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1958/ 7 Lindberg business division of Koyo Seiko Co., Ltd. (JTEKT Corporation) established
1959/ 7 Lindberg's first Japanese-manufactured batch carburization furnace completed
1961/ 4 Lindberg plant constructed at Nakagawa-cho, Ikuno, Osaka
1967/ 7 Koyo Lindberg Co., Ltd. established
1970/ 8 Tempress Japan Co., Ltd. established
1971/10 Plant relocated to Kabata-cho, Tenri, Nara (present location)
1979/ 5 Manufacture of Moldatherm heaters in Japan begins
1981/10 Koyo Lindberg absorbed Tempress Japan
1984/ 1 Plant to manufacture semiconductor production devices built
1984/ 9 Electronics industry furnace plant constructed
1985/ 8 Clean room (Class 10) built in the semiconductor testing and development wing
1993/ 9 Construction of a head office building
1996/ 4 KLSK (Koyo Lindberg Semiconductor Korea) established in South Korea. Predecessor of KTSK
1997/12 KLLA (Koyo Lindberg Asia) established in Taiwan, predecessor of KTSA
1998/ 6 Koyo Lindberg Thai office opened in Thailand
1998/ 7 Acquired ISO 9001 certification
1999/ 4 Joint venture with General Signal Group dissolved
1999/10 Company name changed to Koyo Thermo Systems Co., Ltd.
2000/10 Koyo Thermo Systems(Thailand) Co., Ltd. established in Thailand
2001/ 6 Acquired ISO 14001 certification
2001/10 Moldatherm heater plant constructed
2003/ 5 Koyo Thermo Systems Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. established in Shanghai, China
2006/ 1 JTEKT group launched
2012/ 5 Research and Development Center constructed
2014/ 9 Koyo Thermo Systems CS (Thailand) Co.,Ltd. opened in Thailand