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Company History

Company History

1885
Founder Chojiro Nitta established an enterprise of leather products in Osaka
1888
For the first time in Japan, succeeded in the manufacture of leather belt for transmission
1906
Started the manufacture of tanning in Hokkaido
1909
Established NITTA LEATHER BELTING CO.,Ltd. and NITTA
1918
Developed rubber belt and started sales of rubber belt
Started the manufacture of glue and gelatin
1945
Divided and established NITTA LEATHER BELTING CO.,Ltd., NITTA GELATIN CO.,Ltd and NITTA RUBBER INDUSTRIAL Co., Ltd.
1965
NITTA LEATHER BELTING CO.,Ltd. changed its name to NITTA BELTING CO.,Ltd.
1968
Built Nara Factory in Yamatokoriyama, Nara Prefecture
Established NITTA-MOORE CO.,Ltd. with Samuel Moore & Co. of America
1971
Established UNITTA COMPANY with Uniroyal Inc. (currently the Gates Rubber Company) of America
1980
Established NITTA INTERNATIONAL INC. in USA
1982
NITTA BELTING CO.,Ltd. changed its name to NITTA CORPORATION
1983
Established RODEL NITTA COMPANY with Rodel Inc. of America
Built Nabari Factory in Nabari, Mie Prefecture
1988
Acquired 100% shares of NITTA-MOORE CO.,Ltd.
Established NITTA CORPORATION OF HOLLAND B.V. in Holland
Established TAIWAN NITTA FILTER Co.,Ltd. in Taiwan
1989
NITTA-MOORE CO.,Ltd. established a joint company, KOREA NITTA MOORE CORPORATION, in South Korea
Established NITTA INDUSTRIES OF AMERICA, INC. in USA
1990
Registered the stock in the over-the-counter market
1991
Established NITTA INDUSTRIES EUROPE GmbH in Germany
Acquired 100% shares of CONDEV HOLDING B.V. as a belt maker
(present NITTA CORPORATION OF HOLLAND HOLDING B.V.)
1992
NITTA MOORE CO.,Ltd. changed the organization to NITTA MOORE COMPANY
Introduction of CI and started the company reforming movement "NEW WAVE"
Built NITTA Nagoya building in Nakamura-ku, Nagoya
1993
NITTA INTERNATIONAL INC. and NITTA INDUSTRIES OF AMERICA,INC. were merged into NITTA CORPORATION OF AMERICA
1994
Established NITTA CORPORATION OF SINGAPORE PTE Ltd. in Singapore
1995
Listed on the second section of the Osaka Stock Exchange
1996
Listed on the second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
1997
Designated as a stock of the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Osaka Stock Exchange
1998
Built Head Office in Naniwa-ku, Osaka
2002
UNITTA Corporation changed its name to GATES UNITTA ASIA COMPANY
2004
RODEL NITTA COMPANY changed its name to NITTA HAAS INCORPORATED
Established NITTA MOORE TECHNOLOGY (CHANGZHOU) Co., Ltd. and CHANGZHOU NITTA MOORE ITOH METAL Co., Ltd. in China
2005
Established NITTA CORPORATION OF CHANGZHOU and NITTA MOORE (GUANGZHOU) TUBE CO., Ltd. in China
2007
Established NITTA MOORE MEXICO S.DE R.L.DE C.V. in Mexico
Built NITTA Tokyo building in Ginza Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Built Kochi Factory in Kami, Kochi Prefecture
2009
Merged and acquired NITTA MOORE COMPANY and SONAC Incorporated
2010
Established NITTA(SHANGHAI)MANAGEMENT CO., Ltd. in China
2012
Established NITTA CORPORATION INDIA PVT.LTD. in India
Worked out a Long term Management Plan(V2020)
Established NITTA MECHATRONICS(CHANGZHOU)CO., Ltd. in China
Company Forest in Tokachi Hokkaido obtained "Offset Credit (J-VER)" certification of Ministry of the Environment
2013
Established NITTA BRAZIL in Brazil
2015
Established NITTA CORPORATION (THAILAND) LIMITED in Thailand
2016
Acquired 100% shares of Connect Conveyor Belting Inc.
2017
Acquired 100% shares of NANIWA RUBBER CO.,LTD.
Acquired 100% shares of NITTA CHEMICAL INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS CO., LTD.
2019
Acquired 100% shares of KOREA NITTA MOORE CORP.
2020
NITTA HAAS INCORPORATED changed its name to NITTA DuPont Incorporated