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CORPORATE HISTORY

1985
Established in Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama
1986
Start of OEM production of shock absorbers
1989
Moved Headquarters to Midori-ku, Yokohama
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1990
Start of production of own brand products (TYPE H DAMPER)
1993
Start sales of TYPE S DAMPER
1995
Start sales of TYPE H1, TYPE H2 DAMPER
Moved Headquarter Factory to Tsuzuki-ku, Yokohama
1996
Completion of new factory - Okuma Plant
Completion of delivery center
Start sales of S.TECH spring
Start sales of TYPE HA, TYPE HR DAMPER
1997
Completion of Ikebe Plant
1998
Start of sales of TYPE NR, TYPE NA DAMPER
Completion of Orimoto Plant
Moved head office to Orimoto-cho, Tsuzuki-ku, Yokohama
Start sales of TYPE RA DAMPER
1999
Established Yokohama, Osaka Office
Start sales of TYPE RE, RS DAMPER
Start sales of TYPE HT, HG DAMPER
Established Fukuoka, Sendai Office
Start sales of TYPE CS DAMPER
Start sales of TYPE HE DAMPER
Established Nagoya Office
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2000
Start of product warranty system
Start sales of TYPE WAGON DAMPER
Start sales of HIGH.TECH spring
2001
Established Kitakanto Office
Moved Fukuoka office to Onojo City, Fukuoka
Established TEIN U.S.A., Inc. in U.S.A.
2002
Start sales of TYPE FLEX DAMPER, EDFC
Start sales of TYPE GRAVEL DAMPER, G.TECH
All business units certified for ISO9001
Listed on JASDAQ
Established TEIN Taiwan Inc. in Taiwan
2003
Moved head office,Technical development center and Yokohama office to Kamiyabe-cho, Totsuka-ku, Yokohama
Start sales of SUPER WAGON DAMPER
Moved Fukuoka office to Chikushi-gun, Fukuoka
Established TEIN UK Limited in United Kingdom
2004
Start sales of SUPER STREET DAMPER
Start sales of HYBRID WAGON DAMPER
2005
Start sales of SUPER DRIFT DAMPER
Start sales of SUPER RACING DAMPER
Start sales of GT WAGON DAMPER
Start sales of SPECIALIZED DAMPER
2006
Start sales of BASIC WAGON DAMPER
Start sales of BASIC COMPACT DAMPER
Start sales of SUPER COMPACT DAMPER
Start sales of MONO FLEX DAMPER
Start sales of COMFORT SPORT DAMPER
Moved Osaka Office to Itami City, Hyogo
EDFC model change
2007
Start sales of BASIC-K
Start sales of S.TECH K-SPECIAL
Moved Sendai Office to Sendai City, Miyagi
Start sales of EURO DAMPER
Moved Kitakanto Office to Saitama City, Saitama
2008
Moved Nagoya Office to Kasugai City, Aichi
Established TEIN Hong Kong Limited in Hong Kong
Start sales of BASIC FLEX WAGON
Start sales of SUPER FLEX WAGON
2009
Start sales of 4 x 4 DAMPER
Start sales of FLEX SEDAN
Start sales of COMFORT FLEX
Start sales of FLEX COMPACT
Start sales of FLEX-K
Nagoya office and service center closed.
Fukuoka office closed.
Established TEIN Far East International Trade Company of China in China
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2010
The Kitakanto office is integrated into the Yokohama office.
The Osaka office and the service center are moved to Minoh City, Osaka
2011
Start sales of STREET BASIS
2012
Start sales of STREET ADVANCE
The Osaka office and the service center are moved to Itami City, Hyogo.
2013
Start sales of STREET FLEX
Start sales of EDFC ACTIVE
Established TEIN Shock Absorber Manufacturing (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd. in China
2014
Moved Headquarter Factory and Yokohama Office, within Kamiyabe-cho, Totsuka-ku, Yokohama
Start sales of EDFC ACTIVE PRO
Start sales of MONO SPORT
2015
Start sales of FLEX Z
Start sales of FLEX A
Established TEIN Sales (Thailand)Co.,Ltd. in Thailand