Heritage

Introducing DENSO history, from our establishment until today.

We expanded our operations outside Japan as part of our aim to be a global company which develops and manufactures competitive products on a global scale. 

1971

Nippondenso of Los Angeles, Inc., our first overseas sales company, is established.

Operations outside Japan helped enhance our engineering capabilities and the commercial value of our products.

1972

Nippondenso Thailand Co., Ltd. and Nippondenso (Australia) Pty. Ltd., our first manufacturing companies outside Japan, are established.

We decided to manufacture products near customers in respective regions to meet their needs.

1977

Our first WorldSkills Competition gold medal is received.

Since our founding, we've invested resources into skills training and it has produced results. Today, DENSO has earned 61 WorldSkills medals since 1977, and medalist work with engineers in technology development to bring our products from prototype to production.

1979

Our first Okochi Memorial Production Prize (Production Engineering Section), a prestigious award in Japan, is received.

Production lines and equipment are manufactured in-house to attain the product precision and quality we pursue.

1984

Nukata Testing Center is opened.

As a parts manufacturer, we opened a test course at an early stage. We have evaluation facilities equivalent to those of automakers to ensure product performance and quality assurance beyond customers’ expectations.