Posted Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at 4:01am
Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (FHI), the maker of Subaru automobiles, is pleased to announce that today marks the 60th anniversary of the company.
The origins of FHI go back to the 1917 founding of the “Aircraft Research Laboratory” which was later incorporated as “Nakajima Aircraft Co. Ltd”. After World War II, Nakajima Aircraft was re-organized as “Fuji Sangyo Co. Ltd”. Fuji Sangyo was divided into 12 separate companies in 1950 and shortly thereafter, on July 15 of 1953, five of those companies merged to form “Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.”.