Chronicles

1955
Established TOKO Radio Coil Laboratories.
Started production and sales of coils for vacuum tube type portable radios.
Developed the world's first IFT (Intermediate frequency transformer) for transistor radios.
1957
Successful development of IFT type 10F establishes foundation of today’s TOKO.
1960
Started operation of Saitama plant.
1961
Established Osaka sales office. (-2016)
1962
Listed in the second section of Tokyo stock exchange.
1963
Established TOKO Electronic Mfg. Co., Ltd. in Hong Kong.
1964
Name of company changed to TOKO, INC.
Developed Variable coils.
1965
Established TOKO America, Inc. (-2017)
1969
Established Huacheng TOKO Electronics Co., Ltd. in Taiwan.
1970
Listed in the First section of the Tokyo stock exchange.
1971
Established TOKO Germany GmbH. (-2015)
Established TOKO Singapore Pte., Ltd. (-2017)
1972
Established TOKO U.K. Ltd. (-2011)
1973
New headquarters office building completed.
Developed Bipolar ICs.
Established TOKO Electronic Malaysia Sdn,Bhd. (-2011)
Established TOKO DO Brazil Ind, E. Com. Ltda. (-2009)
Established TOKO Malta Ltd. (-1987)
1974
Received award at the 3rd Japan Industrial Technology Contest and also from the Prim Minister for High Speed Memory Development.
1978
LC filters developed.
1979
Developed Variable capacitance diodes for AM tuning.
Developed Variable capacitance diodes for FM tuning.
1982
Developed SMD variable coils.
Developed SMD LC filters for TV and VCR.
1985
Established Nagoya sales office. (-2017)
1986
Established Hiroshima sales office. (-2011)
1987
Developed Advanced Tracking System for AM tracking.
1989
Developed SMD helical filters.
1990
Developed Miniature dielectric filters.
1991
Established Shantou S.E.Z. Huajian Electronics Co., Ltd.
Developed SMD power inductors for DC-DC converter.
1992
Established TOKO Electronic (Sarawak) Sdn. Bhd. in Malaysia.
Developed Miniature dielectric antenna.
Developed 2012 size, Multilayer chip inductors.
Developed SMD LDO regulator ICs.
Developed SMD transformer for LCD backlight inverters.
1993
Developed Size 1608 multilayer chip inductors.
1995
Established TOKO Manila Representative office. (-2017)
Established Viet Shiang EIectronics Co., Ltd. in Vietnam.
Established Zhuhai TOKO Electronics Co., Ltd.
1996
Established Seoul TOKO Co., Ltd. in Korea. (-2016)
Developed Size 1005 multilayer chip inductors.
Developed 6mm square, SMD Fixed inductors for large current.
1997
Established TOKO (Shanghai Waigaoqiao F.T.Z.) Inc. in China. (-2015)
1999
Developed Waveguide filter for high frequency wireless communications.
Established Tateyama Device Co., Ltd. in Chiba. (-2009)
2000
Hua Jiuh Technology Co., Ltd. established. in China.
Developed 2.4 GHz-band wireless LAN card with 11Mbps.
2001
Established TOKO Coiltec Co., Ltd. in Iwate.
Developed White LED driver / Step-up DC-DC converter IC.
Developed LLV0603-FBseries(size 0603)of nH band multilayer chip inductors.
2002
Established TOKO Electronics (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (-2017)
Established TOKO (Shanghai Waigaoqiao F.T.Z.) Inc., Beijing office in China. (-2015)
Developed D312C of excellent impact strength fixed inductor for cellular phones.
Developed LLU1005series (size 1005)of μH band multilayer chip inductors.
Developed White LED driver IC with flip chip package, TK11860B.
Developed Diplexers (DIP series).
2003
Established Viet Hoa Electronics Co., Ltd. in Viet Nam.
Developed FD series of power inductors for DC-DC converter.
Developed WDFM series of dielectric waveguide filters for sub-millimetric and millimetric-wave (2 to 60 GHz-band).
2005
The 50th anniversary of establishment.
Developed Surface-mounting Triaxial LF Antenna Coil.
Established Sheng Long TOKO Tech (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. in China.
Developed Horizontally split winding inverter transformers for large sized LCD TVs.
Developed High-sensitivity hall sensor IC (MAGTACT).
2006
Established TOKO (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. in China. (-2017)
Established TOKO Electronic MFG. Co., Ltd. Bao Long Factory in China. (-2016)
Established Kitakami Tech (Zhuhai) Co., Ltd. in China.(-2017)
Developed MDT of Multilayer Power Inductor.
Developed Driver IC for Multi White LEDs.
2009
Developed DFEC (Ultra Miniature / High Current Inductor).
Business Transfer of Semiconductor Business to Asahi Kasei EMD Corp.
The headquarters moved to Saitama Tsurugashima City.
2011
Established TOKO Electronics (Nan Chang) Co., Ltd. In China.
Developed LF transmit Antenna Module for TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System).
2012
Capital and Business Alliance with Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Developed LF transmit Antenna Coil for PKE (Passive Keyless Entry).
DFER developed.
2013
Strengthen Capital and Business Alliance with Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
DFEG, DFEH, DFEP and DFEU developed.
2014
Consolidated subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
DFEE and DFEF developed.
DFES joint development.
2015
Transfer TOKO sales operations to Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Developed MDH (High Reliability Ferrite Inductors).
The 60th anniversary of establishment.
2016
TOKO became a wholly owned subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.