CORPORATE PROFILE

History

History

1914 – 1949

1914.Iwao Yamaguchi, the first president, rents a row of houses in Kita-Kutaromachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka and establishes “Koeido”.
1930.Koeido Unlimited Partnership is established.
1932.Koeisha Co., Ltd. founded in Hakuromachi 3-chome, Higashi-ku, Osaka City.
Manufacture and sale of metal nameplates, badges and other nameplates
1942.Developed technology to corrode photo-engraved letters on celluloid.
Received a request to create a celluloid navigation calculator.
1948.Company name changed to Daimei Plastic Co., Ltd. 
Head office moved to Fukaehigashi, Higashinari-ku
Developed a dial manufacturing method using photo-printing on a glass plate.
The company then successively changed to the manufacture of acrylic resin scale plates, and changed its main line of business to the production of synthetic resin nameplates and other molded products.

1950 – 1959

1950.1950 Developed a new coating material suitable for polystirene nameplate
From around this time until 1954, plastic dial manufacturing technology was exclusive to Daimei Plastic Co., Ltd.
1951.First injection machine in the private sector
Completed Japan’s first high-speed injection molding method for nameplates using styrene resin
1952.Succeeded in developing an injection molding and coating process using thermoplastic for radio scale plates.
1954.Installed Japan’s first and largest domestic 500-ton automatic injection molding machine (the first Matsuda-type machine)
1955.Start of secondary finishing operations
Succeeded in the world’s first TV cathode-ray tube mask injection molding
1957.Imported plastic sheet extrusion equipment from the U.S.
1958.Imported rotary vacuum forming machine from the U.S.
1959.Installed a 1,000-ton fully automatic injection molding machine with pre-plasticizer, the largest machine in Japan
Osaka Division established (currently Daimei Osaka Co., Ltd.)

1960 – 1969

1963.Installed Japan’s first large-size machine, the first 1,200-ton screw injection molding machine, and four other large-size machines
1966.Saijo Division established
1968.Imported deformed extrusion technology from the U.S.

1970 – 1979

1970.Nara Division established (currently DAIMEI AMS Co., Ltd.)
1972.Capital participation in Osaka Small and Medium Business Investment & Consultation Co.,Ltd
1976.Launches its own product, the “dog kennel
1976.Released own product “Jungle Gym”.
1976.Launched own product “Dekodai Block
1976.Released its own product “Map Play for Mother and Child – Union Map Puzzle Japan”.
1978.Established Daimei Plastic Singapore Ltd.
1979.Head office moved to Shichikenya, Higashiosaka City
Okayama Division established (currently Daimei Okayama Co., Ltd.)

1980 – 1989

1985.Die manufacturing division, ECS division established(ECS=Engineering Center Services)
Started manufacturing molds for the production of engineering plastic precision parts.
Integrated production from mold, molding, to secondary processing is possible.
1989.Installed 1800-ton injection molding machine

1990 – 1999

1990.Establishment of Meiban Plastic Motegi Co.,Ltd.
1993.Installed two 2,500-ton injection molding machines
Established Meiban Plastic Johor (Malaysia)
1996.Established Daimei Santana Indonesia

2000 – 2009

2000.ISO 14001 certification acquired
2002.Developed own product “Healthy Foot Washer
ISO9001 certification acquired
2006.Established Daimei Plastic Oita Co.,Ltd

2010 – The present

2010.Established Daimei Thailand
2013.Due to corporate separation
・Daimei Osaka Co.,Ltd.
・Daimei Okayama Co.,Ltd.
・DAIMEI AMS Co.,Ltd.
Establishment
2014.Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the company’s founding
November 19, 100th anniversary celebration at The Ritz-Carlton, Osaka
2019.Introducing Carbon 3D printer
Started modeling services as a Carbon production partner.
DAIMEI ECS Co.,Ltd. is established through a corporate split-off.