History of IBIDEN
AprHeadquarters relocated to Ogaki City, Closed Ogaki Branch
DecDiscontinued production of carbon products for search lighting system, then initiated production of carbon products for filming and medical applications
FebOrganized Ibiden Labor Union
JunEnforcement of Restrictive Company Ordinance. Designated as restrictive company in association with Dainippon Spinners also designated as restrictive. Unaffiliated with Dainippon Spinners. Shifted to self-independent corporation
MayIntegrated Nishi Ogaki Plant and Kido Plant into one Ogaki Plant
JulInstalled the first-in-Japan electric tunnel furance exclusive for carbon sintering
NovStarted production of fused phosphate fertilizer (until 1990)
AprNew head office building completed in Kanda-cho of Ogaki City (used until 2005)
DecEstablished Ibiden health Insurance Association
JulGama Plant shifted to manufacturing of alloy iron
OctStarted production of melamine decorative boards at Aoyanagi Plant (until 1971)
SepStarted production of Gouging carbon boards at Aoyanagi Plant (until 1991)
FebFirst issue of "Safety and Health Newsletter"
AprReceived Production Award from Ogaki Memorial Foundation for our achievement of "Automated production system of carbon electrodes for filming"
JanStarted manufacturing of dry acetylene gas at Ogaki Plant (until 1992)