Corporate History

Aug. 73 Founded as joint venture of Rockwell and NHK Spring
– Named NHK Telflex Morse
– Headquartered in Tokyo
– Capitalized at 50 million yen
Jun. 74 Ina plant established in Nagano
Jun. 74 Push-pull cable production started
Oct. 74 Control production started
Mar. 82 Capital expanded to 80 million yen
Sep. 85 Renamed NHK Morse
Aug. 89 Sale of hydraulic steering systems started
Sep. 89 Ina plant closed; Komagane plant opened
Jul. 91 Electric remote control system production started
Sep. 91 NHK Jabsco founded
Aug. 93 Main office moved to current location in Yokohama
May. 00 Won JBIA Marine Technology Award
Mar. 02 Komagane plant ISO-14001 certified
Apr. 02 Renamed NHK Teleflex Morse
Feb. 03 Main office & Komagane plant ISO-9001 certified
Apr. 07 Electronic remote controller supplied to OEMs
Apr. 09 Renamed NHK Teleflex
Dec. 10 JV terminated; becomes 100% subsidiary of NHK Spring
Apr. 11 Renamed NHK MEC
Nov. 11  Certification for achieving 240,00 hours of operation without a reported accident
 Jul. 12  Won “Marine Engineering of the Year” Award
May. 18 Completion of Komagane plant expansion
Aug. 18 45th anniversary of founding