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.|
Plastics Research Laboratories 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.|