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1917
Company established as Tokyo Denki Kogyo Co., Ltd., in Kanda-Awajicho,Tokyo.
1920
RelayJapan's First
1921
Impedance bond
1923
Tokyo Office established.
1923
Automatic block signaling deviceJapan's First
Electromechanical interlockingJapan's First
1925
Railway crossing alarmJapan's First
Electric point machine
1926
Company name changed to Kyosan Electric Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
1926
Electric interlockingJapan's First
1928
Constructed and transferred corporate offices and factory to the present location.
Merged with the limited partnership Kyosan Shokai and with Nippon Electric Application Co., Ltd.
1931
Automatic blocking device for single tacks
Traffic signal
Cuprous oxide rectifierJapan's First
Compact car (named Kyosan-go)
1932
Trip arm type ATS deviceJapan's First
Automatic Block Signalling System for Single Tracks
Remote Control Device
1933
Relay interlockingJapan's First
1935
Osaka Satellite Office (currently Osaka Branch)established.
1936
CTC systemJapan's First
1937
Car retarder《 former Japanese National Railway's Shin-Tsurumi marshaling yard 》Japan's First
1938
Systematic traffic signal controller
1942
Nagoya Satellite Office (currently Nagoya branch) established.
1947
Kyodo Kogyo Co., Ltd(currently Kyosan Seiki Co., Ltd. )established.
1949
Stock listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
1950
Selenium rectifier
1951
Time code type CTC equipment
1952
Kyushu Satellite Office (currently Kyushu branch) established.
1954
Type B cab warning device
1956
AF track circuit device
1958
Type A and C cab warning devices
Multistage systematic traffic signal controller
Silicon rectifierJapan's First
1960
Machine tools exclusively for automotive factories.
1961
Stock listed on the first section of the Osaka Securities Exchange.
Kyosan Metal Industry Co., Ltd. established.
1962
Kyosan Koji Co., Ltd. (currently Kyosan Engineering and Construction Co., Ltd.) established.
Tokyo Office transferred to the current location.
1962
Type S ATS device
Thyristor rectifier
1963
ATC system for the Tokaido Shinkansen Line
Crankshaft wrapping machine(Machine tool)
Constant Voltage Constant Frequency power supply
1964
Kyosan Kogyo Co., Ltd. established.
1964
Automatic-response systematic traffic signal controllerJapan's First
1965
Sendai Sales Office (currently Sendai Branch) established.
1965
Programmed Traffic Control (PTC) system
1966
Car stopper
1967
Various types of ATS devices
Transfer machine(Machine tool)
1969
Total Traffic Control (TTC) system
1970
Hiroshima Sales Office (currently Hiroshima Branch) established.
1970
Ultrasound vehicle detector
1971
Sapporo Sales Office (currently Sapporo Branch) established.
Taiwan Kyosan Co., Ltd. established in Taiwan.
1972
Shikoku Sales Office (currently Shikoku Branch) established.
Kyosan Engineering Service Co., Ltd. established.
1972
Power supply for satellite communication earth stations
Parking meter for street parking
1973
ATC system for the Sanyo Shinkansen Line
1974
Computerized TTS system
Wide area traffic control system
Power supply for electronic exchanges (DEX)
1976
Destination announcement device
1977
Cab signal type ATC system
Non-insulated track circuit device
Skypower
1978
ATC systems for the Tohoku and Joetsu Shinkansen lines
Centrally monitored multistage systematic controller
Miyakojima airport flight information display system (FIDS)
1980
Doppler type vehicle detector
VVVF power supply
Clear-up fuse
1981
Roadside type variable signboards
Total management system for bus service Japan's First
Signaling system for medium distance transit systems (for unattended train operation) World's First
1982
Computer-based CTC system for U.S. Amtrak
Mule (railway car mover) 《JR Oi Plant》
1983
Kyosan System Co., Ltd. established.
1983
Type A centrally controlled traffic signal
1984
Partial ownership of Osaka Rectifier Co., Ltd., acquired; company become a Kyosan affiliate.
1984
Electronic interlockingJapan's First
1986
Solid state high voltage power supply
Semi-free pattern type information panel controller
LED traffic information display for traffic controlJapan's First
1988
Train timetable creator
Solid state RF power supply
Centralized parking meter control systemJapan's First
1989
High-Frequency Power Converter
High-Voltage DC Power Supply
Class-C Analog Control RF Generator
Power supply for mobile communications
Traffic control system to Shenzhen, China
Signaling system for normal-conducting HSST maglev system《Yokohama Exotic Showcase:YES'89》Japan's First
1990
Sueyoshi Office established.
1990
K5B electronic interlocking equipment
Vector control RF matcher
Security system for magnetic continuous transportation system (CTM) 《The International Garden and Greenery Exposition (Expo '90)》
1991
Smooth-braking ATC system(ME-type ATC equipment)
1992
High-frequency induction heating power supply
1993
Capitalization increased to 6.27 billion (amortization of bonds with preemptive rights completed)
1993
Programmed Route Control (PRC)
Optical train detector
Multifunctional digital RF generator
1994
Multifunctional digital DC converter
Eco-station for Electric Vehicles
1995
ISO 9001 certification granted to semiconductor division.
1996
ISO 9001 certification granted to Railway signal division and Traffic systems division (currently Traffic control systems division).
1996
Electronic interlocking device for export
1998
Traffic control ITS equipment for Nagano Olympics
APM signaling system for Hong Kong airport

Centralized electronic interlockingJapan's First
1999
RF electronic matcher
Non-destructive inspection device
2000
Matsue City bus locator system
Partial-height platform screen door (Platform door)
Class-D 13.56MHz RF Generator (full-bridge class-D amplifier)
Power supplies for Shinkansen signaling systems
2001
Microwave power supplies
2002
ISO14001 certified.
2003
Multi-function power supplies for communications devices
Point machine attached to sleeper (TCK-1)World's First
2004
Gap FillerWorld's First
2005
Zama Factory established.
Beijing Office established.
2005
Digital DC Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)
Practical application of HSST 《Tobu Kyuryo Line》Japan's First
Level crossing barrier with no balance-weight 「2005 Good Design Awarded」
2006
Thread lines and Space lights
(Safeguards for passenger transfer area)
Left/Thread lines Right/Space lights
2007
Railway signaling system for Taiwan High Speed Rail
ARTEMIS road traffic signal controller
Profile signal control system
2008
Traffic signaling system for the PMS system of Singapore Changi International Airport
Traffic signaling system for the IAT system of Incheon International Airport
Digital ATS (C-ATS)
2009
60MHz RF generator
Diffusing lens LED road traffic signal unit
Signaling systems for APMs for Atlanta International Airport (ATL)
2010
Taiwan Branch established.
2010
Railway signaling system for the APM system of Minami International Airport
Touch system push button box
2011
Signaling system for Kyushu Shinkansen
Onboard intelligence type ATC equipment
Miami International Airport (MIA) - signaling system for APM connecting with peripheral facilities
Class-D 40.68MHz RF generator
2012
Power supply load units for road traffic signals
2013
Kyosan India Private Limited established.
2013
Signaling system for Harbin Metro Line 1
Operation management and supervision system for Neiwan Line (Taiwan)
Uninterruptible power supply with three-phase,three-wire systemWorld's First (applicable to three-phase unbalanced power)
三相三線式瞬停補償装置
Advanced optical beacon
高度化光ビーコン
Road traffic signal controller with built-in power supply load unit
2014
Waterproof road traffic signal controllerJapan's First
Second-generation Class-D RF power supply
(with the world's smallest high-efficiency and large-capacity amplifier)
2015
Kyosan USA Inc. established.
2015
Operation monitoring system for Nagoya GuideWay-Bus Received an award for “Outstanding Company for Contributing to the Promotion of Informatization”
Signaling facility and platform screen doors for Sendai Subway Tozai Line
2016
Transparent platform screen door
Signaling facility for Hokkaido Shinkansen
Passenger information system for Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal「2016 Good Design Awarded」
2017

Entry-Avoidance System [Shika Fumikiri - Level Crossing System Preventing Deer Collision Accidents (Deer-Collision Prevention System at Level Crossing)]
「2017 Good Design Awarded」

CBTC System for New Transit Systems
JR Shikoku new Telemeter System

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