INTRODUCTION

Group introduction

2010's

2018

  • 07

    Obtained all shares of Japanese system engineering company “Thou-Management Corporation” and made it a subsidiary company.

  • 04

    Obtained all shares of Japanese system engineering company “MICRO NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES CORP.” and made it a subsidiary company. Established sales subsidiary TAIYO TRADING(THAILAND)CO.,LTD.

2017

  • 08

    Established pharmaceutical business subsidiary TAIYO Pharma Co., Ltd.

2015

  • 06

    Obtained shares of Japanese company "CHUGAI KASEI CO., LTD.” in a stock swap deal and made it a subsidiary company.

  • 04

    "TAIYO INK PRODUCTS CO., LTD" established in Korea as a seller of Daiyo Ink Manufacturing Co.

2014

  • 12

    Established photovoltaic power generation business subsidiary TAIYO GREEN ENERGY CO., LTD. in Japan.

2013

  • 03

    Obtained shares of Taiwanese company "Onstatic Technology Co., Ltd.” and made it a subsidiary company.

2010

  • 10

    Company Split implemented and corporate name changed to Taiyo Holdings Co., Ltd.

  • 09

    Established sales subsidiary TAIYO INK TRADING (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. in Shenzhen, China.

2000's

2005

  • 01

    Expanded sales of plasma display panel materials. Sales of flat panel display materials exceeded 3 billion yen in the financial year ended March 2005. Sales continued to expand rapidly with the growth of the plasma TV market.

2003

  • 09

    Taiyo Ink's fiftieth anniversary.

  • 01

    Acquired ISO 14001 certification for Head Office and Ranzan-Kitayama Facility.

2001

  • 12

    Established local production subsidiary TAIYO INK (SUZHOU) CO., LTD. in China.

  • 07

    Established technical support subsidiary TAIYO INK (THAILAND) CO., LTD. in Thailand.

  • 04

    Opened the Ranzan-Kitayama Facility, the company's main domestic production base.

  •       

    The Ranzan-Kitayama Facility was established to replace the Ranzan Facility as the main production base of printed wiring board materials. The Ranzan-Kitayama Facility has facilities to cope with highly-functional products including package board material

  • 01

    Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

  •       

    Taiyo Ink was listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange on January 18, 2001. This was the first day that new companies were listed in 2001, and Taiyo Ink became the first company to be listed on the first section in the twenty-first century.

2000

  • 01

    Acquired QS 9000 certification for Head Office and the Ranzan Facility. Acquired ISO 14001 certification for the Ranzan Facility.

1990's~

1999

  • 01

    Established sales subsidiaries TAIYO INK INTERNATIONAL (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD in Singapore and TAIYO INK INTERNATIONAL (H.K.) LTD. in Hong Kong.

1996

  • 09

    Established local production subsidiary TAIWAN TAIYO INK CO., LTD. in Taiwan.

1995

  • 02

    Transformed USA sales subsidiary TAIYO AMERICA, INC. into a manufacturing and marketing company, and commenced local production.

1994

  • 12

    Acquired ISO 9001 certification for Head Office and the Ranzan Facility.

1993

  • 11

    Registered basic patent for alkaline developable solder resist in Japan.

  • 01

    Developed and commenced marketing of package board solder resist, especially BGA solder resist.

1992

  • 03

    Transferred Head Office to newly constructed building in Nerima-ku, Tokyo.

1990

  • 12

    Established sales subsidiary TAIYO AMERICA, INC. in Nevada, USA.

  • 09

    Launched initial public offering on the over-the-counter market.

  • 03

    Completed construction of Technology Development Center at the Ranzan Facility.

1988

  • 09

    Established TAIYO INK MFG. CO., (KOREA) LTD. (now TAIYO INK CO., (KOREA) LTD.) as a joint venture in the Republic of Korea.

  •       

    Commenced locally-based production overseas In order to respond to rapidly increasing sales in Korea, TAIYO INK MFG. CO., (KOREA) LTD was established and locally-based production was commenced. With locally-based production commencing in the USA in 1995,

1984

  • 06

    Exhibited liquid developable solder resist at the JPCA Show.

  •       

    The company exhibited a more accurate developable solder resist capable of responding to increased density in printed wiring board production. The following year in 1985, the company developed the current standard liquid alkaline developable solder resist

1982

  • 03

    Ranzan Plant (current Ranzan Facility) established.

  •       

    The production capacity of the Niiza Plant, the company's main production facility at the time, was stretched to the limit on a daily basis due to the rapid rise in solder resist shipments to meet demand from foreign importers and others. The company deci

1976

  • 01

    In a radical change in business policy, the company decided to switch from printing ink, its traditional mainstay since its founding, to solder resist products and other chemical materials for the electronics industry. At the time, the chemical materials

  •       

    Radical change in business policy

1973

  • 05

    Developed and commenced marketing of epoxy resin, thermally curable single-component solder resist.

1970

  • 08

    Commenced printed wiring board (PWB) marketing.

1953

  • 09

    Taiyo Ink Mfg. Co., Ltd. established.

  •       

    Taiyo Ink was established as a manufacturing and marketing company for printing ink in Minato-ku, Tokyo. In Japanese, "taiyo" means "sun". The name was decided on because it reflects our desire to be a useful existence for people everywhere and bring ligh