History

History

1956
Jul
Ryokou Acetate Co.,Ltd. (renamed Mitsubishi Acetate Co., Ltd. in Aug. 1958; was absorbed
by Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd. in June 1989) was established to commercialize acetate fiber
business
1958
Jul
Production of CAROLAN (now LYNDA) diacetate filament launched
1967
Jun
Production of SOALON triacetate fiber launched
1968
Jun
Shinko Esters Co., Ltd. (absorbed by Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd. in Aug. 1973)
established to commercialize polyester fiber business
1969
Oct
Production of SOLUNA polyester fiber launched (production of polyester filament yarn
terminated in March 2010)
2001
Oct
Mitsubishi Rayon Textile Co., Ltd. established to sell textile products.
2016 Apr Mitsubishi Rayon Textile Co., Ltd. was merged into Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd.
2017 Apr Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Mitsubishi Plastics, Inc., and Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd. merged, the company name is Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation .

 

Corporate History(Mitsubishi Chemical CO.,LTD.)