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The origin of Mitutoyo and China

Since 1963

The origins of Mitutoyo and China can be traced back to 1960s.

In 1963, the company began selling Mitutoyo products in Shanghai.

In 1968, signed an agency contract with Leeport & Co company in Hongkong.


In the China Electrical and mechanical equipment company, which has signed the Shanghai agency contract, the exhibition hall has been set up in East China station. Japanese technical experts were stationed to carry out technical support services.


Although due to changes in the external environment, there was a period of time to cancel the Japanese presence, but in the late 90s, the Japanese manufacturing enterprises triggered a boom in China, and began the Japanese presence.

In 1996, the center for measurement technology was set up in Beijing Institute of Technology, and Japanese technical experts were stationed,

In order to serve the network again began technical support services.

After the service, in order to comply with the requirements to strengthen China's domestic business support voice, in 1997 in Beijing, the establishment of the head office of Japan in Beijing, china.

During the same period, as a new competitor in the European and American markets, the measurement tools produced in China showed a growth momentum.

Founded in 1998 in Suzhou production base, through sales and manufacturing two aspects, officially began to focus on China's business.

Twenty-first Century

In 2001 to set up the sales service of local enterprises in Shanghai Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone, Mitutoyo precision instrument (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (Shanghai Mitutoyo), and as an opportunity,

In 2004 set up a legal field in North China based sales service base, Mitutoyo precision instrument (Tianjin) Co., Ltd. (Tianjin Mitutoyo),

Including the joint venture Leeport Metrology company, ushered in a new era of opening up the Chinese market by the three companies.