CMK Corporation

History

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History

1959
Noboru Nakayama, the present Chairman, founded a private company that manufactured nameplates
1961
Incorporation occurs and Chuo Meiban Kogyo Co., Ltd. is founded.
1963
Chuo Meiban Kogyo starts PWB manufacturing.
1967
Chuo Meiban Kogyo opens Saitama Factory in Miyoshi-machi, Saitama, now called SE Center.
1970
Chuo Meiban Kogyo concentrates on PWB manufacturing with intensions to be the world's #1 PWB manufacturer.
1971
Chuo Meiban Kogyo builds a new four-story plant at Saitama Factory.
1974
Chuo Meiban Kogyo opens Gunma Factory in Isesaki-shi, Gunma, now called G Station Factory.
1980
Chuo Meiban Kogyo opens CMK Singapore as a strategic foothold for overseas business.
1981
Chuo Meiban Kogyo opens its Technical Center as a foothold for R&D, now called the Technical Center Factory.
1983
Chuo Meiban Kogyo achieves top market share for single-sided PWBs.
1984
Chuo Meiban Kogyo changes its name to CMK Corporation.
1985
CMK is listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and achieves top market share for double-sided PWBs.
1986
CMK opens the Kiban Center, now called Kiban Center Factory, to meet internationally expanding demand for audiovisuals.
1987
CMK opens CMK Europe in Belgium as its first manufacturing foothold in Europe.
1989
CMK is listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and intensively enters in the multilayer PWB market. CMKS Malaysia is opened.
1990
CMK opens the Niigata Satellite in Seiro-machi, Niigata, now called Niigata Satellite Factory, to expand production of silver paste through-hole PWBs.
1992
CMK enters the IVH multilayer PWB market. CMK Singapore obtains ISO 9002 certification.
1993
G Station obtains ISO 9002 certification. and other offices follow.
1994
CMK opens CMKS Indonesia.
1995
CMK starts laser-based mass production of build-up PWBs applied in cellular phones.
1998
CMK makes major advances in rigid substrates used for semiconductor packages and starts manufacturing ALIVH®.
1999
CMKS(CHINA)FACTORY opens.:The first production site in china.
2000
CMKC (DONG GUAN) opens.:The second production site in China.
2001
CMK Electronics(WUXI) opens.:The Build-up production site in china.
CMKC (HONG KONG) LIMITED is established in Hong Kong.
2003
CMK Global Brands Manufacture Limited. opens.:Joint venture with Pou chen corporation for automotive PWB applications.
2006
CMK CORPORATION THAILAND CO., LTD. opens.
2007
CMK AMERICA CORPORATION opens.
2008
CMK Singapore is renamed CMK ASIA (PTE.) LTD.
2012
CMKC (SHENZHEN), LTD. is established.
2014
CMK absorbes and merges CMK Multi Corporation,CMK Kanbara Electronic Corporation,Yamanashi Sanko Co.,Ltd, and CMK Mechanics Corporation.
2016
To consolidate Japanese production sites,G Station Factory And Kiban Center Factory shut production lines.