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company overview

Company Name Aica Kogyo Co., Ltd.
Head Office JP Tower Nagoya, 26F, 1-1-1 Meieki, Nakamura-Ku, Nagoya, Aichi, 450-6326, Japan
Date Established October 20, 1936
Capital 9,891 million yen
Employees Consolidated: 3,349 Non-consolidated: 1,097
(as of March 31, 2017)
Net Sales Consolidated: 151,633 million yen Nonconsolidated: 99,536 million yen
(term ended March 31, 2017)
Ordinary Income Consolidated: 18,374 million yen Nonconsolidated: 13,261 million yen
(term ended March 31, 2017)
Net Income Consolidated: 11,064 million yen Nonconsolidated: 9,400 million yen
(term ended March 31, 2017)
Listings Tokyo and Nagoya Stock Exchanges (first section)

company history

Oct.1936 Chemicals division of Aichi Tokei Denki spun off to create Aichi Kagaku Kogyo, capitalized at 1 million yen and headquartered within the Aichi Tokei offices (#15 Chitose Aza Funagata, Minami-ku, Nagoya).
Feb.1939 Developed Japan's first urea-based resin adhesive, "AICHI-MUTEKI-NORI."
Mar.1944 Established the Shinkawa plant.
Jul.1949 Urea resin wood adhesives first in Japan to be granted the right to display the JIS mark.
Jul.1954 Urea resin wood adhesives first in Japan to be granted the right to display the JIS mark.
Jan.1960 Launched "AICA DECOLITE" melamine laminated sheet. Changed the brand name of the melamine sheets to "AICA."
1962Jul. Listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Jun. Changed company name to "AICA Kogyo Co., Ltd."
1967Feb. AICA Melamine Laminated Sheet (thermosetting plastic laminated sheet for general application) receives JIS certification.
1968Dec. Established first joint company in Malaysia.
1969Mar. AICA Aibon (polyvinyl acetate plastic emulsion wood adhesive) received JIS certification.
Oct. Moved headoffice to the 20th floor of the Takihyo Building (2-20-19 Marunouchi, Naka-ku, Nagoya), currently the Nagoya Tokio M&F Building.
1976July MAICA Door Sdn. Bhd. established.
1979Dec. AICA Wood Industry (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. established.
1984Dec. Began printed wiring board operations.
1986May Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo and Nagoya Stock Exchanges.
1997Dec. Granted for ISO9001
Jun. Established the Fukushima Plant.
Sep. Granted for ISO14001 certification.
Sep. Constructed Head office Building within the Shinkawa Plant.
Mar. Acquired stock for and subsidized Ganz Chemical Co., Ltd.(Osaka).
Aug. Granted OHSAS18001 certification.
Oct. Marged AICA Hanbai Co., Ltd. which was a subsidiary
Nov. Acquired stock for and subsidized Dainippon Shikizai Kogyo Co., Ltd.
Sep. Shenyang AICA-Hope Kogyo Co., Ltd. established.
Aug. Unit of stock transaction changed from 1,000 shares to 100 shares.
2005April Merger with Dainippon Shikizai Kogyo Co., Ltd.
2006Aug. AICA Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. established.
May. Established agreement with Aichi Prefecture for “Corporate Forest Development” project and started forest improvement activities.
Oct. Acquired stock for and subsidized Nishi Tokyo Chemix Corporation.
Jun. Opened a chair course for social welfare economy in Nagoya University.
Oct. Built research wing in Tamba Factory of Gants Chemical Co., Ltd.
Oct. Granted Forest Stewardship Council“Chain of Custody” Certification, a first for melamine laminated sheet manufacturers.
Dec. Dissolved capital and business tie-up with Goyo Intex Co., Ltd.
Aug. Established AICA Laminates India Pvt. Ltd. in India. Took over laminated sheet business from Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation Ltd.
Sep. Established a representative office in Indonesia.
Nov. Established R&D building within the Ibaraki Plant.
April Merged Ganz Chemical Co., Ltd.
Sep. Established AICA Vietnam Co., Ltd. (Vietnam).
Dec. Acquired stocks of Dynea Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of Dynea Chemicals (Finland).