Name VERTEX STANDARD CO., LTD.
Founded February 18, 1956 President Jun Hasegawa
Capital 4,229 million yen Annual Sales 24,313 million yen ( March 2002)
Number of Employees 700 (world wide)
UFJ Bank Mita Branch
Board of Directors
Jun Hasegawa, President / CEO
Land Mobile Radio
STANDARD CO., LTD.
1956 Founded GENERAL TELEVISION SERVICE CO., LTD. in Ota-ku, Tokyo
1962 Began exporting wireless communication equipment
1964 Moved headquarters to Yaesu, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Changed the company name to YAESU MUSEN CO., LTD. 1973
Established YAESU MUSEN U.S.A., INC. in Los Angeles, U.S.A.
Established Sukagawa Factory in Sukagawa, Fukushima, as a main factory for communication equipment production
1978 Moved headquarters to Shimomaruko, Ota-ku, Tokyo
1988 Established YAESU EUROPE B.V. in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1989 Established Iwate Factory in Iwate 1991 Publicly listed and increased capital to 4,220 million yen
1994 Established YAESU UK LTD. in London, U.K.
1995 Established YAESU GERMANY GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany
1998 Established STANDARD CO., LTD. as a domestic sales company
1999 Moved headquarters to Meguro-ku, Tokyo
2000 Changed the company name to VERTEX STANDARD CO., LTD.
2001 Obtained ISO 14000 approval Completed acquisition of worldwide distribution rights for STANDARD brand from Marantz Japan Concentrated production facilities under TRONDULE CO., LTD. control, including Sukagawa main factory
Combined Yaesu Europe B.V. and Yaesu Germany GmbH 2002 Moved USA headquarters to a new building due to expansion of business
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