History

History

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1943MarchFounded Matsuoka seikousyo in Ikuno-ku Osaka
1962MayEstablished Naniwa Seimitsu Co., Ltd. In Ikuno-ku Osaka
1964JulyHead Office moved to 2-58 Kusune-chou, Yao, Osaka
1976DecemberEstablished the subsidiary-GMB Universal Joints Inc. in USA
1977DecemberAcquired Higashi Osaka Tankou Co., Ltd. as a subsidiary
1979FebruaryEstablished Korea GMB Industry Co., Ltd. as a subsidiary
1981OctoberHead Office officially moved to 4-20 Kusune-chou, Yao, Osaka
1985JanuaryFunction and staff of Head Office moved to Nara
1988AprilMerger of GMB Universal Joints Inc. and GMB Universal Joints(West) Inc. - New Company Name : GMB North America Inc.
1989MayCompany Name officially changed to GMB Corporation in Japanese
1991DecemberEstablished Korea Bearing Co., Ltd. in Korea
1992SeptemberEstablished Shangdong GMB Industry Co., Ltd. in China
1993JuneAcquisition of Korea Bearing Co., Ltd. by Korea GMB Industry Co., Ltd.
1996MarchEstablished Qingdao GMB Machinery Product Co., Ltd.
2001SeptemberEstablished Thai GMB Industry Co., Ltd.
2002AugustHead Office officially moved to Nara
November"GMB" Name officially registered in English
2004DecemberListed on the Osaka Securities Exchange Second Section
2005JanuaryKorea GMB Industry Co., Ltd. changed the Company name to GMB KOREA Corp.
2006AugustEstablished Qingdao GMB Automotive Co., Ltd.
2009JuneEstablished Thai Kyowa GMB Co., Ltd.
2010DecemberSold total stake in Shangdong GMB Industry Co., Ltd.
2012NovemberGMB KOREA Corp. listed on the Korea Stock Exchange
2013JanuaryEstablished HANGZHOU GMB AUTOMOTIVE Co., Ltd.
AprilEstablished AG TECH Corp.
JuneListed on the Osaka Securities Exchange First Section
JulyListed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange First Section, following integration of the Cash Equity Markets of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Osaka Securities Exchange.
DecemberEstablished GMB AUTOMOTIVE NANTONG Co.,Ltd
2014MayEstablished GMB RUS TOGLIATTI LLC
MayEstablished GMB ROMANIA AUTO INDUSTRY S.R.L.
2017SeptemberEstablished GMB ELPIS CORP.

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