Alps Motorola Era
Alps Motorola Co., Ltd., a joint venture of Alps Electric and Motorola, Inc. is founded.
Forerunner of the present Alpine is founded.
Manufacturing of 8-track cartridge players commences.
Iwaki Plant is established.
Manufacturing of “Handy-8” a portable 8-track cartridge player-commences and nationwide sales begin.
Onomachi Plant is established.
The CM630 cassette radio is adopted as an OEM component for Lamborghini automobiles.
Början av Alpine.
Sales subsidiary, Alpine Electronics GmbH, was formed in Germany.
Company name changed to Alpine Electronics, Inc.
Sales subsidiary, Alpine Electronics of America, Inc., was formed in United States.
Alpine established a domestic sales department to provide after-sales services for OEM components installed to Honda Prelude model automobiles.
Sales subsidiary, Alpine Electronics of Canada, Inc., was formed in Canada.
The LS-5 series computer-controlled car audio component won the “Good Design award”.
Sales subsidiary, Alpine Electronics of UK Ltd., was formed in United Kingdom.
Manufacturing subsidiary, Alpine Electronics Manufacturing of America, Inc., was formed in United States.
Sales subsidiary, Alpine Electronics France S.A.R.L., was formed in France.
New company building was completed at Industrial Park, Iwaki.
Sales subsidiary, Alpine Electronics of Australia Pty, Ltd., was formed in Australia.
Tillväxt av Alpine.
Alpine shares listed on Second Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Highly successful CD shuttle (5952) launched.
Paid-in capital was increased to 8,059,520,000 yen.
Alpine shares listed on first section of Tokyo Stock Exchange (moved up from second section).
Eurodollar-based warrants issued by Alpine on EU market.
World’s first 3D Shuttle (5980) and AV Shuttle (2913) launched.
European headquarters of Alpine Electronics (Europe) GmbH was formed in Germany.
Parts procurement and liaison subsidiary, Alpine Electronics Asia Pte. Ltd., was formed in Singapore.
GP Shuttle, highly precise GPS car navigation system, launched.
Alpine became first to manufacture car audio in the People’s Republic of China.
Manufacturing subsidiary, Dandong Alpine Electronics, Inc., was formed in China.
New production center, Alcom Mexico, began operation in Reynosa, Mexico.
Alpine Electronics Research of America, Inc., was formed to enhance research and service.
Dalian Alpine Electronics Co., Ltd., was formed as a manufacturing corporation.
Alpine Vision 2005 Era
Alpine Vision 2005 was established.
First convertible bond issued.
Sales subsidiary, Alpine Electronics (China) Co., Ltd., was formed in China.
NVE-N055V car navigation system won the “Car Accessories Awards grand prize”.
- • Shenyang Northeast University / Alpine Software of China listed on Shanghai Stock Exchange.
Alpine Electronics Manufacturing of Europe Ltd., was formed in Hungary.
Alpine acquires ISO14001 certification, an international standard for environmental management.
Alpine enters technological tie-up with Nokia in the field of mobile multimedia.
AlpineF#1Status flagship series launched and won “Car Hi-Fi Grand Prix” in Europe.
Alpine Marketing Co., Inc., was formed in Japan.
Alpine is first Japanese car audio manufacturer certified for ISO/TS16949, an auto industry quality management standard.
Taicang Alpine Electronics Co., Ltd., and Alpine China Dalian R&D Center were open.
The Alpine brand celebrates its 25th anniversary.