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1991
July Spun off from Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. and established Aisin AI Co., Ltd. an independent manufacturer of manual transmissions
1992
February Headquarters moved from Kariya City to Nishio City
July Direct transactions begin with Toyota Motor Corporation
1993
March Achieved the total 1 millionth manual transmission
1994
February R&D facility, the Creative Center, is completed
August Capital increased from 3 to 5 billion yen
1995
September Achieved the total 2 millionth manual transmission
November Begin manufacture of TJ2 transfer
1996
January Begin manufacture of Tk1 transfer
March Begin deliveries to DaimlerChrysler Japan Co., Ltd.
April Direct transactions begin with Isuzu Motors Corporation
July Joint venture Tangshan Aisin Gear Co., Ltd. established in China (Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. Toyota Tsusho Corporation co-investors)
1997
February ISO9001, QS9000 certification acquired
April Begin manufacture of BC6 6-speed manual transmission
May Begin manufacture of AH16 6-speed manual transmission
June Begin deliveries to British Motor Corporation (Turkey)
November Achieved the total 3 millionth manual transmission
December Direct transactions begin with Mazda Motor Corporation
  Begin manufacture of AZ6 6-speed manual transmission
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1998
May Shift to mass production of AG5 5-speed manual transmission
August Begin manufacture of AP2 manual transmission for industrial vehicles
September Third manufacturing plant completed
December Direct transactions begin with Nissan Motors Corporation
  Begin manufacture of BC5 5-speed manual transmission
1999
May Begin manufacture of AW5 5-speed manual transmission
August Begin manufacture of BC16 6-speed manual transmission
  Company produces its four millionth manual transmission
2000
July ISO14001 certification acquired
December Achieved the total 5 millionth manual transmission
  Technical Center completed
2001
November Direct transactions begin with Mitsubishi Motors Corporation
2002
February Shift to mass production of AR5 5-speed manual transmission
June Begin manufacture of BE35 5-speed manual transmission
September Production facilities acquired in Thailand
December Begin manufacture of MC5 5-speed automated manual transmission
2003
April Converted to exclusive ownership for Tangshan Aisin Gear Co., Ltd. in China
(Co-investors;Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. and Toyota Tsusho Corporation)
August Direct transactions begin with General Motors Corporation
October Begin manufacture of AM15 5-speed manual transmission
November Begin deliveries to GM-Avtovaz (Russia)
Direct transactions begin with Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd.
December Direct transactions begin with Hino Motors, Ltd.
2004
January Begin manufacture of MC25 5-speed automated manual transmission
February Started direct business relation with Holden Ltd.(Australia)
  Begin manufacture of AY6 6-speed manual transmission
April Direct transactions begin with Porsche A.G.
July Invest to "TMMP"[Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland]
September ISO/TS16949, ISO9001 certification acquired
November Acquired a stock of Daihorin Kogyo Co.,Ltd.
2005
February Begin manufacture of BG6 6-speed manual transmission
April Opened Global Production Support Center
2006
July Achieved the total 10 millionth manual transmission
  Acquired a stock of AISIN METALTECH Co., LTD. (Co-investor; Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd.)
August Begin manufacture of BC25 5-speed manual transmission
October Begin manufacture of TN2 transfer
2007
January Daihorin Kogyo Co.,Ltd. was renamed AI MACHINE TECH CO.,LTD.
  Organized Europe Office as AISIN AI EUROPE Gmbh
March Established Head Office
2008
January Established Kira Plant
June Converted AISIN METALTECH Co., LTD. into a subsidiary
August Begin manufacture of BH6 6-speed manual transmission
September Begin manufacture of BJ6 6-speed manual transmission
2009
May Aisin AI(Thailand)Co., LTD. established the 2nd plant.
2010
July Achieved the total 15 millionth manual transmission
November Begin manufacture of FA1 front reduction and SA6 6-speed manual transmission
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