Company History
   
Apr 1991 Our founder, Mr. Yoshimi set up TM Hong Kong as a private trading company in Hong Kong engaged in the trading of raw materials such as adhesive tapes and plastic sheets from Hong Kong to Japan.
1993 The Group identified the trend of the large Japanese corporations shifting their production facilities to the PRC for cost reasons. The Group started to supply to these corporations cost efficient precision accessories sourced from the Hong Kong and PRC manufacturers.
Apr 1996 The Group established TM Shanghai in Jiading Shanghai and started to manufacture precision accessories for the customers used primarily for the production of office equipment.
Jun 2000

The Group acquired a small factory in Dongguan and started to produce metal and plastic frames products used by gamebox entertainment equipment and GPS navigators.

Jul 2000 TM Shanghai diversified its product range to other electrical appliances including microwave ovens and washing machine. The Group set up CD Shanghai in Jiading Shanghai and planned to produce LCD backlight units for colour mobile phones.
Feb 2001 CD Shanghai commenced operation after setting up its first clean room with a GFA of approximately 500 sqm.
Sep 2002 The second clean room of CD Shanghai became fully operational for the production of LCD backlight units.
Oct 2002 The Group established CD Suzhou to replace the small factory in Dongguan for the manufacturing businesses of metal and plastic frames and began to produce precision metal and plastic components for notebook monitors.
Feb 2003 The China Fund, Inc. became a shareholder of the Group.
Apr 2003 The Group established TM Pudong to serve as a material cutting facility primarily for our backlight units business.
Jul 2003 CD Shanghai was further expanded and setup a new factory to cope with the increasing demand for the backlight units for colour mobile phones. New clean room facilities with a GFA measuring about 2,400 sqm was set up and became fully operational immediately.
Oct 2003 TM Hong Kong commenced the trading of flexible printed circuits for their customers.
Apr 2004

The Group set up a clean room in Hong Kong and started to produce the precision accessories for the LCD TVs.

Aug 2004 CD Shanghai started to produce LCD backlight units for the gamebox entertainment equipment.
Dec 2004 CD Suzhou was further expanded to cope with the increasing businesses of the precision metal and plastic frame products.
26 Jan 2005 Shares of the Company was listed on the main board of the Singapore Exchange.
Aug 2005 The Group established TM Dongguan with planned clean room facilities with a GFA measuring about 2,100 sqm for the manufacturing of the LCD backlight units for colour mobile phones and other consumer IT and entertainment equipment.
July 2006 The Group acquired a controlling stake in Japan Tomoike to capitalize on its technical know-how and market intelligence through its extensive business network in Japan.