Founded as Daiichi Denzai Shokai, an Electronic Equipment Power Supply Vendor, in Mitaka, Tokyo
Hisami Umezawa, the current chairman, founded Daiichi Denzai Shokai after having worked for an electric insulating materials processing company. DDS started as a trading company distributing wires and cables, as DID is today. The office had an area only of just over 13 square meters, and there were only 2 employees, both of whom were Hisami’s relatives. Hisami started his company with one desk, one telephone, and a car for making deliveries.
Changed its Name to Daiichi Denzai Kabushiki Kaisha (DID) and Moved to Setagaya, Tokyo
Being a Pioneer of Multicore Cable Standardization, DID Started Sales of own Multicore Cable Products
DID made a big leap owing to the major success of its V2S multicore cables, compatible with Amphenol 57 series connectors, which were developed the previous year.
Moved to Komae, Tokyo, and Built a Brand-New Head Office
DID had been blessed with loyal customers and the number continued to grow. The company bought land for construction of the head office, and the desire that Hisami had had from the founding of the company to have a company-owned building was realized.
Pioneered the Launch of Own Designed Multicore Cables
Shielded Cables with Power Plugs Placed in Product Catalog
Developed and Started Sales of Wire Harness Testers Equipped with Microcomputer
DID started sales of wire harness testers of own brand, the manufacture of which was outsourced.
Developed and Started Sales of Foldable Flat Cables Named “FD Cables”
Opened Northern Kanto Sales Office in Nishinasunomachi, Tochigi
DID opened a sales office in the Northern Kanto area to improve services, especially for major customers, and in order to be available even for the most urgent matters. This is an actual example of our “Customers First Principle.”
Northern Kanto Sales Office Moved to Nishinasuno
The Northern Kanto Sales Office showed excellent performance and the scale of operation was expanded.
We moved our office, to be even closer to our major clients.
Opened Yamanashi Branch in Nirasaki, Yamanashi
The new branch was opened for efficiency in making deliveries to major clients of our head office.
The company thus fully implemented its “Area-Based, Customer-Oriented” principle.
Takuya Umezawa became the new president.
The company hired new college graduates for the first time, and since then continues to hire new graduates every year. Umezawa also restarted company trips for employees.
Opened Tohoku Branch in Oshu, Iwate
Moved Head Office to Chofu, Tokyo
The new head office was built on land DID had bought in 1985. A 10 kW solar power generator was provided on the top of the building in 2008.
Merged with Total System Co., Ltd. Based in Oshu, Iwate
DID acquired Total System, a company renowned for its technology for manufacturing cable harnesses.
DID thereby significantly improved its capabilities of marketing to major clients in the Tohoku area.
Obtained Registration of KES Environmental Management System Standard
Opened Daiichi Denzai Hong Kong Co., Ltd. and Shinsen Factory
DID finally decided to make a full-fledged entry into the Chinese market, where the economy had been rapidly growing, including the electronics industry.
Formed Business Alliance with DIGITAL NICE CO., LTD., Korea.
Established Daiichi Denzai (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
Relocated Yamanashi Branch Office and Factory
Opened Hokuriku Sales Office in Takaoka, Toyama
Merged with PRO·CEED Inc.
Based in Ota, Gunma
Merged with SUN Engineering Co., Ltd. Based in Kokubunji, Tokyo
SUN Engineering has excellent technologies for hardware design and software development. DID expects to provide services beyond the field of cables and wires, looking ahead to the future of the electronics industry.
Opened Kyushu Sales Office in Fukuoka City, Fukuoka
Opened First Factory Newly Built in Esashi in Oshu City, Iwate
Made Investment to AerNos, a US Nano Gas Sensor Manufacturer
Newly Opened Hokuriku Factory of Hokuriku Branch
Set Up Second Factory of TOTAL SYSTEM, Co., Ltd.
Made Investment to Spire Health, a US Company Which Develops Respiratory Sensors