Company Information

History

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1917

Toyo Seikan founded and its head office and Osaka Plant established

1919 Automatic can-making equipment installed and operations started
1920 Tokyo Plant established
1933 Tobata Plant established
1935 Toyo Seikan was listed on the Osaka Securities Exchange
1937 Shimizu Plant established
1941
  1. 7 can manufactures merged at the government request to form
    Toyo Seikan Kaisha, Ltd. (current Toyo Seikan Group Holdings, Ltd.)
1944

Head office relocated to Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

1949 Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange
1954
  1. Manufacturing of beverage cans (for orange juice) started
1958

Sendai Plant established

Beer can manufacturing started

1960 Ibaraki Plant established
1961

Yokohama Plant established

1962 Manufacturing of plastic bottles (for detergents) started
1965 An aluminum pull tab introduced
1967 Kawasaki Plant established
1969 Retort pouch manufacturing started
1970 Manufacturing of Toyo Seam cans started
1971

Saitama Plant and Takatsuki Plant established

Manufacturing of lamicon bottles (for mayonnaise) started

1972 Chitose Plant established
1973

Hiroshima Plant established

DWI can manufacturing started

1974

Kiyama Plant established

Osaka Plant relocated to Izumisano City

1977

Ishioka Plant established

Manufacturing of PET bottles (for soy sauce) started

DRD can manufacturing started

1978 Manufacturing of welded beverage cans started
1979

Kuki Plant established

Manufacturing of welded aerosol cans started

1980 New head office building (Saiwai Building, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) completed
1982 Manufacturing of PET beverage bottles started
1983 Sendai Plant relocated to Minato, Miyagino-ku, Sendai City
1990 Manufacturing of Stay- On-Tab (SOT) ends started
1991 TULC manufacturing started
1993

Toyohashi Plant established

Manufacturing of colorectal cancer test containers started

1994 Manufacturing of Oxyguard (for rice) started
1995

Pascal can manufacturing started

1996

Manufacturing of Moisture Guard (a moisture-absorbing pouch) started

1997

Capital increased to 11,094.6 million yen

2000

Shizuoka Plant established

Tokyo Plant integrated into Yokohama Plant

2001

 

Manufacturing for Oxyblock heat-resistant multilayer PET bottles (for hot beverages)       started

aTULC manufacturing started

Manufacturing of aluminum DWI diamond-cut cans started

2002 Manufacturing of double-safety EOEs started
2003

Tobata Plant integrated into Kiyama Plant

2005

Manufacturing of multi- block bottles (for mayonnaise) started

Manufacturing of pouches with retort zippers started

2006

Practical application of the TULC embossed label can

2009 Shiga Plant established
2010

Takatsuki Plant integrated into Shiga Plant

Shimizu Plant integrated into Shizuoka Plant

Manufacturing of casings for lithium-ion secondary batteries started

2011 Osaki Forest Building (Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo) completed
2012

Relocation of the head office to Shinagawa-ku in Tokyo

“Toyo Seikan Spin-off Preparation Co., Ltd.” was established to make a transition to a holding company structure.

2013

Toyo Seikan Kaisha, Ltd. was renamed “Toyo Seikan Group Holdings, Ltd.” under the holding company structure effective April 1, 2013.
All businesses excluding the management of Group companies were assumed by Toyo Seikan Spin-off Preparation Co., Ltd., whose corporate name was changed to “Toyo Seikan Co., Ltd.” on the same date.

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