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1932 May The founder, Yoshijiro Honda founded Honda Neji Seisakusho for the business of precision screw machining.
1945  Nov Approved as a designated factory of the Japanese Ministry of Communication for manufacturing the parts of switching systems
1947  Jun Established Honda Tsushin Kogyo Co., Ltd. (with capital of 190,000 yen) at 1-1209 Himonya, Meguro-ku, Tokyo (Currently 6-18-12 Megurohoncho, Meguro-ku, Tokyo)
1952  Feb Acquired Honda Works Limited Partnership Corporation
1955  May Approved as a designated factory for all types of plugs/jacks of the Japanese Defense Agency Standards SSS.
1959  Apr Opened Osaka Office in Osaka City, Osaka
1965  Oct Established Oyama Factory at Oyama City, Tochigi
1968  Apr Acquired Honda Electronics Co., Ltd. located in Misato-mura, Minami Azumi-gun, Nagano (Currently Azumino City, Nagano) and turned it into Matsumoto Factory (Currently Azumino Factory)
1971  Nov Opened Matsumoto Office at Matsumoto Factory (Currently Azumino Factory) (October 2004: Closed upon business integration with the consolidated subsidiary Azusa Electronics Inc.)
1972  Oct Established Azusa Electronics, Inc. (Currently a consolidated subsidiary)
1978  Dec Opened Nagoya Office in Nagoya City, Aichi
1982  Oct Opened a distribution center at Hino City, Tokyo
1983  Feb Established Honda Engineering Co., Ltd. (Currently a consolidated subsidiary)
1983  Oct Opened Oyama Office at Oyama City, Tochigi
1984  Jun Established Honda Kousan Co., Ltd. (Currently a consolidated subsidiary)
1986  Jul Opened Kyushu Branch in Ogori City, Fukuoka
1995  Mar Obtained ISO9002 (IECQ) certification for the international standard for quality assurance (Matsumoto Factory (Currently Azumino Factory))
1995  May Expansion of Matsumoto Factory (Currently Azumino Factory) to bolster production capacity
1997  Feb Relocated Kyushu Branch, which was opened as Kyushu Office in Tosu City, Saga
1998  Feb Obtained ISO9001 certification (Head Office and Oyama Factory)
1999  Oct Registered shares for over-the-counter trading with the Japan Securities Dealers Association
2001  Feb Extension and renewal of ISO 9001 (Head Office, Oyama Factory and Matsumoto Factory (Currently Azumino Factory))
2001  Feb Listed shares on the second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
2001  May Obtained ISO14001 certification for the international standard for environmental management (Head Office, Oyama Factory and Matsumoto Factory (Currently Azumino Factory))
2001  Jul Acquired all shares of an overseas distributor, Mhotronics, Inc. and changed its corporate name to Honda Connectors, Inc. (Currently a consolidated subsidiary)
2001  Oct Established Honda Connectors Mfg. (HK) Limited (factory at Shenzhen, China) (Currently a consolidated subsidiary)
2001  Dec Consolidated domestic production at Matsumoto Factory (Currently Azumino Factory) by reorganization of factories
2003  Apr Made Honda Connectors (HK) Limited (sub-subsidiary) into a subsidiary (Currently a consolidated subsidiary)
2005  Sep Made Honda Connectors Limited and Honda Connectors (S) Pte Ltd. (both sub-subsidiaries) into subsidiaries (Currently both consolidated subsidiaries)
2006  Jan Honda Connectors Mfg. (HK) Limited relocated its factory at Shenzhen, China to a large-scale plant in the same city.
2006  Nov Honda Connectors (HK) Limited established its Shanghai Representative Office.
2007  Apr Established Taiwan Representative Office
2008  Apr Capital tie-up with Matsushita Electric Works Co.,Ltd. (Currently named Panasonic Electric Works Co.,Ltd.)
2010 Oct Azumino Honda Tsushin Kogyo Co., Ltd. was formed through merger of Azusa Electronics, Inc. and Honda Kousan Co., Ltd, both consolidated subsidiaries.
2010 Dec Shenzhen manufacturing plant was transformed as a Chinese corporation, Honda Connectors MFG.(SZ) Ltd.
2013 Dec Consolidated subsidiary, Honda Engineering Co., Ltd. was renamed HTK Engineering Co., Ltd.
2014 Feb Corporate Head Office was relocated to Shinagawa-Ku, Tokyo.
2015 Apr Matsumoto Factory was renamed Azumino Factory
2016 Mar Listed shares on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange

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