The Japan Steel Works, Ltd. was founded as a joint venture by three companies:
Hokkaido Colliery Steamship Company of Japan, Armstrong Whitworth Co., Ltd., UK, and Vickers Sons and Maxim, Ltd., UK.
Construction of the Yokohama Plant is completed and goes into operation at Deiki-cho, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama-shi.
Relocation of Yokohama Plant to the current Fukuura, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama-shi, is completed.
Production of Excimer Laser Annealing System started (delivery of the first system).
JSW IT SERVICE CO. was founded as an after-sales service company of Excimer Laser Annealing System.
Delivery of the 100th Excimer Laser Annealing System.
G5/G6 Excimer Laser Annealing System was launched.
JSW Machinery Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., a Chinese subsidiary of The Japan Steel Works, Ltd., started system sales and after-sales service business of Excimer Laser Annealing System.
Delivery of the 200th Excimer Laser Annealing System.
JSW IT SERVICE CO., Ltd. took over the manufacturing system business for flat-panel display of The Japan Steel Works, Ltd. and established as JSW Aktina System Co., Ltd.
JSW Electromechanical Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. established in China as a wholly owned subsidiary of JSW Aktina System Co., Ltd.