Dai-ichi Electronics Manufacturing Corporation (DEMC) supplies speakers and speaker systems in the Philippines under the label of Dai-ichi and other hosts registered trademarks in the country. Dai-ichi began under the name of (Micro Global Manufacturing Corporation) in a partnership in 1972.
During the early years, the speaker production was merely assembly of CKD (Complete knock-down) parts from Japan. By 1976, Dai-Ichi began manufacturing a whole line of its speaker designs by its own team of company engineers; hence, on the company’s full potential was then realized. It was like opening a dam of untapped resources, resulting to a gush of creative minds. These raw creative engineers shoned at whatever endeavor placed on them, which in turn allowed the company to produce its own new innovative speaker designs based on customers’ specifications. It wasn't long enough when Dai-ichi was established as a household name in speakers in the Philippines. Thus, earning the trust of clienteles with leading brands such as Sharp, Sony, Panasonic, Samsung among many others.
Since then the company has Dai-ichi stands by its commitment to continuously produce world-class speakers and speaker systems, answering to the needs of a widespread export market. It was upon such solid standing that on March 13, 1989, SAISHO ONKYO INC., was formed in Cavite Export Zone to take over the production and operation for loudspeaker for its export market, customers and to name a few that include: Armstrong World Industries, Inc. KH Manufacturing, Klipsch, Mitek Corp, Stamina Int'l, BG Corporation, KEF, Celestion, Macrom, Phoenix Gold, Radio Shack, Kenwood, TDJ, Coustic, MTX, Cerwin Vega, Magnadyne, Peavey, and Monster Cable and others. SAISHO ONKYO has a Sales team headed by the management that visits clients all over the world at least once a year optimizing products and related services. The Company is characterized by high growth and profitability and has been consistently included among the Top 1,000 Corporations in the Philippines. The company was a recipient of several awards and recognition, as the Export Company for the years 1987, 1988 and 1989. Dai-ichi has also received the Golden Shell award in 1991 and Marketing Company year in 1995 by the Philippine Marketing Association.
On January 2009, Prophile Sound Industries, Inc. ( PSI, Inc.) was established to handle the export business of DEMC in the Philippines. A new factory was also built in Shanghai, China to handle the additional export requirement of more than 30 countries worldwide.
Both companies Dai-ichi and PSI Inc. are ISO 9001:2008 certified companies by International Standards Certification (ISC) equipped with complete state of the art production lines that can produce all types of speaker requirements from our engineering designs, such as metal tooling, plastic injection, automated powder coating and Automated Electroplating lines; with advent of new designs. utilizing world-class technology, Dai-ichi had to setup the CNC (Computer Numerical Coding) Center, CNC Milling, wire cut and lathe machine for precision tooling and jig fabrications, wooden cabinet, Automated Multiple V-cut machinery and other related machineries. With all of these, the company is capable of producing world-class speakers and speaker systems.
Today, both companies continuous to advance itself through research and development in the area of accoutic while maintaining a team of skilled personel, engineers and equipment capable of designing and producing world-class audio speaker products for both local and export market.