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Company Name
Onkyo Corporation
Location
Kitahama Chuo Bldg. 2-2-22 Kitahama, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 541-0041, Japan
Business Established
September, 1946
Holding Company Established
October 1, 2010
Representatives
Munenori Otsuki, President, Chief Executive Officer
Capital
4,011,994,350 yen (as of March, 2016)
Fiscal Year
From April 1 to March 31
Description of Business
Design, development, and sales of automotive speaker systems, etc. Production of audio products and components by commission.


Company Name
Onkyo & Pioneer Corporation
Location
Kitahama Chuo Bldg. 2-2-22 Kitahama, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 541-0041, Japan
Established
July 1, 2005
Representatives
Akihiro Takada, President
Capital
308,000,000 yen (as of April, 2015)
Equity Shareholders
Onkyo Corporation
Fiscal Year
From April 1 to March 31
Description of Business
Planning, development, manufacturing, and sales of audio-visual-related products, etc.

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September, 1946
Established in Miyakojima-ku, Osaka City, as Osaka Denki Onkyo K.K.
March, 1947
Changed corporate name to Osaka Onkyo K.K.
June, 1952
Relocated headquarters and factory to Asahi-ku, Osaka City
June, 1957
Entered an equity capital agreement with Toshiba Corporation
January, 1961
Opened Kori Factory in Neyagawa City, Osaka
April, 1969
Opened Nisshin Factory in Neyagawa City, Osaka
September, 1971
Changed corporate name to Onkyo Corporation
July, 1972
Established Onkyo Europe Electronics GmbH (currently a consolidated subsidiary) as a sales company in Germany
November, 1972
Relocated headquarters to Neyagawa City, Osaka, and established Acoustic Technology Research Center (currently Development Center)
October, 1975
Established Onkyo U.S.A. Corporation as a sales company
April, 1979
Established Onkyo America, Inc., as a manufacturing company
April, 1980
Established Onkyo Electronics Corporation (currently a consolidated subsidiary) as a manufacturing company in Tsu City, Mie
May, 1986
Established Tottori Onkyo Corporation (currently a consolidated subsidiary) as a manufacturing company in Kurayoshi City, Tottori
May, 1989
Established Onkyo (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. as a manufacturing company in Malaysia
April, 1991
Established Onkyo Electric (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (currently a consolidated subsidiary) as a manufacturing company in Malaysia
June, 1993
Dissolved capital alliance with Toshiba Corporation
July, 1993
Commenced sales of INTEC 275 hi-fi component system
September, 1993
Established Onkyo LIV Corporation (currently a consolidated subsidiary)
May, 1994
Commenced sales of world’s first THX®-certified A/V receiver (TX-SV919THX), in cooperation with Lucasfilm Ltd. (currently THX Ltd.)
June, 1995
Commenced sales of INTEC 185 micro component system
March, 1996
Established Business Network Telecom Corporation (currently a consolidated subsidiary)
June, 1997
Acquired one-third stake in Onkyo China Co., Ltd. (currently an equity affiliate), as a sales company in Hong Kong
January, 1998
Commenced production and distribution of OMF cone speakers
February, 1998
Established a real estate business to more effectively use land formerly accommodating the Nisshin and Kori factories
March, 1998
Commenced sales of audio board for PC
August, 1998
Achieved ISO9001 certification, an international quality management standard
February, 2000
Acquired new office building (Onkyo Yaesu building) in Chuo-ku, Tokyo
August, 2000
Transferred stocks of Onkyo America, Inc.
October, 2000
Acquired interest in Onkyo Shah Alam (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (currently a consolidated subsidiary, Onkyo Asia Electronics Sdn. Bhd.)
December, 2000
Achieved ISO14001 certification, an international standard of environmental management
April, 2001
Commenced sales of GXW-5.1—the industry’s first home theater system compatible with Dolby® Pro Logic® II
November, 2001
Established Shanghai Onkyo Electronics Corporation (currently a consolidated subsidiary) as a manufacturing company in Shanghai, China
March, 2002
Transferred stocks of Business Network Telecom Corporation
March, 2002
Established Onkyo Industrial Components, Inc. as a sales company in the USA
May, 2002
Commenced sales of BASE-V10 micro home theater system
February, 2003
Registered over-the-counter stock in Japan Securities Dealers Association
April, 2003
Commenced sales of DTA-7—the world’s first 7-channel digital power amplifier
January, 2004
Acquired interest in Plus Industry Co., Ltd. (currently an equity affiliate) and Zhongshan Purasu Acoustic Co., Ltd. (currently a consolidated subsidiary)
February, 2004
Established Shanghai Onkyo International Trade Corporation as a sales company in Shanghai, China
December, 2004
Deregistered over-the-counter stock in Japan Securities Dealers Association and listed on JASDAQ stock exchange
August, 2005
Established e-onkyo music store, a high-quality music distribution service
September, 2005
Established CO3 Corporation Ltd. (currently an equity affiliate) through consolidation with J-Stream Inc.
January, 2006
Changed company name to Onkyo U.S.A. Corporation through consolidation with Onkyo U.S.A. Corporation (an expired corporation) and Onkyo Industrial Components, Inc. (a merged corporation)
May, 2006
Commenced sales of HDC-7, an HD Media Computer which incorporated Intel® Viiv™ technology, a first for the specialized audio manufacturer
June, 2006
Onkyo China Co. Ltd. established Guangzhou Onkyo Electronics Corporation (currently an equity affiliate)
June, 2006
Onkyo LIV Corporation acquired an interest in Business Network Telecom Corporation
July, 2006
Established DO Corporation (currently an equity affiliate) through a consolidation with Daikoku Denki Co.,Ltd.
August, 2006
Changed the name of Onkyo LIV Corporation to Onkyo Marketing Corporation
August, 2007
Acquired an interest in Sotec Co., Ltd.
January, 2008
Acquired an interest in Technol Eight Corporation
March, 2008
Liquidated Onkyo (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
May, 2008
Liquidated Shanghai Onkyo International Trade Corporation
September, 2008
Merged with Sotec Co., Ltd.
September, 2008
Merged Onkyo Entertainment Technology Corporation with Onkyo Marketing Corporation and changed name to Onkyo Entertainment Technology Corporation (currently a consolidated subsidiary)
October, 2008
Acquired an additional interest in Onkyo China Co., Ltd. (currently a consolidated subsidiary)
October, 2008
Acquired an interest in S&O Electronics (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (currently an equity affiliate)
May, 2009
Transferred all stocks of Technol Eight Corporation
October, 2009
Rolled out Onkyo brand personal computer products (Japan only)
February, 2010
Established Onkyo China PRC (Shanghai) as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Onkyo China Co., Ltd. (currently a consolidated subsidiary)
April, 2010
Listed on JASDAQ market in Osaka Securities Exchange (following merger between JASDAQ Securities Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange)
May, 2010
Jointly established Onkyo Inventa (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. (currently an equity affiliate) with Inventec Corporation
June, 2010
Established Onkyo Inventa Technologies (Tianjin) Co., Ltd. (currently an equity affiliate) as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Onkyo Inventa (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd.
October, 2010
Established Onkyo Corporation as a holding company
October, 2010
Listed on JASDAQ market in Osaka Securities Exchange
December, 2010
Established Onkyo Sound & Vision Corporation, Onkyo Digital Solutions Corporation, Onkyo Development & Manufacturing Corporation, and Onkyo Marketing Japan Corporation, following company split under a holding company structure
March, 2011
Transferred stocks of Onkyo Inventa (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd.
March, 2011
Onkyo Inventa (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. and Onkyo Inventa Technologies (Tianjin) Co., Ltd. become Onkyo’s equity affiliates
January, 2012
Entered into a capital and business alliance with Gibson Guitar Corporation
January, 2012
Transferred some Onkyo U.S.A. Corporation stock to Gibson Guitar Corporation
January, 2012
Entered into a capital and business alliance with TEAC Corporation
March, 2012
Headquarters relocated to Chuo-ku, Osaka City. Onkyo Technical Center remains in Neyagawa City, Osaka
June, 2012
Established Moneual Onkyo Lifestyle Inc. through a consolidation with Moneual Inc.
July, 2012
Established Digital Acoustic Corporation
November, 2012
Transferred an amount of Digital Acoustic Corporation stock to TEAC Corporation Acquired a stake in TEAC System Create Corporation (currently TEAC Onkyo Solutions Corporation). Onkyo Europe Electronics GmbH acquired TEAC EUROPE GmbH’s consumer audio product-marketing business.
March, 2014
Entered into a capital alliance with UK-based Imagination Technologies Group plc Transferred an amount of Digital Acoustic Corporation stock to Daikoku Denki Co., Ltd.
November, 2014
Onkyo Trading Corporation (OTC) absorbs Onkyo Creation Corporation (defunct company). OTC absorbs the network service and administration departments of Onkyo Entertainment Technology Corporation (OET). Onkyo Development & Manufacturing Corporation absorbs OET (defunct company). OTC changes name to Onkyo Entertainment Technology Corporation.
March, 2015
Acquired all Pioneer Home Electronics Corporation shares unifying the home A/V, phone, and headphone-related business of Pioneer group with Onkyo Pioneer Home Electronics Corporation changes name to Onkyo & Pioneer Corporation. Digital Acoustic Corporation changes name to Onkyo & Pioneer Technology Corporation. Onkyo Entertainment Technology Corporation changes name to Onkyo & Pioneer Innovations Corporation Onkyo group acquires some of Pioneer group’s overseas business.
July, 2015
Onkyo & Pioneer Corporation absorbs Onkyo Corporation’s AV business
November, 2015
Business and Capital Alliance with Kawai Musical Instruments Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
September, 2016
Celebrated our 70th Anniversary
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