December 12 1952
Founded as a trading company mainly dealing with silk products and gradually have started to deal with electronic products.
July 1959
Moved to Nishi-shinbashi, Minatoku, TOKYO.
As a trading company specialized in electronic products, Dai-ichi Shoji was recognized as an import contribution company.
Established Sports products department.
August 1973
Established Dai-ichi Shoji Hong Kong
April 1995
ELAN JAPAN established as a consequence of company split-up.
September 1998
Moved to Toranomon, Minato-ku, TOKYO
May 2003
Established subsidiary Dai-ichi Shoji (Shanghai) to empower sales force in Shanghai, China
December 2006
Established Representative Office in Hanoi, Vietnam
February 2007
Moved back to the Minatomirai, Nishi-Ku, Yokohama where is the place of origin.
January 2009
Established Dai-ichi Shoji (Shanghai) in Shenzhen, China
November 2010
Established Joint Venture Dai-ichi Shoji (Dalian)
April 2011
Opened Osaka Office
February 2013
Opened Tokyo Office
January 2015
Tokyo office registered as Tokyo head office
May 2015
Established a limited partnership company TECNO ÓPTIMO DE AMÉRICA, S.A. de C.V.