Toray's History

Sales Trend and Major Events

Toray, as a member of the basic materials industry, has made countless efforts to develop new filelds and materials. Through continuous R&D and commercialization, Toray has expanded its business to 26 countries and regions all over the world, including Japan.

Toray's History 1951 Nylon licensing agreement concluded with DuPont 1959 Started prodution of LUMIRROR™ polyester film 1971 Started marketing of ECSAINE™ ultra-microfiber non-woven fabric with suede texture 1980 Started production of ROMEMBRA™ reverse-osmosis membrane elements 1990 TORAYCA™ carbon fiber prepreg certified as the primary structural material for passenger planes of The Boeing Company 2006 Started the strategic partnership with UNIQLO Co., Ltd.