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History

History

1925
Nippon Air Brake Co., Ltd. is founded at Wakihama-cho, Kobe-city, Hyogo(Chuo-ku, Kobe-city at present).
1933
Becomes the first company to succeed in producing automobile oil brake in Japan, starts manufacturing and selling the oil brakes.
1937
Begins manufacturing and selling air brake systems for commercial vehicles.
1961
Automobile department is set up.
1972
Succeeds in developing the first automobile air dryer in Japan.
1991
Yamagata plant is built in Murayama-city, Yamagata.
1992
Company name is changed to NABCO Ltd.
1999
Oil brake business is transferred to Bosch Braking Systems Co., Ltd. (current Bosch Corp.).
2004
Nabtesco Automotive Products (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (NAPT) is formed.
Nabtesco Corporation absorbs NABCO Ltd. and the corresponding division is called "Automotive company".
Dec. 2009
Nabtesco Automotive Corporation is established as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nabtesco Corporation.
Mar. 2010
Business of Automotive company is transferred to Nabtesco Automotive Corporation, commencing operation.
Feb. 2013
Minda Nabtesco Automotive Pvt. Ltd. is formed.
Nov. 2014
NAPT formed and relocated new plant in Samutprakarn Thailand, correspond to expansion of productions.
May. 2016
Nabtesco ITG GmbH is formed.(Selling off the company in April. 2020)