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In 1963 in June of this year, Mr.Mitsuo Nakamura started an individual enterprise Asahi Shokai for the manufacture of fire safes and transport business of heavy weight cargo,in Tokyo.
In 1968 in March, he organized Asahi Safe Co., as president.
In 1973 in December, he closed Asahi Safe Co. and established a new safe company named Eiko Kogyo Co.,Ltd with a capital of 5 million Yen.
In 1974 in April, he built a factory to manufacture small sized fire resistant safes in Daigo-machi, Kuji-gun, Ibaraki-Ken.
In 1975 in April, the capital of the above company was increased to ten million Yen.
in December, the capital was increased to fifteen million Yen.
In 1976 in February, the capital was increased to twenty million Yen.
in July, the above was approved as a JIS authorized factory.
in September, a sales office in Tokyo, and in November opened a sales office in Sapporo City in Hokkaido.
In 1978 in March, the capital was increased to ¥26,500,000.- and opened Osaka office in April.
in October, the capital was increased to ¥35,000,000.-
In 1979 in January, the capital was increased to ¥45,000,000.-
in May, the capital was increased to ¥55,000,000.-
in June, the head office was moved to the present location of 336-1,Yata, Daigo-machi, Kuji-gun, Ibaraki-ken.
in October, the capital was increased to ¥57,150,000.-
in December, a new office room and engineering development center were completed at the site of Factory No.2.
In 1980 in April, the capital was increased to ¥77,150,000.- Sendai branch office was also opened.
in October, the capital was increased to ¥99,950,000.-
Fukuoka branch office was also opened.
In 1981 in August, Nagoya branch office was also opened.
in October, Factory No.3 was newly built.
In 1982 in December, Warehousing and Distribution Center building was completed.
In 1983 in September, Niigata branch office was also opened.
in December, absorbed YAMADA SAFE CO.,LTD (the oldest safe company in Japan established in 1875) and the capital was also increased to ¥133,950,000.-
In 1984 in February, a new building was completed as Engineering Development Laboratory. Eiko Safe was amalgamated by Eiko Yamada the capital was increased to ¥250,000,000.-
In 1985 in March, a new joint-venture factory for safe was established with Thai Union Steel Co.,Ltd. in the suburbs of Bangkok, Thailand, whose name is Leerungruang Steel Co.,Ltd. (called"LEECO")
In 1986 in January, Mr. Taizo Nakamura took office newly as president and the capital was increased to ¥300,000,000.-
In 1987 in June, the capital was increased to ¥400,000,000.-
In 1988 in September, computer on-line system was operated between head office and branch offices.
In 1989 in September, Himeji branch office was opened.
In 1993 in February, rental of burglary safe was begun.
In 1995 in August, sale of security goods like body armor, alarm etc was begun.
In 1996 in August, Sapporo factory was established for custom made steel furniture for office, store, home etc.
In 2000 in April, sale of commercial safes with compensation was begun.
In 2001 in August, LEECO Thailand was certified to conform to ISO 9001.
In 2002 in June, for increase of necessity, 2nd factory was established in Bangkok, Thailand.
in July, Eiko Japan was certified to conform to ISO 9001.
Furnace for JIS fire test was completed in factory.
In 2005 in December, head office building was moved to the new head office building in Sumida-ku, Tokyo.
In 2007 in April, Daigo factory was approved as a NEW JIS authorized factory and No.4 factory equipped with powder painting facility was newly built.
in August, Eiko was amalgamated with Kencho Co.,Ltd and Kencho division was started.
In 2011 in May, for increase of necessity, 3rd factory was established in Bangkok, Thailand.
In 2013 in November, head office in Tokyo acquired the attestation of information security management ISO 27001.
In 2014 in January, the capital was changed to \100,000,000.-