Company

Corporate History

This section displays the timeline of the Company from the days as Nippon Electronics Development Co., Ltd. (NED) until present. It also describes in detail case examples of system development and R&D.

  • May. 1965
    Established NED
    Capital: ¥10 million
  • Jan. 1968
    Established Research Institute
  • Feb. 1974
    Appointed to represent the Business Process Software Module Association's board of directors concerning technical research
  • Sep. 1974
    Collaborated with the National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA) and the Tanegashima Space Center in the development of the software to launch test rocket N1 from Osaki Launch Complex
    Launched full software system development business in the field of space development
  • Nov. 1975
    Collaborated with NASDA in the development of the software to launch its Engineering Test Satellite and was commended by NASDA
  • Oct. 1979
    Received official commendation from MITI for contributing to the advancement of computerization
  • May. 1986
    Participated in the establishment of the Institute for Unmanned Space Experiment Free Flyer (USEF) as the sole software company (directing company)
  • Jul. 1986
    Established Osaka Branch
  • Jun. 1987
    Established Hachimanyama Office
  • Dec. 1988
    Certified By METI asa System Integrater (SI) (one of the first in Japan)
  • Jan. 1990
    Established Kyushu Branch
  • Apr. 1990
    Established Chubu Technical Center
  • Feb. 1991
    Established Hokkaido Technical Center
  • Oct. 1994
    Established ERP (R/3) operation together with SAP Japan Co., Ltd.
  • Jan. 1996
    USEF successfully recovered SFU, NED played a strategic role in the development of the Application Mgt System
  • Sep. 1996
    Acquired ISO 9001 certification in the control system field
  • Oct. 1996
    Launched sales of the business operation package for Lotus Notes, "mycabi" series
  • Sep. 1998
    "Mycabi kinmu" was honored with the Best Design award by Lotus Development Corporation (USA)
  • Apr. 1999
    Honored with the SAP Award of Excellence 1999 by SAP Japan Co., Ltd
  • Sep. 1999
    Acquired ISO 9001 certification for the whole company
  • Feb. 2000
    Acquired Privacy Mark certification
  • Apr. 2000
    Honored with the SAP Award of Excellence 2000 by SAP Japan Co., Ltd.
  • Jan. 2001
    Company name changed to "Keyware Solutions Inc."
  • Mar. 2001
    Established subsidiary Keyware Service Inc.
  • May 2001
    Honored with the SAP Award of Excellence 2001 by SAP Japan Co., Ltd.
  • Aug. 2001
    Head office operations moved to Shinjuku, Tokyo
  • Apr. 2002
    Established subsidiary Keyware Management Inc.
    Honored with the SAP Award of Excellence 2002 by SAP Japan Co., Ltd.
    Acquired ISMS certification (Head office)
  • Mar. 2003
    Approved as SO company by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
  • Apr. 2003
    Established subsidiaries Keyware Hokkaido Inc., Keyware Nishinippon Inc., and Keyware Kyusyu Inc.
  • Jul. 2003
    Acquired ISMS certification (Keyware Group level)
  • Jun. 2004
    Initiated EA consulting operations
  • Sep. 2004
    Acquired NEC UNIVERGE Application Partner Authorization
  • Mar. 2005
    Acquired NEC UNIVERGE Sales Partner Diamond Authorization
    Established the “Keyware UNIVERGE Shinjuku Solutions Center” (IP telephony demonstration room for corporate customers) at head office
  • Apr. 2005
    Initiated keyCOMPASS operations
  • Dec. 2005
    Acquired environment management system certification (Keyware Group level)
  • Jun. 2006
    Keyware’s shares listed on the JASDAQ system (Stock code: 3799)
    Capital raised to ¥1,737 million
  • Mar. 2008
    Keyware’s shares listed on the second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (Stock code: 3799)
  • Apr. 2008
    Acquired CREVA SYSTEMS Co., Ltd.
  • Mar. 2009
    Honored with the TSE Disclosure New Face Award (Fiscal 2008)
  • Feb. 2010
    Concluded special agreement with NTT DATA INTRAMART CORPORATION for Bizintegral solutions sales
  • Nov. 2010
    Honored with the Excellent Project Partner's Award of the Autumn 2010 Bizintegral Award
  • Apr. 2011
    Initiation of joint operations with Oracle Corporation Japan for consulting service for the implementation of Oracle Exadata Database Machines
  • Jun. 2011
    Conclusion of basic business partner agreement with IFS Japan K.K.
  • Apr. 2012
    Merged with Keyware Management Inc.
    Established Tohoku Branch
  • Jun. 2012
    Head office operations moved to Hachimanyama Office
  • May. 2013
    Honored with the Sales Partner’s Award of the Spring 2013 Bizintegral Award
  • Apr. 2015
    Established branch offices in Sapporo, Osaka, and Fukuoka
  • May. 2017
    Established a joint venture company, Iter Corporation.
    Honored with the Excellent Award of the 2017 Bizintegral Award
  • May. 2018
    Honored with the ASTERIA Contribution Award 2018 by Asteria Corporation
  • Jun. 2018
    Honored with the Web Performer Excellent Award (Fiscal 2018) by Canon IT Solutions Inc.
  • Jun. 2019
    Honored with the Web Performer Excellent Award (Fiscal 2019) by Canon IT Solutions Inc.
  • Jul. 2019
    Concluded capital and business alliance with HBA Corporation
  • Jul. 2019
    Concluded capital and business alliance with Tecnos Data Science Engineering Inc.
  • Jul. 2020
    Honored with the Excellent Award of the 2020 Bizintegral Award
  • May. 2021
    Concluded capital and business alliance with KANEMATSU ELECTRONICS LTD.
    Concluded capital and business alliance with Canon Marketing Japan Inc.
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