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History 1980 - 1989

1980
  • Completes construction of Numazu Plant
  • Completes development of 64K DRAM
  • Markets if800 series of PCs
  • Begins M-100 Campaign
  • Establishes Oki Semiconductor Co., Inc.
  • Establishes Miyazaki Oki Electric Co., Ltd.
1981
  • Announces Part II of management reform plan
  • Publishes 100-Year History of Oki Electric as part of 100th Anniversary celebration
1982
  • Markets AT-100 series of ATMs with automatic teller and transfer functions
  • Markets minicomputer OKITAC System 50V series
  • Namio Hashimoto appointed president; Masao Miyake appointed chairman
  • Closes Shinagawa Plant
  • Chairman Masao Miyake passes away
  • Markets ix Series of digital electronic exchanges
  • Delivers model D70 digital switching system to Yodobashi Software Center in Tokyo
  • Establishes OA business division
  • Major fire breaks out at Miyazaki Oki Electric Plant
1984
  • Completes construction of plant in north metro Atlanta, Georgia, for producing cellular car telephones and analog electronic switching systems
  • Establishes Oki America Inc. by merging five subsidiaries in U.S.
  • Markets plain-paper facsimile OKIFAX OF-101
  • Introduces "Scenario 1990" business plan
  • Markets multimedia multiplexer digital OMNIMAX
1985
  • Introduces small divisions system
  • NTT privatized as Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
  • Wins order from Honduras for D70 automatic exchanges and optical transmission system
1986
  • Markets digital PBX composite exchange iOX 1000 series
  • Reorganizes Marketing and Sales Division into organization separated by market
  • Completes construction of System Development Center in Warabi, Saitama Prefecture
  • Markets PENSEE Japanese-English machine translation software
1987
  • Markets OPP-6024 photo printer model using LED as light source
  • Establishes Oki (UK) Limited in Scotland
1988
  • Establishes Miyagi Oki Electric Co., Ltd.
1989
  • Miyagi Oki Electric begins shipping 1M DRAMs
  • Markets OKIFAX OF-1100i meeting G4 standard
  • Signs contract to supply Martin Dowes Communications of U.K. with mobile cellular phones
  • Markets AT-300 series of ATMs offering enhanced processing capabilities

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