1932 Tochigi Shoji Co., Ltd. submits Malaysian ilmenite to the Osaka Engineering Laboratory and is commissioned to research and develop titanium dioxide.
1936 Tochigi Chemical Industry Laboratories Co., Ltd. established
Kobe Plant opens
Production of anatase titanium dioxide begins
1939 Business name changed to Tochigi Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
1953 Asahi Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.(now: Asahi Kasei Corporation) takes hand in management
1954 Listed on the Osaka Stock Exchange, 2nd Section
1956 Hiratsuka Plant opens in Hiratsuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture, production of rutile titanium dioxide begins
1960 Business name changed to Fuji Titanium Co., Ltd.
Production of barium titanate begins
1961 Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, 2nd Section
1966 Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha Co., Ltd. takes hand in management
Joint management begins with Asahi Kasei Corporation.
1979 Kobe Research Laboratories (now: Research & Development Department of Titanium Dioxide Division) opens to improve production technology and consolidate development and technical resources for new products.
1986 Production of high-grade electronic materials begins at Hiratsuka Plant
1991 Sales of evaporative materials begin
1999 New laboratory building completed at Kobe Plant
2000 Hyuga Plant opens in Hyuga City, Miyazaki Prefecture
2005 We become a company of ISK group through stocks exchange with Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha Co., Ltd.