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Itochu N-62 Eaglet light plane (1966)

JAMCO History

1955

C. Itoh Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering Co., Ltd. was established in September 1955.

1963

Authorized by the Civil Aviation Bureau of the Ministry of Transport to repair and modify aircraft accessories in November 1963.

1965

In September of 1965, type certification granted from the Ministry of Transport for the Itochu N-62 Eaglet light plane (the type certification from the U.S. Federal Aviation Agency was obtained in September 1966).

1970

March — Became owned by three companies, C. Itoh Corporation, Japan Airlines (JAL) and All Nippon Airways (ANA), following a share transfer from C. Itoh Corporation to the two companies.

June — Corporate name changed to New Japan Aircraft Maintenance Co., Ltd.

August — An order was accepted from All Nippon Airways for galleys and inserts for eight Boeing 727-200s and three 737s. This paved the way for the development and manufacture of various kinds of interior equipment for large aircraft.

1971

Became a designated repair plant for the Maritime Self-Defense Force's Beechcraft B-65 airplanes (Defense Agency).

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First order acceptance for galleys (for ANA 727-200) (1970)

1979

Order received from Boeing for lavatory modules for Boeing 767s.

1982

JAMCO AMERICA, INC. established as a US corporation headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

1986

JUNE — Launched the domestic production of cores for heat exchangers for F-15Js and began the supply to Shimadzu Corporation.

OCTOBER — Order accepted from Boeing for lavatory modules for Boeing 747-400s.

DECEMBER — Became a designated repair plant for Aerospatial AS-332L helicopters for the Ground Self-Defense Force of the Defense Agency.

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JAMCO AMERICA INC. est ablished (1982)

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Ignition ceremony for an aluminum vacuum furnace (1987)

1988

DECEMBER — SINGAPORE JAMCO PTE LTD. set up as a joint venture with Singapore Airlines.

JUNE — Corporate name changed to JAMCO CORPORATION.

AUGUST — Certified as an a uthorized manufacturer of galleys and galley inserts by the British Aviation Bureau.

NOVEMBER —OTC Shares listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

1989

MARCH — Qualified as a uthorized manufacturer of galleys and galley inserts by the US Federal Aviation Administration.

APRIL — NIIGATA JAMCO CORPORATION established.

1990

MIYAZAKI JAMCO CORPORATION established

1992

TOKUSHIMA JAMCO CORPORATION established.

1995

Closed JAMCO Netherland B.V. and established JAMCO EUROPE B.V. as a customer support center.

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Listed on the Second-Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (1998)

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NIIGATA JAMCO CORPORATION established (1989)(1982)

1996

Order accepted from Airbus Company for the CFRP (carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic) primary structural members for vertical tails.

1997

JAMCO Technical Service Corporation established. (Currently, JAMCO AEROTECH CO., LTD)

1998

JULY — Certified as authorized aircraft repair/inspection facility by the Civil Aviation Bureau of the Ministry of Transport.

NOVEMBER — Awarded the Boeing President's Award from Boeing for the third time.

DECEMBER — Listed on the second tier of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Capital increased to 5.36 billion yen with public subscription.

1999

SEPTEMBER — Aircraft Interiors Company certified as an approved organization (authorized aircraft components production and inspection facility) by the Civil Aviation Bureau of the Ministry of Transport.

SEPTEMBER — ORANGE JAMCO CORPORATION established.

OCTOBER — Renewal agreement reached with Boeing for a long-term lavatory supply contract.

2001

Completed construction of the Wheel Overhaul Center at the Tokyo Maintenance Center (Narita).

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Completed construction of the Wheel Overhaul Center (2001)

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Concluded an ADP c ontract for the A380 (2003)

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Named the Boeing 2002 S upplier of the Year (2003)

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Concluded a blanket contract with Boeing for the supply of galleys for the 787 (2005)

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JAMCO AMERICA INC. certified by FAA as ODA (Organization Designation Authorization) (2008)

2002

JANUARY — JAMCO AMERICA qualified by FAA as an Organizational Designated Airworthiness Representative (ODAR).

APRIL — Received the first order from Airbus for CFRP (carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic) upper-deck floor cross beams for the A380.

JULY — JAMCO Aircraft Components Company was honored for the first time in Japan by the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) for its proprietary Advanced Pultrusion (ADP) technology.

2003

Awarded Boeing 2002 Supplier of the Year.

2004

JAMCO AERO DESIGN & ENGINEERING PTE LTD established in Singapore.

2005

MARCH — First order from Boeing for 787 lavatory modules.

MAY — First order from Boeing for 787 flight deck interiors, flight deck door, and bulkhead assembly.

SEPTEMBER — Fiftieth anniversary of the foundation.

NOVEMBER — Concluded a blanket contract with Boeing for 787 galleys.

2008

APRIL — JAMCO TECHNICAL CENTER Co., Ltd. established.

JUNE — Completed construction of a new honeycomb core plant in Niigata.

JULY — JAMCO AMERICA qualified by FAA as having Organization Designation Authorization (ODA).

2010

Haneda Brake Overhaul Center commenced operation.

2011

MAY — JAMCO AMERICA awarded a silver composite performance rating for the Boeing Performance Excellence Award.

JUNE — JAMCO PHILIPPINES, INC. established.

2013

JAMCO AERO MANUFACTURING Co. Ltd. established.

2014

SINGAPORE JAMCO is split into JAMCO SINGAPORE and SINGAPORE JAMCO SERVICES.

2015

2015 Boeing's Alliance Award for Supplier of the Year

Listed on the 1st Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.