• 1950
    SHONAN CO.,LTD established
    The first Shonan 20cm incandescent searchlights for patrol boats are delivered to the Japan Coast Guard
  • 1953
    Developed Smoke Indicator for investigation of marine boiler
  • 1957
    Osaka Branch office opens
  • 1960
    The first Japanese-made 60cm xenon signal searchlights for submarine rescue vessels are delivered to the Defense Agency
  • 1962
    Sales division becomes independent of SHONAN CO.,LTD and is established as SHONAN CORPORATION
  • 1964
    LIghting System was accepted for #18 Tokyo Olympic Game
  • 1968
    4500W large size Halogen Flood light installed on riot police patrol car was accepted by Metropolitan Police Department
  • 1970
    Shonan lighting systems are used in Sun Tower, the symbol of the Japan World Exposition, Osaka
  • 1971
    Established SHONAN CORPORATION Hiroshima Office at Takara Cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima
  • 1972
    Lighting System for Sapporo Winter Olympic Game was accepted
  • 1975
    Many of Lighting System designed for Okinawa Ocean Expo 75 were accepted
  • 1976
    SHONAN CO.,LTD opens its new Mito factory in Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture
  • 1984
    The first Shonan telescopic lighting units are delivered to the Hadano City firefighting headquarters
  • 1985
    Lighting System was accepted by organization of international Exposition, Tsukuba Japan, 1985
  • 1986
    Osaka Office amalgamated Hiroshima office
  • 1989
    Shonan receives a commendation from the Commandant of the Japan Coast Guard
  • 1990
    Lighting Systems were adopted for International Garden and greenery Exposition, OSAKA, 1990
  • 1992
    Both of Head office, SHONAN CO.,LTD and SHONAN CORPORATION was renewed
  • 1994
    Wireless Telescopic Searchlight was exhibited in TOKYO INTERNATIONAL FIRE and SAFETY EXHIBITION
  • 1997
    Installed many XENON SEARCHLIGHT on the Osaka Dome Ball Park
  • 1999
    Installed first surveillance system of ship’s name, 6KW searchlight, on Japan Coast Guard
  • 2000
    Mass delivery of security floodlights for the Okinawa Summit
  • 2003
    Various kind of Searchlight were adopted by High Rise Building in Shiodome area
  • 2004
    SHONAN CO.,LTD Mito factory acquires ISO9001:2000 certification
  • 2005
    The Searchlight against pirates of Strait of Malacca were developed
  • 2010
    Celebrated 60th anniversary of SHONAN CO.,LTD
    Osaka Office moved to 5-1-6,Fukushima, Fukushima-ku, Osaka
  • 2011
    LED display units developed for shipping
    LED floodlights for vehicles and cable-less hydraulic telescopic units developed
  • 2013
    LED daylight signal lights developed
    Shonan headlights used on Chiba Urban Monorail
  • 2020
    70th anniversary of SHONAN CO.,LTD