Tokyo Kigata Seisaku Co. founded by Junkichi Iwasaki.
Company produces wooden master models of industrial machines.
|March 1953||Company produces wooden prototype models of automobiles|
|September 1958||Company incorporated as Tokyo Kigata Kogyo.|
|May 1962||Company moves to a larger facility in Itabashi.|
|September 1967||Hidaka Factory in Hidaka, Saitama Prefecture constructed.|
|September 1972||Company outgrows Itabashi location and relocates to Niiza, Saitama Prefecture.|
|April 1974||Takeichiro Iwasaki named as CEO.|
|December 1976||Metal casting and welding departments established; new facility for zinc alloy casting constructed at Hidaka site.|
|September 1978||First numeric-control (NC) machine installed. Automated 3-dimensional milling processes begin development.|
|August 1983||Sayama facility expanded.|
New factory at Haga Industrial Park in Tochigi Prefecture constructed.
Second NC milling machine installed.
|November 1986||Third NC milling machine installed at Sayama facility.|
|January 1987||IBM UNIVAC computer installed at Sayama facility. Workflows begin incorporating CAD/CAM processes.|
|July 1988||Phiaro, Incorporated founded in Torrance, California, bolstering business partner support in North America.|
|April 1989||Phiaro Space constructed in Hidaka, Saitama Prefecture. Development of detailed automotive parts such as custom headlights begins.|
|August 1990||Tochigi facility expanded to meet growing demand.|
|October 1992||Tokyo Kigata Kogyo renamed to Phiaro Corporation.|
|1994||Phiaro, Inc. moves to a larger location in Cerritos to meet growing demand.|
|July 1996||PW Design incorporated; vehicle design work kicks off with a collaboration with custom motorcycle manufacturer WhiteHouse.|
|December 2000||Sayama facility expanded with a new modeling studio and large-format CNC milling machine to meet growing demand for design and development work.|
|February 2001||Phiaro, Inc. moves to a newly constructed facility in Irvine.|
|November 2002||Merged PW Design with headquarters as the new Design and Development department.|
|February 2003||Modeling studio added to Tochigi facility.|
|September 2004||Modeling studio at Phiaro Space expanded to meet growing demand; automotive seat development strengthened.|
|October 2005||P67b Eternity, Phiaro’s original 3-wheel concept motorcycle, unveiled at the 39th Tokyo Motor Show.|
|August 2006||Concluded a sales agency agreement with a technology trading company in Shanghai, China.|