Our History

Until now, and from now on…
TENMA will pursue an enriched society through the harmony of people and plastics

1940
1949

Established as Taiyo Shoji Co.,Ltd

1950
1954

Company name changed to TENMA Plastic Co., Ltd. with the aim of specializing in plastics, which were undergoing rapid development in Europe and America at the time.

1960
1961

The Kawaguchi Factory is established in Saitama Prefecture, in response to increased business operations amid rapid development of the Japanese plastic industry.

1964

The "Poly Trash Series" plastic trash bins were developed. With the help of the Olympics that were held in Tokyo that year, usage of these trash bins spread throughout Japan.

1967

The Noda Factory is established in response to increased demands for such large-scale industrial materials as color TVs, car parts, and beer containers.

The Noda Factory
1970
1973

The Shiga Factory is established in response to increased marketing channels in the Kansai area.

The Shiga Factory is established in response to increased marketing channels in the Kansai area.
1980
1981

The Yamaguchi Factory is established as a production and distribution base for the Chugoku, Shikoku, and Kyushu regions.

The Yamaguchi Factory is established as a production and distribution base for the Chugoku, Shikoku, and Kyushu regions.
1985

The Shin-Shirakawa Factory is established as a production and distribution base for the Tohoku region.

The Shin-Shirakawa Factory is established as a production and distribution base for the Tohoku region.
1986

Began selling the long-selling household plastic storage case, "Fits".

Long-term seller 'Fits' sale of a home plastic storage case.
1988

Listed in the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
TENMA (UK) Ltd. is established in Scotland, UK, as a first step to expand globally.

1990
1991

Company is listed in the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange to further strengthen its financial structure.
The Hachinohe Factory is established, achieving a Japan-wide distribution structure.

Company is listed in the First Section
1992

TENMA Platech & Housewares (Zhongshan) Co., Ltd. is established in Zhongshan City, Guangdong Province, in order to supply parts to China-based Japanese manufacturers.

1993

Due to completion of construction, moved to the current head office.

Due to completion of construction, moved to the current head office.
1995

Shanghai TENMA Platech & Housewares Co., Ltd. is established, with the aim of producing and selling houseware to the Chinese market.

Shanghai TENMA Platech & Housewares Co., Ltd.
2000
2000

Launch of the “Katapanel”, recyclable plastic molds that can be used in the construction industry.

Katapanel
2002

Began production of “Pop ManBoo”, a DVD case with an easy-release mechanism.

Pop ManBoo
2004

Shenzhen Meiyang Plastic Co., Ltd. in Shenzhen City is added as a subsidiary and the company’s third base in China.

2005

TENMA Precision (Zhongshan) Co., Ltd. is established in Zhongshan City, Guangdong Province, China.
TENMA Precision (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. is established in Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province, China.

2006

Shanghai TENMA Second Factory becomes operational.

2007

TENMA Vietnam Co., Ltd. is established in the Que Vo district in the suburb of Hanoi.

TENMA Vietnam Co., Ltd.
2009 Hirosaki Factory

Hirosaki Factory is founded to make distribution of goods more efficient.
Tacmic SP Co., Ltd. is added as a subsidiary (Currently, TENMA ASEAN HOLDINGS CO.,LTD.)
Indonesia (Currently, PT. TENMA INDONESA), Vietnam (Currently, TENMA (HCM) VIETNAM CO.,LTD.)
Thailand (Currently, TENMA (THAILAND) CO.,LTD.) subsidiaries were established.

2010
2010

TENMA Precision(Suzhou)Co.,Ltd. is established in Suzhou City. Jiangsu Province, China. PT.SUMMITPLAST is added as a subsidiary. (Currently, PT. TENMA CIKARANG INDONESIA) TENMA (U.K.)LTD was liquidated.

enma Precision(Suzhou)Co.,Ltd. is established in Suzhou City. Jiangsu Province, China.PT.SUMMITPLAST is added as a subsidiary.
2012

TENMA Precision (Zhongshan)Co., Ltd. merged with TENMA Platech & Housewares (Zhongshan) Co., Ltd.

2013

Established a joint venture in Indonesia related to automobile parts

2014

TENMA (THAILAND) CO.,LTD Prachinburi factory began operation.

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