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History of Yokowo

1920~1945

1922

  • Founded YOKOWO Mfg. Co., Ltd. in Sumida, Tokyo.

1950~

1951

  • Incorporated.

1956

  • Started production of Rod Antennas. (Withdrew in 2003)

Rod Antenna

1957

  • Started production of Car Antennas.

1959

  • Started production of Sporting Goods. (Withdrew in 1995)
    Established branch office in Osaka-shi.
AM/FM Motor Antenna
Golf Goods

1960~

1962

  • Listed on the second section of Tokyo stock exchange.

1967

  • Established YOKOWO Mfg. Co.,(Taiwan) Ltd.
    (now YOKOWO Micro Tech Co., Ltd. )

1970~

1973

  • Established YOKOWO (Hong Kong) Ltd.

1978

  • Established YOKOWO (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.

1979

  • Started production of Spring Contact Probes.
 
Contact Probe

1980~

1981

  • Established YOKOWO (Europe) Ltd. in Belgium. (Removed in London, 1999)

1982

  • Established Development division in Tokyo. Started development of Microwave Components.
 
Outdoor Unit for BS

1983

  • Started production of Personal Communication Antennas.
  • Started production of Microwave Components.
Personal Communication Antenna
Microwave Components

1984

  • Established YOKOWO America Corporation in Chicago, U.S.A.
  • Expanded Tomioka Plant.

1986

  • Started production of Spring Connector.
Tomioka Plant, Gunma Japan
Spring Connector

1987

  • Established YOKOWO Electronics (M) Sdn. Bhd.

1989

  • Completed new Head Office.
Head Office

1990~

1990

  • Started production of VSAT Transmitter.
  • Changed company name to YOKOWO Co., Ltd.
VSAT Transmitter

1994

  • Established branch office in Toyohashi-shi, Aichi.
  • Established Dongguan YOKOWO Electronics Co., Ltd.

1995

  • Established Dongguan YOKOWO Car Components Co., Ltd.

1996

  • Started development of Microwave Ceramics.
Ceramic Antenna

1999

  • Established Dongguan YOKOWO Communication Components Co., Ltd.
  • Established YOKOWO America Corporation San Diego office in Calf.
  • Established YOKOWO Europe Ltd. in London, U.K.

2000~

2000

  • Established YOKOWO・DS Co., Ltd.(Merged in 2008)

2001

  • Established YOKOWO Europe Ltd. branch office in Helsinki, Finland. (Closed in 2009)
  • Listed on the first section of Tokyo stock exchange.

2002

  • Established YOKOWO Manufacturing of America LLC.
  • Established YOKOWO America Corporation Silicon Valley Office.
  • Established YOKOWO Korea Co., Ltd.
  • Established branch office in Utsunomiya, Tochigi.

2003

  • Established Dongguan YOKOWO Communication Components Co., Ltd. Shanghai Office (closed in 2015)

2004

  • Established joint corporation INFAC-YOKOWO Co., Ltd. (Transferred in 2008)
  • Established YOKOWO Manufacturing of America LLC. Detroit Office.

2005

  • Established YOKOWO (France) S.A.S. (Dissolved in 2010)
  • Established YOKOWO Corp. (H.K.) Ltd.
  • Expanded the plants in China.
  • Established Dongguan YOKOWO Communication Components Co., Ltd. Beijin Office. (Closed in 2011)

2006

  • Started production of Micro precision processing components of Medical Devices.

2007

  • Established YOKOWO Advanced Device Center.
  • Established YOKOWO(Thailand)Co.,Ltd.
  • Expanded Tomioka plant.
Tomioka Plant
YOKOWO Advanced Device Center

2008

  • Took over Probe Card business from Genesis Technology Inc.
  • Established YOKOWO MEMS Development Center.

2010~

2010

  • Established Yokowo Co., Ltd. German Office.

2011

  • Established YOKOWO Vietnam Co., Ltd.
YOKOWO Vietnam

2012

  • Established Dongguan YOKOWO Communication Components Co., Ltd. Dalian Office.

2015

  • Established YOKOWO de Mexico S.A. de C.V.