Established Kakizaki Manufacturing Co., Ltd., to manufacture and sell high-performance plastic products.
Succeeded in commercialization of silicon wafer cassettes made of fluorocarbon resin FEP for the first time in Japan, and constructed the Saitama Plant.
Started full-scale mass production of silicon wafer cassettes made of fluorocarbon resin PFA.
Increased production lines for silicon wafer cassettes in the Saitama Plant.
Established the Osaka Branch (Osaka-shi, Osaka) and Kyushu Branch (Fukuoka-shi Fukuoka).
Moved Head Office from Kyushu to Tokyo (Toshima-ku, Tokyo)
Set up the Kumamoto Operations Office and constructed the Kumamoto Plant (currently Tominohara Plant) at Shisui-cho, Kikuchi-shi, Kumamoto.
Added Plant No.2 at Kumamoto Plant (currently Tominohara Plant) in Kumamoto Operations Office.
Plant No.3 added at Kumamoto Plant (currently Tominohara Plant) in Kumamoto Operations Office.
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
Obtained ISO9002 (currently ISO9001) certification for Kumamoto Operations Office.
Established KAKIZAKI AMERICA INC. (Los Angeles, USA), as a wholly-owned subsidiary to gather information on semiconductors in the United States.
Started sales of 300mm-silicon wafer shipping container, "FOSB."
Constructed Sumiyoshi Plant (Plant No.1) at Kumamoto Operations Office (Shisui-cho, Kikuchi-shi, Kumamoto), specializing in manufacture of 300mm silicon wafer shipping containers.
Optech Co., Ltd., is made a wholly owned subsidiary.
Changed company name to Miraial Co., Ltd.
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.
Closed Saitama Plant.
Obtained ISO14001 certificate for the Kumamoto Operations Office.
Closed KAKIZAKI AMERICA INC. (Los Angeles, USA).
Closed wholly owned subsidiary Optech Co., Ltd.
Listed stock on the Jasdaq Securities Exchange.
Wholly owned subsidiaries Kakizaki America Inc., and Optech Co., Ltd., liquidated.
Acquired 70% stake in Sanjo Seiki Co., Ltd., to make it a subsidiary.
Constructed Sumiyoshi Plant (Plant No.3) to specialize in the manufacture of 300mm silicon wafer shipping containers to meet increased demand.
Relocated the Kyushu Sales Office from the Tominohara Plant to the Sumiyoshi Plant
Listed stock on the JASDAQ Standard section of the Osaka Securities Exchange in conjunction with a merger between the securities exchanges
Made Sanjo Seiki Co., Ltd. a wholly owned subsidiary
Listed stock on the Second Section, Tokyo Stock Exchange
JASDAQ Standard section of the Osaka Securities Exchange Delisted
Moved to the Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo Head Office
Made Miyamoto Molding Co., Ltd. a wholly owned subsidiary
Listed stock on the First Section, Tokyo Stock Exchange
Set up Kansai Sales Office (Otsu-shi, Shiga) to strengthen the sales network.
Acquired a real estate at Minato-ku, Tokyo and started "Real Estate Leasing Segment."
Modified the Sumiyoshi Plant (Plant No.1) and expanded production line for high-performance plastic products.
Moved Kansai Sales Office to Ibaraki-shi, Osaka.
Established Miraial (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (Shanghai, China)
Set up the Tohoku Operations Office (Fukushima-shi, Fukushima)