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1948 From Japan to the WorldPut away

1948

Feb.  Fujitec Co., Ltd is founded by late Honorary Chairman, Mr. Shotaro Uchiyama for the purpose of research and development, manufacturing, sales, installation  and maintenance of elevators.

1964

Aug. Fujitec (HK) Co., Ltd. is established.

1965

Jan.  Ibaraki Plant in Osaka, Japan begins operation.

1966

Aug. Type 1200 cleat-riser escalator is developed.

1967

Feb. Underground type and middle entrance type vertical parking equipment

1968

Sep. Fujitec Korea Co., Ltd. is established.

1970 Entering a new phase in technologies for the highest-speed elevatorOpen

1972

Aug. One of Southeast Asia’s largest production bases is established in Singapore.

1973

Jan.SUPERDYNE, an AC-feedback control system elevator is developed.

1974

Feb. Fujitec Co., Ltd. is listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange. Teques Plant begins operation.

Mar. Fujitec Venezuela C.A. is established.

1975

Jan. A poleless type escalator is developed.

Sep. A 150-meter tall elevator research tower (at the time the world’s tallest and largest of its kind) is completed in Osaka, Japan. Up to 1998 it  has maintained a record of world's tallest research tower.

1976

Jul.  A super high-speed DC gearless elevator with a traveling speed of 600 mpm (at the time the world’s fastest) is developed.

Oct. FLEX-10, a computer-controlled elevator group control system is developed.

1977

Jul. Fujitec America Inc. is established.

1978

Nov. LANDIC, an elevator emergency power landing system is developed.

Dec. ROYAL SUPERDYNE, a microcomputer control system elevator is developed.

1979

Mar. Fujitec Thailand is established. Fujitec Argentina S.A. is established.

Oct. Fujitec Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. is established.

1980 Another challenge in a leading elevator countryOpen

1980

Jan.  Fujitec Taiwan Co., Ltd. is established. A DC elevator for the Thyristor-Leonard system is developed.

1981

Mar. Fujitec Saudi Arabia Co., Ltd is established.

Jul. Fujitec Egypt Co., Ltd is established. Fujitec Inc is established in the Philippines.

Dec. ALARMIC, an elevator security sensor is developed. (81-1)

1982

Jan. Fujitec America builds the world’s largest elevator production plant in Ohio.

Jul. Fujitec UK Ltd. is established. Sep. FLEX-11, an elevator group supervisory control system featuring a learning function is developed.

1983

Jul. CITYPARK, the microcomputer-controlled vertical parking equipment is developed.

Jul. EYENIC, a crowd density sensor using infrared rays is developed.

1984

May. In the USA, an order for 96 elevators and escalators for the World Financial Center, the largest urban project in NY City, is received.

Sep. An order for 47 elevators and escalators for the OUB Centre, one of the tallest high-rise buildings in Singapore is received.

1984

Nov. EXCELDYNE, a VVVF inverter-controlled elevator is developed.

1985

Jan. WAVIC, a seismic operation control system is developed.

Apr. Fujitec China is established.

Dec. Fujitec Pacific, Inc. is established.

1987

Mar. TELESIS, a remote elevator monitoring system is developed.

May.  An order for 70 elevators and escalators for the China International Trade Centre is received.

1988

Feb. FLEX-8800, an elevator group supervisory control system using a fuzzy computer, is developed for the first time in the world.

1989

Oct. The Hidaka Plant of Fujitec Japan begins operation in Hyogo, Japan as a production base of escalators and vertical parking equipment.

Nov.  An order for elevators and escalators for passenger building No.2 of the Narita International Airport in Japan is received.

Dec. Fujitec Indonesia is established.

1990 Fujitec adopts the World Five-Pole Management Structure as part of ...Open

1990

May. CITYPARK EV, elevator vertical parking equipment, is developed.

1991

Mar.  ELISIO, an inverter-controlled elevator is developed.

1992

Jan. An order for luxurious elevators for the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong is received.

Apr. SAFENET, a comprehensive building monitoring system, is developed.

Aug. The Batam Plant in Indonesia is put into operation.

Nov. Fujitec Deutschland GmbH is established.

1993

Jan. Fujitec Canada, Inc. is established.

Mar. Fujitec Co. Ltd becomes the first in the Japanese elevator industry to obtain ISO 9001, an international quality assurance standard.

Sep. Construction of an elevator research tower is completed at the Ohio Plant in the USA.

Dec. AUVIS, the world’s first elevator multi-informational AV system is developed.

1994

Jun. Fujitec Hong Kong and Fujitec Singapore obtain ISO 9001 certification.

Dec. A Wheelchair accessible escalator is developed.

1995

Apr. NEUROS, an elevator group supervisory control system using a neuro-computer, is developed for the first time in the world.

Jul. Fujitec Korea’s new plant begins operation in Inchon.

Sep. Fujitec’s demonstration test on a rope-less linear-motor-driven elevator is successfully performed for the first time in the world.

Nov. GEOTECHNOS PARK, large-size mechanical parking equipment is developed.

Dec. Huasheng Fujitec Elevator Co., Ltd. is established in China through a joint venture with Chinatex.

1996

Dec.  An order for elevators for the Reichstag, the imperial Parliament Building of Germany in Berlin, is received.

1997

Apr. Huasheng Fujitec Elevator’s new Chinese plant begins operation in Langfang City, Hebei province.

Jul. New type of global standard escalator “V SERIES”is developed.

Dec. Fujitec UK Ltd. obtains ISO 9001 certification.

1998

Nov. Fujitec Korea and Fujitec Taiwan obtain ISO 9001 certification.

Nov. SECURIA: an elevator security system using computer hard disks is developed.

Nov. “ECEED”,a machine-room-less elevator is developed.

1999

Feb.  Huasheng Fujitec Elevator Co., Ltd. obtains ISO 9001 certification.

Jul. Fujitec Co. Ltd. obtains ISO 14001 certification.

Aug. An order for elevators and escalators for the headquarters of the Hong Kong Shanghai Bank in the UK is received. 

Oct. The NEW GOLD MAINTENANCE System, remote elevator maintenance and monitoring system that enables real-time transmission of video images, sounds and data is developed.

2000 For another significant leap forwardOpen

2000

Jan.  An order elevators and escalators for the Hollywood & Highland project in the USA is received. An order for 62 elevators and escalators for the Roppongi Hills in Japan is received.

Apr. The Shiga Plant of Fujitec Japan begins operation as a major elevator production base.

Apr. Fujitec Singapore Corp, Ltd. obtains ISO 14001 certification.

Jul. SPEEDMOVE, an accelerating auto walk is developed.

Dec. Fujitec Egypt Co., Ltd obtains ISO 9001 certification.

2001

Jan. RAKUL, an elevator for railway station buildings is developed.

Apr. FLEX-DD, the world’s first double-deck elevator that can automatically adjust the distance between the upper and lower cabs is developed and installed in the MORI Tower at Roppongi Hills.

Dec. Shanghai Huasheng Fujitec Escalator Co., Ltd. is established in China.

2002

Mar. The Shanghai Fujitec Escalator Factory begins operation.

Mar. Construction of Huasheng Fujitec Elevator’s second plant is completed.

Apr. TALON DRIVE the world’s first new elevator driving system is developed.

Aug. CITYPARK EV, vertical elevator parking equipment with a traveling speed of 180 mpm, the fastest in the industry, is developed.

Sep. The industry’s first smoke-tight elevator landing doors are developed. Oct. GS SERIES, a new type of escalator is developed.

2003

Feb. XJ SERIES, custom-made elevators with a fresh sense of design is renewed.

Jun. MODERNIZATION PACKAGES, which offer customers four elevator upgrade options, are developed.

Sep. IONFUL, the world’s first ion generating system that purifies the air in an elevator, is developed.

Oct. Fujitec Korea Co., Ltd. obtains ISO 14001 certification.

Dec. Shanghai Huasheng Fujitec Escalator Co., Ltd. obtains ISO 9001 certification.

Dec. Fujitec Shanghai Technologies Co., Ltd. is established.

2004

Feb. An order for 120-passenger observation elevators, the world’s largest class capacity, is received for the Dubai International Airport in the United Arab Emirates.

May. FSP Elevators Private Ltd. is established in India. Fujitec Vietnam Co., Ltd is established.

2005

Jan. ECEED-ά, a new machine-room-less elevator is developed.

Feb. Fujitec UAE is established.

2006

Apr. Construction of the “Big wing”, the new production and development base in Shiga is completed.

Sep. Fujitec Shanghai Sourcing Center is established in China.

Nov.  A 170-meter tall elevator research tower, at the time the world’s tallest and largest of its kind, is completed in Big Wing.

2007

Mar. Seismic functions that further enhance the safety of elevators during an earthquake are developed.

May. Construction of Shanghai Huasheng Fujitec’s new headquarters building and new escalator plant is completed. (07-1).

May. Fujitec Argentina S.A. obtains ISO 9001 certification.

Jul. An order for 108 escalators for Beijing Subway Line 4 is received.

Sep. An order for a total of 27 elevators and escalators for The Peninsula Shanghai is received. (07-3)

2008

Feb. The Tokyo Head Office is established, and the two-head office system is established along with the Big Wing." .

Apr. New Machine-Room-Less Elevator "XIOR" is developed.

Apr. GS-NX Series" a new type of escalator is developed.

Nov. Fujitec (HK) Co., Ltd. obtains ISO 14001 certification.

2009

Apr. Shanghai Huasheng Fujitec Escalator Co., Ltd. obtains ISO 14001 certification.

Apr. Fujitec (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. obtains ISO 9001 certification.

May. DOOR-EDGE SENSOR," a laser detector to spot a cord-like object is developed for the first time in the industry.

Oct. Anti-quake elevator functions for super high-rise buildings are developed.

Dec. FOOT SAFETY SENSOR," a device that enhances escalator safety is developed for the first time in the industry.

2010

Apr. The escalator development and manufacturing base “Big Step”is completed in Japan.

Apr. The aftermarket base “Big Fit”is completed in Japan. Fujitec Shanghai Sourcing Center obtains ISO 9001 certification.

Oct.  New-generation elevator group supervisory control systems are developed and launched worldwide simultaneously.

Nov .New type of elevators best suited for welfare facilities is developed.

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