Kamataro Kobayashi, a founder, opened a private shop called "Kobayashi's Ink Shop" at Honshirokane-cho, Nihonbashi, Tokyo (Present address of Hongoku-cho, Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku).
Incorporated (with capital of 300,000 yens and total stocks of 6,000 shares) under the name of Toyo Ink Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Transferred the head office to Minami Kaji-cho, Kyobashi-ku (Present location).
Introduced the first ink sample book in the industry.
Great Kanto Earthquake occurred. Temporarily provided the Printing Bureau of the Ministry of Finance with the production facility of the Tomihisacho Plant and contributed to the revival from the earthquake disaster.
Opened the first overseas branch office in Shanghai, China.
Opened a branch office in Keijo (Presently Seoul, Korea).
Obtained technical cooperation in printing ink with Interchemical Corporation (Presently, BASF) of the USA.
Began application of resin-based ink for carton box of cigarette brand Peace.
Started marketing of resin-type multi-purpose inks Speed King series, which took the market by storm.
Opened the first representative office in Hong Kong after WW II.
Stocks listed in Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Launched the production of rubber adhesives Oribain.
Started domestic production of Double Face double-sided tape for industrial use.
Stocks listed in First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Released ultraviolet curing ink Flash Dry series.
Set up Environmental Awareness Committees at each plant.
Established Toyo Ink Europe S.A. in Brussels, Belgium.
Established Toyo Ink America, Inc. (Presently, Toyo Ink America, LLC and Toyo Ink Group) in New Jersey, USA.
Started production of the electrostatic toner.
Established Nihon Scitex Co., Ltd., a joint venture with Scitex Corporation Ltd. of Israel.
Introduced the corporate concept "i & i (Image & Interface)".
Established Toyo Ink International Corp. in New Jersey, USA
Opened LioChem Inc. in Georgia, USA.
Instituted the long-term vision Take Off 2007.
Established Tianjin Toyo Ink Co., Ltd. in Tianjin-city, China.
Started the domestic sale of "E-Print 1000", the world's first full color digital on-demand printer.
Started Worldwide 5-Region Network System.
Aroma-free newspaper ink received the first "Eco-Mark" in Japan.
Formed capital alliance with Sakata Inx Corporation.
Established Toyo Ink (Middle East) Fze. in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Established Logi Co-Net Corp. and ga city Corp., the joint venture with Sakata Inx Corporation.
Construction of the resist ink plant for the LCD color filters in Moriyama completed.
Established Shanghai Toyo Ink Mfg. Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China.
Adopted the group business concept "Value You Can See".
Developed a unique color conversion technology for color universal design.
Developed groundbreaking Kaleido process ink that reproduces a range of color that was previously thought to be impossible.
The 100th anniversary since the company's founding.
Established Toyo Ink India Co., Ltd. in Delhi, India.
The SCC2017 long-term vision is adopted.
FD LED offset inks are released, curing with energy-saving and environmentally friendly LED light.
Toyo Ink Brasil Ltda. is established in Sao Paolo, Brazil.
Toyo Ink changes its name to Toyo Ink SC Holdings Co., Ltd. and executes a corporate split to create Toyo Ink Co., Ltd. and Toyochem Co., Ltd. as core operating companies.
The Toyo Ink Group implements a corporate identity revamp and adopts the slogan “Visible Science for Life.”