Outline

Company Name : Sanken Electric Co., Ltd.
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Headquarters : 3-6-3 Kitano, Niiza-shi, Saitama-ken 352-8666, Japan
Capital :
20,896,789,680
Issued Common Stock : 12
5,490,302 shares(2007. 3. 31)
Establishment Date : September 5, 1946
Business Purpose
1. Manufacture, sale and purchase of electric equipment and apparatus
2. Electoric works, telecommunication works and any other construction works
incidental to the preceding item; and
3. All matters related to the conduct of the business stated in the preceding items.

History

In August 1937 The Toho Industrial Research Laboratory was established and commenced research and trial manufacture of selenium rectifiers . The laboratory was dissolved at the end of the World War 2 and the late Tetsuji Kotani, who was the chief of the semiconductor laboratory at the time, inherited the engineers and facilities, and established Toho Sanken Electric Co., Ltd. In June 1962 the name was changed to Sanken Electric Co., Ltd..

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Established Toho Sanken Electric Co., Ltd. at Shiki-machi (present Shiki-shi),
Saitama-ken
Transferred the
Headquarters and plant to Owada-machi (present Niiza-shi),
Saitama-ken
Opened Tokyo Office in Toshima-ku, Tokyo
Listed in the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
Changed its company name to Sanken Electric Co., Ltd.
Opened its Osaka Branch in Osaka-shi, Osaka
Completed Kawagoe Plant in Kawagoe-shi, Saitama-ken
Established Sanken-Airpax Co., Ltd., a joint venture company with Airpax
Corporation of the U.S.A.
Listed in the Second Section of the Osaka Stock Exchange
Established Kashima Sanken Co., Ltd.
Completed Niiza Plant in Niiza-shi, Saitama-ken
Listed in the First Sections of the Tokyo and Osaka Stock Exchanges
Opened Kyusyu Sales Office in Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka-ken
Established Korea Sanken Co., Ltd. in Korea
Established Sanken Densetsu Co., Ltd.
Opened Hiroshima Sales Office in Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken
Established Ishikawa Sanken Co., Ltd. by merging five affiliates in Ishikawa-ken
Opened Sendai Sales Office in Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken
Established Yamagata Sanken Co., Ltd.
Established Sanken Kosan Co., Ltd.
Issued Swiss francs convertible bonds (50 million Swiss francs)
Issued Swiss francs notes with warrants (50 million Swiss francs)
Opened Nagoya Sales Office in Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken
Issued Swiss francs notes with warrants (80 million Swiss francs)
Opened Seoul Sales Office in Seoul, Korea
Issued US dollars bonds with warrants (US$100 million)
Established Fukushima Sanken Co., Ltd.
Opend Kanazawa Sales Office in Kanagawa-shi, Ishikawa-ken
Established Sanken Electric Hong Kong Co., Ltd. in Hong Kong
Issued US dollars bonds with warrants (US$150 million)
Opened Sapporo Sales Office in Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido
Established Gooding Sanken Limited in the UK (present Sanken Power Systems
(UK) Limited)
Established Sanken Electric Singapore Pte. Ltd. in Singapore
Established Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. in the U.S.A.
Issued Swiss francs notes with warrants (100 million Swiss francs)
Invested in Shimoda Electric Co., Ltd. (present Sanken Transformer Co., Ltd.), and
made it an affiliate company
Opened Seoul Engineering Center in the Seoul Sales Office (present)
Issued Swiss franc notes with warrants (130 million Swiss francs)
Issued the first unsecured convertible bonds (10 billion yen)
Opened Shanghai Technical Center in Shanghai, China
Established Sanken Techno-Research Co., Ltd.
Invested in Sanken L.D. Co., Ltd. and made it an affiliate company
Invested in Kowa Electric Co., Ltd., and made it an affiliate company
Established P.T. Sanken Indonesia in Indonesia
Opened Takamatsu Sales Office in Takamatsu-shi,
Kagawa-ken - Issued the first unsecured bonds (10 billion yen)
Established Sanken Logistics Co., Ltd.
Issued the second unsecured bonds (10 billion yen)
Established Sanken Electric Korea Co., Ltd.in Korea
Established Taiwan Sanken Electric Co., Ltd. In Taiwan
Strategy helping each other by contracting with IR
Invested in Sanken Electric Co., Ltd.(Jiangyin), and made it an affiliate company
Established Sanken Electric Co., Ltd.(Shanghai)
Opened Taiwan Engineering Center in Taiwan Sanken Electric Co., Ltd.
Established Sanken Business Service
Merged the PolarFab Co., Ltd.(Changed its company name to PSI(Polar
Semiconductor Inc.))