Sep. 1967
  • Established Endo Lighting Manufacturing in Joto-ku, Osaka City, and started manufacturing lighting fixture.
Jan. 1969
  • Started manufacturing marine lighting fixture.
Aug. 1972
  • Reorganized as a legal entity, and established ENDO Lighting Corporation in Higashiosaka.
  • Addressed manufacturing/sales for shop buildings.
  • Opened the first factory in Higashi Osaka City.
  • Opened a sales office in Osaka City.
  • Started selling incandescent lighting fixture under own brand, including downlight, ceiling light, spot light, pendant, chandelier, and bracket.
Jan. 1974
  • Opened Tokyo sales office.
  • Opened HQ distribution center.
Jan. 1976
  • Opened a distribution center in Adachi-ku, Tokyo.
Jun. 1984
  • Opened Kanto distribution center (moved from Tokyo distribution center) and Kita-Kanto sales office (moved from Osaka sales office) at the industrial complex in Sano City, Tochigi Prefecture.
Aug. 1986
  • Established the original brand “ABiTA” to increase the sales of imported goods.
  • Opened Sano factory in Kanto distribution center.
Jan. 1987
  • Absorbed Endo Lighting Tokyo Sales, Endo Lighting Sales Kyoto office, Endo Lighting Osaka Sales, and Erukon Osaka to consolidate sales divisions. Also absorbed Endo Manufacturing to improve the production capability.
Aug. 1988
  • Opened Central distribution center (moved from HQ distribution center) in Minakuchi-cho in Koga-gun (current Minakuchi-cho, Koga-shi), Shiga Prefecture.
May. 1989
  • Opened Minakuchi factory in Central distribution center.
  • Opened Endo Lighting Research Laboratory in Higashi Osaka City.
  • Opened Thai local company Lighting ENDO (THAILAND) CO., LTD.
Feb. 1990
  • Became listed on Specially Designated stocks in Second Section (New Second Section) of the Osaka Securities Exchange.
Jul. 1992
  • Opened Production Technology Research Laboratory in Higashi Osaka City.
Jan. 1993
  • Started living business and system storage furniture sales/installation. (Business ended in March, 2011.)
  • Merged Osaka factory into Minakuchi factory.
Jan. 1996
  • Designated as Part Two stocks of the Osaka Securities Exchange.
Jul. 1997
  • Started interior furniture business and system storage furniture (assembly furniture) sales.
Dec. 1999
  • Acquired ISO9001 Certificate for lighting apparatus in all offices.
Mar. 2001
  • Abita salone started furniture sales in Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo.
Jan. 2002
  • Acquired ISO9001 2000 version.
  • Changed the name from Lighting ENDO(THAILAND)Co., Ltd to ENDO Lighting(THAILAND)Public Co. Ltd.
  • Established Kunshan Endo Lighting Co., Ltd. (consolidated subsidiary), a Chinese manufacturing subsidiary.
Feb. 2004
  • Acquired ISO9001 Certificate for interior furniture business and interior furniture supplies sales.
Feb. 2005
  • Established the factory of Kunshan Endo Lighting Co., Ltd.
  • Opened Aoyama showroom in Minato-ku, Tokyo.
  • Established E-SEMS Corporation, a subsidiary of environmental business.
Jun. 2006
  • Moved HQ and E-SEMS Corporation (consolidated subsidiary) to Chuo-ku, Osaka, and opened HQ showroom.
Jun. 2007
  • Acquired ISO14001 Certificate for lighting apparatus in Lighting Technology Research Laboratory.
Oct. 2008
  • Opened a distribution center (Okawa Center) for interior furniture and supplies in Okawa City, Fukuoka Prefecture.
  • Developed LED module, and succeeded in productizing the LED lighting apparatus “LEDZ”.
Aug. 2010
  • Established ENDO Lighting Accessories India Private Ltd. in India.
  • Kunshan Endo Lighting Co., Ltd. acquired ISO9001 Certificate for lighting apparatus.
  • Started manufacturing LED lights in Sano factory.
Sep. 2011
  • Acquired Icon International, Inc. (consolidated subsidiary) to enhance sales of lighting apparatus in North America.
Feb. 2012
  • Moved Aoyama showroom to Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, and opened as Tokyo showroom.
  • Opened Shanghai sales office.
  • Opened Singapore representative office.
  • Opened London representative office in England.
  • Opened “Technical Center” in Higashi Osaka, a new product development location for LED lighting apparatus.
  • Designated as Part One stocks of the Osaka Securities Exchange.
Jan. 2013
  • Completed China New Factory.
  • Became listed on The First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, with the spot market integration of Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Stock Exchange.
  • Completed Thai Third Factory.
Apr. 2014
  • Established ENDO Lighting SE Asia Pte. Ltd (subsidiary) in Singapore.
  • Acquired Ansell Electrical Products Limited and Ansell (Sales & Distribution) Limited in England.
Mar. 2015
  • Honmachi 1-6-19, Chuo-ku, Osaka now became Osaka office, and HQ functions moved to Bingomachi 1-7-3, Chuo-ku, Osaka.
Sep. 2017
  • 50th anniversary of founding

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