History

April 1959
Hikari Denki Kojiten, represented by Mitsuo Ando,
was established in Kusunoki-cho, Kita-ku, Nagoya City.
Capital one million yen
June 1969
Reorganized into a corporate business as Hikari Denki Co., Ltd.
Mitsuo Ando became Representative Director,
four million yen increase in capital
July 1982
Toshimasa Kato became Representative Director.
September 1983
16 million yen increase in capital
December 1995
20 million yen increase in capital
May 2006
Issued the first unsecured bond
June 2008
Shogo Kato became Representative Director and President
September 2008
Issued a 2nd unsecured bond
June 2009
Opened Toyota Sales Office
June 2009
Opened Kasugai Sales Office
June 2010
Issued a 3rd unsecured bond
September 2010
Issued a 4th unsecured bond
September 2014
Issued a 5th unsecured bond
September 2015
Issued a 6th unsecured bond
September 2016
Issued a 7th unsecured bond
September 2017
Issued a 8th unsecured bond
January 2018
Vietnamese Subsidiary Established
HIKARI EC VIETNAM COMPANY LIMITED
August 2018
Masahiko Ando became Representative Director
March 2019
Issued a 9th unsecured bond(Mizuho bank guaranteed and qualified institutional investors only)
November 2019
New company building completed
December 2019
Issued a 10th unsecured bond(Mizuho bank guaranteed and qualified institutional investors only)
September 2020
Issued a 11th unsecured bond(Mizuho bank guaranteed and qualified institutional investors only)