History

Supporting
the Automotive Industry
through Monozukuri

Supporting the development of the automotive industry through Monozukuri for 80 years.
Delivering countless products to the world, and now, onto a new stage.

History

  • = Calsonic
  • = Kansei
  • = Calsonic Kansei
1938

Nihon Radiator Manufacturing Co., Ltd. establishedPhoto: The first president Nagao Gentaro

The first president Nagao Gentaro

Started the production of radiatorsPhoto: Nissan Truck 180 radiator

Nissan Truck 180 radiator
1952

Renamed Nihon Radiator Co., Ltd.Photo: Nakano Plant (1954)

Nakano Plant (1954)
1954

Equity participation by Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. received all of its order for radiators

Started the production of mufflers

1955

Started the production of car heaters

1956

Kanto Seiki Co., Ltd. establishedPhoto: Akabane Plant

Akabane Plant

Started the production of instrument clusters

instrument clusters
1960

Headquarters and plant relocated to Omiya City, Saitama Pref

1962

Listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange, 2nd section

Oppama Plant establishedPhoto: Oppama Plant

Oppama Plant
1963

Started the production of *the world's first anti-reflective meter glass*according to our research

1965

Started the production of air mixing heaters

1966

Atsugi Plant established

1968

Nihonmatsu Plant established (currently CKF)

Started the production of cluster-lid integrated meters

cluster-lid integrated meters
1969

Sano Plant established

Started the production of plastic-molding products (cluster-lid, etc)