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2018年
Oct. 1, 2018 Merged to form NIPPON STEEL Chemical & Material Co., Ltd.
Chronology of Nippon Steel & Sumikin Chemical Co., Ltd.
1907年
Coal tar distillation operation started at the state-owned Yawata Steel Works.
1957年
The chemical division of Yawata Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. was spun off to inaugurate Yawata Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
1969年
No.1 petrochemical aromatics (BTX) plant at the Oita Works started operation.
1970年
The company name was changed to Nippon Steel Chemical Co., Ltd.
1984年
Nippon Steel Chemical and Nittetsu Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. merged to inaugurate the new Nippon Steel Chemical Co., Ltd.
1989年
Sale of ESPANEX, adhesive-free copper-clad laminate for flexible printed wiring board, started.
1991年
The Hirohata Works was established.
1997年
NSCC Carbon Co., Ltd. was established.
2003年
Nippon Techno-Carbon Co., Ltd. was established.
2004年
LPC-US, high-quality needle coke for graphite electrode, was developed and its sale started.
The company succeeded in practical application of organic EL phosphorescence light emitting material, a first of its kind in the world.
2005年
ESFINE, color resist ink for liquid crystal display, was adopted for large-sized TV.
2010年
Epoxy resin operation of Tohto Kasei Co., Ltd. was integrated.
2011年
NSCC Functional Material Manufacturing Co., Ltd. was established.
NS Styrene Monomer Co., Ltd. was established as a joint venture between the company and Showa Denko K.K.
2012年
Along with inauguration of Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, the company name was changed to Nippon Steel & Sumikin Chemical Co., Ltd.
Chronology of Nippon Steel & Sumikin Materials Co., Ltd.
1984年
Nippon Steel Corporation New Materials Projects Bureau was established
1985年
Micron Co.,Ltd was established
1987年
Nippon Steel Corporation New Materials Bureau was established Nippon Micrometal Corporation was established
1988年
Metal foil business was started
1991年
Metal Substrate for Catalytic Converter business was started
1995年
Nippon Graphite Fiber Corporation was established
1998年
Nippon Steel Composites Co.,Ltd was established
2006年
Nippon Steel Materials Co.,Ltd was established
2012年
Nippon Steel Materials became Nippon Steel & Sumikin Materials Co., Ltd.

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