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Company History

1907

TAKIGAWA SEISAKUSHO established and began production of Japanese musical instruments.

1923

TAKIGAWA SEISAKUSHO relocated to Mama, Ichikawa.

1949

Casting of synthetic resin (vinyl chloride) began at TAKIGAWA SEISAKUSHO.

1951

TAKIGAWA SEISAKUSHO reorganized and TAKIGAWA CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, Ltd. was established.
Started production of polyethylene tubes from imported materials.

1953

Polyethylene tubes became 80% of the company's product range.

1957

Started production of polyethylene lamination.
It also began manufacturing polyethylene film for agricultural use and is authorized to display the JIS logo.

1961

The headquarter and the plant moved to Onitnaka from Mama, Ichikawa.
It began Polypropylene tube manufacturing.

1965

Completed the first of its business plans to expand facilities for production of laminated, polyethylene, and polypropylene products.

1967

Completed its second expansion plan. Built a new plant in Narashino, thereby completing a fully integrated production system that included gravure printing and manufacturing of special high-grade bags.

1975

Started manufacturing ultra-clear polypropylene film and biaxial oriented polypropylene film.

1976

Equipped with hygiene management facilities in compliance with standards established by the Ministry of Health and Welfare for the production and quality control of medical supplies (GMP). The company started manufacturing coextruded tubes and develops an array of special bags.

1983

Polyethylene film manufacturing section is added within the main plant.

1984

A new computer-controlled, automated warehouse was constructed.

1986

The company built a third manufacturing section within the main plant and expanded its cast film division.

1988

New head office was constructed.

1991

The company began manufacturing OPP shrink wrap.

1996

A consolidated company was established with King Jim Co., Ltd. in Indonesia.

2000

The company began manufacturing hi-clear CPP film.

2001

Technical tie-up for a bag slider-closer system with US company Pactiv Corporation.

2002

Company headquarters and main plant relocated from Onitaka, Ichikawa to present location.

2003

ISO 9001 certification acquired.

2004

The Slide-RiteR Particle Plow slider zipper was developed for powdered and granulated products.

2006

The shaker bags developed.

2007

Installed machines for of Flat-bottom bags production .

2009

Machines for large sized single-layer bags installed.
Received exclusive distribution rights for Easy-Lock (micro-hook closure system) from APLIX (France).

2010

Started distribution of Easy-Lock bags and Front Zip bags.

2011

Gravure 10-color printing machine installed.
TAKIGAWA CORPORATION VIETNAM established.
A North America office opened.
TAKIGAWA CORPORATION SINGAPORE Pte. Ltd established.

2012

The company name changed to TAKIGAWA CORPORATION JAPAN.

In February, operations started at TAKIGAWA CORPORATION VIETNAM.

2014

Wide-web Digital Press "Indigo 20000" installed.

2015

BRC IoP certification acquired.
Scope: Production of flexible packaging (films, shrink wraps and bags) from polyethylene and polyester laminates based on the processes: extrusion, printing, laminating, slitting and converting.

Signed PacXpert Packaging Technology license Agreement with The Dow Chemical Company USA.

2017

ISO 14000 certification acquired.
Scope: Development, Production, Sales and Outsourced Manufacturing and Management of the Plastic Films, Laminated Films and Converted Flexible Packages.

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