Aug. 1927 Sanyo Shokai Co., Ltd. founded by Hideo Yamamoto to import and sell electrical components
Jun. 1932 Sanyo Shokai Special Electric Works, a production factory of small AC and DC generators and power units for communications equipment, established in the Nishi-Sugamo (current Higashi-Ikebukuro) area of Tokyo
Dec. 1936 Reorganized into a joint stock company (Sanyo Shokai Co., Ltd.)
Apr. 1942 Renamed SANYO DENKI CO., LTD.
Feb. 1944 Ueda factories (Ueda Kita Works, former Midorigaoka Works) established
Dec. 1945 Head Office and Tokyo Works relocated to the Sugamo (current North Otsuka) area of Tokyo
Sep. 1962 Listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
Apr. 1979 Shioda Works established
Mar. 1980 Tsuiji Works established
Nov. 1984 Aoki Works established (current Logistics Center)
Dec. 1988 SANYO DENKI EUROPE S.A. (France) established
Apr. 1990 Fujiyama Works established
Apr. 1995 SANYO DENKI AMERICA, INC. (U.S.A.) established
Jul. 1997 Technology Center established
Mar. 1999 SANYO DENKI Techno Service Co., Ltd., established
Feb. 2000 SANYO DENKI PHILIPPINES, INC. (Philippines) established
Apr. 2003 SANYO DENKI SHANGHAI CO., LTD. (China) established
Jun. 2005 SANYO DENKI (H.K.) CO., LIMITED (China) established
Jun. 2005 SANYO DENKI Techno Service (Shenzhen) CO., LTD. (China) established
Aug. 2005 SANYO DENKI SINGAPORE PTE. LTD. (Singapore) established
Oct. 2005 SANYO DENKI GERMANY GmbH (Germany) established
Nov. 2005 SANYO DENKI KOREA CO., LTD. (Korea) established
Dec. 2005 SANYO DENKI TAIWAN CO., LTD. (Taiwan) established
Jan. 2008 SANYO DENKI (Shenzhen) CO., LTD. (China) established
Jan. 2009 Kangawa Works established
Jul. 2009 SANYO KOGYO CO., LTD. became a wholly owned subsidiary
Apr. 2011 SANYO DENKI (Zhongshan) CO., LTD. (China) established
Jul. 2011 SANYO DENKI (THAILAND) CO., LTD. (Thailand) established
Mar. 2013 Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
Aug. 2013 Head Office relocated to its current location
Nov. 2014 SANYO DENKI ENGINEERING (Shanghai) CO., LTD. (China) established
Feb. 2015 SANYO DENKI INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED (India) established