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  • 1937Kyoto-Doki Seisakusho was established
  • 1951Started the sale of Convex Rule(steel tape measures)
  • 1962Trade mark’ KDS’ has been registered
  • 1963Obtained Japan Industrial Standard(JIS) certification
  • 1970Ohita factory started the operation
  • 1971Shiga factory started the operation
  • 1976Started ‘utility cutter knife’ business
  • 1977KDS Singapore Pte. Ltd. was established and started manufacutring in Singapore
  • 1997Obtained ISO9001 Certification
  • 1998Company name was changed to KDS Corporation
  • 1998KDS Manufacturing( M)SDN BHD was established and started manufacturing in Malaysia
  • 2007KDS was acquired by Murata Sangyo and restarted as Muratec KDS Corporation
  • 2009Nails and Screw business, which were formerly the business of Murata Sangyo, was sold