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Hitachi Auto Parts & Service Co., Ltd.

Brief history

1950 August Spun off from the Kameari Plant of Hitachi, Ltd. for thepurpose of sales and service for automotive products, asNikko Automobile Appliance Sales Co., Ltd.
1968 October Changed firm name to Hitachi Automobile AppliancesSales Co., Ltd. Integrated with the Aftermarket Div. of AutomotiveProducts Division, Hitachi, Ltd.
1970 May Products Division, Hitachi, Ltd.Organized Overseas Department to build closerelationships with overseas customers.
1977 February Established Hitachi Automobile Appliances Sales (South-East) Co., Ltd. in Hong Kong
1978 May Increased capital to \200 million
1990 April Changed firm name to Hitachi Auto Systems Co., Ltd.
1997 December Established Hitachi Automobile Appliances Sales (South- East) Singapore Pte. Ltd.
1999 May Increased capital to \1500 million
October Changed firm name to Hitachi Mobole Co., Ltd.
December Closed Hong Kong office
2000 June Increased capital to \1,000 million Moved head office to Higashi-shinagawa, Tokyo
2002 March Organized Shinonome office at Koto-ku
June Listed on the Second Section Tokyo Stock Exchange
2003 July Changed firm name of Singapore office to Hitachi Auto Parts & ServiceSingapore Pte. Ltd.
September Listed on the First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange
2006 April Organized as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd.
2007 April Incorporated Paraut Co., Ltd. as a wholly-ownedsubsidiary.
2008 July Transferred the Mobile Communication Business to ITC Networks Corporation
2009 April Changed firm name to Hitachi Auto Parts & Service Co., Ltd.
September Moved head office to Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa.
2010 April Disbanded Hitachi Mobile Singapore Pte. Ltd., which was succeeded by Hitachi Automotive Systems Singapore Pte. Ltd.
October Merged with Paraut Co., Ltd.
2017 April Moved head office to Shinonome, kouto-ku, Tokyo

The Hitachi Auto Parts & Service Co., Ltd. head office, East Japan sales office have acquired ISO14001 certification for environmental management, and the head office has acquired ISO 9001 certification for quality management.