Corporate Information

History

TF  Former Teijin Fibers Ltd.  |  NI  Former Nissho Iwai Corp.  |  TS  Former Teijin Shoji Co., Ltd.

1869  TS
Takemura Tobee Shoten (Kyoto City) opened its Osaka branch, which began to trade raw cotton, cotton yarns and cotton fabric
1902  NI TF
Iwajiro Suzuki founded Suzuki & Company in Kobe
1912  NI
Bunsuke Iwai founded Iwai & Company
1918  TF
Teikoku Rayon Co., Ltd. founded
1918  TS
Takemura Tobee Shoten changed its name to Takemura Shoten Co., Ltd.
1928  NI
Suzuki & Company founded a new company in the name of Nissho Company
1936  TS
Takemura Mengyo Co., Ltd. was founded
1943  NI
Iwai & Company changed its name to Iwai Sangyo Company Ltd.
1952  TS TF
Teijin Shoji Co., Ltd. was founded and began to sell rayon, staple fibers and textiles made of them
1953  TS
Upon taking over Tosabori Sangyo Co., Ltd., Teijin Shoji Co., Ltd. succeeded to its brokerage business in the Osaka Chemical Fiber Exchange / Upon taking over Sanyo Kosan Co., Ltd., Teijin Shoji Co., Ltd. succeeded to its lumber sawing, casemaking and construction material production businesses
1954  TS
Teijin Shoji Co., Ltd. succeeded to the operation of the textile trading section of Nozaki & Co., Ltd. and set out on its textile export business
1958  TF TS
Teikoku Rayon Co., Ltd. started producing Tetoron at the Matsuyama Factory
1960  TS
Teijin Shoji Co., Ltd. and Takemura Mengyo Co., Ltd. merged to form Takemura Teisho Co., Ltd.
1962  TF TS
Teikoku Rayon Co., Ltd. changed its name to Teijin Ltd.
1964  TS
Takemura Teisho Co., Ltd. changed its name to Teijin Shoji Kaisha, Ltd.
1968  NI
Nissho Company and Iwai Sangyo Company Ltd. merged to make a new debut as Nissho Iwai Corporation
1975  NI
Nissho Iwai Textile Co., Ltd. was founded
1980  NI
Nissho Iwai Iryou Co., Ltd. was founded
1982  NI
Nissho Iwai Textile Materials Corp. was founded
1990  TS
Teijin Shoji Co., Ltd. took over its four subsidiaries, i.e., Teisho Kikai Hanbai Co., Ltd., Okayama Teisho Co., Ltd., Kansai Teisho Tent Hanbai Co., Ltd. and Kanto Teisho Tent Hanbai Co., Ltd.
1993  NI
Nissho Iwai Iryou Co., Ltd. changed its name to Nissho Iwai Apparel Co., Ltd.
2000  NI
Nissho Iwai Textile Materials Corp. and the Textile Department of Nissho Iwai Corporation transferred their respective goodwill to Nissho Iwai Apparel Co., Ltd.
2001  NI
Nissho Iwai Apparel Co., Ltd. consolidated Nissho Iwai Textile Co., Ltd.
2001  NI TS
Teijin Shoji Co., Ltd. and Nissho Iwai Apparel Co., Ltd. merged to form NI Teijin Shoji Co., Ltd.
2002  TF
Teijin Fibers Ltd. founded
2012  TF NI TS
N.I. Teijin Shoji Co., Ltd. and an apparel SBU of Teijin Fibers Ltd. merged to form Teijin Frontier Co., Ltd.