The future built by the inquiring minds of our researchers.
This experience of commercialization, which realized through our determination to open up the future by proactively working on things not being done by other companies, has served as the foundation of our company’s spirit to this day.Started production of methacrylic acid resin, a synthetic resin.
Even in the field of synthetic resins, in which Japan was lagging behind at the time, our company pioneered the development. After transferring to Kyowa Gas Chemical Industry Co., Ltd which was a domestic joint venture, in which we invested, it became an influential business field with a diverse product lineup.
It was adopted in recognition of our manufacturing methods superior to those of leading chemical companies in the United States, the United Kingdom, and West Germany. At the time when Japan was heavily dependent on foreign technologies, with Japan’s expenditure nearly 100 times that of income related to technology licensing, it became a groundbreaking technology export and was widely reported on the front page of the most major economic newspaper.
Isohara Plant (Kita-Ibaraki City, Ibaraki Prefecture) started operations.
At this point, a three-base system was established, with the head office in the center of Tokyo, the research laboratory at the founding location, and the factory in Kita-Ibaraki City.
We have been engaged in safety and health activities for a long period of time to protect the safety and security of people in the surrounding areas and our employees, and received the Awards for No Accidents from the Director of the Ibaraki Labour Standards Bureau in 1986, 1988, and 1990, as well as the Encouragement Award from the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare in 2009.
Our products are used in a wide range of fields from food to pharmaceuticals in Japan and overseas.
Musashino Chemical (China) Co., Ltd., which became a wholly-owned subsidiary in 2009, also introduced safety and health activities cultivated at our Isohara Plant to maintain safety and security, and received numerous praises from the local governments in China.