History

1972 October Established as Japan Macnics, an electronic devices sales company, with headquarters in Setagaya-ku, Tokyo.
1977 October Started engineering services such as testing service of import ICs.
1982 May Begins selling microprocessor development systems.
1983 April Moved Macnica Headquarters to first company-owned building in Kawasaki.
1986 July Started Programming support for PLDs.
1990 March Moved headquarters from Kawasaki to Yokohama.
1991 March Established sister company, Altima, to help facilitate expansion of product line and distribution channels.
1992 March Changed name officially to Macnica, Inc. from Japan Macnics.
1995 March Opened Singapore Branch Office.
1995 December Established Macnica, Inc. in California.
1996 October Opened Hong Kong Branch Office.
1998 January Opened Macnica Shin-Yokohama Building (now Macnica No.2 Building).
2000 February Listed shares on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
2000 March Established Singapore and Hong Kong branches as overseas affiliated companies, specifically, MACNICA SINGAPORE PTE LTD, and MACNICA HONG KONG, LIMITED.
2000 November Established MACNICA TAIWAN, LIMITED in Taiwan.
2001 March Listed Shares on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
2002 March Relocated headquarters to Kouhoku-ku, Yokohama.
2002 June Established MACNICA SHNGHAI, LIMITED in Shanghai.
2003 February Obtained ISO14001 (Certificate Number : JQA-EM3000) certification.
2004 March Established Macnica Networks Corp.
2004 December Acquired 100% ownership of TACHIBANA TECTRON CO.,LTD. (now ELSENA, Inc.) .
2005 August Obtained ISO9001 (Certificate Number : JQA-QMA12324) certification.
2005 December Changed name officially to ELSENA, Inc. from TACHIBANA TECTRON CO.,LTD.
2006 April Established MACNICA KOREA, LIMITED in Korea.
2007 April Established MACNICA (THAILAND) CO., LTD. in Thailand.
2007 November Changed name to MACNICA ASIA PACIFIC PTE LTD from MACNICA SINGAPORE PTE LTD.
2008 June Established MACNICA GmbH in Germany.
2008 November Acquired 100% ownership of CYTECH TECHNOLOGY LIMITED in Hong Kong.
2009 June Established CYTECH GLOBAL PTE. LTD. in Singapore.
2010 March Acquired ownership of GALAXY FAR EAST CORPORATION in Taiwan by TOB.
2012 August Combined logistic and programming service functions, which were at various locations, to Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa.
2015 April Concluded the Basic Agreement with FUJI ELECTRONICS CO.,LTD regarding business integration.
2015 October Established MACNICA UK LTD. in United Kingdom.
2017 July Absorption-Type Merger Altima Corp. and Kogent, Inc..