History

1946 Mitsuba Electric Mfg. Co., Ltd. was founded in Kiryu, Gunma Prefecture.
Production and sale of generator lamps for bicycles began.
1951 Production and sale of wiper motors began.
1956 Production and sale of wiper motors began.
1960 Production and sale of starters for small motorcycles began.
1970 Ryomo Computing Center Co., Ltd. was founded. (Renamed to Ryomo Systems Co., Ltd. in 1982)
1977 Initial public offering on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
1986 American Mitsuba Corporation was founded in Illinois, U.S.A.
1988 Mitsuba shares were listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
1989 Listing of Mitsuba shares was changed to the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
1993 Business name was changed to Mitsuba Corporation.
1997 Mitsuba announced the New Mitsuba Environmental Declaration and Guidelines for Action.
2006 MITSUBA WAY was established.
2007 The Jidosha Denki Kogyo Co., Ltd. (Jideco) merged with Mitsuba.
Kiryu Plant (Shimizu-cho) when it was foundedKiryu Plant (Shimizu-cho) when it was founded (1946)

MH-1 type horns were released for saleMH-1 type horns were released for sale (1951)

WP type wiper motors were released for
saleWP type wiper motors were released for sale (1956)

SM-1 type starters for small motorcycles
were released for saleSM-1 type starters for small motorcycles were released for sale (1960)