OctoberFounded as N.I. HIGH-TECHNOLOGY INC. wholly owned by Nissho Iwai Corporation (predecessor of Sojitz Corporation).
AugustN.I. HIGH‐TECH AMERICA,INC. was founded (predecessor of E‐GLOBALEDGE AMERICA, INC.).
JulyRenamed “Nissho Iwai High-Tech Inc.”
FebruaryBecame a consolidated subsidiary of ITX Corporation.
MarchMerged with Nichimen Electronic Technology Corporation.
AprilAn electronics business division was spun off from ITX Corporation.
NovemberITX E-Globaledge Hong Kong and China Limited was founded as a consolidated subsidiary of ITX E-Globaledge Corporation.
DecemberAcquired infrared communication business from Link Evolution Co., Ltd.
FebruaryE‐GLOBALEDGE FINANCE CORPORATION was established as our consolidated financing subsidiary in the U.S.
MarchSoliste Corporation becomes wholly owned subsidiary of E-Globaledge Corporation.
AprilMerged with Soliste Corporation.
AprilBecame a consolidated subsidiary of Olympus Corporation.
DecemberBecame a consolidated subsidiary of NKC Integration Co.,ltd. which is part of the Nakanishi Metal Works Group.