Re-established as German Pigment Co., Ltd. Soukichi Watanabe assumed President & CEO.
New plant opened in Kami-ogikubo, Suginami-ku, Tokyo.
New plant opened in Yatsushiro district, Yamanashi
Headquaters relocated to Iidabashi, Tokyo.
Comprehensive plant newly opened in Akishima,Tokyo
Started sales of the Finishing Tape brand of polishing tapes.
Kazuyoshi Watanabe assumed President & CEO.
Electron microscopes introduced to strengthen quality control.
First ever clean room built for a polishing tape manufacturer at the Akishima Plant.
Corporate name changed to Nihon Micro Coating Co., Ltd.
Product brand was unified as MIPOX.
New company office building built in the Akishima Plant premises The clean room extended.
Yamanashi Micro Coating Co., Ltd. established - now the Yamanashi Plant.
Headquaters relocated to Akishima, Tokyo.
MIPOX Co., Ltd. established.
Nobuyoshi Watanabe assumed President & CEO.
MIPOX International Corporation (MIC) established in California, USA.
Yamanashi Micro Coating Co., Ltd. merged into Nihon Micro Coating Co., Ltd.
LCD panel cleaner developed.
Silicon wafer edge polisher developed.
Polishing slurry developed.
Representative office established in Malaysia.
MIPOX Malaysia SDN. BHD. (MMS) established.
MIPOX Co., Ltd. dissolved and its sales department merged into Nihon Micro Coating Co., Ltd.
Yamanashi Plant achieved ISO14001 certification.
Akishima Plant achieved ISO14001 certification.
Stock listed on the over-the-counter market
Capital increased to \1,998.7 million.
MIPOX Malaysia SDN. BHD. achieved ISO9001:2000 certification.
Representative office established in Shanghai, China.
MIPOX International Corporation achieved ISO9001:2000 certification.
Akishima Head Office, Akishima Plant and Yamanashi Plant achieved 9001:2000 certification.
MIPOX International Trading (Shanghai) Corporation. (MIS) established.
Taiwan Branch established.
Corporate name of MIPOX International Trading (Shanghai) Corporation changed to MIPOX Precision Polishing Product (Shanghai) Co.,Ltd. - manufacturing and trading enterprise.
Korea Branch established.
MIPOX Precision Polishing Product (Tianjin) Co.,Ltd. (MIB) established.
MIPOX Precision Polishing Product (Shanghai) Co.,Ltd.
achieved ISO9001:2000 certification.
MIPOX Singapore Pte. Ltd. established.
JM energy , joint Venture Company , established.
All of the stock holding of JM energy, joint Venture Company is transferred.
Jun Watanabe assumed President & CEO.
Business alliance with RIKEN CORUNDUM Co.,Ltd.
Manufacturing facilities in Akishima plant transferred to Yamanashi plant and MIPOX Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
MIPOX Precision Polishing Product (Tianjin) Co.,Ltd. (MIB) closed.
MIPOX Precision Polishing Product (Shanghai) Co.,Ltd. Wuhan BRANCH (MIW) established.
MIPOX (Shanghai) Trading Co., Ltd. (MST) established.
MIPOX Abrasives India Pvt. Ltd. (MAI) established.
MIPOX Asia Pte. Ltd. (MAP) (Old name MIPOX Singapore Pte. Ltd.) is made a wholly owned subsidiary.
Company name changed to Mipox Corporation.
Headquaters relocated to Tachikawa, Tokyo.
Representative office established in Thailand.
Changed Taiwan Branch to Taiwan Representative office.
Representative office established in Philippines.
Precision Converting Co., LTD., joint Venture Company, established in Thailand.
MIPOX Abrasives India Pvt. Ltd. started manufacturing operation.
Mipox Kyoto Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary, established.
Yamanashi plant renovated the building B04 and started 'One Office' concept.
Nihon Kenshi Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary, established.
Representative office established in Vietnam.
Headquaters relocated to Shinjuku, Tokyo.
Mipox Kyoto Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary, merged into Mipox Corporation.
Mipox (Thailand) Co., Ltd.(MTC) established.
Representative office established in Thailand closed.
MIPOX Precision Polishing Product (Shanghai) Co.,Ltd. Wuhan BRANCH (MIW) closed.
Nihon Kenshi's domestic sales offices integrated into Mipox.