February 1938 Kurabe Electric Works, a factory of about 250m2, was established at a 2-660 Kojiya-cho Kamata-ku in Tokyo (approx 600m129 site).
Started manufacturing and sales of electrical insulating materials (mainly varnished tubes).
March 1946 Head office was relocated to Hamamatsu.
May 1946 The trade name was changed to Kurabe Electric Co., Ltd.
1960 Under the brand name WEISER wire and SIEGER wire, Kurabe began the sale of specially heat resistant wires.
1962 Began manufacturing of heat generating cords, and first use in Japan as a defrosting device in refrigerators.
1965 Started manufacturing of wires made with synthetic rubber.
Sales of flame retardant EPDM wires under the name of "Crown Wire" began.
April 1970 Trade name was changed to Kurabe Industrial Co., Ltd.
1970 Started the manufacturing and sales of flouroplastic coated wires under the "FLUBON Wire" name.
January 1973 Completed the first phase of construction of the Hamakita Plant and started operations.
July 1973 Completed construction of the Yuto Plant and started operation as a secondary process plant.
1981 Started manufacturing and sales of cross-linked polyethylene wires under the name "Eagle Wire".
March 1984 The first phase of construction is completed and Kurabe's Head Office is relocated from Shinohara plant to new HQ building.
February 1986 Sales of "NEO SIEGER Wire" began.
March 1987 Develop PTC heaters.
March 1989 FLUBON wire FRW" developed and sales began.
Construction of the Shonai Plant (Phase 1) completed and commenced operation.
October 1989 The Hamakita Plant Office Research Building was completed.
January 1992 The Shinohara Plant Research Building was completed.
February 1993 The X-1 Building at Hamakita Plant is completed allowing for new production method of polyethylene cross linked cables by x-ray.
August 1994 Phase one construction of the Miyakoda Plant is complated and operations begin.
March 1995 Opened Himeji Sales Offie.
December 2000 Kurabe Industrial (Vietnam) Co., Ltd. is established.
May 2002 Began sales of car seat heaters.
November 2002 KURABE INDUSTRIAL (SHANGHAI) CO.,LTD. Established.
March 2003 KURABE TRADING (SHANGHAI) CO.,LTD. Established.
April 2003 KURABE TRADING (HONG KONG) CO.,LTD.Established.
February 2004 Phase one construction of the KURABE INDUSTRIAL (SHANGHAI) headquarters is completed.
July 2006 KURABE TRADING (HONG KONG), Guangzhou Branch is established.
September 2006 KURABE AMERICA CORPORATION is established.
March 2012 KURABE INDUSTRIAL BAC NINH CO.,LTD is established.
April 2014 Started sales of Steering Heaters.
December 2014 Employee Stockholders Association is established.
KURABE INDUSTRIAL (VIETNAM) acquires IATF 16949 certification.
August 2017 KURABE INDUSTRIAL BAC NINH acquires IATF 16949 certification.
January 2018 KURABE INDUSTRIAL (VIETNAM) Co., LTD VSIPⅡ factory operations began.
July 2018 Kurabe Europe GmbH established.


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