Corporate History

1986 December Toray International was established with a capital of 1.4 billion yen as a wholly owned subsidiary of Toray Industries, Inc.
1988 March Toray Marketing and Sales (America), Inc. became independent from Toray Industries (America), Inc. and became a new member of the Toray International Group.
June Invested in TOYO TEXTILE THAI CO. LTD.
1992 June Established P.T. Jakarta Triapparel.
December Established a representative office in Thailand.
Invested in Techno Center Ltd.
1993 January Stationed a representative in Shanghai jointly with Toray Industries (H.K.) Ltd., in order to expand the sales of plastics.
1995 April Established a representative office in Frankfurt.
November Established Shanghai Aisen. (The company was dissolved in March 2000.)
1996 December Took over the sling business of former Shirai Jitsugyo.
Opened its Hiroshima branch.
Invested in Cho Ei Limited.
1998 January Appointed a liaison in Guadalajara, Mexico.
August Established Shenzhen Qinhua Chuyun Co., Ltd. (The company was liquidated on September 28, 1999.)
1999 May Appointed a liaison jointly with Toray Industries (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. in Melbourne, Australia.
Moved its Osaka head office to Dojima Avanza Building.
July Took over portion of the business operations of @Toray Living Co., Ltd.@
Opened its Sapporo branch.
August Stationed a representative jointly with Toray Industries (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. in Bangalore in order to expand the sales of plastics.
September Took over portion of the wool business of Kanematsu Corporation.
October Took over portion of the business operations of @Kanematsu Plastics Co., Ltd.@
2000 April @Started handing the finance of direct trading operations for Toray Industries, Inc.@
May Took over portion of the leather business of Kanematsu Corporation.
June Invested in ALIEN TECHNOLOGY.
Invested in Chung Chi Leather Co., Ltd.
2001 February Took over portion of the rawhide and skin business of Nissho Iwai Corp.
April Established Toray International (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
2002 November Established Toray International de Mexico, S.A. de C.V.
2003 April Merged with Ronze Inc.
2005 October Established Toray International (Korea), Inc.
2006 June Established a representative office in Vietnam.
2007 October Toray Industries, Inc. transferred its International Trading Office functions to Toray International.
Three overseas trading companies under Toray Industries, Inc. became subsidiaries of Toray International (and changed their names accordingly).
Toray Marketing & Sales(America),Inc.

Toray International America Inc.
Toray Industries (Singapore)Pte.Ltd.

Toray International Singapore Pte.Ltd.
Tong Shing Inc.

Toray International Taipei Inc.
2008 January Three overseas trading companies under Toray Industries, Inc. became subsidiaries of Toray International (and changed their names accordingly).
Toray Deutschland GmbH

Toray International Europe GmbH
Toray Europe Ltd.

Toray International U.K.Ltd.
Toray Italia S.r.l.

Toray International Italy S.r.l.
April Merged with Toray Ireeve Corp. and Toray Fishing Corp.
2009 June Established @T.I. Business Support and Service Co., Ltd.@ as an affiliate.
2010 October Toray Alphart Co., Ltd. became an affiliate of Toray International.
2011 March Established Toray International India Private Limited.
June An overseas trading company under Toray Industries, Inc. became a subsidiary of Toray International (and changed its name accordingly).
P.T.Toray Trading Indonesia

P.T.Toray International Indonesia
August Established a representative office in Bangladesh.
2012 January An overseas trading company under Toray Industries, Inc. became a subsidiary of Toray International (and changed its name accordingly).
Toray Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Toray International (China) Co., Ltd.
August Established P.T. TI MATSUOKA WINNER INDUSTRY.
September Established a representative office in Istanbul.
2013 July Established a representative office in Myanmar.
2014 April Established Toray International Trading (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd.
Established Toray International Guangzhou Trading Co., Ltd.
September Established Toray International Trading (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
2016 April Toray International de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., an affiliate of Toray International, established its Guadalajara office.
November Toray International Singapore Pte.Ltd. an affiliate of Toray International, established its representative office in Manila.
2017 April Fishing Products Dept. transferred business to TORAY MONOFILAMENT Co., Ltd.
May Established Toray International Vietnam Co., Ltd.