ハイテク&カラー Dainichiseika

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History

Updated: February 10, 2015

1931 Saika Ganryo L.P. founded.
1938 Began full-scale production of milori blue, chrome yellow, fanal pigment, and azo pigments.
1939 Company renamed Saika Shikiso Kogyo Co., Ltd.
1944 Two other companies in the industry acquired and Company name changed to Dainichiseika Kogyo Kabushikigaisha (Dainichiseika Color & Chemicals Mfg. Co., Ltd.).
Entered the offset ink business.
1948 Developed and launched vinyl chloride colorants.
Entered the plastic colorant business.
1950 Developed and launched vinyl inks.
Entered the gravure ink business.
1953 Entered new business: undiluted colorant for synthetic fiber and woven fabric printing.
1955 Brought olefin resin colorants to market.
1967 Entered the polyurethane resin business.
1969 Shares listed on First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
1972 Dainichiseika (H.K.) Co., Ltd. established.
1974 Tai Chin Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. established.
1975 CCM technology for plastics announced.
Daicolor do Brasil Indústria Comércio LTDA. established.
1976 Entered the UV curable coating agent business.
Sambo Fine Chemical Manufacturing Co., Ltd. established.
1977 Esta Fine Color Corporation established.
1984 Daicolor Italy S.R.L. established.
1985 Entered the natural polymer business.
1988 Hi-Tech Color, Inc. established.
1989 Intermedios Organicos S.A. (currently Daicolorchem EU, S.A.) acquired.
Plalloy MTD. B.V. established.
Dainichi Color (Thailand), Ltd. established.
1994 Shanghai Mitsui Plastic Compounds Ltd. established.
1995 P.T. Hi-Tech Ink Indonesia established.
Dongguan Dainichi Chemical Manufactory Co., Ltd. established.
1997 Dainichiseika (HK) Coloring Co., Ltd. established.
2002 Dainichiseika (Shanghai) Trading Ltd. established.
2003 Daicolor Shanghai Mfg. Co., Ltd. established.
2005 Shanghai Daicolor & Fuji Co., Ltd. Established.
Dainichi (Shenzhen) Trading Ltd. established.
2006 Dainichi Color Vietnam Co., Ltd. established.
2008 European representative office opened in Germany.
Dainichi Color India Private Ltd. established.
2013 DM Color Mexicana S.A. de C.V. established.
2016 AEOLIAN Corporation converted to a subsidiary.