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History

1961 Founded by Hisashi Kiguchi as KIGUCHI KENMASHO in Shanichi-Cho, Yasugi-shi with 6 employees.
Started service of polishing samples of microscopic tests for Hitachi Metals, Ltd.
1968 Added the machining division and expanded its field of business.
1971 Converted to joint stock corporations with 3 million yen in capital, had 36 employees.
1972 The company founder, Hisashi Kiguchi passed away, then Kinuko Kiguchi assumed the presidency.
1977 Increased capital to 6 million yen and staff to 50 employees.
1984 Shigeki Kiguchi assumed the presidency. The company relocated to the present location, Enoshima-cho, Yasugi-shi.
1986 Began service of cutting metals and expanded its field of business.
Increased capital to 10 million yen.
1988 Increased capital to 15 million yen.
Started the testing division, expanded its field of business and simultaneously added a factory.
1991 Changed corporate name to Kiguchi Technics Inc.
Received Advancement award( Shimpo sho)from the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare.
1998 Received Excellence award(Yuryo sho) from the director of Shimane labor standards authorities.
2000 Added testing machines and expanded the floor space to expand the testing division had 70 employees.
2002 Started service of heat treatment and corrosion testing, had 84 employees.
2003 Obtained ISO 9001 and 14001.
Qualified to join the competitive bid for government and other public offices.
Set up Kanto office.
2005 Started service of fatigue testing.
2006 Completed the fatigue testing laboratory.
Received Administrator's award(Chokan Sho) from Small and Medium Enterprise Agency.
2008 President Shigeki Kiguchi was awarded Medal with Yellow Ribbon(Ohjufo sho).
Started service of material examination.
Set up Kansai office.
2009 Upgraded from ISO9001 to JIS Q 9100/ISO 9001
Kiguchi Technics Inc. Yasugi Testing Laboratory obtained ISO/IEC 17025.
2010 Obtained Nadcap( National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program) accreditation.
Formed a business tie-up with Taniguchi Heat Treatment Co., Ltd.
2011 Set up Chubu office.
Won Chugoku Region New Business Grand Prize.
Won Outstanding Performance Award of Japan New Business Creation Award.
Held ceremony for company's 50th year in business.
2014 Approved by GE Aviation for Materials Testing(s-400).
Set up Nagoya Aerospace Center.
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