1984 to 2000

July 1984

Start of R&D of valves (SCV) and fittings (SCF) for semiconductor manufacturing processes at Benkan Co., Ltd.

July 1989

SC Plant with cleanrooms constructed for mass production

September 1992

Benkan UCT Co., Ltd. established as the semiconductor affiliate of Benkan Co., Ltd.

April 1995

High-pressure gas certification acquired (N valves, N-II fittings)

November 1997

ISO 9001 certification acquired

October 1998

0.1 μm Class 1 cleanroom constructed

January 1999

High-pressure gas certification expanded (M pipes, Z complex devices)

2001 on

November 2001

Transfer of semiconductor business from the (former) Benkan Group, launching KITZ SCT CORPORATION

December 2001

KITZ SCT AMERICA CORPORATION established as US sales base

January 2002

Taiwan representative office opened

January 2004

KITZ SCT Corporation of Kunshan established as China production base, with production starting in November

March 2007

ISO 14001 certification acquired

January 2008

Production of environmental RoHS Directive-compliant products started

April 2013

Solar panels installed at SC Plant

June 2017

Nitta SC Plant B building constructed

January 2018

KITZ SCT Corporation of Kunshan Plant #1 constructed

March 2018

Nitta SC Plant B building expanded

April 2019

Chukyo Branch Office opened

March 2023

Established Nitta SC Factory Annex C

May 2023

Established Toyama satellite office

February 2024

Established KITZ SCT Corporation of Kunshan,Shanghai Branch Company