Evolution from Rayon Fibers Company to Synthetic Fibers Manufacturer (1918 ~ 1960s)
Teikoku Rayon Co., Ltd., is established.
Commenced operation of Iwakuni Factory. Began production of rayon filament.
|1933||October||Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Osaka Securities Exchange.|
Commenced operation of Mihara Factory. Began production of rayon filament.
|1951||December||Nagoya Factory established. Began the production of rayon spun yarn.|
|1952||September||Iwakuni Laboratories established.|
|November||Established Teijin Shoji Co., Ltd.|
|1954||July||Established the Teijin Scholarship Foundation.|
|1955||November||Matsuyama Factory established and the production of acetate filament began.|
Teijin and Toray Industries, Inc., licensed to introduce production technologies for polyester fibers and films from ICI of the United Kingdom.
|June||The trademark of polyester fibers decided as TETORON by Teijin and Toray.|
Production of Tetoron began at Matsuyama Factory.
Tokyo Research Laboratories (currently the Tokyo Research Center) established.
Teijin Chemicals Limited began production of polycarbonate resin.
|1962||July||Licensed to introduce production technologies for nylon 6 from Allied Chemical Corp. of the United States.|
|November||Corporate name changed to Teijin Limited.|
Plastics Research Laboratories established.
|November||Production of nylon began at Mihara Factory.|
|1964||September||Fiber and Textile Research Laboratories (currently the Osaka Research Center) established.|
|1967||September||Established Tetoron production and sales company Thai Tetoron Co., Ltd. (currently Teijin Polyester (Thailand) Limited)|