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Hitachi High-Tech Science Corporation History

1947 Established Hinode Shokai Co., Ltd, later Nissei Sangyo, current Hitachi High-Tech Corp. as a Hitachi Group trading company
1970 Daini Seikosha, current Seiko Instruments Inc./SII, established an R&D Center and entered into the business of scientific instruments
1973 SII established Epolead Service Inc.
2000 SII established SII Microscope Inc.
2001 Nissei Sangyo changed company name to Hitachi High-Technologies Corp. following the integration of Hitachi's Instruments Group and Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment Group
2003 SII Microscope Inc. changed company name to SII NanoTechnology Inc. SII NanoTechnology succeeded the scientific instruments business of Seiko Instruments by partition of corporation
2004 Current Hitachi Instruments (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., was established
2005 Current Hitachi High-Tech Science America, Inc., was established
2013 SII NanoTechnology became a member of Hitachi High-Technologies Group and officially changed company name to Hitachi High-Tech Science Corporation. Company head office moved to Minato-ku, Tokyo
Hitachi High-Tech Science succeeded Design & Development, QA and Sales section of analytical instruments business from Hitachi High-Technologies
2017 Epolead Service Inc. absorbed by Hitachi High-Tech Science Corporation.
2020 Hitachi High-Tenologies Corporation changed its name to Hitachi High-Tech Corporation Oyama Works renamed as Fuji Oyama Works