Evolution from Rayon Fibers Manufacturer to Synthetic Fibers Manufacturer (1918 ~ 1960s)
Teikoku Jinzo-Kenshi Kaisha, Ltd., was 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 was established. Began the production of rayon spun yarn.|
|1952||September||Iwakuni Laboratories were established.|
|November||Teijin Shoji Co., Ltd. was established.|
|1954||July||The Teijin kumura Scholarship (currentry Teijin Scholarship Foundation) was established.|
Matsuyama Factory (currentry Matsuyama Factory the North Plant) was established and the production of acetate filament began.
|1957||January||Teikoku Jinzo-kenshi Ltd. and Toyo Rayon Co., Ltd. (currentry Toray Industries, Inc.) licensed to introduce production technologies for polyester fibers and films from ICI of the United Kingdom.|
The trademark of polyester fibers was decided as Tetoron® by Teikoku Jinzo-kenshi Ltd. and Toyo Rayon Co., Ltd.
Production of Tetoron® began at Matsuyama Factory.
Tokyo Research Laboratories (currentry the Tokyo Research Center) is 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 was changed to Teijin Limited.|
Chemicals & Plastics Institute was established.
|November||Production of nylon began at Mihara Factory.|
|1964||September||Fiber and Textile Research Laboratories was established.|
|1967||September||Tetoron® production and sales company Thai Tetoron Co., Ltd. (currentry Teijin Polyester (Thailand) Limited) was established.|