Early Period

In the early days of Shin-Etsu Polymer, a network of factories and sales organization was settled in Japan to service customers.

An overview of activity in the period 1960 - 1980.

 September 1960  Founded as 100% subsidiary of Shin-Etsu Chemical Co.,Ltd.
 April 1961  Established Tokyo Plant in Omiya, Saitama Prefecture.
 July 1961  Increased Capital to 150 Million Yen.
 August 1962  Increased Capital to 300 Million Yen.
 June 1963  Opened Osaka Branch, Nagoya Branch and Fukuoka Branch.
 September 1963  The Honorable Prince Akihito (Present The Emperor) visited Tokyo Plant.
 February 1964  Increased Capital to 500 Million Yen.
 January 1965  Increased Capital to 800 Million Yen.
 February 1965  Established Product Research Center.
 July 1966  Established Shin-Etsu Unit Co., Ltd.
 May 1967  Increased Capital to 1.6 Billion Yen.
 January 1968  Opened Sapporo Office.
 December 1969  Established Urawa Polymer Co., Ltd.
 April 1970  Established Nanyo Plant in Yamaguchi Prefecture.
 September 1971  Established SAN-ACE, Co., Ltd.
 November 1972  Established Polymer East Japan Co., Ltd.
 December 1973  Established Shinano Polymer Co., Ltd.
 January 1974  Established Niigata Polymer Co., Ltd.
 October 1974  Opened Sendai Office.
 November 1975  Established Polymer Chemicals Co., Ltd.