History

May 1969 Oji-Yuka Synthetic Paper Research Institute Co., Ltd. founded (May 10)
May 1970 Oji-Yuka Synthetic Paper Co., Ltd. founded.
October 1971 "YUPO” brand name is chosen.
January 1973 Merger of Oji-Yuka Synthetic Paper Co., Ltd. and Oji-Yuka Synthetic Paper Research Institute Co., Ltd.
February 1975 Oji-Yuka Synthetic Paper Sales Co., Ltd. founded.
January 1982 Merger of Oji-Yuka Synthetic Paper Co., Ltd. and Oji-Yuka Synthetic Paper Sales Co., Ltd.
January 1996 Yupo Corporation America (share capital 100% by YC) founded.
March 1996 Acquisition of ISO9002 certification at the Kashima Factory and Research and Development Laboratory
September 1998 North America factory (Yupo Corporation America) begins operation.
December 1998 Yupo Papier Co., Ltd. (share capital 100% by YC) founded.
June 2000 YUPO Europe GmbH (share capital 100% by YC) founded.
March 2000 Acquisition of ISO14001 certification at the Kashima Factory and Research and Development Laboratory
January 2001 Name changed to YUPO CORPORATION
March 2002 Acquisition of ISO9001 certification at the Kashima Factory and Research and Development Laboratory
2007 Subcontracting Agreement entered with Mitsubishi Chemical (China) Co., Ltd.
June 2009 Acquisition of OHSAS 18001 certification at the Kashima Factory and Research and Development Laboratory (currently operating under self-certification)
2011 Subcontracting Agreement entered with Mitsubishi Chemical India Pvt. Ltd.
2014 Subcontracting Agreement entered with Mitsubishi Chemical (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

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