Manufacturing Plants

Seiko Epson Corporation Suwa Minami Plant

Seiko Epson Corporation Suwa Minami Plant

Location Zip Code:399-0295
1010 Fujimi, Fujimi-cho, Suwa-gun, Nagano
TEL: 0266-62-6622(rep.)
FAX: 0266-62-5555(rep.)

Seiko Epson Corporation Chitose Plant

Seiko Epson Corporation Chitose Plant

Location Zip Code:066-8787
758-173 Bibi, Chitose-shi, Hokkaido
TEL: 0123-22-5000(rep.)
FAX: 0123-22-5001(rep.)

History

1980 TFT technology development started
1982 World's first active-matrix liquid crystal TV watch released.
1984 World's first LCD pocket color TV (ET-10) released
1988 Mass-production of world's first HTPS for full color LCD viewfinder for video camera started
1989 Selling of world's first 3LCD projector
1994 Mass-production of HTPS for data projector supporting 1.3 inch VGA started
1996 Mass-production line (E-1 line) operation supporting 8 inch wafer started
1999 Mass-production of HTPS for data projector supporting 0.9 inch XGA started
2001 Mass-production line (E-2 line) operation supporting 8 inch wafer started
2002 HTPS TFT panels achieved 10 million shipment.
2004 HTPS TFT panels achieved 20 million shipment.
2004 Mass-production line (Chitose plant) operation supporting 12 inch wafer started
2006 Shipments of HTPS TFT panels achieve 30 million units
2008 Shipments of HTPS TFT panels achieve 50 million units
2010 Shipments of HTPS TFT panels achieve 60 million units
2011 Shipments of HTPS TFT panels achieve 70 million units
2012 Shipments of HTPS TFT panels achieve 80 million units

ISO Certification

From early on, Epson made a company-wide effort to obtain ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification. In line with this, the Visual Products Operations Division has obtained both the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certificates

ISO 9001:2008

ISO9001 Bureau Veritas Certification Certifying body Bureau Veritas Japan Co., Ltd.
Certification date Dec.17 2003
Certificate No. 1045016

ISO 14001

ISO14001 Bureau Veritas Certification Certifying body Bureau Veritas Japan Co., Ltd.
Certification date Apr.3 1999
Certificate No. 2520412