History of IBIDEN

YearChronology
1960

OctCompleted melamine decorative board production line at Aoyanagi Plant
Started sales of melamine decorative board "IBI-BOARD"

Melamine decorative laminate "IBI-BOARD"

Melamine decorative laminate "IBI-BOARD"

1961

FebLarge-scale carbide electric furnace(30,000kVA, monthly output 6,000 tons) put into operation at Ogaki Plant

Construction of a large electric furnace at the Ogaki Plant

Electric furance under construction at Ogaki Plant

1962

MayAnnounced the inauguration on May 30, President Miyadera to Chairman of the board, Kiyoshi Suzaki to President

1969

FebLaunched the business of housing materials

AprStarted production of special carbon products(Graphite) at Aoyanagi Plant

JunEstablished Kinuura Plant in Takahama City, Aichi Pref.

1970

AugLaunched the project team of PWB

1973

JulLaunched Electric Circuits Division

SepKoichi Yabashi took off the presidency on September 12 upon the death of President Suzaki on August 15

1974

MarStarted production of ceramic fiber "IBI-Wool" at Gama Plant

A manufacturing scene at "IBI WOOL"

Production scene of "IBI WOOL"

1976

JanAnnounced "Emergency Rationalization Measures"

1977

FebStarted selling of graphite materials for electrodes applicable to electrical discharge machining

FebOrganized R&D Operation