History

Jul 1954

Foundation of Maruboshi Co., Ltd.

Sep 1954

Began providing services for document copying businesses

Jan 1963

Began providing services for printing, translation, illustration and creating microfiche

Dec 1964

Relocation of the head office and copying factory to Kaigan (3 chome) Minato-ku, Tokyo

Jan 1975

Relocation of the head office to Shibaura (2 chome) Minato-ku, Tokyo

Jun 1975

Change of the company name

Jan 1977

Began providing services for technical writing

Jan 1979

Establishment of a consistent business system from technical writing to inventory management and shipment after product completion

Jul 1979

Establishment of a new company badge and logo

Jun 1981

Introduction of personal computers (NECPC-8001)

Sep 1983

Establishment of the information system division

Jun 1986

Development and operation of the first generation of our electronic editing system [MICS]

Dec 1987

Development and introduction of our parts catalog electronic editing system (MICOM)

May 1988

Development and operation of the second generation of our electronic editing system [AeCOS (XYVISION)]


Jul 1989

Establishment of the European branch in Newcastle, England

Jul 1990

Establishment of Maruboshi Europe in the Netherlands (Amsterdam)

Mar 1992

Establishment of Maruboshi North America Inc. in Detroit

Oct 1995

Localization of the duplicate microfiche parts catalog in North America (Outsourced production to Maruboshi North America Inc.)

Oct 1996

Introduction and operation of the on-demand printing system (DocuTech135)

Aug 1997

Introduction of XYVISON system Ver.5

Dec 1998

Development and introduction of the parts catalog electronic editing system (Kodak)

Jun 1999

Began research activities to establish sales and production bases in Southeast Asia

Jul 1999

Introduction of SGML compatible DTP system / Operation of 3B2 editing system

Dec 2000

Establishment of Taipei Representative Office in Taipei City, Taiwan

Dec 2000

ISO9002:1994 certified

Mar 2001

Establishment of Maruboshi France in Paris

Apr 2001

Establishment of Maruboshi Thailand Branch in Thailand (Bangkok)

May 2001

Introduction of TRADOS translation support software

Apr 2002

Establishment of Maruboshi Atsugi Branch in Atsugishi, Kanagawa

Jul 2002

ISO9001:2000 certified

Nov 2002

Establishment of Maruboshi Taiwan Branch in Taipei city

May 2003

Establishment of Maruboshi Tokai Branch in Toyohashi, Aichi

Jun 2003

Establishment of Maruboshi Taiwan Branch Sanyi office in Taichung city

May 2004

Establishment of Maruboshi P.R. China in Guangzhou

Sep 2004

Relocation of Maruboshi France

Dec 2004

Relocation of Maruboshi Taiwan Branch to Taichung

May 2006

Establishment of Maruboshi (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (Became an overseas subsidiary company)

Aug 2007

Establishment of Taiwan Maruboshi Documentation Technology Co., Ltd. (Became an overseas subsidiary company)

Sep 2007

Introduction of Trisoft CMS system

Sep 2008

Establishment of Maruboshi Yokohama-Nishi Branch in Asahi-ku Yokohama

Oct 2008

Introduction of SDL TMS

May 2009

Establishment of Maruboshi Central & Eastern Europe in Poland (Warsaw)

May 2010

Establishment of Guangzhou Maruboshi Documentation Technology Ltd. Beijing Branch

Jan 2011

Formed a capital tie-up with CMC Corporation

Apr 2011

Consolidated the headquarters, Atsugi Branch and Yokohama-Nishi Branch and moved to Yokohama (current location) as the new headquarters

Mar 2013

Establishment of Taiwan Maruboshi Documentation Technology Co., Ltd. Taipei Office

Oct 2014

60th anniversary of foundation commemorative ceremony

Dec 2016

Relocation of Maruboshi Tokai Branch

Jan 2017

ISO9001:2015 certified