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1888 Establishment of Shimada Glass in Osaka and start of manufacture of glass tableware
1928 Start of manufacture of glass tumbler with automatic machines
1950 Start of manufacture of glass container with automatic machines
1953 Participation into Toyo Seikan Group (Comprehensive Packaging Group)
1955 Start-up of Kawasaki Plant
1967 Change in corporate name to Toyo Glass Co.,Ltd.
1968 Increase of capital to JPY 900 million
1970 Investment into and technical assistance agreement with Hankuk Bottle Glass Co.,Ltd. (currently Techpack Solutions Co.,Ltd.) in Korea
1971 Merger with Tobin Co.,Ltd. and establishment of Chiba Plant
Increase of capital to JPY 960 million
1972 Start-up of Shiga Plant
1974 Establishment of Metal Box Toyo Glass Nigeria Ltd. as a joint venture in Nigeria.
1988 100th anniversary
1990 Technical assistance agreement with Putian Jinse Glassware Ltd. in China
1997 Certification of Deming Award
1998 Certification of ISO14001 at Kawasaki Plant
1999 Certification of ISO14001 at Shiga Plant
2000 Certification of ISO14001 at Chiba Plant
2001 Company-wide certification of ISO14001
Establishment of Toyo Glass Logistics Co.,Ltd.
2002 Separation of Tableware Division and establishment of Toyo Sasaki Glass Co.,Ltd.
2007 Technical assistance agreement with Hwa Hsia Glass Co.,Ltd. in Taiwan
2008 Establishment of Toyo Glass Mold (Thailand) Co.,Ltd. in Thailand
2010 Technical assistance agreement with Qinhuangdao Suokun Glass Co.,Ltd. in China
2012 Relocation of Head Quarters to Shinagawa, Tokyo
A wholly owned subsidiary of Toyo Seikan Kaisha, Ltd.
Certification of FSSC22000 at Chiba and Shiga Plant
2013 An operating company of Toyo Seikan Group Holdings, Ltd.
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