Toyo Ekco Co., Ltd. and Toyo Aluminium Foil Products K.K. merged on April 1, 2006 and started life as Toyo Aluminium Ekco Products Co., Ltd. Toyo Aluminium Ekco Products commits itself to be a reliable company as well as being appreciated by customers through its company-wide efforts toward customer satisfaction. Your continued patronage will be highly appreciated.
|1958||Toyo Aluminium K.K., first in Japan, puts daily-use aluminum foil Cooking Foil on the market.|
|1969||Toyo Aluminium K.K. sets up a joint venture Toyo Ekco Co., Ltd. with Ekco Products Co.,Ltd. in U.S.A.|
|1970||EKCO||EKCO launches a unique aluminum foil container (round-pan shape for noodle-soup cooking), which became a blockbuster success.|
|1976||Toyo Aluminium K.K. spins off its daily-use products unit into a separate company Toyo Aluminium Foil Products K.K.|
|1982||EKCO||EKCO develops and launches a heat-resistant paper tray Ekco-Thermo.|
|1983||EKCO||EKCO develops and launches a sealed plastic container Ekco-Case.|
|1985||TFP||TFP opens Kita-Kanto branch office in Takasaki to intensify sales activities in the Kanto market in Japan.|
|1986||TFP||TFP's annual sales exceed 10 billion yen (increases both in sales and profit for 10th consecutive year).|
TFP launches System Kitchen Series.
TFP set up a joint venture A.L.P. Co.,Ltd. with Bando Aluminium Co.,Ltd.
EKCO's second plant, for Good Manufacturing Practice operation, is completed.
|TFP opens Marketing Center and moves its head office.
EKCO becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of Toyo Aluminium K.K.
|1995||TFP||TFP opens a toll-free help desk.|
|1996||TFP||TFP acquires all the stocks of A.L.P. Co.,Ltd.|
|1997||EKCO||EKCO's Shiga plant obtains ISO-9001 quality certification.|
|2002||TFP||TFP integrates its business establishments and slim down the marketing organization to boost the operation efficiency.|
TFP obtains ISO-14001 (1996) environment certification covering all of its business establishments.
|2004||EKCO||EKCO develops cold-resistant and heat-resistant high-performance containers Full Max.|
|TFP and EKCO merge into Toyo Aluminium Ekco Products Co.,Ltd. ( TEP )|
|2007||TEP||TEP establishes a subsidiary in China with Tokai Toyo Alumi Hanbai K.K.|
|2008||TEP||TEP obtains ISO-27001(2005) information security management system certification covering all of its business establishments.|
|2009||TEP||TEP establishes a manufacture in China with Suzhou Koyo Aluminum K.K.
TEP obtains PEFC, Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification, and FSC, Forest Stewardship Council.
|2012||TEP||TEP establishes Toyo Aluminium Ekco Trading (Suzhou) Co., Ltd., a seles company in China.|