Introducing the history of FIMATEC LTD. from its foundation.
|Established a company with investments from Tatsumi Shokai and Japan Cement
|Commenced operation of Fuji Plant
|Commenced operation of Soma Plant
|Commenced operation of Okayama Plant
|Commenced operation of Akita Plant
|Established FIMATEC Korea as a joint venture of Korea Electrothermal Chemicals and Sumitomo Cement Co., Ltd.
|Licensed technology to PT. FINEXCO PRIMA Indonesia
|Commenced operation of FINEXCO Plant in Surabaya City
|Doubled capital to 120 million yen
(MITSUI & CO., LTD. and Mitsubishi Corporation took an equity stake)
|Established F.M.T as a joint venture between Tatsumi Shokai and MITSUI & CO., LTD.
|Established FIMATEC U.S.A in Seattle, U.S.A.
|Established F.M.T. (Thailand) Co., Ltd. in Bangkok
|Established Ishinomaki Carbonate as a joint venture with Nippon Paper Industries
|Established F.O. TEC as a joint venture with O.G.
|Established Specialty Minerals FMT as a joint venture with Minerals Technologies (U.S.A.) and Mitsubishi Corporation
|Established FIMAKEM INDIA in Udaipur, India as a joint venture with WOLKEM INDIA
|Increased capital through third-party allotment to Nippon Cement and others
(Paid-in Capital 180 million yen)
|Commenced operation of Specialty Minerals FMT Shiraoi Plant
|Established Georgia Office in the U.S.A.
|Merged with JMC
|Acquired domestic distributor rights for PCC and TALC manufactured by Specialty Minerals and commenced operations
|Acquired sole distributor rights for Biolatex manufactured by EcoSynthetix and commenced operations
|Moved head office to Toranomon, Tokyo
|Sustained damage at Ishinomaki Carbonate from Great East Japan Earthquake
|Dissolved Ishinomaki Carbonate
Commenced anhydrous gypsum related business
|Commenced full-scale operation of anhydrous gypsum fracturing and processing
|Invested in the increased production of powder product AFF
|Opened an office in Malaysia
|Moved head office to Kanda Awaji-cho, Tokyo
|Acquired sole domestic distributor rights for the Halloysite products of Applied Minerals, Inc. and commenced operations
|Withdrew from FIMAKEM INDIA
|Established TG FMT Sdn. Bhd. as a joint venture with Malaysian rubber glove manufacturer Top Glove.
|Commenced operation of TG FMT Sdn Bhd. Plant
|Closed Akita Plant