Our History

San Technology (Santek) was founded by a Japanese person in May 2000 in San Diego, California, USA.

The Santek Group headquarters is located in San Diego, and in 2003, a production factory was established in Shanghai, China as a wholly owned subsidiary of a US corporation. In 2009, the second Chinese factory began operation in Zhuhai, South China. Furthermore, in response to the demand in Latin America, which continues to grow economically, the first North American factory was established in Tijuana, Mexico, which borders the US, in 2013,

and the second North American factory was established in 2016, and the group has grown to 1,000 employees.

Local subsidiaries have also been established in Japan, Hong Kong, and Germany. We are well prepared to meet the needs of North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania.

We have opened Santek Display Specialist, a dedicated sales site for LCD modules and LED light panels.

◆Main products

Various display devices including LCD displays and their application parts and assemblies

LED light panels

3D glasses for various purposes, glasses for observing solar eclipses

Consumer products that apply LCD displays and related technologies

Nonwoven masks
2000 May San Technology, Inc. was founded in San Diego, California.
―Company started as an electronics manufacturer focused on
LCD display distribution.
2003 Sept. 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 Sept. Opened the company's third cell phone shop in San Jose (Silicon Valley).
Sept. 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.
Sept. Shanghai factory acquired ISO 14001:2004
Nov. Established Santek Europe GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany as the sales base for the European region.
2009 July Opened a mobile phone shop in San Diego in collaboration with KDDI.
Nov. Established Santek Hong Kong Limited as the procurement and logistic
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.
June Invested in AIS Corporation, a color filter manufacturer in Aomori, Japan.
―Acquired 2.5% of AIS share.
July Established Santek Europe Ltd. in England as the logistics and sales base.
Sept. 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
2013 Nov. San Technology De Mexico SA DE CV (North America Factory) was established in Tijuana, Mexico.
2019 - Santek Shop was opened on Amazon.
2021 - Santek Direct Shop, a self-operated e-commerce website, was established.
2023 July Santek 3D Eyewear, a specialized e-commerce website focusing on eyewear, was launched.
2023 Feb. Opened E-commerce website Santek Display Specialist specializing in LCD modules and LED light panels.