSO Control Europe s.r.o.〈Czech〉||Dec.Establishes the second factory at KOSO Control Engineering〈Wuxi〉Co., Ltd.
Relocates Nihon KOSO’s Dubai Branch to its Abu Dhabi Branch
|2012||Apr.Establishes Wuxi KOSO Valve Technology Service Co., Ltd.〈China〉||Dec.Acquires the ownership of KOSO Control Instrument〈Anshan〉Co., Ltd.|
|2013||Mar.Merges KOSO America and Rexa Inc. into one|
|2014||Jun.Expansion of KOSO America and Rexa Inc. into separate factories/businesses.|
|2015||Jan.Establishes Rexa Canada Corp.〈Canada〉||Mar.Wuxi KOSO Valve Casting Co., Ltd. starts operations of its new casting factory in China||Aug.KOSO Control Engineering〈Wuxi〉Co., Ltd. relocates its office to a new one.||Sep.Establishes KOSO Gulf LLC〈Oman〉||Oct.KOSO Control Instrument〈Anshan〉Co., Ltd. relocates its factory to a new one.||Nov.KOSO America relocates its factory to a new one|
|2016||Apr.Establishes KOSO Saudi Arabia Company Branch〈Saudi Arabia〉||Nov.Establishes KOSO Italy S.r.l.〈Italy〉|
|2018||MayAcquires the control valve business of Parcol S.p.A., Milan, Italy||Aug.Establishes KOSO Parcol S.r.l.〈Italy〉〈into which KOSO Italy S.r.l. is merged〉|