History

1967 Nippon Industrial Fastener Co., Ltd. was formed as a joint venture between Nichiei Bussan Co. Ltd. and Illinois Tool Work, Inc.
1970 The company’s name was changed to Nifco Inc.
1972 Technical licence agreements were entered into with General Motors, Chrysler, and Ford Motors of the USA.
1973 The building of Nifco’s factory in Maioka, Totsuka, Yokohama was finished.
1977 Nifco and Nichiei Bussan were merged and Nifco’s company head office was moved to Maioka, Totsuka, Yokohama.
1979 Nifco was listed on the Second Board of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
1980 Nifco’s revenues exceeded ¥10 billion for the first time.
1983 Nifco’s first overseas factory was established in Taiwan.
1984 Nifco’s shares were transferred to the First Board of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
1985 Nifco established a factory in South Korea.
1986 Nifco established a factory in the United States of America.
1987 Nifco established a factory in Hong Kong.
1988 Nifco established a factory in Thailand.
1990 JT Nifco Co. Ltd. was established as a joint venture with Japan Tobacco Inc.
Nifco acquired a factory in the United Kingdom.
1991 Nifco established a factory in Malaysia.
1992 Nifco’s consolidated sales exceeded ¥50 billion for the first time.
1995 Nifco established a sales office in Singapore.
1996 Nifco established a factory in Shanghai, China.
Simmons Co. Ltd. and The Japan Times, Co. Ltd. joined the Nifco Group.
2001 Nifco acquired a factory in Spain.
Nifco’s consolidated sales exceeded ¥100 billion for the first time.
2002 The Nifco Group established a factory in Guangdong Province, China.
2004 Nifco established a factory in Beijing, China.
2005 The Nifco Group established a factory in Vietnam.
2006 Nifco established a factory in Poland.
2007 Nifco established a sales office in Germany.
Nifco established a factory in Kentucky, in the U.S.A.
2008 Nifco established Nifco Korea USA Inc.
2010 Nifco established an administrative company, Nifco Enterprise Management (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China.
Nifco established a factory in Tianjin, China.
Nifco established a factory in Gurgaon, India.
Nifco established a factory in Tamil Nadu, India.
Nifco established a factory in Hubei, China.
2011 Nifco established a factory in Jiang Su, China.