Company Profile & History

Company Profile

Trade nameAsahi Kasei Microdevices Corporation
Home office1-105 Kanda Jinbocho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8101 Japan
PresidentSatoru Tamura
Paid-in capitalJPY 3,000 million
Main businessesHall elements, ICs
Main Affiliates【Japan】
Asahi Kasei Technosystem Co., Ltd.
AKM Technology Corporation
Asahi Kasei Electronics Co., Ltd.
Asahi Kasei Microsystems Co., Ltd.
【Overseas】
AKM Semiconductor, Inc.
Asahi Kasei Microdevices Europe SAS
Asahi Kasei Microdevices Korea Corporation
Asahi Kasei Microdevices (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Asahi Kasei Microdevices Taiwan Corporation

(as of April 1, 2017)

Access

Map
【Access from the nearest stations】

Jimbocho station: 2 min. on foot
Takebashi station: 5 min. on foot
Shin-Ochanomizu station: 5 min. on foot
JR Ochanomizu station: 8 min. on foot

History

1980Miyazaki Electronics Co., Ltd founded as a subsidiary of Asahi Kasei Corporation, started hall sensor business
1982Miyazaki Electronics renamed to Asahi Kasei Electrionics ("AKE")
1983Asahi Kasei founded Asahi Microsystems as a 50:50 JV with AMI, started IC business
1984Established LSI Design Center
1986Turned Asahi Microsystems to a 100% subsidiary of Asahi Kasei Corp, renamed to Asahi Kasei Microsystems ("AKM")
AKE Fuji fabrication facility started its operation
1993AKM Nobeoka wafer fabrication facility started its operation
1995Established AKM Semiconductor Inc. (San Jose, USA)
1996Opened a office in Europe
2002Established Asahi Kasei Technosystem, started system business
2003Established Asahi Kasei EMD Corp by transfering electronics business of Asahi Kasei Corp
2004Opened a office at Shanghai, China
2006AKE Fuji fabrication facility (fab3) started its operation
Opened Miyazaki Design Center (Established AKM Kyusyu)
2007AKE and AKM integrated business with Asahi Kasei EMD Corp
Opened a office at Seoul, Korea
2008Establiched a local subsidiary in China (Shanghai, China)
2009Transferred electronics material business to Asahi Kasei e-Materials, renamed Asahi Kasei Microdevices Corporation ("AKM")
Established a local subsidiary in Taiwan (Taipei, Taiwan)
2016Established a local subsidiary in Germany (Dusseldorf, Germany)

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