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May 2001 ISO 14001 certification obtained for environmental management systems at all the Company's 68 major business sites around the world.
Jun. 2002 Epson receives the Corporate Innovation Recognition Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. (IEEE).
IEEE Corporate Innovation Recognition
Jun. 2003 Epson is listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Oct. 2004 Sanyo Epson Imaging Devices Corp. (later Epson Imaging Devices Corp.) is established.
Nov. 2004 Seiko Quartz Astron 35SQ, the world's first quartz wristwatch, receives prestigious IEEE Milestone Award.
Seiko Quartz Astron 35SQ
Apr. 2005 The global tagline 'Exceed Your Vision' is introduced to strengthen brand promotion worldwide.
Oct. 2005 Epson Toyocom Corporation (later Miyazaki Epson Corporation) is established.
Mar. 2009 Group company Orient Watch Co., Ltd. becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary.
Jun. 2011 Epson terminates small-and medium-sized TFT LCD business.
Feb. 2013 Epson terminates optical products business.