Company Overview

Company Overview

Company Name:   FLEXCEED Co., Ltd. Company Overview
Locations:   Naka Plant: 6707-1 To, Naka-shi, Ibaraki, Japan
    Sukegawa Plant: 3-1-1 Sukegawa-cho, Hitachi-shi, Ibaraki, Japan
Established:   October 12, 1971
Representative Director and Chairperson:   Li Xiaohua
Representative Director, President and CEO:   Keiichi Kaneko
Production items:   TAB tapes, COF and its related products

History

1971   Company established, representative: Katsuhisa Shindo
1972   Production of printed circuits, HIC begins
1973   Development of TAB tapes begins
1974   TAB tapes for digital watches are mass produced
1975   TAB tapes for an ultra-thin 7 mm electronic calculator are mass produced
1976   Double-sided TAB tapes are developed for digital watches
1977   Representative Katsuhisa Shindo receives the Fifth Class Order of the Sacred Treasure
TAB tapes for large computers are produced
1978   Partially plated TAB tapes are produced, development of precision FPC begins
1979   Hiroaki Shindo assumes the position of Representative
1980   Mass production of a TAB tape with 100 um pitch pattern begins
1981   TAB tapes are used in fax heads
1982   Research on TAB tapes for IC cards begins
1983   TAB tapes are used in credit card-sized calculators
1984   Our plants are made cleaner, 300-pin TAB tapes are released
1985   Licence received for transfer bump TAB
70 mm-width TAB tape is developed
1987   Exporting to Europe begins
1988   600-pin TAB tape is developed
Exporting to the United States begins
Kansai Sales Office is established
1989   TAB tape with 60 um pitch is developed
1991   Construction of Shonan No. 3 Plant is completed
1992   Hisako Shindo assumes the role of Representative
Mass production of FLEX-TAB tapes begins
1993   Double-sided FLEX-TAB tape developed
1996   Mass production of tapes for T-BGA, CSP begins
1997   TAB tape with 40 um pitch is developed
Construction of Ibraki Naka Plant completed
1998   Shonan Plant acquired ISO9001 certification
1999   Mass production of COF begins
TZ-CSP developed
Tokyo Headquarters relocated to Chiyoda Ward
2000   Construction of Shonan No. 4 Plant completed
Naka Plant acquired ISO 9001 certification
N-TAB is mass produced
2001   Adjacent land to Shonan Plant acquired
Relocated Facilities (to A building) and Packaging (to B building)
2002   35 um pitch is developed and mass produced
Development of 30 um pitch begins
2003   Acquired ISO 14001 certification
Mass production of 30 um pitch begins
2004   Naka No. 2 plant
Ryogoku Headquarters building renewed
Tokyo Headquarters relocated to Awaji-cho
2005   Construction of No. 5 Plant completed
Packaging operations are expanded
Development of 27.5 um pitch begins
2006   Construction of Shanghai Plant completed
Packaging operations are expanded
Mass production of 27.5 um pitch begins
Development of COF with 20 um pitch begins
2007   Tokyo Headquarters relocated to Ryogoku
2010   Mass production of 25 um pitch begins
2012   Noriyuki Tanaka assumes the role of Representative
Mass production of 22 um pitch begins
2013   Acquisition of Packaging Materials Business Unit of Hitachi Densen Co., Ltd. is executed and completed
2015   Company name changes to FLEXCEED Co.,Ltd.
2016   Kenichi Horie assumes the role of Representative
COF Mass producttion of 12 um copper thickness begins
2017   Taiwan branch established
2018   Li Xiaohua assumes a Representative Director, Chairperson, President and CEO
2019   Development of 18 um pitch begins
2020   Yasuhisa Miya assumes a Representative Director, President and CEO
Mass production of 18 um pitch begins
2021   Keiichi Kaneko assumes a Representative Director, President and CEO