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Year Company History Developments
Sales of New Products
2015 Established Shibaura Electronics of America Corporation (USA)
2014 Iwate Shibaura Electronics Co., Ltd. absorbed Ichinohe Shibaura Electronics Co., Ltd.
2013 Relocated Head Office and Urawa Sales Office (Chuo-ku, Saitama-city, Saitama)
2012 Established Shibaura Electronics Europe GmbH (Germany)
2011 Relocated Urawa Sales Office (Chuo-ku, Saitama-city, Saitama)
Thermistor element PSB-S2, Thermistor element for high temperature range UH1
Thermistor element for high temperature range UH2, Thermistor element for wide temperature range PL Series
2003 Acquired ISO14001 certification
Established Shibaura Electronics Korea Co., Ltd. (Korea)
Thermistor element PSB-S9, Non-contact and contact type sensors using PSB-S9, Absolute Humidity Sensors HS-13 and DH-5
2001 Established Shibaura Electronics Hong Kong Co., Ltd. (Hong Kong) Acquired ISO9001 certification
2000 Started technical partnership with EPCOS AG
Absolute humidity sensor DH-4
Absolute humidity sensor DH-1
1997 Established Dongguan Shibaura Electronics Co., Ltd. (China)
Established Shanghai Shibaura Electronics Co., Ltd. (China)
Chip thermistor elements 1005, 1608 and EM2
1996 Established Siam Sensing Device Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
(Current Thai Shibaura Denshi Co., Ltd.) (Thailand)
Changed company name to SHIBAURA ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
Digital thermometer MD-100, Absolute humidity sensor HS-11
1995 Established Sannohe Shibaura Electronics Co., Ltd. (Current: Aomori Shibaura Electronics Co., Ltd.) Multi-hygrometer SM-380
1994 Established Kakunodate Shibaura Electronics Co., Ltd. Thermistor element RB1, Fast response water temperature sensor
1992 Established Miharu Electronics Limited Private Company (Current: Miharu Electronics Co., Ltd.) Highly durable NS thermistor element, NS for high temperatures, Chip thermistor element KG
1991 Established Noda Limited Private Company (Changed company name to Ichinohe Shibaura Electronics Co., Ltd.) Radiosonde temperature sensor, Temperature controller for germinators and seedling incubators C309A
High precision thermistor element PSB-H, chip thermistor element G, Resin-sealed temperature sensor KT
Chip thermistor element LLT, Thermistor element PSB-N3, Thermistor level sensor C-118, Freon level sensor
Absolute humidity sensors with amplifier HSA-1H and 2H, Micro axial thermistor element PSB-A, Chip thermistor element C-3216
Level sensor, CO2 sensor, Air flow sensor F6201-1, Multi-point anemometer F6204
Thermistor element PSB-S5
1985 Registered as an over-the-counter company at Japan Securities Dealers Association
Established Fukushima Shibaura Electronics Co., Ltd.
Thermistor element PSB-S7, Absolute humidity sensor unit CHS-1, Water activity meter WA-360, Thermistor element for mid--level temperature PMH, Hermetic-type temperature sensor
1984 Relocated Nagoya Sales Office (Nishiki, Naka-ku, Nagoya-city, Aichi) Large temperature and humidity display device SM-5904
Linear temperature convertor, Humidity sensor for microwave ovens, Multi-hygrometer SM-360, Digital anemometer DA-300
1982 Opened Urawa Sales Office (Saitama-city, Saitama)
Integrated Tokyo Sales Office with Urawa Sales Office
Temperature sensor for instantaneous water heaters, Alcohol compensator for water activity meters, Bar graph thermometer
Water activity meter WA-350, Neo-thermy
1980 Relocated Tokyo Sales Office (Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo)
Opened Nagoya Sales Office (Marunouchi, Naka-ku, Nagoya-city, Aichi)
Absolute humidity controller, Multi-point digital anemometer, Differential temperature thermometer for solar systems C-5445, Dew point meter SM-312, Humidity mixing ratio meter SM-330
1979 Relocated Osaka Sales Office (Higashi-ku, (current Chuo-ku) Osaka-city, Osaka) Absolute humidity sensor and hygrometer, Temperature sensor for kerosene heaters
Soft touch sensor for fuser rollers in copying machines, Portable digital thermometer TD-210
Meat probe for microwave ovens, Temperature controllers C-23, C-33, C-311, C-312 and C-170, Liquefied petroleum gas leak alarm, FC-sealed and PVC-capped thermistor sensors
Temperature control unit SG-100, Thermistor element PSB-N
1973 Established Iwate Shibaura Electronics Co., Ltd. Linear thermistor
Thermistor element PSB for measurements (started mass production and penetrated into home appliances market)
1971 Tohoku Shibaura Electronics Co., Ltd. was visited by Their Imperial Highnesses Prince and Princess Hitachinomiya High temperature thermometer MGAIII-900, High temperature anemometer F-85, Thermal pen type recorder MS2
Simplified temperature controller C-200
1969 Established Tohoku Shibaura Electronics Co., Ltd. Temperature controller C-168, Thread-in type thermistor sensor, Thermometer and temperature sensors for silos
Silicon rectifier
Silicone varistor for telephones, Silicone diode
Observation equipment for temperature difference inversion layers, Temperature sensor for testers (thermy)
1963 Relocated Head Office/Factory (Urawa-city (current Saitama-city), Saitama) Opened Tokyo Sales Office (Iidabashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)
1962 Opened Osaka Sales Office (Naniwa-ku, Osaka-city, Osaka)
π-type compatible thermistor, Thermistor anemometer
1959 Relocated Head Office (Maeno-cho, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo)
Reorganized the company into Shibaura Electronics Co., Ltd.

1956 Relocated to newly built head office (Sekiguchi-cho, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo)
1954 Reorganized the company into Shibaura Electronics Limited Private Company Bead type thermistor, Thermistor thermometer
1953 Company Foundation (Iwabuchi-cho, Kita-ku, Tokyo) Thermistor for measurements, Varistor, Cuprous oxide rectifier