Company

Corporate History

Corporate History

1941
Feb. :
Founded Kondo Carbon Kogyosho. Started manufacture of carbon brushes
1947
Jul. :
Incorporated as Kondo Carbon Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Increased capital to 198,000 Yen
1949
Nov. :
Renamed to TOYO TANSO CO.,LTD.Increased capital to 1,000,000 Yen
1957
Oct. :
Opened Osaka sales office
1960
Oct. :
Opened Tokyo sales office
1961
Feb. :
Built Shikoku plant
1974
Mar. :
Built Ohnohara plant
1980
Apr. :
Increased capital to 65,000,000 Yen
May. :
Spun off Shikoku plant as TOTANKAKO CO.,LTD.
1981
Aug. :
Built Hagiwara plant
1985
Dec. :
Built Takuma plant
1987
Apr. :
Founded T.T.AMERICA INC. in the US
1988
Aug. :
Founded GRAPHITES TECHNOLOGIE et INDUSTRIE S.A. in France
1991
Apr. :
Founded GRAPHITE TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS S.R.L. in Italy
May. :
Founded GTD GRAPHITE TECHNOLOGIE GmbH in Germany
Nov. :
Bought into Seiko Tanso Co., Ltd. in Taiwan
Founded TOYO TANSO USA, INC. in the US
1994
Mar. :
Reorganized Ohnohara plant as Ohnohara Engineering & Development Center
Aug. :
Founded SHANGHAI TOYO TANSO CO.,LTD.
1995
Feb. :
Reorganized Takuma plant into Takuma Division
1996
Jan. :
Takuma Division acquired ISO-9002:1994(SGS)
May. :
Increased capital to 480,008,800 Yen
1997
Jan. :
Bought ROGNONI S.p.A. and renamed it TOYO TANSO EUROPE S.p.A. in Italy
May. :
Increased capital to 1,090,560,448 Yen
1998
Feb. :
Merged with Kondo Kosan and set capital at 1,090,075,648 Yen
1999
Apr. :
Built Iwaki plant
Sep. :
Bought OHWADA CARBON INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
2000
Apr. :
Founded SHANGHAI YONGXIN TOYO TANSO CO.,LTD. in China
2003
Sep. :
Founded SHANGHAI TOYO TANSO INDUSTRIAL CO.,LTD. in China
Oct. :
Takuma Division, Ohnohara Engineering & Development Center, and Iwaki Plant acquired ISO-9001:2000(SGS)
2004
May. :
Hagiwara Plant acquired ISO-9001:2000(SGS)
2005
Apr. :
Founded JIAXIANG TOYO TANSO CO.,LTD. in China
2006
Mar. :
Listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
Increased capital to 4,490,075,648 Yen
Apr. :
Increased capital to 5,000,075,648 Yen
Sep. :
Founded TOYO TANSO KOREA CO.,LTD. in Korea
2007
Mar. :
Increased capital to 7,154,075,648 Yen
Apr. :
Increased capital to 7,692,575,648 Yen
Dec. :
Relocation of head office building to Osaka Kita-ku
Establish of Kondo Teruhisa Memorial Advanced Carbon Technology Center at abolished head office building
Renamed Ohnohara Engineering Development Center to Toyo Tanso Technology Center
2008
Mar. :
Founded TOYO TANSO (THAILAND) CO., LTD. in Thailand
2010
Aug. :
Founded TOYO TANSO SINGAPORE PTE. LTD. in Singapore
2011
Mar. :
Founded TOYO TANSO INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED in India
2013
Apr. :
Founded TOYO TANSO GRAFIT VE KARBON URUNLERI SAN. VE TIC. A.S. (TOYO TANSO GRAPHITE AND CARBON PRODUCTS INDUSTRY AND COMMERCIAL A.S) in Turkey
Nov. :
Relocation of head office to Takeshima, Nishiyodogawa-ku, Osaka
2014
Sep. :
Founded TOYO TANSO (ZHEJIANG) CO., LTD in China
2015
May :
Founded PT. TOYO TANSO INDONESIA in Indonesia
Dec.:
Founded PT. TOYO TANSO MEXICO S.A. DE C.V. in Mexico