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Corporate history and CSR activities

Age Corporate History CSR Activities
1950s
1959
Noboru Nakayama, the Senior Counselor of CMK CORPORATION, founded a private company for the manufacture of nameplates.
 
1960s
1961
Incorporated the company and named it Chuo MeibanKogyo Co., Ltd.
1963
Began production of printed wiring boards (PWBs).
1967
Established the Saitama Factory (presently SE Center) in Miyoshi-machi, Saitama Prefecture.
 
1970s
1970
Began specializing in the production of PWBs with the aim of becoming the No.1 PWB manufacturer.
1971
Construction of a aditional factory building at Saitama Factory.
1974
Established the Gunma Factory (presently G Station Factory) in Isesaki City, Gunma Prefecture.
1972
Adopted the use of copper sulfate plating solution to limit the use of ammonia.
1976
Adopted the use of photo-curing type ink.
1978.3
Changed from organic solvent development to alkali development.
 
1980s
1980
Established CMK SINGAPORE (PTE.) LTD. as a strategic overseas base.
1981
Established the Technical Center (presently Technical Center Factory) as a base for technological development.
1983
Acquired the highest share of the single-sided PWB market.
1984
Changed the company name to CMK CORPORATION (present company name).
1985
Listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Acquired the highest share of the double-sided PWB market.
1986
Established the KIBAN Center Factory (presently KIBAN Center Factory) to respond to globally expanding demand for AV equipment.
1987
Established CMK EUROPE N.V. in Belgium as the company's first production base in Europe.
1989
Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Full-scale launch of multi-layered PWB business. Established CMKS (MALAYSIA)SDN. BHD.
1985.6
Adopted the use of water-soluble pre-flux.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1990s
1990
Established the Niigata Satellite (presently Niigata Satellite Factory) in Seiro-machi, Niigata. Prefecture in order to increase the production of silver through-hole PWBs.
1992
Entered the IVH multi-layered PWB market.CMK SINGAPORE (PTE.) LTD. obtained ISO 9002 certification.
1993
G Station Factory obtained ISO 9002 certification. Other business sites followed suit.
1994
Established P.T. CMKS INDONESIA.
1995
Began mass production of build-up PWBs using a laser system for use in mobile phones.
1998
Annual sales exceeded 100 billion yen. Started production and sales of rigid substrates for semiconductor packages. Began production of ALIVH®.
1999
Launched business for tape substrates for semiconductor packages.
1992.10
Abolished the use of Ethane, 1,1,1-trichloroethane.
1995.3
Established the Global Environment Committee.
1997.4
Management philosophy established.
1998.1
Dissolved the Global Environment Committee to form the Environmental Promotion Department, established CMK's environmental concept and general environmental policy.
1998.2
Established the Environmental Promotion Department and Environmental Specialist Sections.
1999.6
Announced "E-spec" environment-friendly product specifications.
1999.8
Issued the first environmental report.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2000s
2000
Established second production center: CMKC (DONG GUAN) LTD. In China.
2001
Established CMK ELECTRONICS (WUXI) CO.,LTD as a production base of build-up PWBs in China.
2002
Held the 1st Vendors Conference
2003
CMK Global Brands Manufacture Limited. opens.
Joint venture with Pou chen corporation for automotive PWB applications.
2006
Established CMK CORPORATION (THAILAND) CO., LTD.
2007
CMK AMERICA CORPORATION opens.
2008
CMK Singapore (Pte.) Ltd. changed its trade name to CMK Asia (Pte.) Ltd.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2000.6
CMK starts manufacturing E-spec (environmentally conscious PWB specification) products.
2001.3
Introduced Green Procurement.
2001.4
Started addressing lead-free issues.
2002.10
CMK Group Action Statement established
2004.3
Implemented a total ban on chlorinated organic solvents at all CMK Group companies in Japan.
2004.6
Held the second green procurement briefing.
2004.9
Inaugurated an EHS management committee for the purpose of establishing an internal management system to achieve compliance with the RoHS Directive.
2006.1
Set up the Internal Controls Committee.
2006.5
Released the Internal Control Principles.
2006.11
Environmental Promotion Department and EHS Management Committee combined to form the new Companywide Environmental Committee.
2007.9
Sep.2007 Issued the first CSR report.
2007.10
First meeting of the CSR Promotion Committee. CSR Charter established.
2008.2
The Niigata Satellite Factory was recognized as the top recycling business in Niigata Prefecture.
2008.4
Fundamental policy on internal controls partially revised.
2008.12
Certified as an Authorized Exporter.
2010s
2010
Started production of metallic substrates at CMKS Malaysia.
2011
Held the 2st Vendors Conference
2011
The 50th anniversary of the company
2012
CMKC (SHENZHEN), LTD. is established.
CMKC (SHENZHEN), LTD. opens Dongguan Branch in the Dongguan district of China.
2010.12
Held the third green procurement briefing.
2011.5
the Gunma District Biodiversity Committee start
2011.10
Niigata Factory was commended (Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award) for its efforts to promote the 3R's
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