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Oct, 1946   Establishment of the plastic molding processing industry "Yoshida Seisaku Sho" at Azumacho, Sumida-ku, Tokyo Japan.
Jun, 1950   Revision of company name to "Yoshida Industry Co., Ltd."
Oct, 1951   Establishment and operation of 2nd factory and 3rd factory at Azumacho, Sumida-ku.
May, 1952   Commencement of Injection molding department
Nov, 1958   Establishment of an independent sales division "Yoshida Sangyo Corporation", to enhance marketing.
Jun, 1960   Establishment and operation of Ofuna factory
Jun, 1961   Establishment and operation of Nagano factory
Aug, 1964   Completion of new head office
Jan, 1965   Establishment of Osaka sales office
Sep, 1965   Commencement of fully automated molding through the use of large-scale compression machinery
Jun, 1968   Commencement of injection blow molding
Nov, 1968   Establishment and operation of Ashikaga factory
Jul, 1970   Completion of mold's division in Ashikaga factory
Apr, 1973 World first Development of Single-sided In-mold Decoration
Dec, 1974   Development of rotational double molding
Jan, 1975   Development of YKIB Molding
Sep, 1976   Complete renovation of Nagano factory
Aug, 1977   Commencement of stretch blow molding production
Mar, 1978 World first Development of YK Metal
May, 1979   Commencement of tube production
Jul, 1979 World first Development of YK Hook
May, 1980   Development of FP Filling for cosmetics
Feb, 1981   Technical exportation to LIR of France
Apr, 1981   Establishment and operation of Shizuoka factory
Apr, 1981   Development of YK Seal
Aug, 1982   Development of YK Leather
May, 1985   Introduction of CAD
Apr, 1987   Commencement of subcontracting in Taiwan
Jun, 1988   Commencement of subcontracting in Korea
Aug, 1989   Development of YK print super hard
Aug, 1989   Commencement of subcontracting in Indonesia
Apr, 1990   Establishment and operation of Iwate factory
Mar, 1992   Operation of compact case automated assembly line
Mar, 1993   Development of YK-V-Hook
Sep, 1993   Establishment and operation of TYM, a joint venture factory in France
Nov, 1993   Introduction of 3D CAD
Dec, 1994 World first Development of three-chamber tube
Jul, 1995   Establishment and operation of Tianjin factory in China
Mar, 1996   Development of YK Window
Aug, 1996   Development of airtight compact case
Sep, 1996   Establishment of Yoshida International Co., Ltd.
Jun, 1998   Development of agitated powder vessel
Feb, 2000   Certification under ISO 9002 (Ofuna factory)
Mar, 2000 World first Development of Double-sided In-mold Decoration
Jun, 2000   Development of Mask Mold
Jul, 2002   Integrated production line for YK-Window was introduced
Feb, 2003   Certification under ISO 9001(2000 version) (Ofuna factory)
Dec, 2003   Development of YK-Window Trimming-cut
Feb, 2004   Certification under ISO 14001
Jun, 2004   Change of company name and company split-up
Dec, 2005 World first Development of Tin Vaccum In-Mold
Apr, 2006 World first Development of Two Shot In-mold Decoration system
Nov, 2006   Won Tokyo Monozukuri Award
May, 2007   EX passport certification from Panasonic Corporation (Old: Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.)
Dec, 2008 World first Development of Indium NCVM In-Mold Decoration
Mar, 2009   Won 21st Small business excellence new technology and new products award "Prize of Excellence"
Feb, 2010 World first Development of EF In-mold Decoration
Dec, 2011 World first Development of Glass Insert Molding with In-mold Decoration with In-mold Decoration
Jul, 2012   Completed construction of new plant in Iwate
May, 2016 World first Development of Glass Insert Molding with Curved Glasses
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