History

Dec.1949

Company founded.

Jan.1950

Manufacture and sale of oil-filled paper capacitors began.

Dec.1957

Manufacture and sale of type MFL plastic film capacitors(now type 501) began.

Jan.1959

Manufacture and sale of type TAC tantalum wet electrolyte capacitors began.

Dec.1959

Manufacture and sale of Japan’s first type TAF dipped tantalum solid electrolyte capacitors began.

Aug.1960

Manufacture and sale of type TAX metal encased tantalum solid electrolyte capacitors(now type 111) began.

Dec.1962

Tantalum capacitor’s mass production plant established in Osaka.

Jan.1968

Manufacture and sale of UNICAP molded tantalum solid electrolyte capacitors began.

Sep.1968

Manufacture and sale of MICROCAP tantalum chip solid electrolyte capacitors began.

Dec.1970

Shimane Matsuo Electronic Co.,Ltd. founded.
(became our Shimane Plant in Mar.2019 through an absorption merger)

Sep.1972

Matsuo Electronics of America founded in USA.
(liquidated in Dec.2009)

May.1974

Manufacture and sale of type UPF polypropylene film capacitors (now type 602) began.

Jun.1974

Listed in the second section on the Osaka Stock Exchange.

Apr.1976

Manufacture and sale of type 202 compact dipped tantalum solid electrolyte capacitors began.

Oct.1979

Manufacture and sale of type 204 high-relibility dipped tantalum capacitors began.

Feb.1981

Manufacture and sale of type 553 ultra-small encased polyester film capacitors began.

Jun.1982

Manufacture and sale of type 311 tantalum wet electrolyte capacitors began.

Mar.1983

Fukuchiyama Plant founded in Fukuchiyama City,Kyoto.

Feb.1984

Manufacture and sale of type 267 compact tantalum chip capacitors began.

Dec.1985

Manufacture and sale of type 269 integral-fuse solid electrolyte tantalum capacitors began.

Jul.1986

Manufacture and sale of type 277 low-profile tantalum chip capacitors began.

Jan.1987

Manufacture and sale of type 801 PPS film capacitors began.

Jun.1989

Manufacture and sale of type 503 ultra-compact dipped PET film capacitors began.

Aug.1990

Matsuo Electronics Europe founded in Germany.
(liquidated in Mar.1999)

Dec.1991

Manufacture and sale of type 551 ultra-compact encased metalized polyester capacitors began.

Jun.1994

Manufacture and sale of type 278 ultra-compact tantalum chip capacitors began.

Jul.1994

Manufacture and sale of type JAA chip circuit protectors began.

Mar.1995

Our Fukuchiyama Plant was awarded ISO 9002 certification, the international standards of quality management system.

Mar.1997

Manufacture and sale of type KAB micro fuse began.

May.2000

Manufacture and sale of type 251 ultra-miniature tantalum chip capacitors with facedown terminal structure began.

Sep.2000

Awarded the Environmental management systems ISO14001:1996 certification.

Feb.2002

Manufacture and sale of size 1005 type KAC micro fuse began.

Sep.2003

Shimane Matsuo Electronic Co.,Ltd. was awarded ISO14001:1996 certification for Environmental Management Systems.

Oct.2003

Development of size 0603 type KAG micro fuse.

Dec.2003

Our Fukuchiyama Plant was awarded ISO 9001:2000 certification for Quality Management System,upgrade from ISO 9001:1994.

Aug.2005

We were awarded ISO14001:2004 upgrade certification for Environmental Management Systems.

June.2006

Manufacture and sale of type ACA aluminum solid electrolytic capacitors with conductive polymer began.

Aug.2006

Our Fukuchiyama Plant was awarded Quality Management Systems ISO/TS16949:2002 certification for.

Oct.2006

Manufacture and sale of type TCA and TCB tantalum solid electrolytic capacitor with conductive polymer began.

Feb.2007

Manufacture and sale of type KVA surge absorber for ESD protection began.

Jan.2010

Manufacture and sale began of type 252 and 267N tantalum chip capacitors, which conform to the AEC-Q200 international automotive electronics testing qualification.

Apr.2012

Manufacture and sale of JAXA CWS11 guaranteed-reliability tantalum solid electrolytic chip capacitors for aerospace development began.

Mar.2013

Manufacture and sale of type JHC micro fuse which is available for a high electric current began.

Jun.2013

Manufacture and sale began of type JAG N series micro fuse for automotive electronics.

Jul.2013

Listed in the second section on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Jul.2016

Shimane Matsuo Electronic Co.,Ltd.acquired ISO/TS1649.2009: an international standard for quality management systems.

Jul.2017

Development of improved voltage-resistance type JHC1173 size fuses for high currents completed.

Jan.2018

Manufacture and sale of long-life type JHC H-Series fuses for high currents began.

Jun.2018

Our Fukuchiyama Plant and Shimane Matsuo Electronic Co., Ltd.(curreutly our Shimane Plant) acquired IATF16949:2016, an international standard for quality management system in the automotive industry.

IATF16949:2016