1947 April Private company established under name of Sanyo Denki
1955 July

Incorporated into Sanyo Denki Co.,Ltd
Gross capital with 500,000yen

Sanyo Denki Co.,Ltd

1958 November Capital increased to 1 million yen


A Growing Reputation with trust based technology and manufacturing. From the start, NSD Corporation's approach to business was to provide exceptional technology service and extraordinary quality products. The idea resonated with a devoted customer and trust base.

Research and Design,Fabrication and Manufacturing

1961 November Trading business start (factory automation system & device)
1963 May Capital increased to 15 million yen
July Incorporated into Sanyo Denki Kogyo Co.,Ltd and moved into Kamimaezu Nagoya where is the current NSD Corporation head office is located
1965 April

Toyota (Takaoka) factory was established where is the current NSD Corporation Toyota factory is located, in order to research and produce the optical relay and control devices

Toyota(Takaoka) first factory

1967 February Expansion of capacity with mechanical & electronic devices
1968 July Toyota(Takaoka) second factory was established


Introduce NSD's Own Brand with creative design and innovative idea.
The company enlarged its business field / capacity and introduced own brand products as full fledged manufacturing company.

Constant voltage transformer

1970 April Capital increased to 45 million yen

New head office building was established at Nagoya

New head office building

1971 September Development of SANVOL which is industrial constant voltage transformer as NSD's first-own-brand product
October Development of Rotary Switch
1973 July Development of SAMUCOS which is industrial micro computer

Toyota(Takaoka) third factory was established

Toyota(Takaoka) third factory

1974 July Hamamatsu office was established
August Capital increased to 90million yen
1977 March Received a Minister prize from the small and medium business administration
1979 November SG Corporation was established at Tokyo


Renamed NSD Corporation and Introduce ABSOCODER. ABSOCODER is based on NSD's solid record as a manufacture of absolute control system. Featuring a unique operating principle which results in a superior construction design as a magnetic reluctance change theory.


1981 April

Development of ABSOCODER which is absolute encoder with a magnetic reluctance change theory


Development of VARICAM which is ABSOCODER dedicated controller with switch signal output


1983 March
Development of CYLNUC which is position sensing smart cylinder


April SG Corporation new head office building (1st SG Building) was established at Tokyo
Tokyo sales office was established in this 1st SG building
1984 June

Development of VARILIMIT which is ABSOCODER dedicated controller with limit switch signal output


July Incorporated into NSD Corporation
September Capital increased to 98 million yen
1985 April Development of ABSOCODER with heavy-duty sensor for harsh environment
1986 November

Sasabara factory was established

Sasabara factory

1987 June Hiroshima office was established
1989 July

Development of ABSOSERVO which is industrial servo motor


November Toyota sales office was established


Strengthen Sales Capacity not only Japanese Domestic but also World Over. Expand sensor business through development and sales capacity.

Osaka Branch(meijiyasuda Life osaka umeda)

1990 March Osaka office was established
1991 March Development of PE Series which is servo controller
July Development of MIRUZO which is image and vision processing system
October Fukuoka office was established
1992 November

SG Corporation Nagoya (overseas sales center) was established

SG second building

1997 January Development of TICLESEYE which is color sensing device
February ANS Corporation was established
April Development of CYLNUC MARK-II which is IRS built-in position sensing smart cylinder
1999 December Development of TT-1 which ring sensor


Reliable and ECO Technology. Reinforce an ethical management & corporate social responsibility. Compliance with international standardization and environmental regulations such a ISO9001 / ISO14001/ ROSH / CE / EU.


2000 April Toyota and Sasabara factory acquired ISO9001 certification
December Development of ABSO PX M Series which is heavy duty magnet switch for harsh environment
2001 May Development of KM SCANNER which is stamped word reading device
2002 October Development of ABSOCOUPLER which is non-contact & wireless power and data transfer system
2005 December Development of ABSOGAUGE which is precise measurement device for harsh environment
2006 April Development of Wet & Dry Sensor
May Development of ABSO PX EC Sensor which is a heavy duty magnet sensor for harsh environment
2007 August Development of STEPPING CYLNUC which is a valve built in position sensing & motion control smart cylinder
September Toyota and Sasabara factory acquired ISO14001 certification
November Development of SUBMICRON ABSOCODER which is precise position sensor with intrinsic safety anti-explosion specification
Development of HYBRID COUPLER which is contact and non-contact & multi-functional transfer system
December Development of VR TENSION which is NSD creative tension measurement device
2009 March Development of ABSO PULPUL which is pulse output converter with ABSOCODER sensor
November Development of EZ GAP which is eddy current displacement heavy duty sensor for harsh environment


In the 2010s, enhancing the development and production due to introduce new technology.
Products were developed from an unconventional new idea, and the new generation of the facilities was installed. Thus, NSD strengthened all sides of the new business foundation in sales, engineering, and production.

2010 February Development of GATE CONVERTER which is for hydro power and water flap gate
March Development of GUN CONTROLLER which is fluxing controller
2012 September Development of SMARTTENSION which tension control system
October Development of INROD SWITCH
2013 April Development of ezABSO which is an electromagnetic induction type rotary encoder
2015 April ANS Corporation changed the name to NSD Trading Corporation

Toyota second factory was expanded and rebuilt for the new manufacturing equipment

Toyota second factory

2018 January SG Corporation transfers all business activities to NSD Corporation

NSD group Tokyo office (1st SG Building) was fully renovated

SG 1st building


Move into a New Technology Era base on NSD's 60 Years Experiences and Preparing the Next 100 Years. We only think better technology which should be profitable at actual process and enhance a customer benefit.

2020 February

NSD built "Sasabara third factory" whose environment is controlled and the newest equipment is installed for achieving high precision machining and assembling accuracy.

Sasabara third factory