SEKISUI CHEMICAL Group was founded in March 1947 for the purpose of the comprehensive commercialization of plastics.
Thereafter, we proactively advanced into unprec-edented businesses centered on plastics-related technologies and products, including starting Japan’s first automatic plastic injection molding business, and the Group’s business has been steadily expanded.
Established SEKISUI INC. in order to run a general plastic business
Launched Japan’s first plastic automatic injection molding business
Began full-fledged production of ESLON polyvinyl chloride pipes
Began production of interlayer film for laminated
Rolled out poly-pail plastic garbage bins on a nationwide basis and contributed to efforts aimed at resolving garbage-related issues
Established SEKISUI PLASTICS CORPORATION, the first plant to be set up in the U.S. by a Japanese manufacturer
Entered the housing business with the launch of steel frame unit housing “HEIM”
Awarded the Deming Prize, the highest honor for total quality management from production to sales and service
Commenced sales of housing with solar-power generation systems in earnest one step ahead of the industry
Divisional company system introduced
Daiichi Pure Chemicals Co., Ltd. (currently SEKISUI MEDICAL CO., LTD. a consolidated subsidiary) acquired
Thailand unit housing mass production factory constructed