RISU PLASTIC GROUP

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Time Apr 1, 2012
  RISU PLASTIC GROUP RISU KOGYO Risu Pack Risu
1950
1953
・Gifu Plastic Industry founded by its first President Kouei Ohmatsu (Kubomi, Gifu City)
     
     
1954
・Produces and markets everyday essentials
1956
・Factory is relocated from Kubomi to Misato (Sei, Gifu City)
     
1957
・Trademark "Risu" established
     
   
1959
・Introduction of vacuum forming machines, launch of light packaging container series "Poncup"
 
1960
1962
・Main factory is completed, operations commenced
     
 
1963
・PVC built-in pipe connectors start of Production.
・Contract with the drainage pipe Fittings Association leading nine companies
   
1964
・Launch of "Plas-ket"
     
   
1965
・Introduction of heat and pressure forming machines; a first in Japan
1965
・Launch of "Tsukemono taru" (pickle casks)
 
1966
・Launch of "PLABUNE"
   
 
1967
・PVC built-in pipe connectors JIS approval acquisition
   
     
1969
・Launch of "GK containers" (cleaning products)
1970
1970
・ Head office relocated to former Misato factory
1970
・Launch of "PURAWAKU"
1970
・Inuyama Factory completed
 
 
1971
・Risu Kogyo Co., Ltd. established
 
1971
・Launch of "Tres Bien" (tableware)
1973
・Risu Northeast founded (Aomori Factory)
・Risu Kyushu founded (now Fukuoka Factory)
・Risu Shikoku founded (now Ehime Factory)
     
1974
・Risu Osaka founded (now Hyogo Factory)
     
1975
・Head Office relocated to Dai-Gifu Building in front of Gifu Station (Kanda-machi, Gifu City)
 
1975
・Risu Tokyo Co., Ltd. founded (now Gunma Factory)
 
1975
・Risu Pack Co., Ltd. founded
   
1976
・Introduction of PSP sheet forming machines
・Company becomes first in industry to begin integrated production using sheet processing
・Launch of "PSP Tray/GP" series
1976
・Launch of "Top Case" (storage products) series
 
1977
・Head office moved to Yanaizuchouryutsu Center, Hashima County
   
 
1978
・Acquired Gifu Prefecture Construction Business License
   
1980    
1980
・Capitalization increased to 500 million yen
・Transfer of authority over sales; launch of "combined production and sales" system
 
1981
・Launch of "Foldable Container"
1981
・Launch of "Bottom Irrigation System"
   
 
1984
・Launch of "POOL FLOOR"
1984
・Tokyo Risu Co., Ltd. Gunma Factory completed
1984
・Launch of "Croissant" (bathroom products)
1985
・Risu Engineering founded (injection-mold design & production)
     
     
1986
・Risu Co., Ltd. established
   
1987
・Launch of "heat-resistant containers for microwave use" (high cooker, pet cooker, pall cooker)
 
1988
・President Toshiyuki Ohmatsu assumes position of representative director
     
1989
・Present "Risu" logo established
 
1989
・PSP sheet foaming gas switched from CFCs to butane
 
1990
1990
・Launch of "Pallet"
・Gifu Daiichi founded (insurance agency)
・Risu Kanto founded (now Fukushima Factory)
 
1990
・Launch of low-pollution resin A-PET container "Green Cup Series"
 
1991
・Ohmatsu Art Museum opened
 
1991
・Recycling Center completed
1991
・Launch of "SOFIA BOX" (storage products)
 
1992
・Launch of "PLAWOOD"
1992
・Miyagi Factory completed
1992
・Launch of "Bunrui Gomi Yoki" (waste sorting containers) and "BELC" (cleaning products)
1993
・Launch of "Two-Color Container"
・Tokyo Branch relocated to company owned Building (Chiyoda-ku)
 
1993
・Yamanashi Factory completed
 
1994
・Launch of "Plastic Drum"
・ GP Risu founded (Risu business)
1994
・The introduction of technology nylon blast
   
1996
・Launch of "RS Foldable Container"
・Regional Risu merges with Gifu Plastic Industry
 
1996
・Merger with Tokyo Risu Co., Ltd. resulting in capitalization of 630 million yen
1996
・Launch of "PASSE" (kitchen products)
1997
・ ISO9001 accreditation obtained
1997
・ISO9001 Certification
   
   
1998
・Inuyama Factory Vacuum Forming Section obtains ISO9001 certification
 
   
1999
・Yamanashi Factory obtains ISO9001 certification
・Inuyama Factory Extrusion Section obtains ISO9001 certification
1999
・Launch of "Lasrevinu" (bathing products)
2000
2000
・ISO14001 accreditation obtained
 
2000
・Gunma Factory obtains ISO9001 certification
2000
・Obtained ISO9001 certification
2001
・ISO9001 accreditation obtained by all factories
     
2002
・Risu Engineering undergoes absorption-type merger
2002
・Launch of "Stormwater treatment System"
・Launch of "Rooftop Greening System"
   
   
2003
・"Risu Pack Vision" exhibited at Tokyo Big Sight
 
2004
・ISO14001 accreditation obtained by all factories
・Dai-Gifu Building founded
     
2005
・New Head Office building (Dai-Gifu Building) completed
・ Launch of "Risu Box"
 
2005
・Risu Pack polylactic acid containers used at Aichi Expo
・Risu Pack polylactic acid containers registered on Japan Hygienic Olefin And Styrene Plastics Association’s Positive List
・Polylactic acid containers commended by BIO International Convention for their successful utilization at Aichi Expo
・Launch of polylactic acid container series "Bio-Neutral Series"
2005
・Company separated into "Risu Co., Ltd.," "Risu Home Living Co. Ltd.," and "Risu Joint Products Co. Ltd."
2006
・Third Fukushima Factory completed
 
2006
・Completed business creation base, "Risu Design Forum" which has a kitchen studio.
2006
・Launch of "Container Style" (cleaning products)
2007
・Sublicense agreement signed with ITOCHU Corporation concerning use of honeycomb structure continuous forming technology (TECCELL) in logistics packaging
2007
・Launch of "Risu Rain Stadium"
   
2008
・Carbon offsetting commenced with regard to "Risu Box"
・Yamanashi Pallet Factory completed; launch of "HB Pallet" & "Adjustable Mold Pallet"
2008
・Get the "construction technology examination certificate" of squirrel Lane Stadium than sewer new technology Promotion Agency
   
2009
・ Ohmatsu Art Museum closed
・Sublicense agreement signed with ITOCHU Corporation concerning use of honeycomb structure continuous forming technology (TECCELL) in all fields
・Launch of "TECCELL"
・ ISO9001 and ISO14001 accreditation obtained by Yamanashi Pallet Factory
 
2009
・Kanto Factory completed
2009
・Launch of "stavia LUXE" (kitchenware)
2010  
2010
・Registered with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport New Technology Information System (NETIS) of "Risu Rain Stadium".
2010
・Launch of "Bio-Neutral S"
・Launch of "Bio-Neutral H"
2010
・"Container Style II CS2-20" (waste containers) wins the Good Design Award
2011
・ Plastic honeycomb structure with flame retardant applications developed in partnership with Suminoe Textile
・ Toeikanki made into subsidiary
 
2011
・Launch of "Biodelica"
2011
・"Gifu Risu Trading Company" established to market products in China
・Launch of "Caster Pail" (waste container)
・Launch of "Baio Gomi Yoki" (bio-waste container)
2012
・ Launch of "Bio Risu Pallet"
・Collaboration and joint research into fiber-reinforced TECCELL with Kurabo
2012
・PVC pipes & fittings business moved to TOEIKANKI
・Launch of "Biomass course rope"
2012
・Launch of "Bio PET"
2012
・Launch of "Cooking Dish" (Microwave oven cooking vessels)
2013
・TECCELL Office established in Ohno-cho, Ibi-gun, Gifu
・ Sixtieth Anniversary of the company’s foundation
・ Sixtieth Anniversary commemoration ceremony and address held in the Imperial Hotel Tokyo
   
2013
・Launch of "Liberalista Cook Pot" (kitchenware)

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