About Us

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)

1963 Mar.

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

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.

Establishment of the subsidiary Kanaden Reinetu Plant Corporation

1990 Oct.

Name changed to Kanaden Corporation

Dec.

Establishment of the subsidiary Kanatech Co., Ltd.

1991 Apr.

Establishment of affiliate offices in Hong Kong and Singapore

1992 Apr.

Establishment of the subsidiary Techno-Create Corporation

1994 Oct.

Establishment of the subsidiary Kanaden Telesys Corporation

1995 Apr.

Establishment of the subsidiary Kanaden Telecom Engineering Corporation

2001 Apr.

Establishment of the subsidiary Kanaden Techno Engineering Corporation

Oct.

ISO 14001 certification obtained

2002 June

Establishment of affiliate office in China (Shanghai)

2004 Oct.

ISO 9001 certification obtained

2006 Apr.

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

The subsidiary Kanatech Co., Ltd. merged into the subsidiary LPG Brain Corporation

LPG Brain Corporation was renamed Kanaden Brain Corporation

2010 Nov.

Opening of Chinese (Shanghai) Affiliate Offices Branch in Shenzhen

2011 Jan.

Opening of Chinese (Shanghai) Affiliate Offices Branch in Tianjin

2012 Sept.

Establishment of representative offices in India

2013 Apr.

Establishment of joint venture Company in Thailand

2017 Apr.

Merger with Kanaden Supply Corporation

2018 Apr.

The subsidiary Tohoku Kanaden Telecom Engineering Corporation, Kanaden Reinetsu Plant Corporation, and Kanaden Techno Engineering Corporation merged into the subsidiary Kanaden Telecom Engineering Corporation

Kanaden Telecom Engineering Corporation was renamed Kanaden Engineering Corporation