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Historic Milestones

Hitachi Metals, Ltd.(formerly Hitachi Cable, Ltd.) and Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. jointly established JPS by integrating their high-voltage power cable business sections, their core business sectors enjoying the support and patronage of many customers for 90 to 100 years, and started its operation in October 2001.

The business integration is structured so as to preserve and develop the outstanding technological development competence of both companies, and to enhance cost competitiveness, thereby to promote a stable supply and better service for users.

1908 Sumitomo Electric : Commenced production of power cables.
1918 Hitachi Cable :Commenced production of power cables.
2001 Jul. Company established
2001 Oct. Commencement of operation as a joint venture of high-voltage electric power cable divisions of Hitachi Cable and Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
2003 Oct. Integration of Power cables Engineering & Construction Division
2004 Oct. Integration of Domestic Power Cable Sales Division
2014 Apr. A Sumitomo Electric wholly owned subsidiary company