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Company History


 

1967

Joseph Lee founded Leeport & Co.

1968

Joseph Lee attended the Mitutoyo distributors' meeting in Japan

1971

Leeport was appointed the exclusive agent of Okamoto Machine Tool Works, Ltd. in Hong Kong

1978

Incorporated as Leeport Machine Tool Company Limited

1981

Dr. The Hon. Sir S. Y. Chung, GBM, J.P., officiated at the opening of Leeport's Kwai Chung Showroom

1983-85

- Established Leeport (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
- Established Leeport Beijing office
- Established Leeport Electronics Limited

1986

- In May 1986, the Mayor of Tianjin officiated at the opening of the "Advanced Machine Tool & Electronics Equipment Show" in Tianjin, organised solely by Leeport
- Leeport became the exclusive agent of Mitsubishi Materials Corporation in five provinces in China

1987

Leeport became the exclusive agent of Okuma Corporation in Hong Kong and Guangdong Province, China

1996

Leeport became the exclusive agent of Finn-Power (now named Prima Power) in Hong Kong, China and South East Asia

1999

Established Leeport office in Taiwan

2000

The grand opening of Leeport Dongguan office

2001

Established Leeport Machinery (Shanghai) Company Limited

2002

- Awarded ISO 9001:2000 certification
- Established Leeport Machine Tool (Shenzhen) Company Limited
- Established Leeport Macao Commercial Offshore Limited

2003

- Listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange
- Established Leeport Metrology (Hong Kong) Limited (a Leeport-Mitutoyo joint-venture company)

2004-05

- Established Rapman Limited
- Established Leeport Suzhou, Zhuhai, Wuhan and Guangzhou offices
- Established a representative office in Indonesia
- Established Shenzhen Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centre (SAMTEC)

2006

- Established Leeport Chengdu Office
- Leeport Machinery (Shanghai) Company Limited awarded ISO9001:2000 certification

2007

Leeport Machine Tool (Shenzhen) Company Limited awarded 
ISO9001:2000 certification

2011

- Further Collaboration between Mitutoyo Corporation and Leeport (Holdings) Limited
- Leeport Machine Tool Trading (China) Limited awarded ISO 9001:2008 certification

2012

- Invested in OPS-Ingersoll Funkenerosion GmbH, a German manufacturer of automated mold centres
- Established Leeport Changsha and Jinan offices

2014

Established Prima Power Suzhou Company Limited, a joint-venture company with Prima Industrie S.p.A

2016

The grand opening of the new Leeport Shanghai office