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