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Jul. 1968
Established Kakizaki Manufacturing Co., Ltd., to manufacture and sell high-performance plastic products.
Jan. 1969

Succeeded in commercialization of silicon wafer cassettes made of fluorocarbon resin FEP for the first time in Japan, and constructed the Saitama Plant.

Jun. 1973
Started full-scale mass production of silicon wafer cassettes made of fluorocarbon resin PFA.
Oct. 1981
Increased production lines for silicon wafer cassettes in the Saitama Plant.
Established the Osaka Branch (Osaka-shi, Osaka) and Kyushu Branch (Fukuoka-shi Fukuoka).
Jan. 1982
Moved Head Office from Kyushu to Tokyo (Toshima-ku, Tokyo)
Apr. 1984

Set up the Kumamoto Operations Office and constructed the Kumamoto Plant (currently Tominohara Plant) at Shisui-cho, Kikuchi-shi, Kumamoto.

Newly constructed Tominohara Plant

Mar. 1989
Added Plant No.2 at Kumamoto Plant (currently Tominohara Plant) in Kumamoto Operations Office.
Mar. 1991
Plant No.3 added at Kumamoto Plant (currently Tominohara Plant) in Kumamoto Operations Office.
April 1994
Set up Tokyo Sales Office (Toshima-ku, Tokyo), Tohoku Sales Office (Sendai-shi, Miyagi, closed in March, 2002), Kansai Sales Office (Ibaraki-shi, Osaka), and Kyushu Sales Office (Shisui-cho, Kikuchi-shi, Kumamoto) to strengthen the sales network
Feb. 1996
Obtained ISO9002 (currently ISO9001) certification for Kumamoto Operations Office.
May 1996
Established KAKIZAKI AMERICA INC. (Los Angeles, USA), as a wholly-owned subsidiary to gather information on semiconductors in the United States.
Oct. 1999

Started sales of 300mm-silicon wafer shipping container, "FOSB."

300 mm silicon wafer shipping container (FOSB)

Jan. 2001

Constructed Sumiyoshi Plant (Plant No.1) at Kumamoto Operations Office (Shisui-cho, Kikuchi-shi, Kumamoto), specializing in manufacture of 300mm silicon wafer shipping containers.

Panoramic view of the Sumiyoshi Plant

Aug. 2002
Optech Co., Ltd., is made a wholly owned subsidiary.
Aug. 2003
Changed company name to Miraial Co., Ltd.
Oct. 2003
Constructed Sumiyoshi Plant (Plant No.2) at Kumamoto Operations Office (Shisui-cho, Kikuchi-shi, Kumamoto), specializing in the manufacture of 300mm silicon wafer shipping containers.
Dec. 2003
Closed Saitama Plant.
Jan. 2004
Obtained ISO14001 certificate for the Kumamoto Operations Office.
Jun. 2004
Closed KAKIZAKI AMERICA INC. (Los Angeles, USA).
Jan. 2005
Closed wholly owned subsidiary Optech Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2005
Listed stock on the Jasdaq Securities Exchange.
Jan. 2006
Wholly owned subsidiaries Kakizaki America Inc., and Optech Co., Ltd., liquidated.
Dec. 2006
Acquired 70% stake in Sanjo Seiki Co., Ltd., to make it a subsidiary.
May 2007
Constructed Sumiyoshi Plant (Plant No.3) to specialize in the manufacture of 300mm silicon wafer shipping containers to meet increased demand.
Jul. 2007
Relocated the Kyushu Sales Office from the Tominohara Plant to the Sumiyoshi Plant
Apr. 2010
Listed stock on the JASDAQ Standard section of the Osaka Securities Exchange in conjunction with a merger between the securities exchanges
Mar. 2011
Made Sanjo Seiki Co., Ltd. a wholly owned subsidiary
Nov. 2011
Listed stock on the Second Section, Tokyo Stock Exchange
Jan. 2012
JASDAQ Standard section of the Osaka Securities Exchange Delisted
Jan.2012
Moved to the Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo Head Office
Jul.2012
Made Miyamoto Molding Co., Ltd. a wholly owned subsidiary
Nov.2012
Listed stock on the First Section, Tokyo Stock Exchange
May.2014
Set up Kansai Sales Office (Otsu-shi, Shiga) to strengthen the sales network.
Apr.2016
Acquired a real estate at Minato-ku, Tokyo and started "Real Estate Leasing Segment."
Nov. 2017
Modified the Sumiyoshi Plant (Plant No.1) and expanded production line for high-performance plastic products.
May. 2018
Moved Kansai Sales Office to Ibaraki-shi, Osaka.
May. 2019
Established Miraial (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (Shanghai, China)
Apr. 2020
Set up the Tohoku Operations Office (Fukushima-shi, Fukushima)
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