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History of Citizen Systems

History

  Electronic Device
Business
Health Care Device
Business
Information Device
Business
1960 1965
Electric adding machine and electric cash register


1969
CR7 and CR-8 electric cash registers
   
1970 1970
High-speed electric
calculator and electronic desktop calculator

1971
CITIZEN1211P printer-equipped calculator

1973
ECR-3500 electronic cash register
  1970
MP Series mini-printers for POS









1975
Dot impact printer
1980     1980
Industry's first microcomputer-controlled line impact printer

  1983
IC sensor electronic thermometer


1983
Serial dot impact printer for PCs


1985
CT-500 calculator with calculation function (world's first)


1984
Thermistor electronic thermometer
1984
World's first 1-inch thick 3.5-inch FDD

  1986
LCT-64 LCD terminal

1987 SDC-888 calculator   1987
DP650 dot impact printer mechanism

    1989
GSX Series dot impact printer for PCs
1990   1990
Brachial-style automatic electronic Blood Pressure Monitor




1995
Approval as first foreign-designated manufacturer


1996
Wrist-style electronic Blood Pressure Monitor (separate type)






1991
PN48 portable printer
(world's smallest, lightest-weight)







1996
FAX-C1 portable fax printer

1996
PD02 mobile thermal printer

1997
Pocket Board, portable
e-mail terminal







1998
Data Slim PC card-type PDA (world's smallest, lightest-weight)


1997
Ear thermometer
(for U.S. market)

1997
Bathroom scale
Ultrasonic eyeglass/
accessory cleaner






1997
CBM1000 compact thermal printer

1999
Click! PC Card Drive
(ultra-compact/
large-capacity removable memory device)
1999
Wrist-style electronic
Blood Pressure Monitor
(all-in-one)
Computerized (fuzzy-logic)
Blood Pressure Monitor

1999
CT-810 ear thermometer (for Japanese market)
2000 2000
Data Slim 2 business card-sized card-type PDA


2000
Bathroom scale




 
2001
Electronic dictionary
2001
Ladies' thermometer

2001
Body fat scale

2002
Universal Design thermometer

2002
Universal Design Blood Pressure Monitor

2004
CT785V oscillating electronic thermometer
2005 CITIZEN SYSTEMS JAPAN CO.,LTD.
2005   2005
CT786SP electronic thermometer (approx. 30 sec. reading)

2005
CH-425P PC-manageable Blood Pressure Monitor



2006
HM7000 Universal Design body composition meter

2005
PA600 dot impact printer mechanism

2005
CT-S280 and CT-S2000 Universal Design compact thermal printers

Other Events of Note

1960 1964  Citizen Business Machines Co., Ltd. established.
1969  CBM America Corporation, U.S. sales company established.
1970  
1980 1980  Corporate name changed to Japan CBM Corporation

1984  Citizen America Corporation, U.S. sales company(currently CITIZEN
SYSTEMS AMERICA CORP.) established.

1985  CITIZEN Europe Ltd., (currently CITIZEN SYSTEMS EUROPE GmbH)
European sales company established.

1989  CROWN YOUNG INDUSTRIES LTD. (currently CITIZEN SYSTEMS (H.K.)LTD.)
established in China.

1990  
2000 2002  Corporate name changed to Japan CBM Corporation.
2005 CITIZEN SYSTEMS JAPAN CO.,LTD.
  2005  Nagano Design Center opend.

2006  Crown Young Industries Ltd., integrated
and corporate name changed to CITIZEN SYSTEMS (H.K.) LIMITED.

2008  Production in China was integrated into CITIZEN SYSTEMS
(JIANGMEN)CO.,LTD.

2008  CITIZEN SYSTEMS (JIANGMEN)CO.,LTD. GUANGZHOU Branch opened.
2010

2010  Acquired Shyang Cheng International Co., Ltd.(SIP), a parts production
facility in China.

2012  The corporate name "SIP" was changed to CITIZEN SYSTEMS
(DONGGUAN) Co., LTD.

2014  Integration of Iida Tatsue Factory
2015  Integration of Fujiyoshida Factory