History of Toda Kogyo Corp.

1823 Founded
1933 Incorporated
1951 Took over Kutsuwa Bengala Manufacturing Corp.
1954 Took over Kibi Kogyo Corp.
1959 Onoda Plant built in Onoda, Yamaguchi Prefecture
1983 Shares listed on the first section of Tokyo Stock Exchange
1984 Plant for the production of ferrite materials (Otake Plant) built in Otake, Hiroshima Pref.
1994 Wholly owned subsidiary Toda Kogyo Europe GmbH established in Dusseldorf, Germany.
1996 Wholly owned subsidiary Toda America Inc. established in Schaumburg, Illinois, USA.
2002 Aquisition of Fuji Chemicals battery business
2003 Wholly owned subsidiary Toda Plastic Magnet Material (Zhejiang) Corp. established in Zhejiang Province, China
2004 Zhejiang Toda DMEGC Magnetic Co., Ltd. established in Zhejiang Province, China.
2006 Fujikasui Engineering Co., Ltd. became a consolidated subsidiary of Toda.
2006 TODA Ferrite KOREA Co., Ltd. established in Busan, Korea.
2007 Toda Magnequench Magnetic Material(Tianjin) Co., Ltd. established in Tianjin, China.
2007 Battery materials business division of Germany's H.C. Starck GmbH purchased.
2007 Wholly owned subsidiary Toda Advanced Materials Inc. established in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada (company located in Toronto until November 2007).
2009 Toda America Inc. received an award from the Department of Energy to build a battery manufacturing plant in Battle Creek, MI, USA.
2011 Start of operation at Toda America Inc. in Battle Creek.