|Excelsiorlaan 9, B-1930 Zaventem, Belgium
|Paid in Capital
|Number of Employees
|EUR 83.665.000 (FY 2003)
|Plextor is a leading international manufacturer of extremely reliable, high quality recording equipment and is also one of the pioneers in the field of CD technology. From its parent company, Shinano Kenshi Co. Japan, Plextor has a built up tradition in the development and manufacture of advanced hardware and electronic precision equipment going back to 1918. With head offices in Japan, Europe and the United States the company mainly sells its products through a network of specialised computer dealers. Plextor Europe, established in Brussels, takes responsibility for sales, marketing and technical support in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Since opening its Brussels office in 1994, Plextor has introduced a number of award winning products, including CD/DVD-ROM drives, CD/DVD recordable drives, CD/DVD media and USB Flash Memory Drives (PlexFlash) and digital video converters.
|Founded TEXEL Corporation in Tokyo, as a subsidiary of Shinano Kenshi Co., Ltd., started with export business of background music equipment.
|Small offset printing press machines are introduced in domestic and overseas market.
|Osaka Branch is opened.
|Extended time recorders for phone conversation are introduced. CD-I audio and encording systems are introduced. CD-Background Music Players are introduced.
|CD-ROM drives are introduced. TEXEL America is established in Sunny Vale, California, USA.
|TEXEL America is relocated in Santa Clara.
|Printing Press Division is established. Plextor S.A. is established in Brussels, Belgium.
|TEXEL Co., Ltd., is renamed as Plextor Co., Ltd. TEXEL America is renamed as Plextor Corporation.
|Plextor Co., Ltd. office is relocated from Ueno to Yaesuguchi, Tokyo Station.
|CD Talking Book for people with visual impairments is introduced.