July 1944 - Company established

Founder Kanichi Morimoto began producing metalworking oils and fluids through a business collaboration.

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October 1948

Tokyo Office and Tokyo Plant established

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November 1954

Started Cutting Oil Technological Research Society

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December 1956

Nagoya Office was established

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July 1960

Tokyo Laboratory was established

January 1962

Head office and plant moved to Osaka.

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June 1964

Head office plant approved as a JIS-compliant cutting oil factory

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July 1965

Kanagawa Plant was established, and Tokyo Plant was closed

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July 1966

Kanagawa Plant was approved as a JIS-compliant cutting oil factory (permit no. 366064)

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January 1968

The Tokyo Laboratory was closed and a research laboratory was established on the premises of the Kanagawa Plant.

November 1973

Yushiro Do Brasil Industria Quimica Ltda. was established.

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June 1977

Started Yushiro Unso Co., Ltd. (consolidated subsidiary) through corporate merger.

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March 1978

Started a joint venture business with Chemical San-I Industry Co., Ltd. ( Taiwan )

June 1980

The Hyogo Plant was established, and the head office plant was closed.

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August 1980

The head office functions were moved to Ota-ku, Tokyo.

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December 1980

The Hyogo Plant was approved as a JIS-compliant cutting oil factory ( permit no. 564054 ).

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October 1981

Capital investment in SAN-A ( HK )Ltd. Honk Kong.

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January 1982

Brought Nihon Seiyu Co., Ltd. into the Group as a subsidiary through equity participation.

December 1982

Started a joint venture business with Buhmwoo Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. ( Korea )

October 1985

The main office (registered business address) was moved to Ota-ku, Tokyo .

December 1985

The company stock was listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

November 1986

Yuma Industries, Inc. (U.S.A.) was established

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March 1992

Start capital investment and launch joint-venture with Buhmwoo Co., Ltd. ( Korea ) .

April 1992

Formed technical cooperation with PETROFER CHEMIE, Germany.

June 1992

The Kanagawa Plant was moved to Oyama-cho, Shizuoka Prefecture, and began operation as the Fuji Plant.

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August 1993

The Fuji Plant was approved as a JIS-compliant cutting oil factory ( permit no. 366064 ).

August 1994

Established Qidong Xingyu Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. ( China ), and commenced a joint venture business.

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August 1996

Formed a joint venture in Malaysia, JET Chemicals Sdn. Bhd.

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November 1996

The Fuji Plant acquired ISO9002 certification ( JQA-1450 ).

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November 1997

The Hyogo Plant acquired ISO9002 certification ( JQA-1953 ).

December 1997

A new technical laboratory test building was completed (presently located on the premises of the Technical Center).

September 1998

The company stock was selected as a margin trading issue by the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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November 1999

The Technical Center was completed.

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March 2000

The Fuji Plant acquired ISO14001 certification ( JQA-EM0809 ).

February 2001

Established a joint venture company, Shanghai Yushiro Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., in China.

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January 2002

The company name, Qidong Xingyu Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. ( China ) was changed to Qidong Yushiro Industry Co., Ltd.

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July 2002

The Fuji and Hyogo Plants were approved for the change of certification from ISO9002 to ISO9001.

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August 2003

Jet Chemicals Sdn. Bhd.( Malaysia ) becomes a consolidated subsidiary and changes company name to Yushiro-Jet Chemicals Sdn. Bhd.

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March 2004

Withdraw from textile processing auxiliary business.

September 2004

Establish Yushiro (Thailand ) Co., Ltd. to start joint-venture business.

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December 2004

Held the general meeting at the 50th Anniversary of The Cutting Oil Technological Research Society establishment.

March 2005

Listed in First Section of Tokyo Stock Exchange Market.

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September 2005

The Tokyo Stock Exchange selected the company’s stocks to the loan transaction issue.

November 2005

Established newly Buhmwoo Chemical Industry Co.,Ltd.(Korea)and Yushiro Buhmwoo (India) Co.Pvt.Ltd.(India),and at the same time, started the joint venture.

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November 2005

The Company’s name of Yuma Industries, Inc. (USA).was changed to Yushiro Manufacturing America Inc. (YUMA)

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April 2007

The company’s name of Nihon Seiyu Co.,Ltd.was changed to NS·Yushiro Co.,Ltd

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May 2008

Guangzhou Yushiro Oil Industry Co.,Ltd.,in China. was established.

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June 2008

Yushiro India Company Private Limited. was established.

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March 2009

Yushiro India Company Private Limited. Business start.

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May 2010

Alienated NS Yushiro Company to JFE Environment Company.

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June 2010

Established PT. Yushiro Indonesia Company.

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March 2011

Established Yushiro General Service Company.

April 2012

Nagoya Technical Center established at the Nagoya Branch.

July 2012

Chennai Plant established in India by Yushiro India.

January 2014

ASEAN Technical Center established in Thailand.

April 2014

Neemrana Plant established in India by Yushiro India.

July 2014

Yushiro Mexico established a plant.