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OUR HISTORY

1948
Started business, in Shimizu city, Shizuoka prefecture (currently Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka city). (Oct.)
1954
Established Shimizu Factory in Shimizu city, Shizuoka prefecture (currently Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka city). (Feb.)
1968
Established Katsuta Factory in Katsuta city, Ibaraki prefecture (currently Hitachinaka city). (Feb.)
1974
Invented CUBIC PRINTING. (applied for patents at home and abroad).
1976
Established Shizuoka Cubic Co., Ltd. (renamed Cubic Co., Ltd. in 1989) in Shimizu city, Shizuoka prefecture (currently Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka city) for sales expansion of CUBIC PRINTING. (Apr.)
1984
Developed New multifunctional material " αGEL (Alpha GEL)" .
1988
Established Sigel Co., Ltd. (renamed Geltec Co., Ltd. in 2000) in Chuo-ku, Tokyo for manufacture and sales of "αGEL (Alpha GEL)". (July)
1993
Established Thai Cubic Technology Co., Ltd. in Thailand. (Dec.)
1999
Acquired Aichi Cubic Co., Ltd. (Sep.)
2002
Established Geltec New Materials (SUZHOU) Co., Ltd.(renamed Taica New Materials (SUZHOU) Co., Ltd. in 2012) in Suzhou, China. (Apr.)
2003
Established Geltec Shanghai Co., Ltd.(renamed Taica Shanghai Co., Ltd. in 2012) in Shanghai, China. (Jan.)
Established Nikkei Kogyo Co., Ltd. in Shimizu city, Shizuoka prefecture (currently Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka city). (Feb.)
2006
Established CUBIC North America. Inc.(renamed Taica North America Corporation in 2012) in Michigan, U.S.A. (May)
Established Taica Corporation in Minato-ku, Tokyo as the holding company. (June)
2008
Merged with Geltec Co., Ltd. and Cubic Co., Ltd., wholly-owned subsidiaries. (Apr.)
Closed katsuta Factory and established Hitachinaka Factory in Hitachinaka city, Ibaraki prefecture. (Oct.)
2009
Established Dongguan Taica Hirosawa Technologies, Co., Ltd. in Guangdong, China (Sep.)
Established Fukuoka Cubic Co., Ltd. in Kurate-gun, Fukuoka prefecture. (Dec.)
2012
Established Taica Cubic Printing Kentucky, LLC in Kentucky, U.S.A. (Apr.)
Established Taica (Cambodia) Corporation in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. (Oct.)
2013
Established Representative Office in Beijing, China. (Dec.)
2015
Established Hirotai Automotive Trim S.A de C.V. in Leon,Mexico.(Apr.)

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