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1985 Sep. Memory-Tech Corporation is established as a joint venture by Mitsubishi Corporation and Tokyo Denka Corporation.
Capital: 100 million yen
Stockholder structure:
Mitsubishi Corporation: 50%
Tokyo Denca Corporation: 50%
1986 Sep. Begins commercial production and shipment of CD units.
1991 Oct. Achieves monthly production/shipment of 2 million units.
1992 Apr. Capital participation by Pony Canyon Inc. brings capital to 1,950,000,000 yen.
1993 Oct. Introduction of multimedia processing system.
  Nov. Achieves monthly production/shipment of 4 million units.
1994 Sep. Completion of Audio Studio
1995 Jul. Completion of Logistics Center
  Nov. Acquires capital in Shanghai United Optical Disc Co., Ltd. (UOD).
1996 Apr. Achieves monthly production/shipment of 6 million units.
  Sep. Completion of Digital Studio.
  Nov. Achieves monthly production/shipment of 6 million units.
1997 Sep. Becomes a Microsoft certified CD-ROM manufacturer.
  Nov. Begins commercial production and shipment of dual-Layer DVD units.
  Dec. Increases capital in UOD.
1998 May Reduces capital from 1.95 billion yen to 750 million yen.
  Nov. Achieves monthly production/shipment of 8 million units.
1999 Mar. Capital participation by Avex Inc. brings capital to 909,348,000 yen.
  May Obtains ISO 9002 certification.
2000 May Becomes a Microsoft certified DVD-ROM manufacturer.
  Jul. Achieves monthly production/shipment of 1 million DVD units.
2001 Jan. Establishment of Kofu Memory-Tech Corporation
  Feb. Begins Disc Duplication service.
  Mar. Allocation of new shares to a third party: capital increases to 966,428,000 yen.
  Mar. Makes an affiliate agreement with California Video Center (GDMX) to ensure a stronger relationship with Hollywood.
  Dec. Achieves monthly production/shipment of 10 million units.
2002 Feb. Begins commercial production and shipment of DVD units for Xbox.
  Mar. Begins commercial production and shipment of Copy-Controlled CDs (CCCD).
  Apr. Achieves monthly production /shipment of 2 million DVD units.
  May. Begins the operation of Fuji Fulfillment Center (FFC)
  Aug. Launches Total Solution Service (TSS).
  Oct. Achieves monthly production /shipment of 14 million units.
  Nov. Achieves monthly production/shipment of 4 million DVD units.
2003 Jul. Obtains ISO9001:2000 certification.
2004 Mar. Acquires capital in Q-TEC, INC.
Releases “‘Starchive” (high-Capacity archive system).
  May Establishes a mass production system of HD DVD.
  Sep. Allocation of new shares to a third party: capital increases to 1,204,688,000 yen.
  Dec. Establishment of HD DVD Promotion Group: Participation as a Vice-Chair Company.
Achieves monthly production /shipment of 16 million units including 8 million DVD units.
2005 Mar. Develops HD DVD Disc Measurement System.
Allocation of new shares to a third party: capital increases to 1,377,188,000 yen.
  Apr. Develops Laser Beam Recorder (LBR) for HD DVD.
  May. Develops “KaleiDa-Vu”, contents property management software system for music content manufacturers.
  Dec. Acquires manufacturing and custom sales departments of Toshiba EMI Ltd. to establish TOEMI Media Solutions Limited.
2006 Jan. Begins commercial production and shipment of HD DVD units.
  Aug. Allocation of new shares to a third party: capital increases to 1,877,296,000 yen. 
Tokyo head office relocates to Akasaka Tokyo.
  Sep. Develops Three-Layer TWIN Format Disc for DVD and HD DVD.
  Oct. Absorbs Kofu Memory-Tech Corporation.
  Nov. Acquires a design firm of Toshiba EMI Ltd. to establish T&M Creative Ltd.

2007

Jan. Additional investment in Shanghai United Optical Disc Co., Ltd to increase manufacturing capacity
  Apr. Splits Customer Support Department
Establishes Value Plus Inc. as a solely owned subsidiary
Transfers a part of Studio Department to Q-TEC, Inc.
Acquires a recording studio from Wonder Station Inc.
  Jun. Collaborates with Microsoft Corporation in developing commercial server technology and expanding services for HD DVD

Acquisition of ISO 27001 (IS 517496)
  Jul. Acquires Gifu facility of TOEMI Media Solutions Ltd. and begins operation as Memory-Tech’s Gifu Factory
  Sep. West Japan office establishment

2008

Aug. Acquisition of ISO 14001

2013

Jun. The coverage of ISO27001 has expanded widely.