We have gradually changed company structure by changing the policy of products from FAX & MFP consumer application to various industrial applications.
So that we can make small volume of many types of long running products rather than short-term mass production products.
|1985||Creation of world’s first C-MOS-type CIS (Contact Image Sensor)|
|1990||Launch of CIS-C series with plastic selfoc-lens|
|October 1995||In partnership with a Japanese company, the company (SHEC) was established in Weihai City, Shandong China, and started developing/producing CIS for FAX application.|
|November 2003||CIS division of SHEC span-off to form a limited company “WHEC”, and started developing and producing CIS for card reader application|
|March 2007||Introduced CIS for ATM and lottery application|
|April 2007||Development and mass production of CIS for laser-MFP application|
|October 2007||Development and mass production of CIS for medical testing and bank checks|
|January 2008||Japan R&D Center was established in Amagasaki City, Hyogo, Japan|
|March 2008||Launch of CIS for banknote scanner application|
|March 2012||Changed form of company to corporation|
|May 2014||Begin the development of MIS(Magnetic Image Sensor) and DIS(Depth Image Sensor)|
|June 2015||Start a new headquarters plant construction|
|August 2015||Moved Research and Development Center in Takarazuka from Amagasaki, Hyogo|
|September 2016||September, 2016: WHEC Industrial Park was completed and the headquarter shift.|