|August 1961: With 500,000 yen in capital, Masami Ouchi established Asahi Kohsan. The company began selling stainless steel 440C for the manufacture of bearings — a first in Japan. It also introduced sales of domestically produced ball screws for the first time in Japan.
June 1965: Entered electronics field with sales of various electronic control apparatus, including a non-point-of-contact relay.
March 1969: Launched sales of domestically produced stepping motors for the first time in Japan.
June 1970: Spun off the Engineering Sales Department, and established Asahi Engineering Co., Ltd., an affiliate specialized in manufacturing.
May 1980: Established partnership with Chiba Precision Co., Ltd. and became sole distributor for its TORMAX® DC servomotors.
February 1981: Became sole distributor in Japan for MPB Corporation, a U.S. bearing manufacturer.
June 1981: Financial report merited exemplary by government.
February 1990: Masayuki Ouchi inducted as president.
June 2001: Constructed Asahi Building in Kodaira-shi, Tokyo.
March 2004: Obtained ISO 14001:1996 certificate.
March 2005: Renewed ISO 14001:2004 certificate.
April 2005: Established Asahi Kohsan (H.K.) Limited.
April 2007: Obtained ISO 9001:2000 certificate.
September 2009: Established Asahi Kohsan (S.H.) Limited.
February 2010: Renewed ISO 9001:2008 certificate.
April 2018: Renewed ISO 9001:2015 certificate.
April 2018: Renewed ISO 14001:2015 certificate.