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JTEKT

2007/2
Production of the motor-driven power steering system was started at JTEKT STEERING SYSTEMS (XIAMEN) CO., LTD. in China.
2007/7
JTEKT SONA AUTOMOTIVE INDIA LTD., a company manufacturing the motor-driven power steering system, was established in India. (Production was started in October 2010.)
2007/12
Steering system and bearing production companies and bearing sales company in Thailand joined to establish JTEKT (THAILAND) CO., LTD.
2008/1
40% investment was made in WELE MECHATRONIC CO., LTD., a machine tool manufacturer in Taiwan.
2008/1
Sekiya Seisakusho Co., Ltd., a machine tool manufacturer, was incorporated as a 100% affiliated company.
2008/8
TOYODA MICROMATIC MACHINERY INDIA LTD., a machine tool sales and service company, was established in India.
2009/1
PT. JTEKT INDONESIA, an automotive parts and bearing sales company, was established in Indonesia.
2009/6
KOYO BEARINGS INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED, a bearing sales company, was established in India.
2010/1
The needle bearing business was acquired from THE TIMKEN COMPANY, a major bearing company in the United States.
2010/5
JTEKT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER (WUXI) CO., LTD., a technical center, was established in China.
2010/6
Capital increase through public offering and third-party allotment
2010/10
PT. JTEKT INDONESIA in Indonesia started production of the motor-driven power steering system and starter clutch.
2011/7
GKN JTEKT LTD. was merged and acquired.
2012/1
A brand mark symbolizing integration of JTEKT, KOYO and TOYODA was established.
2012/10
The Iga Test Course was opened.
2012/10
Toyoda Machine Works Torsen Co., Ltd. was merged and acuired.
2012/10
Sekiya Seisakusho Co., Ltd. changed the corporate name to JTEKT YAMAGATA Corporation.
2014/3
JTEKT AUTOMOTIVA BRASIL LTDA. started production of the Electric power steerings.
2014/4
Large Size Bearing Engineering Development Center was opened.
2014/10
Koyo Sales Co., Ltd. was merged and acuired.