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.


Abbreviations in the chronological table below:
EKCO = Toyo Ekco Co.,Ltd.
TFP = Toyo Aluminium Foil Products K.K.
TEP = Toyo Aluminium Ekco Products Co.,Ltd.
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).
1990 TFP


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.

1993 TFP

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.
2003 TFP


TFP obtains ISO-14001 (1996) environment certification covering all of its business establishments.
EKCO develops aluminum foil containers usable on induction heating cooking apparatus.

2004 EKCO EKCO develops cold-resistant and heat-resistant high-performance containers Full Max.
2006 TFP
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.

Directors, Auditors & Officers

President & C.E.O.
Y. Tomioka
Excutive Director
M. Kawaguchi
Excutive Director
M. Yamaguchia
M. Ueda
S. Hayashi
M. Imasu
T. Hamada
N. Kuwauchi
Statutory Auditor
T. Yamagishi
Statutory Auditor
K. Kusumoto
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