COMPANY

History

History

1968 Nov Established "Precision Engineering Company" in Hong Kong as the first overseas manufacturing base for SII and started assembling mechanical watches.
1972 Jun Commenced Watch Movement Assembly
1977 May Commenced Printed Circuit Board Assembly
1979 Dec Established Electroplating Workshop
1981 Oct Commenced LCD Polarizer Attaching
1983 Dec Began production of DQ Modules
1985 Nov Introduced TA-13 Semi-Automatic Watch Movement Assembly
1987 Jul Introduced Automatic Casing Line (FAL-G25)
1988 Mar Established sub-contracted factory for watch assembly & LCD manufacturing in Guangzhou of PRC,
named Seiko Instruments (Whampoa) Factory (WPF)
1988 Nov Re-named Precision Engineering Limited as Seiko Instruments (H.K.) Ltd. (SIH)
1990 Jun Removed the main office of SIH and its Watch Division to own property at Wyler Centre II
1991 Mar Established sub-contracted factory for electronic products assembly in Shenzhen of PRC,
named Seiko Instruments (Sai Lai) Factory (SLF)
1997 Apr Obtained ISO9001 Certificate Award for Electronic Products Business
2000 Apr Established SII Enterprises Ltd. for Watch Movement Business (SIEL)
2000 Apr Established wholly foreign owned enterprise for COG production in Guangzhou of PRC,
named Guangzhou Seiko Instruments Ltd. (GSI)
2002 Oct Transformed sub-contracted factory (WPF) to wholly foreign owned enterprise,
named as Guangzhou SII Watch Co. Ltd. (GSW)
2003 Sep Established Representative Office in Shenzhen of PRC for Electronic Business (SIH SZ Rep)
2005 Mar Obtained ISO14001 Certificate Award
2005 Apr Established watch trading company in Shenzhen of PRC,
named Shenzhen SII Watch Co. Ltd. (SSW)
2006 Apr Ceased operation of Seiko Instruments (Sai Lai) Factory (SLF)
2009 Oct Became a member of Seiko Holdings Corporation which acquired SII as a wholly owned
subsidiary through exchange of shares
2012 Mar Established Representative Office in USA for Watch Movement Business (SIH USA Rep)
2012 Apr Incoporated SII Enterprises Ltd. (SIEL) into Seiko Instruments (H.K.) Ltd. (SIH)
2012 Aug Removed Guangzhou SII Watch Co., Ltd. (GSW) and Guangzhou Seiko Instruments Ltd. (GSI) to new plants in Guangzhou
2013 Feb Ceased operation of Shenzhen SII Watch Co. Ltd. (SSW)
2020 Apr Established Seiko Instruments Trading (H.K.)Ltd. (SITH), and transferred the Electronic Components and Printing System Business from SIH.