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About Ferrotec Holdings

Corporate Information

Company History

■1980~1989 Establishment - ferrofluid technology at our core
1980 Sep Established in Minato ward, Tokyo for the purpose of import and sale of computer seals, vacuum seals, and ferrofluids.
1982 Dec Completed Chiba plant in Yokaichiba, Chiba prefecture.
1988 Apr Commenced manufacture of ferrofluids at Chiba plant.
1989 Mar Completed Kamaishi plant in Kamaishi, Iwate prefecture.
■1990~1999 Growth - actively expanding offshore.
1991 Jul Established Nippon Ferrofluidics America Corporation
(now Ferrotec (USA) Corporation) in Massachusetts, U.S.A.
1992 Jan Established Hangzhou Dahe Thermo-Magnetic Electronics Co., Ltd.
in Hangzhou, China.
1993 Dec Relocated corporate headquarters to Taito ward, Tokyo.
1995 May Established Shanghai Shenhe Thermo-Magnetic Electronics Co., Ltd.
in Shanghai, China, and started producing thermoelectric module material.
Oct On the occasion of the company’s 15th anniversary, changed company name from Nippon Ferrofluidics to Ferrotec Corporation.
1996 Oct Listed stock on JASDAQ.
1997 Jul Established Ferrotec Corporation Singapore Pte, Ltd.
1998 Jul Took an equity interest in GSQ Co., Ltd.
and changed its name to Ferrotec GSQ Corporation.
Jul Established Ferrotec Quartz Corporation.
Oct Established Ferrotec Precision Corporation.
1999 Nov Acquired Ferrofluidics Corporation in a takeover bid
(made a wholly-owned subsidiary in Jan 2000).
■2000~2009 Establish new revenue bases for further growth
2000 Feb Completed new plant, Hangzhou, China.
2001 Jan Merger of Ferrotec GSQ Corporation and Ferrotec Quartz Corporation.
Mar Acquired Isawa Tsushin Co., Ltd., now Ferrocom Corporation.
Oct Relocated corporate headquarters to Kyobashi, Tokyo.
2002 Feb Acquired new subsidiary, Technosilicon Corporation.
Sep Established Diacelltec Corporation in a joint venture with Mitsubishi Cable Industries, Ltd.
Oct Established Romanian subsidiary, Ferrotec Engineering SRL.
2003 Jan Merged Ferrocom Corporation and Ferrotec Precision Corporation as Ferrotec Precision Corporation.
Nov Technology and capital alliance with Aliontek Corporation.
2004 Jul Executed exclusive supply agreement for vacuum seals with German affiliate of U.S. firm, Applied Films.
Oct Acquired vacuum seal sales rights from Advanced Fluid Systems of the U.K.
2005 Mar Split off machine assembling division and established
Shanghai Hanhong Precision Machinery Co., Ltd.
May Entered into business alliance with KSM Inc., Korean manufacturer of metal bellows products Completed third plant in Hangzhou, China.
Jul Acquired Russian thermo-electric module manufacturer, SCTB NORD.
2008 Jul Established Ferrotec Ceramics Corporation.
■2010~2019 Growth - a company where progress brings joy
2010 Jan Acquired the Temescal division of Edwards Vacuum, U.K.
Apr Merged with Ferrotec Quartz Corporation.
Jul Acquired Integrated Materials, Inc., U.S.A.
Sep Ferrotec, its Chinese subsidiary, and Covalent Materials Corporation established a joint venture company, Hangzhou Jingxin Technology Co., Ltd.
2011 Apr Established Ferrotec (Tianjin) Technology Co.,Ltd.,
Ferrotec (Ningxia) New Energy Co., Ltd and Ferrotec (Ningxia) Advanced Quartz Material Co., Ltd.
May Relocated corporate headquarters to Nihonbashi, Tokyo.
Oct Merged with Ferrotec Silicon.
2013 Jul The share was listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange JASDAQ because of the merger between the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Securities Exchange.
2014 Jul Established Hangzhou Dahe New Material Technology Co., Ltd., China.
Sep Transferred Aizu, Fukushima plant.
2015 Jun Ferrotec (Sichuan) Technology Co., Ltd. was established in Neijiang, Sichuan Province, People's Republic of China.
Jul Acquired ADMAP Inc.
Dec Ferrotec (Ningxia) Semiconductor Co., Ltd. was established in Yinchuan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China.
2016 Jul Acquired Asahi Seisakusho Co., Ltd.
Dec Ferrotec (Dalian) Technology Co., Ltd. was established in Dalian, Liaoning Province, People's Republic of China.
2017 Apr Ferrotec Corporation (the trading name was changed from Ferrotec Corporation split preparation company) took over the manufacture and sales businesses due to the absorption-type company split, and the trading name was changed to Ferrotec Holdings.
Sep Hangzhou Semiconductor Wafer Co., Ltd. was established in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, People's Republic of China.
Dec Ferrotec Technology (Anhui) Co., Ltd. was established in Tongling, Anhui Province, People's Republic of China.
2018 Jun Established Ferrotec・Alion Co.,Ltd. in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan.
Mar Ferrotec (Jiangsu) Semiconductor Technology Co., Ltd. was established in Dongtai, Jiangsu Province, People's Republic of China.
Apr Established QiDong Ferrotec Huitong Components Co., Ltd.
May Established Zhejiang Advanced Precision Co., Ltd. in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province, People’s Republic of China.
Established Zhejiang Advanced Thermo Electric Technology Co., Ltd. in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province, People’s Republic of China.
Ferrotec (Jiangsu) Quartz Technology Co., Ltd. was established in Dongtai, Jiangsu Province, People’s Republic of China.
Jul Acquired Lubi (Shanghai) International Trading Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China.
Dec Hangzhou Hanhong Semiconductor Technology Co.,Ltd. was established in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, People's Republic of China.
2019 Jun Established Ferrotec Co.,Ltd. Sendai Sales Office in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan.
Mar Conclusion of Capital and Business Alliance Agreement with TOYO KNIFE Co.,Ltd.
Jun Ferrotec (Shanghai) Technology Co.,Ltd. was established in in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China.
Sep Ferrotec (Anhui) Changjiang Semiconductor Material Co.,Ltd. was established in Tongling, Anhui Province, People's Republic of China.
Established Hangzhou FTCRC Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
■2020~ The second phase of our growth :
A company that grows with the expansion of the global market
2020 Jan Ferrotec Ceramics Corporation and ADMAP Inc. were merged and renamed as “Ferrotec Material Technologies Corporation”.
Hangzhou Hanhong Semiconductor Technology Co., Ltd. was renamed Hangzhou Dunyuan Juxin Semiconductor Technology Co., Ltd.
Jul Ferrotec Corporation merged and renamed as “Ferrotec Material Technologies Corporation”.
Appointment of Mr. He Xian Han as Representative Director, President, Group CEO.
Aug Established Shanghai Ferrotec Power Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
Sep Hangzhou Semiconductor Wafer Co., Ltd. is transformed into an affiliated company accounted for using the equity method.
Oct Acquired Russian thermo-electric micro-module manufacturer, RMT Ltd.
Established Ferrotec (Zhejiang) Quartz Technology Co., Ltd.
Established Anhui Weixin Changjiang Semiconductor Material Co., Ltd. in Tongling, Anhui Province, People's Republic of China.
Dec Acquired MeiVac, Inc. USA, high quality thin film manufacturing systems, components and process solutions.
2021 Feb Established Ferrotec (Guangzhou) Technology Co., Ltd., Guangdong Province, People's Republic of China.
Mar Business and Capital Alliance with Ohizumi MFG. Co., Ltd.
Apr Establishment of a Power Semiconductor Research Institute inside Ferrotec (Jiangsu) Semiconductor Technology Co., Ltd.
May Business and Capital Alliance with cado Co., Ltd.