Company Profile and History


Company Name Teikoku Taping System Co., Ltd
President and CEO Keitaro Tada
Founded on December 14, 1995
Capital 22 million JPY
Major shareholders Nippon Kayaku Co Ltd
(100% of the number of shares owned)
Business Category Manufacturer of semiconductor manufacturing equipment
Head Office Address 43-1 Harabuto Kagiyamachi Tokai-shi, Aichi, Japan 477-0032 Googleマップへ
Head Office Phone +81-562-33-7172
Head Office Fax +81-562-33-7173
Major Banks Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ Bank, Aratamabashi branch
Ogaki Kyoritsu Bank, Tokai branch
Business Segments Design, development, manufacturing, and sale of semiconductor manufacturing equipment and provision of maintenance services to sold products


In 1975 Founder Masahiro Lee graduates from National Institute of Technology, Nara College with specialization in mechanical engineering.
Lee joins the development/production team at a major electronics manufacture and its affiliates to be engaged in developing and manufacturing electronic devices.
While in the previous company, he engages himself in designing and manufacturing of semiconductor manufacturing equipment in the collaborative project with Matsushita Electric Industrial.
During this time, Lee makes various inventions and develops semiconductor manufacturing systems to commercialize his inventions.
Lee visits countries overseas to promote and sell his systems as the development and sales manager.
December 1995 With supports from customers and distributors, Lee establishes Teikoku Taping System Co., Ltd. to develop/manufacture new technologies/products.
May 1996 The Company’s research and development plan is accredited by the Act on Temporary Measures for Promotion of Creative Business Activities of Small and Medium-sized Businesses. (Aich Pref. 8 Industry Promotion No. 21-8)
August 1996 Becomes a SEMI Member.(Member ID: 3331)
November 1997 The Company’s capital increases from 15 million to 22 million JPY by receiving an investment from Nagoya Small and Medium Business Investment & Consultation Co., Ltd.
October 2002 The Company moves its head office to the current location (43-1 Harabuto Kagiyamachi, Tokai-shi) to expand the operations and include a new clean room.
October 2011 Establishes Teikoku Taping System, Inc. in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
January 2014 Establishes Teikoku Taping System (Singapore) Pte Ltd. in Singapore.
December 2020 25th Anniversary since Teikoku Taping System founded in 1995.
April 2021 Became a wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Kayaku Co Ltd.
Since then, we have established our presence in the semiconductor industry as a manufacture of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, a developer of MEMS, TSV and 3D packaging technologies, a SEMI Working Group Member as well as a research and development-oriented company.