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.
|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.