• 1919
    Toshimune Tanaka opens a textile export business named Kuramo Shoten in Osaka.
  • 1934
    Kuramo Textiles, Inc. is founded in Echizen City (formerly known as Takafu City) to manufacture silk and rayon for export.
  • 1944
    The company shares technology with what is now Mitsubishi Cable Industries, Ltd. and founds Hokuriku Electric Cable Co., Ltd. to launch production of enameled copper wire.
  • 1950
    The three companies, Kuramo Textiles, Inc., Hokuriku Electric Cable Co., Ltd., and Kuramo, Inc., merge to form Kuramo Shokusan Co., Ltd.
  • 1952
    Production of plastic electric wires begins.
  • 1954
    The company closes its weaving department and turns to exclusively manufacturing electric wires.
  • 1955
    Company wins Director's Award from the Osaka Bureau of International Trade and Industry (for outstanding implementation of industrial standardization at the company's factory).
  • 1958
    Corporate name changed to Kuramo Electric Co., Ltd.
  • 1961
    Establishes Development Engineering Division (currently having evolved into the Special Products Division)
  • 1965
    Company wins Director's Award from the Agency of Industrial Science and Technology (for outstanding implementation of industrial standardization at the company's factory).
  • 1974
    New factory in Takefu completed to launch production of communication cables.
  • 1977
    SAA certification acquired for cords and plugs.
  • 1981
    Manufacturing of optical fiber cables begins.
  • 1985
    UL/CSA certification acquired for cables and plugs.
  • 1988
    UL certification acquired for magnet wires.
  • 1989
    Manufacturing and sales of LAN cables begin.
  • 1996
    Kuramo (Thailand) Co., Ltd. established.
  • 1997
    ISO9001 certification acquired, rand NQAS registered.
  • 1998
    Kuramo International, Ltd. established.
  • 2001
    ISO14001 certification acquired.
  • 2005
    Factory #1 constructed.
  • 2007
    Kuramo acquired certificates from the mandatory CCC (China Compulsory Certification) system and GOST-R (Russian National Standards) system.
  • 2019
    Factory#1 extended.