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Company History

1930′s
April, 1938
Established as Nitto Seikan Co., Ltd. in Itabashi-ku, Tokyo. Started manufacturing cigarette paper filter, designated by Japan Monopoly Corp. and vanished sleevings for electrical insulation.
1940′s
August, 1947
Merged with Nihon Shikan Gomei K.K. and started manufacturing cigarette packaging paraffin-waxed paper for Japan Monopoly Corp.
1950′s
April, 1950
Established the Ibaraki Plant as an exclusive cigarette packaging paper factory in Inaraki City, Osaka.
November, 1953
Established the Osaka Sales Office.
October, 1954
Started manufacturing cheese wrapper (PARASEALR)
Janualy, 1955
Started manufacturing silicone resin-treated products and laminates.
1960′s
March, 1961
Started manufacturing copepr-clad laminates for printed wiring boards.
November, 1967
Become the first manufacturing in Japan succeeded in mass-production of copper-clad laminates for flexible printed wiring boards.
April, 1968
Established the Sakado Plant as an execusive laminate manufacturing factory in Sakado City, Saitama-pref.
1970′s
June, 1970
Established Nikkan Denzai Co.,Ltd. as electrical insulating material manufacturing subsidiary in Shiwa-gun, Iwate-pref.
October, 1971
Merged with Takaya Denki (K.K.), increasing the capital to \150 million.
October, 1971
Renamed Nikkan Industries Co., Ltd.
April, 1974
Established Toyo Electronics Corp., through merger with Mitsui Shipyard and Shinko Denki, and separatied its electronic equipment division.
February, 1975
Completed the Nikkan Building in Ohokayama, Meguro-ku and consequently transferred the head office.
May, 1977
Mr. Yoshio Moroi was assigned to company president.
1980′s
April, 1985
Established Takahagi Nillan Co., Ltd. as copper-clad laminates for flexible printed wiring boards manufacturing subsidiary in Takahagi City, Ibaraki-pref.
October, 1985
Capital grew to \280 million as a result of successive capital increases.
October, 1988
Established NTC Corp., as a subsidiary.
March, 1989
Formed a business tie-up with Dupont Group concerning manufacture / sales and technology of copper-clad laminates for flexible printed wirinf boards.
1900′s
April, 1990
Nikkan Denzai Kyogo Co., Ltd. completed its new plant.
April, 1991
Established Iwate Nikkan Co., Ltd. as copper-clad laminates for printed wiring boards manufacturing subsidiary in Shiba County, Iwate-pref.
October, 1992
Iwate Nikkan Co., Ltd. completed its main plant.
December, 1997
R&D Engineering Dept. relocated from Itabashi Plant to Sakado Plant.
April, 1998
Discontinued production of cheese wrapping paper named (PARASEALR) at Itabashi Plant and had our associated company started production under our technical assistance.
September, 1999
Started on a new project to make better use Itabashi Plant.
2000′s
February, 2000
“Nikkan Mitsugi Heights” completed on site of former Itabashi Plant.
December, 2000
Discontinued production of packaging materials at Ibaraki Plant and had our associated company started its production under technical assistance.
April, 2001
Nikkan (Thailand) Co., Ltd. established as first overseas manufacturing subsidiary.
October, 2002
Established Shanghai Representative Office.
May, 2003
Nikkan Denzai Kogyo Co., Ltd. started production of composite materials using a dry laminator.
May, 2006
Takahagi Nikkan Co., Ltd. installed a 4th dry laminator.
September, 2007
Nikkan Denzai Kogyo Co., Ltd. installed a 2nd dry laminator.
2010′s
October, 2011
Iwate Nikkan Co., Ltd. merged with Nikkan Denzai Kogyo Co., Ltd.
August, 2017
New Technology Development Division New Building “R & D Center” has been completed.

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