Company History

1959 Mitsubishi Petrochemical, Dai-ichi Kogyo Seiyaku, the company founded by a joint venture of Lion oils and fats
Start of manufacturing non-ionic surfactant
1963 Start of production nonylphenol
1968 Rokuromi factory completed
Production start of glycol ether
1970 Production start of fine chemicals
1974 Tokyo office opened
1980 Manufacturing facility expansion of fine chemicals
1984 Start of production special surfactant
1985 Manufacturing facility expansion of fine chemicals
1990 YGPM activities start
1993 Special polyol production facility enlargement
1995 ISO9002 certification
1998 ISO9001 certification
1999 ISO14001 certification
Mitsubishi Chemical, and change to a joint venture of Dai-ichi Kogyo Seiyaku
2002 Responsible Care (RC) declaration
2006 Manufacturing facilities enhancement of fine chemicals
2009 50th anniversary
2010 Glycol ether production stop
2011 100% subsidiary of Dai-ichi Kogyo Seiyaku
2019 60th anniversary