|1938||FURUNO ELECTRIC SHOKAI LTD. founded in Nagasaki, Japan.|
|1948||Commercialized the world's first practical fish finder.
Established FURUNO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. in Nagasaki
Began manufacturing and selling fish finders.
|1951||Established SUISAN ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, CO.,LTD.|
|1955||Established FURUNO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. by taking over operations from FURUNO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. (Capitalized at 8 million yen)|
|1958||Started selling overseas. (Argentina, Australia, China)|
|1959||Developed radar for vessels.|
|1961||Developed the world's first net sonde.
Capital increased to 120 million yen.
|1964||Relocated headquarters from Nagasaki to Nishinomiya Factory in Hyogo pref.|
|1965||Developed the world's first net recorder.|
|1966||Entered into non-marine market.|
|1967||Developed full automatic sonar, facsimile receiver and direction finder.|
|1971||Developed the Omega receiver.|
|1972||Received NMEA's fiscal 1971 Best Product Award.
Developed Japan's first Deppler Sonar and Scanning Sonar.
|1973||Developed autopilot system, satellite positioning equipment and simple radio telephone.|
|1974||Developed radio navigation system and full-circle scanning sonar.
Established FURUNO NORGE A/S in Norway.
|1976||Developed ultra-compact radar and half-circle scanning sonar.|
|1978||Established FURUNO U.S.A., INC. in the U.S.|
|1979||Completed Miki Factory
Established FURUNO (UK) LTD. in the U.K.
|1980||Developed the world's first current indicator, VideoPlotter and compact facsimile receiver.|
|1981||Developed scientific sounder.|
|1982||Listed on the Second Section of the Osaka Securities Exchange.|
|1983||Increased capital to 6,200 million yen.|
|1984||Moved to the First Section of the Osaka Securities Exchange.
Developed facsimile receiver and bottom mapping system.
Acquired management control of KYORITSU RADIO CO., LTD. and KYORITSU RADIO SERVICE CO., LTD.
|1985||Developed marine radar, color net recorder, bottom sonar, ARPA.|
|1986||Developed the world's first bird radar.
Developed GPS navigation system.
|1987||Developed fishery monitoring radar, automated bonito pole-and-line fishing system Developed the world's first video LORAN.
Established FURUNO DANMARK A/S in Denmark.
Established FURUNO SVERIGE AB in Sweden.
|1989||Completed FURUNO INT Center.|
|1990||Developed equipment for the research submersible SHINKAI 6500 system
Increased capital to 7,535 million yen
Launched Spirit of Furuno 21, a fishing boat-type testing vessel.
Established FURUNO FRANCE S.A. in France.
|1991||Developed wireless marine horn, radar for fishery and digital mapping system.|
|1992||Developed kinematic GPS and GPS for aircraft.
Established FURUNO ESPANA, S.A. in Spain.
|1993||Succeeded in commercializing teleterminal DGPS.|
|1994||Developed Golf Distance Meter and Integrated Navigation Display.|
|1995||Developed integrated bridge system, GPS time server.|
|1998||Developed radar plotter-fish finder combo.|
|1999||Developed new Terrain Remote Monitoring System.|
|2000||Developed satellite compass.|
|2001||Developed NavNet Series.|
|2002||Developed Automatic Identification System (AIS) and Voyage Data Recorder (VDR).
Developed Fully-automated Clinical Chemistry Analyzer.
Established FURUNO NAVINTRA OY (now FURUNO FINLAND OY) after acquiring.
Finnish company NAVINTRA
Began in-house production of pulse magnetron.
|2003||Developed GPS-steered Time & Frequency Generator.
Began in-house sales of ETCs
Won a long-term supply contract for the NavNet series of network-compatible navigational equipment from the US Coast Guard.
Established FURUNO SOFTECH (DALIAN) CO., LTD. in Dalian, China.
|2004||Developed the Tanken-Maru system, a fish finder for recreational fishing boats.
Established FURUNO POLSKA Sp. z o.o. in Poland.
Opened the FURUNO European Distribution Centre (FEDC) in the Netherlands.
|2005||Developed the world's first dual-frequency searchlight sonar
Opened FURUNO DONG GUAN FACTORY in China.
Established FURUNO DEUTSCHLAND GmbH in Germany.
Established FURUNO EURUS LLC in Russian Federation.
Established the FURUNO INS Training Center (INSTC) in Denmark.
|2006||Developed FCV-620, a fish finder with a 5.6-inch LCD for the recreational boat market.
Purchased a 49% stake in French company SIGNET S.A. and convertible bonds.
Established FURUNO EUROPE B.V. in The Netherlands.
Developed S-VDR (Simplified Voyage Data Recorder) VR-3000S.
Developed Ultra sensitive GPS receiver.
|2007|| Developed AIS (Automatic Identification System) receiver FA-30 for fishing vessels and recreational boats.
Established FURUNO SHANGHAI CO., LTD. in China.
|2008||Developed multi function display NavNet3D series.|
|2009||Furuno acquired eRide Inc.
Established FURUNO HELLAS LTD. in Greeca.
Established FURUNO BROADBAND SERVICE CENTER ApS in Denmark.
Product launch of Ku-Band VSAT FV-100 and INMARSAT FleetBroadband FELCOM250/500.
Commencement of mobile satellite communications service for ocean-going fleets "SafeComNet".