History of CCS INC.
History of OPTEX FA CO., LTD
Other than that, it is the history of OPTEX CO., LTD. and OPTEX GROUP CO., LTD.

  • 1979

    Established OPTEX CO., LTD.

  • 1984

    Completed Headquarters building.

  • 1985

    Founded locally established OPTEX (U.S.A.) INC. in California.

  • 1986

    Opened Tokyo Sales Office.

  • 1989

    Established SICK OPTEX CO., LTD. a joint venture with Erwin Sick GmbH in West Germany.

  • 1990

    Completed Research and Development Center

    O'PAL OPTEX CO., LTD. established.

  • 1991

    Founded locally established OPTEX (EUROPE) LTD. in U.K.

    Open stock to the public market (to Japan Securities Dealers Association).

  • 1993

    Established CCS INC.

  • 1994

    Founded locally established OPTEX (H.K.) LTD. in Hong Kong.

    ISO 9001 certified by LRQA(Location : HEADQUARTERS & R&D CENTER).

  • 1995

    Started production on commission in China.

  • 1997

    ISO 14001 certified by JET(Location : HEADQUARTERS & R&D CENTER).

  • 1999

    Founded locally established a subsidiary in Boston.

  • 2001

    Shares was listed on Section 2 of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

  • 2002

    Photoelectric sensor division spun off, OPTEX FA CO., LTD. established.

  • 2003

    Established OPTEX KOREA CO., LTD. in Korea and OPTEX SECURITY SAS in France to build the direct marketing frameworks.

    Shares was listed on Section 1 of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

  • 2004

    Completed New Headquarters building in Otsu Shiga-pref.

    Business expansion planned by obtaining customer traffic counting and management systems technology and combining it with OPTEX's expertise in this field, leading to the acquisition of GIKEN TRASTEM CO., LTD. as a Group subsidiary.

    To grasp market needs and expand exports to Eastern Europe and Russia, OPTEX SECURITY Sp. z o.o. established in Warsaw, Poland.

    Acquired Singapore agent and established a subsidiary in Belgium

    CCS’s shares went on sale on JASDAQ

  • 2005

    Established OPTEX (DONGGUAN) CO., LTD. in China to reinforce the cost competition power and build the marketing frameworks to the Chinese market.

  • 2006

    OPTEX (DONGGUAN) CO., LTD. opened a sales office in Shenzhen, China.

  • 2007


    OPTEX CO., LTD. acquired FARSIGHT SECURITY SERVICES, LTD. a Remote Video Response service provider in the UK.

  • 2008

    OPTEX CO., LTD. acquired OPTEX TECHNOLOGIES B.V. to expand the business of automatic door sensors in Europe.

    OPTEX CO., LTD. acquired ZENIC INC. to provide technical collaboration with image processing technology.

  • 2010

    OPTEX CO., LTD. acquired FIBER SENSYS INC. to obtain products, technologies and distribution route of fiber - optics intrusion detection systems.

    OPTEX (DONGGUAN) CO., LTD. opened a sales office in Shanghai, China.

  • 2011

    Established OPTEX SECURITY, LLC in Russia as a sales office for security products.

  • 2012

    OPTEX CO., LTD. acquired RAYTEC LIMITED to obtain and to expand products, technologies and distribution route of lighting systems for security business.

    Established OPTEX PINNACLE INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED as a joint venture company in Haryana, India and OPTEX DO BRASIL LTDA. in Sao Paulo, Brazil to expand business and enhance customer support in newly developing countries.

    New brand "FASTUS" announced

  • 2013

    Established SENSOR VISION CO., LTD. in Japan and Guangzhou Optex Industrial Automation Control Equipment Co., Ltd. in Guangdong province, China by OPTEX FA CO., LTD. for the business expansion in the fields of Factory Automation.

  • 2014

    Selected to “Global Niche Top Companies Selection 100”, organized by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).

    Positioned OPTEX (EUROPE) LTD. as EMEA HEADQUARTERS as a management office for Europe, Middle East, and Africa to promote localization of the strategy development of each area, and to expand business globally.

  • 2015

    Positioned OPTEX INCORPORATED as AMERICAS HEADQUARTERS as a management office for North, Central, and South America.

  • 2016

    Started consignment manufacturing in Vietnam to strengthen the global supply system.

    OPTEX CO.,LTD. acquired CCS INC. and GARDASOFT VISION LIMITED to expand the business of LED lighting for the Machine Vision industry and enhance the development of new business field.

    Established OPTEX(THAILAND) CO., LTD. in Thailand to expand the business of security and automatic door sensor segment in the Southeast Asia region.

  • 2017

    Acquired 100% ownership of OPTEX FA CO., LTD.

    Transited to a new organizational structure with OPTEX GROUP CO., LTD. as a holding company.

    Establishes CCS China Inc. (China) which manufactures and sells locally, to accelerate business development in the Chinese market.