|1925||The late Heishiro Ikeda established Ikeda Musen Denki Seisakujo.|
|1929||Company reorganized and renamed Showa Musen Kogyo Kabushiki Gaisha.|| |
Employees at the time of the establishment (1929)
Our founder, Mr. Heishiro Ikeda, is second from the left in the back row.
|1937||The company's Olympic 680 type dynamic 4-sphere receiver was awarded a prize at the first competitive exhibition held by the Japan Radio Association.|
Olympic Model 680 Receiver （1937）
View of parts assembly（1954）
|1962||Listed on the second section of the Tokyo stock exchange (Capital 100 million yen).|
|1963||Toyama Factory, currently Toyama Works, established.|
|1970||Ibaraki Factory, currently Hitachi Works, established.|
|1973||Terutaka Ikeda inaugurated as President and COO. |
Establishment of SMK Electronics Corporation U.S.A. in America, and SMK Europe N.V., currently SMK Electronics (Europe) Limited, in Belgium.
|1976||Showa Ikeda Memorial Foundation established.|
|1978||Listed on the first section of the Tokyo stock exchange.|
SMK Electronics (H.K.) Ltd. established in Hong Kong.
|1979||SMK Electronics (H.K.) Ltd. Singapore Office, currently SMK Electronics Singapore Pte. Ltd., established in Singapore.|
|1981||Swiss franc convertible bonds issued (first time). |
Student essays accepted for the First Showa Ikeda Prize Competition.
|1982||SMK Manufacturing, Inc. established in America.|
|1984||Completed construction of the current Head Office building.|
SMK Philosophy and Action Guidelines established.
New Toyama Factory, currently Toyama Works, established. (Part of the Toyama Technopolis Plan.)
|1985||Changed the company name to SMK Corporation. |
First SMK technology exposition held.
New company name plate unveiling ceremony（1985）
The first SMK technology exposition（1985）
|1987||Established SMK (U.K.) Ltd. in U.K.|
|1988||SMK Electronica S.A. de C.V. established in Mexico, and IRI SMK Corporation, currently SMK Korea Co.,Ltd., in Korea.|
|1989||SMK Electronics (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. established in Malaysia.|
|1991||Toyama Technology Center established.|
|1994||SMK Dongguan Gaobu Factory, currently SMK Electronics (Dongguan) Co.,Ltd., established in China.|
|1995||SMK Europe N.V., U.K. Branch established in U.K.|
|1996||SMK Electronics (Shenzhen) Co.,Ltd. established in China.|
|1997||SMK Europe N.V., Munich Office established in Germany.|
|1998||SMK Electronics (Phils.) Corporation established in Philippines. |
SMK Europe N.V., France Office established in France.
|1999||Gate City Office established in Osaki, Tokyo.|
|2000||SMK Hungary Kft. established in Hungary.|
|2001||Construction of the SMK Electronics (Shenzhen) Co.,Ltd. new factory completed.|
Construction of the SMK Electronics (Phils.) Corporation new factory completed.
|2002||Tetsuya Nakamura assumed the President and COO of the company. |
Operation at SMK Hungary Kft. Started.
|2005||Establishment of SMK Electronics Trading (Shanghai) Co.,Ltd. in China.|
|2006||Establishment of SMK Electronics lNT’L Trading (Shanghai) Co.,Ltd. Beijing Office in China.|
|2007||Acquisition of remote control units business segments of Interlink Electronics, Inc.|
|2009||SMK Electronics Technology Development (Shenzhen) Co.,Ltd. established.|
|2010||Establishment of SMK Electronics Corporation U.S.A. ,Detroit Office.|
SMK Electronics (Phils.) Corporation factory extended.
|2011||Acquisition of Movea’s Gyration segments.|
|2012||Establishment of SMK Electronics INT’L Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. Qingdao Office in China.|
Yasumitsu Ikeda inaugurated as President and COO.
Establishment of SMK Electronics (Shenzhen) Co.,Ltd. Chongqing Office in China.
Establishment of SMK Europe N.V., Dusseldorf Branch in Germany.
|2013||Relocation and integration of SMK Electronics S.A. de C.V. and start of a One-site Operation.|
|2014||Establishment of SMK Europe N.V., London Office in U.K.|
Establishment of SMK Eletrônica Brasil Ltda, São Paulo Office in Brazil.
Establishment of SMK Electronics Singapore Pte. Ltd. Thailand Representative Office in Thailand.
SMK Europe Group moved its head office functions to Ireland, starting operation at SMK Electronics (Europe) Limited.
SMK Electronics (Phils.) Corporation opened second factory.
Ninth SMK technology exposition, “SMK TEXPO 2015” held.
Acquisition of MITEC.
The ninth SMK technology
|2016||Singapore Design Center established. |
Toyama Works enlarged.
Fortieth Anniversary of Showa Ikeda Memorial Foundation.