Audio-Technica Fukui Inc.

Audio-Technica Fukui Inc.


April in 1980

Completions of the acoustic sound hall in Technica Fukui Co., Ltd


October in 1981

Starts production the bestselling cartridge of the VM types


April in 1982

Starts production headphone

September in 1982

Cartridge of the VM types production exceeds 1 million per a month

October in 1983

Builds a Ikeda factory that have lines integrated manufacturing of microphone in Shimizu

June in 1984

Receives the award of Japan Greenery Research and Development Center for “The 3rd Factory Afforestation Promotion Organization Competition”

October in 1985

Audio-Technica renames the two plants in Fukui Prefecture: Technica Fukui Co., Ltd and Technica Ikeda Co., Ltd

Shimizu factory becomes Audio-Technica Shimuzu Co., Ltd

April in 1986

Starts production the pickup of CD (D-16)


August in 1987

Starts production the pickup of thin type CD (D-55)


April in 1989

Technica Fukui Co., Ltd mergers Technica Ikeda Co., Ltd