History of IBIDEN

YearChronology
1981

JunAnnounced the inauguration on June 22, President Yabashi to Chairman of the board, Junichiro Taga to President

1982

Nov70th anniversary Corporate name changed to IBIDEN CO., LTD.

The Company's name is changed.

Corporate Name changed

1987

AprStarted business of plastic IC PKG substrate

JulEstablished "IBIDEN U.S.A. Corporation" as sales branch

IC package

IC PKG substrate

1988

FebStarted production of plastic IC PKG substrate at Gama Plant

AprStarted Medium-Term Management Plan

1989

AprOpened Ogaki Kita Plant in Ibigawa Town, neighboring area to Ogaki City

1991

JunAnnounced inauguration on June 27, President Taga to Chairman of the board, Masaru Endo to President

1992

MarStarted production of mobile phone PCB

1993

MarEstablished "IBIDEN Europe B.V." as a sales branch of electric products in Netherlands

AprStarted Medium-Term Management Plan "G-85"

1994

AprStarted "Project Team System" exclusive to each core development
 1.MCM:Build-up Technology
 2.NPKG:PPGA for MPU
 3.AAP10:Photo-via Technology
 4.Housing Materials
 5.DPF : Diesel Particulate Filter (exhaust gas elimination)

OctRecieved TPM Excellence Award from Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance

Winning the TPM Excellence Award

TPM Excellence Award

1995

FebISO9001 certified (for Electronic Division in 1995, Ceramic Division in 1996, Housing Division in 1997)

1998

AprCompleted new production building in Ogaki Plant, and started production of IC PKG substrate (O-LGA)
Started Medium-Term Management Plan "New Century 90 Plan (NC90)"

JulDeveloped the catalyst carrier holding mat "Alumina Mat" for purification of automotive exhaust gas

The Ogaki Plant is reborn as a mass production base for IC packages.

Ogaki Plant renovated for high-volume production of IC PKG

Substrate holding mat

Catalyst carrier holding mat, "Alumina Mat"

1999

AprSucceeded first in the world in practical use of diesel particulate filter(DPF) for passenger car

JunAnnounced the inauguration on June 24, President Endo to Chairman of the board, Yoshifumi Iwata to President
Started production of "new TMS", catalyst carrier holding/sealing materials for purification for automotive exhaust gas

DPF

DPF