HISTORY

1932
Started the manufacture and sale of sodium silicate under the company name of Takahashi Water Glass Manufacturer in Osaka.
1951
Established Fuji Sodium Silicate Co., Ltd. Began manufacturing silica gel and sold it on a nation-wide basis.
1957
Established Kozoji Chemical Industrial Co., Ltd. at the site of the present head office (Kasugai Plant). Began manufacturing silica gel as its main product.
1961
Fuji Sodium Silicate Co., Ltd. Meika Industrial Ltd. and Takahashi Water Grass Mgf. Co., Ltd. merged into a new company, Fuji Chemical Co., Ltd. Fuji Chemical Co, Ltd. acquired Keiso Chemical Laboratory (Head office in Nagoya).
1962
Established a silica gel manufacturing plant at Honai-cho, Nishiuwa-gun, Ehime-ken (Present Ehime plant).
1965
Separated the sodium silicate department from the silica gel department at Fuji Chemical Co., Ltd. and transferred the business rights for the silica gel department to Yugen Kaisha Fuji. W. R. Grace & Co. Davison Chemical Divison and Yugen Kaisha Fuji each invested 50 percent of the capital and established Fuji Davison Chemical Ltd.
1984
Completed Hyuga plant for micronized silica.
1986
Completed the construction of the Technical Center/ Affiliated Companies building. Opened a sales office in Osaka and a branch office in Korea.
1993
Dissolved joint venture with W. R. Grace & Co. and re-established as Fuji Silysia Chemical Ltd., a wholly owned Japanese company. Established a branch in U.S.A.
1998
Certification under ISO9002.
Established Fuji Silysia Chemical USA Ltd.
1999
Expansion of Hyuga plant.
Established Fuji Silysia Chemical S.A. in Switzerland.
2000
Fuji Silysia Chemical Ltd. and Solvay.S.A. each invested 50 percent of the capital and established “SILYSIAMONT S.p.A.”
Completed Fuji Silysia Chemical USA plant for micronized silica.
2001
Change registration from ISO9002 to ISO9001
2002
Certification under ISO14001(Hyuga plant).
Completed SILYSIAMONT plant for micronized silica.
2005
Certification under ISO14001(Kasugai plant).
2006
Additional certification under ISO9001(Ehime plant).
2011
Established Fuji Silysia Chemical Representative Office in Philippines.
2014
Establish KYRAPHARM SAS in France as a joint venture with AXYNTIS SAS.
2016
Silysiamont S.p.A dissolved joint venture with Solvay S.A. and became our wholly owned subsidiary company.
2018
Sale of 30% of shares in SILYSIAMONT S.p.A. to RADARCHIM S.p.A.
2020
Sale of 20% of shares in SILYSIAMONT S.p.A. to RADARCHIM S.p.A.