We aim to make further strides while continuing to grow in tandem with developments in the automotive sector.

Pacific Engineering Corporation (PEC) was established in 1961 in the midst of Japan’s period of rapid economic growth.
Since its inception, the company has continued to expand in step with the diversification of automobiles and developments in the automotive industry.

2010s

  • Sep 2018

    obtained IATF16949:2016 certification.

  • Mar 2018

    Achieved cumulative sales of 40 billion automotive fuses.

  • Mar 2015

    Achieved cumulative sales of 30 billion automotive fuses.

  • Sep 2014

    Subsidiary PEC de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. (Guanajuato) started operations.

  • Mar 2014

    Selected among “Global Niche Top Companies Selection 100” by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

  • Mar 2012

    Established PEC (Europe) GmbH in Düsseldorf, Germany.

  • Dec 2011

    Established Pacific Engineering Corporation Korea Technical Office.

  • Oct 2011

    Celebrated 50th anniversary since founding (Oct 3).

  • Nov 2010

    Achieved cumulative sales of 20 billion automotive fuses.

  • Jan 2010

    Started sales of electric vehicle fuses for China.

2000s

  • Aug 2009

    Embarked on production of lithium-ion battery cases for environmentally friendly vehicles.

  • Nov 2008

    Started sales of electric vehicle fuses for Europe.

  • Apr 2008

    PEC Holdings Company moved to a holdings company structure.

  • Feb 2008

    Started sales of slow blow fuse M product (most compact slow blow fuse in the world).

  • Jan 2008

    Started sales of electric vehicle fuses for the US.

  • Oct 2007

    Obtained ISO/TS16949:2002 certification.

  • Feb 2007

    Achieved cumulative sales of 15 billion automotive fuses.

  • Aug 2006

    Selected among “300 Small and Medium-Sized Vibrant Manufacturers that Support the Future of Japan” by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

  • Sep 2005

    Established PEC (Shanghai) Corporation in Shanghai, China.

  • Jun 2004

    Established PEC (Shanghai) Engineering Corporation as joint venture with Shanghai Light-Industry Equipment Corporation Group.

  • Mar 2004

    Introduced seven continuous large servo-press robot lines and started full-scale press-forming operations for rear cover parts of plasma and LCD TVs.

  • Jun 2003

    Installed in-house power generator and started internal power supply.

  • Nov 2002

    Achieved cumulative sales of 100 million air conditioning valves.

  • Mar 2002

    Achieved cumulative sales of 10 billion automotive fuses.

  • Feb 2002

    Started production of low-profile fuses.

  • Dec 2001

    Obtained environmental ISO14001 certification.

  • Oct 2001

    Obtained ISO/IEC17025 certification.

  • Sep 2001

    Subsidiary PEC Manufacturing (Thailand) Ltd. started operations.

  • Dec 2000

    Established subsidiary PEC Manufacturing (Thailand) Ltd.

  • Apr 2000

    Established PEC of America Corporation Technical Office in Detroit, Michigan (US).
    Subsidiary PEC de Mexico, S.A. de C.V. started operations.

1990s

  • Nov 1998

    Changed English company name and company logo.

  • May 1998

    Completed construction of fourth head office plant.

  • Sep 1997

    Obtained QS9000 certification.

  • Aug 1997

    Conducted absorption-type merger with Yowa Corporation.

  • Jul 1997

    Started production and sales of electric vehicle fuses.

  • May 1997

    Obtained ISO9000 series certification.

  • Dec 1996

    Started production and sales of press-forming parts for printers.

  • Aug 1996

    Started production and sales of press-forming parts for game consoles.

  • Jun 1995

    Achieved cumulative sales of 500 million slow blow fuses.

  • May 1995

    Achieved cumulative sales of 50 million air conditioning valves.

  • Oct 1994

    Established subsidiary PEC of America Corporation in San Diego, California (US).

  • Apr 1992

    Started production and sales of mini fuses (compact blade fuses).

  • Aug 1990

    Achieved cumulative sales of 5 billion automotive fuses.

1980s

  • Aug 1989

    Started production and sales of PTC resistors that use ceramics.

  • May 1989

    Completed first stage of construction for the Ogaki plant.

  • Oct 1988

    Started production and sales of press-forming parts for copiers.

  • Jun 1987

    Acquired plant site (22,991 m²) in Kuzegawa Town, Ogaki City.

  • Dec 1984

    Started exporting auto fuses and slow blow fuses to South Korea.

  • Apr 1982

    Completed construction of third head office plant.

  • Feb 1982

    Started production of slow blow fuses (automotive high-current fuses).

  • Oct 1980

    Completed first stage of construction for second head office plant.

  • Aug 1980

    Started production and sales of press-forming parts for CRT TVs.

  • Feb 1980

    Achieved cumulative sales of 500 million automotive fuses.

1970s

  • Oct 1978

    Started production and sales of auto fuses (medium-size blade fuses).

  • Dec 1977

    Acquired the rights to produce and sell auto fuses after concluding licensing agreement with Littelfuse, Inc.

  • Dec 1974

    Set up own direct sales system for fuses.

  • May 1971

    Started production of press-forming dies.

  • Jan 1970

    Started receiving orders and supplying press-forming parts for electric components.

1960s

  • Sep 1968

    Started production of air-conditioner parts.

  • Nov 1961

    Moved to new plant (existing location, main plant, 1,190 m² area), and started operations.

  • Oct 1961

    A special division of Pacific Industrial Co., Ltd. was spun off and established as the independent company Pacific Engineering Corporation (PEC; JPY10 million in paid-in capital and 39 employees).
    PEC subsequently started production of grease nipples, glass tube fuses and rivets.

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