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Founder Introduction

Born in Kumamoto Prefecture in 1921.

Passed away- July 10th, 2008.

Founder of MITSUI MFG. CO., LTD. currently Mitsui High-tec,

Inc.Continuously absorbed in the development of stamping tools and responsible for driving the transition from hand-finished technology to post-heat treatment and full-grinding finishing.

Recipient of the Japanese Emperor's Indigo Ribbon in 1984.

Time and time again, the leadership of Chairman Mitsui's tenaciously challenging spirit achieved industry paradigm shifts for technology of high precision tungsten carbide tools, IC leadframe stamping tools, MAC system (Mitsui Automatic Core assembly system), and spot electroplating production equipment. Also, aggressive erection of factories overseas contributed to early successes. In the short span of a single generation, Mitsui High-tec has become a truly global leading-edge technology corporation.

"Roads open up for those who travel a noble path" is the ideology. Not swayed by fashions of the time, employees are constantly asked, "What is the truth?" This simple spirit embodied by the Corporate Motto guides the corporation.

History

1949
January,1949
Yoshiaki Mitsui Founded Mitsui High-tec
Started Manufacturing and sales of dies Company was Located at Tsutsuimachi 1-Chome,Yahata City, Fukuoka Prefecture(present Kurosaki 5-chome, Yahatanishi-ku, Kitakyushu City).
1950's
January,1950
Succesfully Manufactured it's first surface grinder.
March,1954
Shipped the first Die manufactured with full grinding after heat treatment.
April,1957
Mitsui Manufacturing was founded with a Capital of 1.5 million yen.
December,1958
Developed tungsten carbide die (Notching type).
1960's
October,1960
Constructed Komine plant(present Head Quarter).
April,1961
Established mass production and sales of surface grinders.
May,1966
Developed tungsten carbide die for stamping IC leadframe.
August,1966
Opened Office in Chigago Illinois, USA.
June,1969
Started mass production and sales of IC stamped leadframes using tungsten carbide progressive die technology.
1970's
August,1974
Developed ultra-high speed dies (1450 spm).
August,1974
Developed MAC (Mitsui Automatic Core) assembly system laminated-core binding system.
October,1979
Started IC Leadframe plating business and developed automotic continues spot plating machine.
1980's
May,1984
Changed Company name to Mitsui High-tec, Inc.
July,1984
Started IC assembly business.
September,1984
Mitsui High-tec, Inc. was listed on the Fukuoka Stock Exchange.
April,1985
Started Mass-production of photo etching IC leadframes.
September1985
Mitsui High-tec, Inc. was listed on the Second Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.
April,1987
Started Tooling parts sale.
1990's
July,1991
Mitsui High-tec, Inc. was listed on the First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.
April,1997
Developed die technology to manufacture motor core for Hybrid car.
March,1999
Five domestic plants certificated ISO14001.
2000's
July,2000
Developed die technology to manufacture ultra small core with diameter of 2.7mm using MAC system.
December,2000
Developed die technology to manufacture ultra thin core of 0.15mm thickness using MAC system.
September,2001
Constructed first phase of new state of the art tool and die plant in Nobu, Yahatanishi-ku, Kitakyushu City.
February,2003
Founded Mitsui Stamping Co.,Ltd. in Aza Nishikukioka, Oaza Maeda,Yahatahigashi-ku,Kitakyushu City.
January,2006
Commenced mass production of マグネットモールド™(Magnet Mold™) (laminated motor cores with embedded magnets have been adopted by the automobile industry and are included in hybrid vehicles)
November,2007
Recognized by Moji Customs as an authorized exporter with an outstanding trade compliance record (the first company headquartered in Kyushu to receive this recognition)
January,2009
Commemorated the sixtieth anniversary of Mitsui High-tec, Inc’s founding
2010's
January,2012
Trademark registration of マグネットモールド®(Japan trademark registration No.5466790)
June,2013
Trademark registration of Magnet Mold® (Japan trademark registration No.5588240)
January,2015
Founded Mitsui High-tec (Canada), Inc.
February, 2017
Absorbed Mitsui Electric Co., Ltd. and changed its name as Aso Plant.