Company History

Mar. 1951 Nihon-Jushi Ltd. established for the purpose of selling plastics (capital: ¥300 thousand).
Mar. 1952 Changed name to Nihon-Jushi Co., Ltd. to expand business (capital: ¥1,000 thousand).
Mar. 1961 Increased capital to ¥15,000 thousand.
Apr. 1971 Increased capital to ¥110 million.
Sep. 1995 Changed name to Nichimen Plastics Corporation.
Mar. 1998 Moved headquarters to Omori-kita, Ota-ku, Tokyo.
Oct. 1998 Merged with Nichimen Plastics Co., Ltd. (Capital: ¥136.4 million).
Jan. 2000 Merged with Koshi Industrial Co., Ltd.
Changed name to Pla Matels Corporation (Capital:¥201.4 million).
Mar. 2000 Increased capital to ¥490 million.
Oct. 2001 Listed on JASDAQ (OTC).
Apr. 2002 Dispatched a sales representative to Shanghai, China.
Jan. 2003 Acquired the sales business of Asahi Plastics Co., Ltd.
Established a subsidiary in Hong Kong: Pla Matels (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd.
Feb. 2003 Established a representative sales office in Philippines.
Apr. 2003 Converted a representative sales office in Shanghai into a subsidiary: Pla Matels (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Nov. 2003 Increased capital to ¥793.05 million.
Feb. 2006 Established a joint venture with TOYO INK MFG. CO., LTD. : TOYO INK COMPOUNDS VIETNAM CO., LTD.
Jul. 2007 Moved headquarters to Kitashinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo.
Jan. 2009 Established Pla Matels (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd. in China.[Capital: 100% Pla Matels (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd.]
Aug. 2009 Established a subsidiary in Dalian: Pla Matels (Dalian) Co., Ltd.
Jul. 2011 Converted a representative sales office in Philippines into a subsidiary: Pla Matels (Philippines) Corporation.
Nov. 2011 Established a representative sales office of Pla Matels (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. in Hefei, P.R.China
May. 2012 Established Hirosaki office in Hirosaki, Aomori
Jul. 2012 Established Pla Matels (Thailand) Co., Ltd. in Bangkok, Thailand.
Apr. 2013 Established Pla Matels (Shanhai) Co.,Ltd. Tianjin Branch in Tianjin, P.R.China
May. 2013 Established PLA MATELS INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED in India
Jun. 2013 Established Kyushu Branch (former: Oita office)
Aug. 2013 Established Taiwan Pla Matels Corporation Taichung Branch in Taichung, Taiwan
Feb. 2015 Established Pla Matels (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. in Malaysia
Apr. 2016 Established Chubu Branch Office composed of Shizuoka Branch and Nagoya Branch
Established Tohoku Branch (former: Hirosaki office)
Jul. 2017 Established PLA MATELS VIETNAM CO., LTD. in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam