Introduced the product lines of copper non-insulated and pre-insulated terminals.
Successfully developed automatic machines for terminals assembly.
Began the manufacturing of pre-insulated continual terminals and crimping tools.
Enlarge plant area 900 square meters.
The establishment of a second plant and successful development in self-made stamping dies.
Introduced TQC (Total Quality Control) system.
Installed the first automatic storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS), which was subsequently integrated with MIS system, and the ISO quality assurance system.
Began the manufacturing of din terminals and cord-end terminals. Acquired the ISO 9002 certification in December.
The Official acquisition of ISO 9002 certificate in January.
Start to construct 20,000 square meters new factory in Chang Pin Industrial Park. Implement rationalization, standardization, automation, upgrade quality, self-challenge to gain JIS certification.
Implement 6 sets AS/RS automatic stocking system, Accomplish factory construction. New Factory completed and moved in new factory completely in July, reorganize K.S. Terminals Inc., set up and running 1st business group in Chang Pin Industrial Park, also re-set 2nd factory to be 2nd business group.
The construction of KST new headquarters and plants completed.
Established of the third division business unit and metal surface treatment plant. Extended product lines of electronic ceramics, ceramic bases, 3C connectors, and optical-communication components.
K.S. TERMINALS was officially listed on Taiwan’s stock market.
The official acquisition of QS 9002 certification.
The acquisition of ISO 14001 certification.
In April, Set up join venture company "Green Point Precision Components Co., Ltd." together with "Taiwan Green Point Enterprises Co., Ltd.", in July set up Taipei Business Group to develop IT/IA/IO connectors.
Acquired the ISO TS 16949 certification and began to carry KST products into the car industry.
In May. Set up joint venture Company NT.KST.TECHNOLOGY (SUZHOU) CO., LTD.
The acquisition of ISO/IEC 17025 testing laboratory certification.
Acquired the IECQ QC 080000 hazardous substance process management system certification. The official acquisition of TIPS (Taiwan Intellectual Property Management System) certification.
The establishment of a remuneration committee.
Established Thai subsidiary, K.S. TERMINALA (THAILAND) CO., LTD.
Established the 2nd testing laboratory in Suzhou factory (China) and acquired the ISO/IEC 17025 certification.
Established Vietnamese and Indonesian subsidiaries.