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Hochiki 100th Anniversary

Established in Tokyo in 1918, Hochiki has been protecting the world for a whole century. That's 100 years of research, innovation, design and manufacturing to provide world-beating life safety technology that has become the benchmark for quality and reliability.

Hochiki 100th Anniversary Video



Anniversary Messages

"Congrats and happy anniversary 100 years , hope you 100 years next with successful."

 Ayman Mahdy, InterContinental, Soma Bay, Red Sea, Egypt

"Congratulations to the Directors and Staff of Hochiki celebrating their 100th Anniversary. Keep up the good work, providing state-of-the-art technology and easy to use products. Always a pleasure working with Hochiki"

Alyson Veryard, K T Fire Protection Ltd

"Happy Birthday Hochiki!!! Many thanks for 100 Years of innovative products and great customer service."

Gareth Rees, Sensetech Systems Ltd

"On behalf of the entire organization Firetech ltd, we extend our heartiest congratulations to your company for completing 100 glorious years of success. Firetech is proud to have been partners of Hochiki for more than 25 years. Congrats"

Brian Vassallo, Firetech Malta

"Amazing success story of 100 years of stability, innovation, continuous growth and technology leadership. Congratulation and highest respect to the whole Hochiki family for this glorious development in the last 100 years."

 Felix Buss, NSC Sicherheitstechnik GmbH

"Hochiki was one of the first detectors I used when I joined the fire industry in 1983 and from then still remains among the best fire detection in the market place. Here's to the next 100 years. Not that I'll be around to see it!"

Malcolm Richardson, RA Fire


Help Us Celebrate 100 Years of Hochiki

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100 Years of Life Safety



The dates below have been carefully identified as some of the key events in Hochiki’s history and together help identify who Hochiki are today.



Hochiki was established under the corporate name of ‘Tokyo Hochiki Co. Ltd’.



The world’s first addressable fire alarm system was installed by Hochiki Corporation.



Hochiki produced a rate-of-rise heat detector & succeeded developing an automatic fire detector.



Hochiki develop an ionisation detector.



Tokyo Hochiki Co. Ltd became Hochiki Corporation and Hochiki America  Corporation opened in the USA 



An intrinscially safe fire alarm system was developed.



Hochiki detectors first sold in the UK.



Hochiki Europe office opened in Gillingham, Kent.



Hochiki Corporation opened one of  the largest testing facilities in the world.



Hochiki developed the highly reliable and robust ESP protocol.



Hochiki Singapore Branch Office  was opened.



Hochiki representative office  opened in Beijing.



Hochiki release UK’s first intelligent emergency lighting system, FIREscape.



Hochiki Australia opened.



The Hochiki Group acquired Kentec Electronics and Hochiki de Mexico S.A. de C.V.    was established.



Hochiki Middle East opened in Dubai.



Hochiki India Branch Office opened in New Delhi.



Hochiki Italia established in Verona, Italy. Hochiki release the innovative  L@titude fire panel.



Hochiki release the ACD-E, CO multi-sensor

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