History of IBIDEN
NovInaugural Meeting was held in Ogaki Town for the foundation of Ibigawa Electric Power Co., LTD. (with its headquarters located in Akasaka, Tokyo), Yujiro Tachikawa was appointed as the first president.
JunStarted electric power transmission from Nishi-Yokoyama Power Station (permitted power output: 3,000 kW).
JanEstablished Ogaki Electrification Plant(known later as Nishi-Ogaki Plant)
FebStarted manufacturing and sales of carbide products (until 1991).
AprStarted production of Ferrosilicon (silicon iron) in Ogaki Electrification Plant (later transferred business to Gama Plant, until 1984)
DecIncorporated Ibigawa Denka Kogyo, Tokai Denka Kogyo, and Nihon Denki Seitetsusho into Ibigawa Denka Co., Ltd.
JunMerged Nihon Denki Kokuen into Ibigawa Denka Co., Ltd.,Started production and sales of carbide products
FebChanged the corporate name to Ibigawa Denki Co., Ltd.
JunStarted power transmission from Higashi-Yokoyama Power Station: permitted output: 6,400kW
JunMerged Yoro Railway into Ise Electric Railway, then transferred the business to Yoro Electric Railway in 1927
AugEstablished Ogaki Carbon Plant (later Kido Plant) for production of carbon products for Sperry type search lighting system
MayStarted power transmission from Hirose Power Station, permitted power output: 5,200kW
DecAnnounced the inauguration, Yukio Sakurauchi assumed the presidency upon the death of the first president in December 14
NovAnnounced the inauguration on November 5, Sakurauchi to Chairman of the board, Tokujiro Tanaka to President Ibigawa Denki Co., Ltd. was put under the capital of Toho Electric Power Co., Ltd.
MarDesignated by Navy as the main plant of carbon products for Sperry type lighting system
MarProvided the Nippon Synthetic Chemical Industry with electric power and carbide
JunAnnounced the resignation and inauguration on June 30, President Tanaka resigned Executive managing Director, Masaharu Kurushima took over the position of representative director
MarStarted production of lime nitrogen (calcium cyanamide. until 1981)
DecStarted power transmission from Kawakami Power Station, permitted output 2,950kW
JunAnnounced the inauguration on June 29, Executive Managing Director Masaharu Kurushima to President
AugAquired Denki Kogyo-sho and took over its Ogaki Plant(later Gama Plant)
JanCorporate name changed to Ibigawa Denki Kogyo Co., Ltd.
MarStarted transmission from Nishi-Daira Power Station, permitted output: 11,200kW
AprApr Nishi-daira Power Station and its transmission facilities transferred to Japan Electric Generation and Transmission Company in accordance with Electric Management Enforcement Ordinance. Nishi-Yokoyama Power Station, and generation/transmission facilities of Ogaki/Godo/Gifu substations transferred to Chubu Electric Power Co. Ltd. in accordance with Electric Power Distribution Ordinance. Shifted to the management of electrochemical business by private power generation
JunAnnounced the resignation and inauguration on June 27, President Kurushima resigned, Toshio Miyadera assumed the presidency. Gengo Kodera assumed the office as Chairman. Put under the capital of Dainippon Spinners Co., Ltd. (textile company)
NovBegan the manufacture of search light carbon (until 1945) at Aoyanagi Plnt (partly invested by Dainippon Spinners)