History

April, 1938Originally founded as Inaba Denki Seisakusho in Sakai City, Osaka
May, 1949Established as Inaba Denki Sangyo Co., Ltd. in Higashinari-ku, Osaka
August, 1974Head office moved to Itachibori, Nishi-ku, Osaka
September, 1976Operating divisions spun off into five subsidiaries: Inaba Sangyo Kiki Co., Ltd., Inaba Densetsusizai Co., Ltd., Kinki Inaba Denzai Co., Ltd., Osaka Inaba Denki Co., Ltd., and Tokyo Inaba Denki Co., Ltd.
September, 1978Labor-saving Equipment Division split from Inaba Sangyo Kiki Co., Ltd. to become Inaba Denko Co., Ltd.
August, 1979Established Inaba Engineering Co., Ltd.
April, 1988Merged with Inaba Sangyo Kiki Co., Ltd., Inaba Densetsusizai Co., Ltd., Kinki Inaba Denzai Co., Ltd., Osaka Inaba Denki Co., Ltd., Tokyo Inaba Denki Co., Ltd., and Inaba Denko Co., Ltd.
April, 1992Opened the Nara Factory in Gose City, Nara Prefecture
February, 1993Listed on the second section of Osaka Stock Exchange
April, 1993Opened the Ibaraki Factory in Chikusei City, Ibaraki Prefecture
October, 1993Acquired Nihon Autome Co., Ltd.
November, 1995Opened the Fukuoka Factory in Ogori City, Fukuoka Prefecture
September, 1996Listed on the second section of Tokyo Stock Exchange
September, 1997Designated a first section stock on Tokyo and Osaka exchanges
May, 1998Jointly established ITF Co., Ltd. with Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation and Fujikura Ltd.
April, 1999Established Inaba Building Management Co., Ltd. (presently Inaba Business Service Co., Ltd.)
December, 1999Completed construction of the present head office building
May, 2001Acquired Toko Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
October, 2002Opened the Tokyo Distribution Center in Koto-ku, Tokyo
March, 2004Opened the Osaka Distribution Center in Higashiosaka City, Osaka
October, 2009Established Kasuga Electric Works Ltd.
November, 2009Reorganized, acquiring the business of former Kasuga Electric Works Ltd. (including the stock of Siam Orient Electric Co., Ltd.)
February, 2012Opened the Tokyo Head Office in Minato-ku, Tokyo
May, 2013Acquired PATLITE Corporation