|May, 1924||Nippon Pillar Packing Industries was established in Nada, Kobe, Japan.1
Patented Pillar Packing No. 1 was developed.
|August, 1926||A factory was newly set up in Yodogawa, Osaka, Japan. (At present, the head office is located here.) In this factory, a full-scale production was started for sealing packings for industrial use.|
|June, 1932||The production of gaskets for automobiles and marine engines was started.|
|May, 1948||The Company was reorganized into a joint-stock company, and Nippon Pillar Packing Co., Ltd. was founded with a capital of JPY 2 million.|
|April, 1951||First in our country, a mechanical seal (shaft sealing device) was developed, starting its production.|
|October, 1952||A vertical gasket for a high-temperature & high-pressure pipe flange was developed. The production of fluorine plastic products (Product name: "Pilaflon") was started.|
|September, 1967||Sanda Factory was set up newly in Sanda, Hyogo, Japan.|
|May, 1984||The Company was listed on the Osaka Securities Exchange as specially appointed brand in the 2nd Stock Market.|
|April, 1989||Pillar Denshi Kogyo and Pillar Estate were merged, whose company name was changed to Pillar Sangyo Co., Ltd.|
|June, 1993||Nippon Pillar Singapore, a subsidiary of Nippon Pillar Packing Co., Ltd., was established in Singapore as a sales strategic point in Southeast Asia. (present subsidiary company)|
|September, 1995||The Company was removed from the list on the Osaka Stock Exchange 2nd Market - specially appointed brand, which was listed on the Osaka Securities Exchange - 2nd Stock Market.|
|September, 1999||Nippon Pillar Corporation of America was established in U.S.A. (present subsidiary company)|
|January, 2001||The Company was listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange - 2nd Stock Market.|
|February, 2003||Suzhou Pillar Industry Co.,Ltd. established in China.|
|December, 2004||Kyushu Factory completed in Kikuchi-gun, Kumamoto Pref.|
|April, 2007||Shanghai Pillar Trading Co.,Ltd. established in Shanghai, China.|
|April, 2015||Nippon Pillar Middle East FZE established in Dubai, UAE.
Nippon Pillar (Thailand) Co., Ltd. established in Bangkok, Thailand.
Nippon Pillar Singapore Pte Ltd. Indonesia Representative Office established in Indonesia.
|March, 2016||NPK Fluid Control Systems Mexico S.A. de C.V. established in Jalisco, Mexico.|
|March, 2017||Head office moved to Nishi Ward, Osaka.|
|June, 2018||Nippon Pillar Europe GmbH established in Munich. Germany.|