About Us

Timeline

2000 May. San Technology, Inc. was founded in San Diego, California.
―Company started as an electronics distributor focused on LCD display
distribution.
2003 Sep. Opened the company's first cell phone shop in San Diego targeting
Japanese people living in the U.S.
Nov. Established San Technology Shanghai Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China.
―Started production of LCD modules.
2005 Aug. Shanghai factory acquired ISO 9001:2000
2007 Sep. Opened the company's third cell phone shop in San Jose (Silicon Valley).
Sep. Established San Technology, Inc. in Kobe as the sales base in Japan.
2008 Apr. Began selling American consumer items online through Rakuten Ichiba
(online shopping site) and Yahoo Shopping in Japan.
Sep. Shanghai factory acquired ISO 14001:2004
Nov. Established Santek Europe GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany as the sales base for the European region.
2009 Jul. Opened a mobile phone shop in San Diego in collaboration with KDDI.
Nov. Established Santek Hong Kong Limited as the procurement and logistic
base.
Dec. Established San Technology Zhuhai Co., Ltd., the company's second
factory in Zhuhai, China.
―Began mass-production of 3D glasses.
2010 Jan. Opened the sales office for the Kanto area of Japan in Yoyogi, Tokyo.
Jun. Invested in AIS Corporation, a color filter manufacturer in Aomori, Japan.
―Acquired 2.5% of AIS share.
Jul. Established Santek Europe Ltd. in England as the logistics and sales base.
Sep. Purchased a 700 square meter building in Kobe.
―Relocated the headquarters to this building (in October).
Oct. Opened the second mobile phone shop in San Jose in collaboration with
KDDI.