OUR PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS — Kasuga Radio Co.

KENWOOD (TRIO)

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KENWOOD (TRIO)

December 1946 Establishes Kasuga Radio Co., Ltd. (predecessor of Kenwood Corporation) in Komagane, Nagano prefecture.  January 1949 High-frequency transformer passes the NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) approval certificate for the first time in Japan.  January 1950 Renamed Kasuga Radio Industry Corporation.  February 1955 Establishes the Tokyo office in Ota-ku, Tokyo, and begins mass production of audio, communications and measuring equipment.  January 1960 Renamed Trio Electronics, Inc.  September 1962 Launches the industry's first transistor amplifier.  December 1963 Sets up a sales firm in the U.S., and begins full-scale overseas operations.  January 1966 Fully transistorizes audio products for the first time in the...

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