HISTORY

Taica History

1948

October:
Established as Suzuki & Co.
in Shimizu City,
Shizuoka Prefecture
(currently Shimizu Ward, Shizuoka City).

1954

May:
Opened the first factory in Shimizu City, Shizuoka Prefecture
(currently Shimizu Ward, Shizuoka City).
(machining work)

1957

Developed an automated system to process and remove the pith from mandarin oranges for canning, patented it, and sold plant equipment around Japan.

1965

Developed a foldable garage product,
and founded Nihon Keikozo Co., Ltd.
to market and sell it.

1968

February:
Opened a factory in Katsuta City,
Ibaraki Prefecture
(currently Hitachinaka City,
Ibaraki Prefecture).
(thermal insulation processing)

1973

Founded Suzuki Sogyo Co., Ltd.
to manage group companies.

1974

Invented CUBIC PRINTING®, and applied for patents within Japan and abroad.

1976

April:
Founded Shizuoka CUBIC Co., Ltd.
in Shimizu City, Shizuoka Prefecture
(currently Shimizu Ward, Shizuoka City)
to expand CUBIC PRINTING® sales.

1984

Developed multifunctional material
Alpha GEL®.

1988

July:
Founded SIGEL Co., Ltd.
to manufacture and
sell multifunctional material Alpha GEL®.

1989

April:
Changed name of Shizuoka CUBIC Co., Ltd. to CUBIC Co., Ltd.

1999

September:
Acquired Aichi CUBIC Co., Ltd.
(Komaki City, Aichi Prefecture)
as a subsidiary.

(CUBIC PRINTING® processing)

2000

July:
Changed name of Sigel Incorporated. to Geltec Co., Ltd.

2001

Started sale of caregiving products series Alpha PLA®.

2002

Founded GELTEC NEW MATERIALS (SUZHOU)Co.,Ltd. in Suzhou, China.
 (multifunctional materials manufacturing)

2003

January:
Founded GELTEC SHANGHAI Co.,Ltd. in Shanghai, China.
 (multifunctional materials sales)
 (caregiving products sales)

February:
Founded Nikkei Kogyo Co., Ltd. in Shimizu City, Shizuoka Prefecture (currently Shimizu Ward, Shizuoka City).
(design, manufacture, and sales of electrical components and thermal insulation materials)


May:
Founded CUBIC (Tianjin) PRINTING Co., Ltd. in Tianjin, China.

 (CUBIC PRINTING® processing)

2006

Founded CUBIC North America, Inc. in Michigan, U.S.A.

 (CUBIC PRINTING® related products sales)

 (multifunctional materials sales)

June: Founded Taica Corporation (Minato City, Tokyo) to unite group companies.

2008

April:
Acquired and merged subsidiaries GELTEC Co., Ltd. and CUBIC Co., Ltd.

October:
Opened a new factory in Hitachinaka City, Ibaraki Prefecture.
 (multifunctional materials manufacture)

2009

September:
Founded Dongguan Taica Hirosawa Technologies Co., Ltd. to manufacture and sell E-CUBIC® technology in Dongguan, China.

 (CUBIC PRINTING® processing)

2012

Changed the name of GELTEC NEW MATERIALS(SUZHOU)Co.,Ltd. to Taica New Materials(Suzhou)Co.,Ltd.

Changed the name of of GELTEC SHANGHAI Co.,Ltd.
to Taica Shanghai Co.,Ltd .

April:
Founded Taica Cubic Printing Kentucky, LLC in Kentucky, U.S.A.

(CUBIC PRINTING® processing)

May:
Renamed Cubic North America, Inc. to Taica North America Corporation.

October:
Founded Taica (Cambodia) Corporation in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
 (multifunctional menials manufacture)

2013

December:
Opened a representative office
in Beijing, China.

(sales support for caregiving products)

Opened Taica New Materials(Suzhou)Co.,Ltd Wuzhong Branch. in Suzhou, China.

2015

April:
Founded Hirotai Automotive Trim S.A. de C.V. in Leon, Mexico.

(CUBIC PRINTING® processing)