Company

Greetings

Founded in 1923.
Imparting Precision and Optical Technologies to the World.

Nissei Technology has been focusing on producing precision products since its foundation in 1923.
Beginning with woodworking, we have been evolving and improving types of products and element technologies from plastic, assemblies, and optical components to ultra-precision processing as the requirements of society and the needs of our customers change.

There is one more thing that has never changed during the last one hundred years with Nissei Technology.
That is our corporate philosophy of “All for the Best Products.” This represents the sincere wish of all our employees towards making products.

We are at the beginning of the fourth industrial revolution. It is said that a trillion sensors will generate a large number of dream products every year.

We sincerely would like to contribute to global society by being the best partner for our customers in their endeavor to produce dream products and the best products in the coming era based on our corporate philosophy of “All for the Best Products” in our business areas of precision and optics.

Nissei Technology Corporation
President and Representative Director
Hitoshi Tsujihana

NISSEI PHILOSOPHY

Corporate Philosophy and Principles

Nissei Philosophy

All for The Best Products

Customer First

All of us exist for the purpose of providing the best products to our customers.

Our Pride

We produce our products with the best technologies and quality.

Nissei Way

  1. Sincerity

    We work sincerely with genuine honesty.

  2. Ingenuity

    We aim higher for the best.

  3. Challenge

    We are actively forward-looking.

  4. Agile decision and action

    We decide quickly and act immediately.

  5. Unyielding spirit

    We follow through what we need to do.

  6. Collaboration

    We collaborate with colleagues in and out of our company for the best results.

Company Overview

Company name
Nissei Technology Corporation
Founded
April 1923
Established
April 1953
Headquarters address
3-2-8, Minatojima minami-machi, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo
CEO
Hitoshi Tsujihana, CEO and Representative Director
Capital
60 million yen
Number of employees
2,240 (consolidated), 108 (non-consolidated) (as of the end of March 2019)

History

April
1923
Established Tsujihana Works in the City of Osaka for purposes of manufacturing and selling woodworking products (such as cash registers) and metal working products (such as bicycle locking mechanisms).
April
1951
Started manufacturing architectural hardware (such as door hinges) that were in high demand for reconstruction activities right after the World War II with metal pressing as the main business.
April
1952
Started business with a major home electrical appliance manufacturer, and entered into precision metal pressing business.
May
1953
Reorganized Tsujihana Works to establish Nissei Industry Corporation.
Started full operation of precision pressing business for home electrical appliances.
April
1968
Built the Hiroshima Plant in Saijo-cho, Kamo-gun (currently Hiroshima-shi), Hiroshima-ken. Started manufacturing and mechanism assembly of precision press products for radio-cassette recorders.
August
1973
Started manufacturing precision molds at the main plant.
Introduced precision injection mold machines. Started manufacturing precision mold components for radio-cassette recorders and precision mold components for copy machines.
February
1978
Established Hiroshima Nissei Corporation at the Kamo Industrial Park in Kamo-gun (currently Hiroshima-shi), Hiroshima-ken.
March
1979
Successfully developed world’s first photosensitive drum units for copy machines based on aluminum plate curling method in collaboration with a major home appliance manufacturer.
December
1981
Jointly established Nara Nissei Corporation in Shiki-gun, Nara-ken. Started manufacturing electronic typewriter mechanism units, and expanded it into manufacturing units for ink-jet printers and thermal copy printers
May
1982
Established Kure Nissei Corporation in Kure-shi, Hiroshima-ken. Started manufacturing complete double-sided record players.Started compete home fax machines.
April
1987
Established Sunny Precision (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. in Singapore which was the first overseas manufacturing subsidiary in the Nissei Group.
Started off-shore manufacturing of precision mechanism mold components and press components for radio cassette recorders and CD pickups.
January
1988
Established Sunny Precision (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. in Malaysia. Started manufacturing precision press components and mold components and unit products for radio cassette recorders and portable audio equipment for a major Japanese home appliance manufacturer in Malaysia.
May
1988
Established Sunny Precision Thailand Co., Ltd. in Thailand. Started manufacturing precision components products for home electrical appliances and printers for a major Japanese home appliance manufacturer in Thailand.
November
1989
Built Nissei Denki Industry Hiroshima Plant in Kure-shi, Hiroshima-ken.
Started manufacturing ultra-precision engineering plastic gears.
October
1992
Established Nissei Technology (HK) Ltd. in Hong Kong.
April
1993
Obtained ISO9002 for the Hiroshima Plant for the first time in the mold industry.
March
1995
Established Nissei Precision Thailand Co., Ltd. in Thailand. Started manufacturing mechanism units for automobile audio equipment.
April
1995
Successfully developed precision plastic lens using Nissei Technology’s proprietary technologies. Adopted as CD pickup lenses by a major home appliance manufacturer.
April
1996
Built a raw material processing plant in Dongguan, China. Started manufacturing precision mechanism components for laser printers and optical pickup units for CD players.
October
1996
Established Institute of Precision Moulds upon request by the Government of Penang, Malaysia. Accepting employees from local companies including companies on foreign capital to contribute to proliferation of precision mold technologies.
June
1997
Started manufacturing precision plastic lenses at Sunny Precision (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
January
2001
Obtained ISO14001 for the Hiroshima Plant.
January
2006
Established Nissei Technology (Vietnam) Ltd. in Vietnam. Started manufacturing precision mold components for laser printers.
March
2009
Started manufacturing precision molds at Nissei Technology (Vietnam) Ltd.
Enhanced precision injection mold division to expanded businesses into automotive and medical fields.
April
2009
Relocated the Hiroshima Plant and Osaka Headquarters to Kobe-shi, Hyogo-ken.
Significantly enhanced plastic lens mold manufacturing equipment and measurement and evaluation instruments.
May
2012
Successfully developed, and subsequently started to manufacture, LED flash lenses incorporating proprietary technologies of Nissei Technology in collaboration with a major overseas LED manufacturer for a major smartphone manufacturer.
January
2014
Built a second plant to manufacturer precision plastic lenses for Nissei Technology (Vietnam) Ltd., and started manufacturing EVF units for digital cameras, DVD pickup lenses, and others.
July
2014
Established Nissei Technology Singapore Pte. Ltd. in Singapore.
March
2015
Developed, and subsequently started to manufacture, optical sensing devices for home blood testing equipment in collaboration with a major Japanese medical equipment manufacturer.
January
2016
Lens units for special optics of Nissei Technology’s own design have been adopted to 360-degree omnidirectional cameras, and started to manufacture them. Entered into the action camera market.
January
2017
Successfully developed new mass-production methods for plastic lenses compatible with reflow soldering in collaboration with a major chemical manufacturer. Started mass-production for a major smartphone manufacturer.
February
2017
Obtained automobile industry quality management standard ISO/TS 16949 (currently IATF 16949) for three overseas plants.
November
2017
Relocated manufacturing of precision plastic lens mold technologies to Nissei Technology (Vietnam) Ltd. and started manufacturing.
Established integrated system from mold production to molding and assembling for both precision plastic molding and precision lens molding divisions.

Access to headquarters

Direction to Sannomiya

Shinkansen (get off at Shin Kobe Station)

Shin Kobe Station → Sannomiya Station (Kobe Municipal Subway): Approx. 2 min.

JR Line, etc.

Sannomiya Station (JR Kobe Line) / Sannomiya Station (Hankyu Line, Hanshin Line)

From airports by airport bus

Itami Airport → Sannomiya: Approx. 40 min. (1,050 yen)
Kansai Airport → Sannomiya: Approx. 65 to 75 min. (1,950 yen)

Direction from Sannomiya,Kobe Airport to Nissei Technology headquarters

From Sannomiya

Port Liner

Sannomiya Station → Iryo Center Station: Approx. 12 min. (250 yen)
Take a train for Kobe Airport.

Taxi

From Sannomiya Station: Approx. 14 min. (Approx. 2,000 yen)
(From Shin Kobe Station: Approx. 20 min. [Approx. 2,500 yen])

From Kobe Airport

Port Liner

Kobe Airport Station → Iryo Center Station: 6 min. (250 yen)
Take a train for Sannomiya.

Taxi

From Kobe Airport: Approx. 10 min. (Approx. 1,200 yen)

Production Sites

Headquarters / Technical Center

3-2-8, Minatojima minami-machi, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0047
TEL: +81-78-306-5960 (switchboard)
FAX: +81-78-335-8522

Business Areas

New technology development, design, and evaluation
Development (optics/mechanism/device) / optical mold design / precision mold design / optical deposition design / optical characteristics evaluation technology
Mold manufacturing
Optical pieces / optical molds / precision molds
Molded components
Optical component molding / optical component deposition / precision component molding

MalaysiaNISSEI TECHNOLOGY (MALAYSIA) SDN. BHD.

MK-1-2467, LORONG PERUSAHAAN 8A. PRAI INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, 13600 PRAI, PENANG, MALAYSIA
TEL +60-4399-6311 / FAX +60-4399-6293

Business Areas

Molded components
Optical component molding / optical component deposition / precision component molding
Assembly
Optical unit assembly / precision mechanical unit assembly

ChinaNISSEI TECHNOLOGY (DONG GUAN) LTD.

ZHONG XIN LU, JIU JIANG SHUI, CHANG PING, DONGGUAN, CHINA
TEL:+86-769-8929-6988 / FAX:+86-769-8920-8299

Business Areas

Molded components
Optical component molding / optical component deposition / precision component molding
Assembly
Optical unit assembly / precision mechanical unit assembly

VietnamNISSEI TECHNOLOGY (VIETNAM) LTD.

PHUC DIEN INDUSTRIAL ZONE, CAM PHUC COMMUNE, CAM GIANG DISTRICT, HAI DUONG PROVINCE, VIETNAM
TEL:+84-220-354-5715 / FAX:+84-220-354-5721

Business Areas

New technology development, design, and evaluation
Precision mold design
Mold manufacturing
Precision molds
Molded components
Optical component molding / precision component molding
Assembly
Optical unit assembly / precision mechanical unit assembly

Sales Centers

Headquarters

3-2-8, Minatojima minami-machi, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0047
TEL:+81-78-306-5963 / FAX:+81-78-306-5962

Tokyo Office

2-1-1 Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 163-0445
45th Floor, Shinjuku Mitsui Building
TEL:+81-3-5990-5420 / FAX:+81-3-5990-5430

Hong KongNISSEI TECHNOLOGY(HK)LTD.

Unit No. 2301, 23/F, PROSPERITY PLACE, 6 SHING YIP STREET, KWUN TONG, KOWLOON, HONGKONG
TEL:+852-2372-9220 / 2372-9713 / 2790-4867
FAX:+852-2344-6918

SingaporeNISSEI TECHNOLOGY SINGAPORE PTE. LTD.

80 Robinson Road, #10-01A, Singapore 068898
TEL:+65-9635-3268