|1884||Honjo Copper Smeltery opened. Yamada Cable Works opened.|
|1896||Yokohama Electric Cable Manufacturing Company established (capital:¥50,000)|
|1906||Nikko Copper Electrolyzing Refinery opened.|
|1920||Yokohama Electric Cable Manufacturing Company and Nikko Copper Electrolyzing Refinery, previously a subsidiary of Furukawa Kogyo Co., Ltd., consolidated to establish The Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. (capital:¥20,000,000)|
|1938||Osaka Copper Works established in Amagasaki City.|
|1959||Hiratsuka Cable Works established in Hiratsuka.|
|1961||Established and started operations of Chiba Cable Works in Ichihara, Chiba Prefecture.|
|1968||Furukawa Electric Cables (Malaysia) (FECM), a joint venture manufacturing electric cables, founded in Malaysia.|
|1971||Mie Works established in Kameyama-shi, Mie-prefecture.|
|1972||Furukawa precision Metal Industrial Co., Ltd. established with W.C. Heleus of West Germany to manufacture precision processed products for electronic equipment parts.|
Furukawa Industrial S.A. Produtos Electricos (FISA) established in cooperation with Mitsui & Co., Ltd. in Brazil.
Asia Cable Engineering Co. (ACECO), an engineering joint venture for high voltage transmission line laying, founded in Singapore.
Completion of communication cable construction in Curitiba in the State of Parana as Brazil FISA.
Founded joint venture in Indonesia, P.T. Tembaga Mulia Semanan (TMS), for copper wire rods.
|1979||Bangkok Telecom Co., Ltd. established, as a joint venture in Thailand for manufacture of communication cables.|
Furukawa Aluminum Fukui Plant established in Fukui Coastal Industrial Zone in Mikuni-cho, Sakai-gun, Fukui prefecture.
Thai Furukawa Unicomm Co., Ltd. established in Thailand for construction work for communications.
|1987||Completion of Yokohama R&D Lab.|
|1990||U.S. copper foil manufacturer Yates Industries purchased jointly with Albedo.|
|1992||Established an optical fiber cable manufacturing and sales company as a joint venture with AT&T in the U.S.|
Established a manufacturing and sales company for copper rod in Vietnam.
Established a manufacturing and sales company for automobile parts in Tianjin, China.
Started operations of manufacturing company for high-voltage cross-linked polyethylene power cable in China.
Established an electronics manufacturing subsidiary in Thailand.
Completion of a Thai electronic parts manufacturing subsidiary.
Established a merger for automotive harness operations in Hong Kong.
|1999||Full-scale entry into North America in WDM-related business.|
|2000||Established a joint venture company with Hitachi Cable, Ltd. for copper tube manufacturing in China.|
Established a joint venture company for optical fiber cable manufacturing in Indonesia.
Formed business alliance between Power Cable Division and Fujikura Ltd.
Bought out Lucent Technologies' optical fiber solution business.
New automotive parts company established in Czech Republic.
Copper and copper alloy products manufacturing and sales subsidiary founded in Wuxi City, China.
Established a copper strip manufacturing company in China.
Affiliate company established for optical fiber composite overhead ground wire (OPGW) in Jiangsu, China.
Founded a new automotive part company in Indonesia.
Founded Furukawa-Sky Aluminum Corporation from the merger of Furukawa's light metals company and Sky Aluminum Co., Ltd.
Began alliance with French corporation, Valeo, for automotive wire harnesses.
Founded Furukawa Electric Industrial Cable Co., Ltd. by consolidating industrial electric cable divisions of Furukawa Electric and Furukawa Industrial Cable Co., Ltd.
Agreed upon purchasing Trocellen in Germany,a major company of cross-linked polyolefin foams.
|2007||Founds Furukawa Automotive Systems Inc. by integrating the automotive parts division.|
|2008||Merges with subsidiary Furukawa Circuit Foil Co., Ltd.|
Establishes an optical fiber manufacturing company in India
Establishes the Next-Generation Power Devices Partnership
|2010||US subsidiary OFS Fitel, LLC establishes a manufacturing company for base materials of optical fibers jointly with a Chinese manufacturer|
Establishes a manufacturing and sales company of electrodeposited copper foils for lithium ion batteries in Taiwan
Purchased SuperPower Inc., an American high-temperature superconducting materials manufacturer.
|2013||Representative Office founded in Turkey.|
LAN solution product sales company founded in Mexico.
Automobile parts management company founded in Thailand.
Optical fiber cable manufacturing and sales company founded in Colombia.
Furukawa UACJ Memory Disk founded.
Power transmission and distribution parts joint venture founded in Vietnam.
Established high-power laser diode module manufacturing company as a joint venture with Fanuc Corporation.
Established local subsidiary in Myanmar to provide solutions focusing on communication construction.
Acquired the underground and undersea power transmission line business of VISCAS Corporation.