Corporation Profile

Outline of the Corporation

Company Name High-Reliability Engineering & Components Corporation
Name of Representative Nobuo Takeuchi, President and Chief Executive Officer
Established October 25, 1988
Capital ¥200 million (right-granted capital: ¥800 million)
Location [Headquarters]
Muza Kawasaki Central Tower 12th Floor
1310, Omiya-cho, Saiwai-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa,
212-8554, Japan
Telephone: 81-44-201-1512
Facsimile: 81-44-201-1531
[Tsukuba Office]
No.5 Yoshimura Bldg.
3-6, Higashiarai, Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki,
305-0033, Japan
Telephone: 81-29-858-2776
Facsimile: 81-29-858-2785
Principal accounts
Annual turnover ¥1,081 million (record of March-2018)
Number of Employee 79 (October 1st, 2018)
Organization Chart
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Oct. 1988 Established
Nov. 1989 Tsukuba Laboratory opened.
Dec. 1989 Minamisuna Parts Storage opened.
Jun. 1990 Head office floorspace expanded.
Sept.1990 Tsukuba Laboratory transferred and expanded.
Oct. 1991 Head office and Minamisuna Parts Storage expanded.
Apr. 1992 Concluded mutual service agreement with Technologica.
Feb. 1994 First H-II rocket for which HIREC supplied parts successfully launched.
Sept.1994 Tsukuba Laboratory transferred and expanded.
Nov. 1994 Head office transferred and expanded.
Oct. 1995 Parts machining started at Tsukuba Laboratory.
Aug. 1996 Earth Observatory Platform Technology Satellite ADEOS (Midori) for which HIREC supplied parts successfully launched.
Nov. 1996 Tsukuba Laboratory transferred, expanded, strengthened and re-established as Tsukuba Office.
Jan. 1997 Transferred Minamisuna Parts Storage, expanded and strengthened functions as Shiba Parts Center.
Apr. 1997 To start serving technical supports in respects of reliability and quality assurance for spacecraft.
Sep. 1997 To distribute data recorder control boxes (DRCBs) for space radial ray environment measurement (RRMD) on the Shuttle/ Mir missions.
Jan. 1998 To conclude mutual service agreement with Actel Corporation.
Jul. 1998 To be given formal recognition of conformance with ISO9001, Quality system
Oct. 1998 Tenth anniversary
Jun. 1999 Received a commemoration plate for "Real-time Radiation Monitoring Device(RRMD) on Space Shuttle" from NASDA
Jul. 1999 Introduced a New LSI tester (HP830000)
Sep. 2001 Received a letter of appreciation for "successful first lunched H-2A rocket" from NASDA
Jul. 2002 Headquarter moved to Tsukuba City and opened new Tokyo office
Jul. 2002 Received a commemorative plate for "Bonner.Ball Neutron Detector(BBND) on ISS" from NASDA
Oct. 2005 Tokyo head office moved and Kawasaki office opened
Oct. 2006 Company name changed from High-Reliability Components Corporation to High-Reliability Engineering & Components Corporation
Dec. 2009 Kawasaki Office moved.
Dec. 2010 Received a letter of appreciation for “successful the MUSES-C (Hayabusa)” from the Minister of State for Space Developments, and the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology
Mar. 2011 JIS Q 27001:2006 (ISO/IEC27001:2005) Certification
Jun. 2011 Received a letter of appreciation for “successful the Interplanetary Kite-craft Accelerated by Radiation Of the Sun (IKAROS)” from JAXA
Jun. 2011 Received a letter of appreciation for Wideband InterNetworking engineering test and Demonstration Satellite “KIZUNA”(WINDS) from JAXA
Jul. 2013 JIS Q 9100:2009 Certification
Mar.2014 Received a letter of appreciation for Greenhouse gases Observing Satellite "IBUKI"(GOSAT) from JAXA.
Oct. 2016 Headquarter moved to Kawasaki City
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