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History

1907 Established Nisshin Cotton Spinning Co., Ltd.
1938 Merged with Nisshin Rayon Co., Ltd.
(now the Miai Business Office)
1940 Established Toa Jitsugyo Co., Ltd.
(name changed to Nisshin Toa Inc. in 1990)
1945 Acquired Meiji Plant, Nanshin Seiki Co., Ltd.
(now the Fuji Business Office)
1949 Established Nihon Postal Franker Co., Ltd.
(name changed to Nisshinbo Postal Chemical Co., Ltd. in 2006)
1958 Established Nihon Koubunshikan Co., Ltd.
(name changed to Nippon Koubunshi Co., Ltd. in 1986)
(acquired by Nisshinbo Mechatronics Inc. in 2010)
1962 English name of company changed to Nisshin Spinning Co., Ltd.
1972 Established Nisshinbo Do Brasil Industria Textil LTDA. (Brazil)
1978 Acquired Tokai Seishi Kougyou Co., Ltd.
1985 Acquired Nissin Denim Inc.
1989 Established Kohbunshi (Thailand) Ltd. (Thailand)
1993

Established Pudong Kobunshi (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (China)

(name changed to Nisshinbo Mechatronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. in 2010)

1995 Established Nisshinbo Automotive Corporation (U.S.A.)
(dissolved in 2009)
Established Nisshinbo Urban Development Co., Ltd.
1996 Established Nisshinbo Somboon Automotive Co., Ltd. (Thailand)
1997 Established Nisshinbo Automotive Manufacturing Inc. (U.S.A.)
1998

Established PT. Gistex Nisshinbo Indonesia (Indonesia)
(name changed to PT. Nisshinbo Indonesia in 2010)

1999 Established Saeron Automotive Corporation (South Korea)
2000 Purchased additional shares of PT. Nikawa Textile Industry (Indonesia)
Established Continental Teves Co., Ltd. through merger with Continental Teves AG & Co. oHG (name changed to Continental Automotive Co., Ltd. in 2007)
2002 Acquired all shares of Iwao & Co., Ltd.

Established Nisshinbo (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (China)

2003 Established Saeron Automotive Beijing Corporation (China)
2004

Acquired NJRC (Lian Yun Gang) Electronics Co., Ltd. (China)

(name changed to Continental Automotive Corporation (LYG) Co., Ltd. in 2011)

2005 Made tender offer for additional shares of New Japan Radio Co., Ltd.
2006 Acquired additional shares of Japan Radio Co., Ltd. and Nagano Japan Radio Co., Ltd.
2007 Acquired all shares of Daiwa Shiko Co., Ltd.
2008 Acquired all shares of CHOYA CORP.
Acquired all shares of Nisshinbo Brake Sales Co., Ltd.
(acquired by Nisshinbo Brake Inc. in 2010)
Established Jiangsu Yawei Nisshinbo Precision Instruments & Machinery Co., Ltd. through merger with Jiangsu Yawei Machine-Tool Co., Ltd. (China)
(name changed to Nisshinbo-Yawei Precision Instruments & Machinery (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd. in 2010)
2009 Spun off five businesses—Textiles, Automobile Brakes, Papers, Mechatronics and Chemicals—and converted to holding company corporate name changed to Nisshinbo Holdings Inc.
Established Taiwan Nisshinbo Photovoltaic Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
Established US Nisshinbo Photovoltaic Inc. (U.S.A.)
2010 Established Nisshinbo Textile Changzhou Co., Ltd. (China)
Added Japan Radio Co., Ltd. and Nagano Japan Radio Co., Ltd. as consolidated subsidiaries
2011 Established Nisshinbo Saeron (changshu) Automotive Co., Ltd. (China)
Established Nisshinbo Singapore Pte. Ltd. (Singapore)
Acquired all shares of TMD Friction Group S.A. (Luxemburg)
2012 Established Nisshinbo Business Management (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (China)

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