Toyo Rayon Co., Ltd. founded.
|4||Approval for construction of Shiga Plant obtained (April 16 is set as the foundation day of the company).|
|1927||4||Shiga Plant established.|
First rayon yarn spinning (Shiga).
Toyo Kenshoku (now Ehime Plant) established.
Seta Plant established.
Succeeded in synthesis and melt spinning of nylon 6 fiber (Shiga).
Aichi Plant established (absorption-type merger with Shonaigawa Rayon and other firms).
|1944||3||Showa Industry Co., Ltd. (now Toray Fine Chemicals Co., Ltd.) acquired.|
|1951||4||Nagoya Plant established.|
Nylon technology licensing agreement concluded with E. I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. (DuPont, USA).
|1953||3||Marketing of AMILAN™ nylon resin began.|
|10||Toyo Nylon Knit Products (now Toray Textiles, Inc.) established.|
|1955||3||Company principle established.|
|7||Trilon Co., Ltd. (now Toray Industries (H.K.) Ltd.) established in Hong Kong.|
Central Research Laboratories established (Shiga).
Polyester technology licensing agreement with Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd. (ICI, of the U.K.).
|1958||3||Mishima Plant established.|
|Production of TETORON™ polyester fiber began.|
|8||Toyo Metallizing Co., Ltd. (now Toray Advanced Film Co., Ltd.) established.|
|1959||10||Production of LUMIRROR™ polyester film began.|