As part of the prestigious Takenaka Sensor group in Japan, TAKEX is the leading manufacturer of Security and Industrial Sensors for a demanding global market.
|05/1959||Takenaka Electronic Industrial Co., Ltd. established by Mr Shinsaku Takenaka in Kyoto, Japan.
Developed the first transistor optical sensor and photoelectric counter.
|02/1964||Head office and factory completed facing Kyoto Higashi Interchange, Meishin Expressway.|
|08/1965||The first book about photoelectric sensor technology in Japan, "Photoelectric Control and its Application" by Mr Shinsaku Takenaka, published.|
|10/1971||Received Invention Incentive Prize from Invention Association Inc.|
|01/1972||Takenaka Opesate System initiated.
Established Takenaka Group Center Co., Ltd.
Established Takenaka Optonic Co., Ltd.
Established Takenaka Engineering Co., Ltd.
|03/1972||TAKEX Higashi-Inter Building completed.|
|06/1973||Takenaka Electronic Industrial Co., Ltd. recognized as an excellent tax reporting enterprise by the Higashiyama Taxation Office, Kyoto.|
|09/1973||Takenaka Engineering Co., Ltd. received first investment from Venture Capital Fund KED.|
|01/1975||Established Takenaka System Co., Ltd.|
|12/1981||Takenaka Engineering Co., Ltd. received "The Special Incentive Prize" from the Small and Medium Enterprise Research Center.|
|01/1982||Proclaimed Management Policy of Takenaka, declaring this year "The year for deciding and announcing the company's future course" in celebration of the tenth Anniversary of Takenaka Opesate System initiation.|
|07/1982||Established TAKEX America Inc. (in California, U.S.A.)|
|01/1984||Established Security House Center Co., Ltd.|
|11/1984||TAKEX Kitakazan Building completed|
|04/1987||Received Commendation by the minister of state for Science and Technology.|
|11/1989||Takenaka Management Policy "My Venture Words" published.|
|03/1990||Established TAKEX Europe Ltd. (in U.K.)|
|04/1990||Mr Shinsaku Takenaka received a National Medal of Honor with Yellow Ribbon for his achievement of R & D of Sensor Technology.|
|11/1999||TAKEX Higashino main Building completed
Takenaka Engineering Co., Ltd. recognized as an excellent tax reporting enterprise by the Higashiyama Taxation office, Kyoto.
|10/2000||TAKEX Higashino North Building completed
Awarded the Engineering Prize of the Industrial Technology Promotion Foundation.
|11/2000||TAKEX Nishino Building completed.|
|02/2002||Awarded the Invention Prize of the Japan Society for the Advancement of Inventions.|
|11/2002||Takenaka Group Center Co., Ltd. recognized as an excellent tax reporting enterprise by the Higashiyama Taxation office, Kyoto.|
|11/2004||Received Invention Incentive Prize from Invention Association Inc.|
|03/2005||Established TAKEX Laboratories Co., Ltd.|
|04/2007||Received Kyoto Invention Service Prize from Kyoto Prefecture.|
|11/2007||TAKEX Ohtsuka Building completed.|
|11/2009||Takenaka Sensor Group 50th Anniversary.|
|09/2011||Published the "Takenaka Sensor Group 50-years history".|
|11/2011||Received the "Small and Medium Enterprise Agency Director Encouragement Award" from the Institute of Invention and Innovation.|
|01/2017||Completed the TAKEX Dai-ni Higashino Building.|
|11/2017||Received the "Small and Medium Enterprise Agency Director Award" from the Institute of Invention and Innovation.|