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Management year Development of New Products
GC Polyols Co., Ltd. began construction of its factory. 2017 EMULMIN CS liquid laundry detergent base developed.
SDP GlOBAL (MALAYSIA) SDN. BHD. began construction of its factory. '16 CALPROTECTIN MOCHIDA got Japan's first approval as in-vitro diagnostic agent for Ulcerative Colitis.
SDP GLOBAL (MALAYSIA) SDN. BHD. established. '15 Magrapid magnetic particle for EIA diagnostic reagents developed.
'14 Surgical hemostatic agent launched as our first-ever medical device in Japan.
Safety Education Center opened within the Nagoya Factory premises. '12 New manufacturing process for base materials for polyurethane foams developed.
'11 Approved as medical device business operator for the first time.
Kinuura Factory AOA production line began operations.
Sanyo Kasei (Taiwan), Ltd., established.
'10 PELECTRON permanent antistatic agent for thermoplastic resins developed. SANWET SG superabsorbent polymer developed.
'09 SHARPFLOW raw material for polyurethane foam developed.
Katsura Research Laboratory began operations. Sanyo Kasei Korea, Ltd., established. '08 SphereLight proBNP clinical reagent for diagnosis of heart failure developed.
SANYO CHEMICAL (SHANGHAI) TRADING CO., LTD.,
established.
'07 HISTAT SK cutting fluid for silicon ingots developed.
CHEMICLEAN PR cleaning agent for use in hard disk manufacturing process developed.
'06 LAUROMACROGOL 100 medical drug, exclusively used in manufacturing developed.
Sanyo Chemical Texas, Inc. now Sanyo Chemical Texas Industries, LLC, established. '05 EIA diagnostic reagent for small cell lung cancer developed.
'04 Super Slurry agent for slurry excavation developed.
Sanyo Kasei (Nantong) Co., Ltd., established.
Added Sunrise Chemical LLC, to affiliate.Code of Corporate Ethics enacted.
'03 APEXNARROW polyester beads (intermediates for polymerization toners) developed.
'02 ULTIFLOW, EXCELFLOW, and PRIMEPOL base materials for polyurethane foam developed.
San-Dia Polymers, Ltd., now SDP Global Co., Ltd. established.
Our Nagoya, Kyoto, and Kashima factories  had obtained ISO14001 certification.
'01
'00 THERPUS polyurethane bead resin, and NAROACTY nonionic surfactant derived from higher alcohol developed.
Our Nagoya, Kyoto, and Kashima factories had obtained ISO9001 certification. Kinuura Satellite Factory, now Kinuura Factory, began operations. '99 POWERELEK electrolyte for electric double-layer capacitor developed.
Sanyo Kasei (Thailand) Ltd., established. '97
'94 PELESTAT permanent antistatic agent for thermoplastic resins developed.
Hercules-Sanyo Inc., now Sanyo Chemical & Resins, LLC, established.
No.2 Research Laboratory built.
'92 UCOAT polyurethane emulsion developed.
SANAM Corporation., established. '89
'86 SANELEK electrolyte for aluminum electrolytic capacitors, and SANMODUR chemical board developed.
San Chemical Co., Ltd., established. '82 CARRYOL cold flow improver for fuel oil developed.
Stock listed on the First Section of Tokyo and Osaka Stock Exchange '78 EIA diagnostic reagent developed.
San-Petrochemicals Co., Ltd., established. '77 SANWET superabsorbent polymer developed.
Kashima Factory began operations. '76
'72 HIMER toner resin developed.
'69 SANFLOC polymer flocculant developed.
Nagoya Factory began operations.
Stock listed on the Second Section of Osaka Stock Exchange.
'68
Corporate name changed to
Sanyo Chemical Industries.
'63  ACLUBE lubricating oil additive developed.
Kawasaki Factory, now San Chemical, began operations. '60 SANNIX base material for polyurethane foam, and PEG polyethylene glycol developed.
Establishment under the name of Sanyo Oil & Fat Industrial Co., Ltd. '49

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