Panoramic view

Panoramic view

Exterior view

Exterior view

Overview

Start of production
January 1989
Site area
250,000 m2
Business activities & products
R&D and production of electronic control devices, IC, etc.
Production results for 2011
Inverters: 470,000 units etc.
Number of employees
1,604
Note:
The number of employees is as of end of December 2011, and excludes fixed-term employees and short-term employees.

Events

Year
Month
Events
1987
November
Ground-breaking ceremony
1989
January
ECU and another electric parts production commenced
March
Completion ceremony conducted
May
Production of Lexus LS anti-glare mirror, air suspension, and torque motor commenced
1990
January
ABS-ECU production commenced
April
EFI-ECU production commenced
June
First semiconductor shipments
1991
May
ABS actuator (E1) production commenced
August
EFI injector production commenced
1992
February
Igniter production commenced
August
Combustion pressure sensor and airbag ECU production commenced
1995
August
GPS antenna production commenced
1997
November
Production of Prius core product commenced
1998
May
Production of quartz yaw rate sensor commenced
1999
March
External ISO 14001 certification obtained
August
MONET-ECU production commenced
2000
April
No. 2 semiconductor plant (8-inch) completed
2001
June
Production of Estima Hybrid core product commenced
2002
September
RAV4 EV inverter production commenced
2003
December
Production of semiconductor yaw rate sensor commenced
2005
March
Production of Harrier and Kluger Hybrid core product commenced
2006
August
Lexus GS Hybrid inverter production commenced
August
Production of Lexus LS airbag ECU and ECB actuator commenced
2007
May
ZR engine's Valvematic actuator production commenced
2008
December
Partner Robot building completed on plant grounds and operations commenced
2011
November
Aqua inverter production commenced

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