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History 1960 - 1969

1960
  • Establishes Tomioka Oki Electric Co., Ltd.
  • Establishes Oki Electric Installation Co., Ltd.
  • Participates with equity in Far Eastern Electric Industry, Taiwan
  • Establishes Oki Ceramic Industry Co., Ltd.
1961
  • Completes development of OKITAC-5090 generalpurpose computer
  • Completes construction of Hachioji Plant for producing semiconductors
  • Markets OKITYPER 2000 electric teletypewriter
  • Signs technical assistance agreement with General Instruments Corporation of U.S.
  • Relocates Head Office to Shin Toranomon Building in Tokyo's Minato Ward
  • Establishes Tohoku Oki Electric Co., Ltd.
1962
  • Completes first-stage construction of Honjo Plant
  • Wins bid to construct domestic telecommunications network in Honduras
1963
  • Begins mass production of Type-600 telephone
  • Participates with equity in Oki Electronics of America
  • Establishes Oki Univac Co., Ltd., as joint venture with Sperry Rand Corporation
1964
  • Completes development of OKISAVER, terminal for online deposits
  • Completes development of OKIDEX 7000, fully electronic data exchange
1965
  • Begins research into ICs
1966
  • Akira Mori appointed president
  • Develops ultra-compact computer OKIMINITAC series
1967
  • Begins production of MOS ICs
1968
  • Applies optical mark reader commercially
1969
  • Promotes IDEA Movement
  • Markets OKITAC-4300 minicomputer
  • Establishes department for promoting electronic switching

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