Establishment of OSAKA SODA CO., LTD. with capital of \750,000 in Osaka for the manufacture and sale of caustic soda
|1917||Opening of Kokura Plant in Kita-Kyushu, Fukuoka|
|1931||Opening of Amagasaki Plant in Amagasaki City, Hyogo|
|1948||Opening of Tokyo Branch|
Listed on the First Section of the Osaka Stock Exchange
|1952||Opening of Matsuyama Plant in Matsuyama City, Ehime|
Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
|1956||Establishment of DAISO TRADING CO., LTD.|
|1961||Opening of Research Center in Amagasaki City, Hyogo|
Started production of diallyl phthalate resin
|1968||Establishment of OKAYAMA CHEMICAL CO., LTD. jointly founded by Asahi Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. (currently Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation)|
Establishment of DAISO ORGANICS CO., LTD.
Started production of allyl chloride and epichlorohydrin
Establishment of DAISO ENGINEERING CO., LTD.
Started production of allyl glycidyl ether
Started production of epichlorohydrin rubber
|1988||Changing the company name from OSAKA SODA CO., LTD. to DAISO CO., LTD.|
|1990||Opening of Duesseldorf Representative Office in Germany|
Started production of silica gel for liquid chromatography
Started production of polysulfide silane coupling agent CABRUS™
|2002||Conversion of Chori Chemical Co., Ltd. to a subsidiary;Changing the company name to DAISO CHEMICAL CO., LTD.|
|2003||Merger of DAISO TRADING CO., LTD. and DAISO CHEMICAL CO., LTD. to form newly DAISO CHEMICAL CO., LTD.|
|2005||Establishment of DAISO CHEMICAL (Shanghai) CO. LTD. a subsidiary of DAISO CHEMICAL CO., LTD.|
Establishment of DS WELLFOODS CO., LTD.
Establishment of DAISO Fine Chem GmbH
Acquisition of Food & Bio Research Center, Inc.
Termination of the joint venture with Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation OKAYAMA CHEMICAL CO., LTD. is transformed to a wholly owned subsidiary of DAISO CO., LTD.
Changing the company name from DAISO CO., LTD. to OSAKA SODA CO., LTD.
Merger of DAISO CHEMICAL CO., LTD. with IMPEX CORPORATION