History of DaikyoNishikawa
|GP Daikyo Corporation||Nishikawa Kasei Co., Ltd.|
|Daikyo Co., Ltd. established in Fuchu-cho, Aki-gun, Hiroshima-ken.
Sewing line installed.
|Welding process of PVC sheets and leather started.||1958|
|Carpet floor mat sewing process established.||1961||Nishikawa Kasei Co., Ltd. established.
Manufacturing of flexible urethane foam started.
|New plant constructed in Hachihonmatsu-cho, Higashihiroshima-shi.
Paste resin and dip molding started.
Manufacturing of plastic products started for automotive, machinery, electric appliances, vessels and general household purposes.
|Plating on plastics introduced.||1965||Manufacturing of semi-rigid urethane foam started.|
|Headquarters moved to Hachihonmatsu-cho, Higashihiroshima-shi.
Hand lay-up process with FRP introduced.
|Carpet making with thermoforming method established.
"Minister's Prize of Education, Science, Sports & Culture" awarded for development of welding method on formed parts from polyamide.
|1967||Toyo Kogyo Co., Ltd. (current Mazda Motor Corporation) acquired capital.|
|Entered into field of FRP products production.||1968|
|DEC Co., Ltd. established.||1969||Manufacturing of semi-rigid urethane foam moldings (seat cushions) started.|
|Automatic molding machine for polyamide gear developed.
Audio equipment making and assembly started.
|1970||Manufacturing of vinyl chloride moldings started.
Manufacturing of urethane elastomer products started.
|Daiwa Plant constructed.
SMC press molding technique introduced.
Contour extrusion technique introduced.
|Sales offices opened in Tokyo and Osaka.||1972||Technical Center completed.
Manufacturing of integral skin foam products started.
|Hakuryuko Country Club established.||1973|
|Manufacturing of plastic instrument panels started.||1974|
|1975||"Prize for Excellence in Safety and Health" awarded by Director of Hiroshima Labor Standards Office.|
|1976||Cold cure mold line installed. (Hiroshima Plant)
Manufacturing of cold cure foam started.
|Painting technique on PP bumper established.||1980||Injection plant constructed. (Hiroshima Plant)
Manufacturing of large injection moldings (instrument panel core) started.
|Special compounding technique for BMC established.||1981||Painting plant constructed. (Hiroshima Plant)
Integrated manufacturing of instrument panels started.
|Skin laminating technique developed.||1982|
|Resin injection technique introduced.||1983||Technical Center 1 established.
Manufacturing of slash covers started.
|1984||"Minister's Prize of Labor" awarded for Excellence in Safety and Health.|
|PE cross-linking expansion molding method introduced.
In-mold decorating method introduced.
Urethane foam molding technique introduced.
|1987||NA Plastic Co., Ltd. established.|
|DDM Plastics Company established.
Compression molding and vacuum molding techniques introduced.
Double injection molding method introduced with P-PR and elastomers.
Leather-touch painting technique established.
Hot stamp with surface gloss technique established.
Painting technique on automotive exterior parts established.
|1988||Merged with Mazda Kasei Co. Ltd. Capital increased to 343,500,000 yen.
Seat cushion plant constructed. (Miiri Plant)
Manufacturing of blow moldings started.
|"President's Prize of Fiber Glass Society" awarded for development of HMC bumper beam technique.||1989||Technical Center 2 established.
Integrated manufacturing of bumpers started.
|Kanto Daikyo Co., Ltd. established.||1990||Ru Yang Industry Co., Ltd. established in Taiwan.
"Progress Prize of Safety and Health" awarded by Director of Hiroshima Labor Standards Office.
|Hofu Plant constructed.||1991||Hofu Tsuruhama Plant and Hofu Nakanoseki Plant established.|
|Environmentally-friendly painting technique on PP molded parts established without use of trichloroethane.
Gas injection process established.
In-mold process (HPIM) introduced.
"Director's Prize of Chugoku Trade and Industry Agency" awarded to Daiwa Plant as "Excellent Tree-planting Plant."
|1992||Koda Technics Co., Ltd. established.|
|Die Rotary Injection Molding (DRI) technique developed.
"Administer's Prize of Small and Medium Enterprise Agency" and "President's Prize of FRP Society" awarded for development of SMC lightweight roof.
|1994||Nishikawa Production System (NPS) established by introduction of AGV.|
|Production of system pipe started first in the world through Die Slide Injection Molding (DSI) Process.||1995||"TPM Excellency Prize in First Category" awarded.|
|Production of plastic oil strainer started first in the world.
"Minister's Prize of International Trade and Industry Agency" awarded to Daiwa Plant as "Excellent Tree-planting Plant."
|Production of plastic intake manifold started first in the world through DRI process.
ISO 9001 certified.
|"TPM Excellency Continuation Prize in First Category" awarded.||1999||QS9000 certified.|
|"Prime Minister's Prize" awarded to Daiwa Plant as "Excellent Treeplanting Plant."
GP Daikyo Corporation established.
|2000||Merged with Koda Technics Co., Ltd. to operate as Koda Plant.|
|GP Daikyo Korea Corporation established.
"Minister's Prize of Education, Science, Sports & Culture"awarded for the development of new manufacturing method for plastic intake manifold.
|2001||Mobile assist grip developed.|
|Invested into Nishikawa Kasei Co., Ltd.
Production technique established for automotive structural member with long fiberglass reinforced plastics.
Production technique established for automotive exterior parts with carbon fiber reinforced plastics.
|2002||GP Daikyo Corporation acquired capital.
Structural instrument panel developed.
ISO 14001 certified.
|CAE office established in Shanghai, China.
"Administer's Prize of Agency of Natural Resources & Energy" awarded as "Excellent Plant in Energy Management."
|DaikyoNishikawa Corporation established jointly with GP Daikyo Corporation.||2004||DaikyoNishikawa established jointly with Nishikawa Kasei Co., Ltd.|
|DMS Tech Co., Ltd. established in Thailand.
DaikyoNishikawa (Shanghai) Software Technologies Co., Ltd established in China jointly with Nishikawa Kasei Co., Ltd.
|2005||DaikyoNishikawa (Shanghai) Software Technologies Co., Ltd. established in China jointly with GP Daikyo Corporation.|
|New born DaikyoNishikawa Corporation established through merger among three companies: GP Daikyo Corporation, Nishikawa Kasei Co., Ltd. and DaikyoNishikawa Corporation.|