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Corporate History

Date Event
1907 May

Kanagawa Electric Limited is founded, and begins operations as a seller of electric machinery part and as an electrical contractor

1911 Apr.

Opening of the Osaka Branch Office(currently Kansai District Office)

1912 Dec.

Incorporated as Kanagawa Electric Co., Ltd.

1917 Aug.

Opening of the Moji Branch Office(currently the Kyushu Branch Office)

1922 May

Mitsubishi Electric Fans sold through the Mitsubishi Corporation

1929 Apr.

Opening of the Sendai Field Office(currently the Tohoku Branch Office)

1951 Apr.

Distribution contract concluded between Yokogawa Electric Works, Ltd. (currently Yokogawa Electric, Inc.) and our Osaka Branch Office (currently Kansai District Office)

1962 Mar.

Distribution contract concluded with Mitsubishi Electric (revision of agent contract)

1963 Mar.

Opening of the Nagoya Field Office(currently the Chubu Branch Office)

May

Listing on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange

1970 Feb.

"Kanaden" registered as a trademark

1989 Sept.

Listing on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange

Nov.

Related company KANADEN REINETU PLANT CORPORATION established (now KANADEN ENGINEERING CORPORATION)

1990 Oct.

Name changed to Kanaden Corporation

Dec.

Related company Kanatech Co., Ltd.established (now KANADEN BRAIN CORPORATION)

1991 Apr.

Related companies KANADEN CORPORATION (H.K.) LTD. and

KANADEN CORPORATION SINGAPORE PTE. LTD. established

1992 Apr.

Related company TECHNO-CREATE CORPORATION established

1994 Oct.

Related company KANADEN TELESYS CORPORATION established

1995 Apr.

Related company KANADEN TELECOM ENGINEERING CORPORATION established (now KANADEN ENGINEERING CORPORATION)

2001 Apr.

Related company KANADEN TECHNO ENGINEERING CORPORATION established (now KANADEN ENGINEERING CORPORATION)

Oct.

ISO 14001 certification obtained

2002 June

Related company KANADEN CORPORATION (S.H.) LTD. established

2006 Apr.

Spinning off of Information Systems Division, and the subsidiary LPG Brain Corporation took over their business

Related company Kanatech Co., Ltd. merged into a related company LPG Brain Corporation

Related company LPG Brain Corporation renamed KANADEN BRAIN CORPORATION

2010 Nov.

Branch Office of related company KANADEN CORPORATION (S.H.) LTD. opened in Shenzhen

2011 Jan.

Branch Office of related company KANADEN CORPORATION (S.H.) LTD. opened in Tianjin

2013 Apr.

Related company KANADEN (THAILAND) CO., LTD. established

2017 Apr.

Merger with related company Kanaden Supply Corporation

2018 Apr.

Related companies TOHOKU KANADEN TELECOM ENGINEERING CORPORATION, KANADEN REINETSU PLANT CORPORATION and KANADEN TECHNO ENGINEERING CORPORATION merged into related company KANADEN TELECOM ENGINEERING CORPORATION

KANADEN TELECOM ENGINEERING CORPORATION renamed KANADEN ENGINEERING CORPORATION

May.

Related company FACOM-KD (THAILAND) CO., LTD. established

2019 Aug.

Relocated head office Harumi,Chuoku,Tokyo

Dec.

Related company KANADEN (VIETNAM) CO., LTD. established

2020 May.

Related company KANADEN TRADING (THAILAND) CO., LTD. established