Standard Technology Inc. established. (Capital participation by HORIBA, Ltd., Toshiba Beckman Co., Ltd., Shimadzu Corporation and Takachiho Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.)
Capital participation by Denki Kagaku Keiki Co., Ltd.
Tokyo Sales Office opened.
Capital and management participation by Beckman Japan Co., Ltd. replacing Toshiba Beckman Co.,Ltd.
SEC group clean room completed.
Exhibited for the first time at SEMICON Japan, ‘81.
Tsukuba Sales Office Opened.
Sub-factory established in Kuze Industrial District.
Micon Techno House Kyoto STEC Office opened.
Standard Technology Inc. renamed to STEC Inc.
West Tokyo Sales Office opened.
Capital increased to ¥174,000,000
Kumamoto Service Office opened.
Tsukuba Sales Office converted to a full Sales Office.
Kumamoto Service Office converted to Kyushu Sales Office.
Aso factory opened.
United States Service Center opened in Silicon Valley, California.
Main office relocated. Clean room added.
Sendai Sales Office opened.
Nagoya Sales Office opened.
STEC Instrument Inc., a subsidiary of STEC Inc., opened in Sunnyvale, California, U.S.A.
SEC model production initiated.
Aso factory’s second addition started.
South Korean Service Center established.
Second phase of Aso factory expansion completed.
Capital increased to ¥678,000,000
West wing of main office relocated.
Service Center in Austin, Texas, U.S.A. established.
Tokyo Sales Office relocated.
STEC Korea Ltd., a subsidiary of STEC Inc., established near Seoul, South Korea.
Sales reach ¥10,000,000,000 for fiscal 1995.
Taiwan Branch Office opened.
Austin, Texas factory opened.
SIS system introduced.
Capital increased to ¥1,478,000,000.
Hiroshima Sales Office opened.
New Main Office and Plant(Kyoto) completed.
U.S. subsidiary STEC Instrument Inc. has been merged into the new HORIBA/STEC Inc.
ISO9001 certification received ( JQA-3048 ).
Home Page Service (www.stec-inc.co.jp) introduced.
Service Center established in Nagoya and Hiroshima.
Overseas subsidiary STEC KOREA Ltd. received ISO9001 certification(CI/2680)
CHESS system (total information system) starts operating.
ISO9001:2000 annual transfer inspection.
STEC has acquired IP (Intellectual Property) rights of vacuum gauge from Ferran Scientific Inc.
FuGasity company introduces mass flow controller related technology and products.
Aso office land and buildings purchased.
VEGA (CDG production line) completed.
Nirasaki Sales Office established.
Name changed to HORIBA STEC,Co., Ltd.
Taiwan Office relocated and expanded.
HORIBA STEC becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of HORIBA, Ltd.
New Aso factory, which will function as a mass production facility for the HORIBA group, completed.
HORIBA STEC has acquired IP (Intellectual Property) rights of Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer from Ferran Scientific Inc.
ISO14001 certification received ( JQA-EM5202 ).
Nagoya Sales Office relocated.
The Shanghai service center has been enhanced.
The HORIBA technology center opened in the U.S.A.
The Tainan service center opened in Taiwan.
Aso factory completed as the largest group mass production factory
HORIBA STEC Kyoto Fukuchiyama Technology Center completed in Kyoto, Japan.
HORIBA Advanced Technology Center completed in Kyoto, Japan.