History

  • Beginning of history
  • Stepping stone to growth
  • Growth and development
  • Stability and Enhancement
  • Toward the second founding
  • Expansion into global market
 
  • 1958

    MATSUMURA OIL RESERCH CORP. founded.
    Company policy
    (1)Adjust to the user
    (2)Design oils
    (3)Develop petroleum specialty products.

    R&D

    Developed a high quality vacuum pump oil.
    Developed an air filter oil.
    Developed a petroleum-based hydraulic oil.
    Developed an aluminum rolling oil.

     
  • 1959

    Nishinomiya head office and plant constructed.
    Vacuum distillation equipment installed.
    Liquid paraffin refinery installed.

    R&D

    Developed an anti-rust oil.
    Developed a heat treatment oil.

    Head office and plant
     
  • 1960

    R&D

    Developed an automatic steering hydraulic fluid.

     
  • 1961

    R&D

    Started production of liquid paraffin.

     
  • 1962

    R&D

    Started production of petroleum sulfonate.

     
  • 1963

    1st laboratory building and mixed products control room constructed.

    R&D

    Developed a water glycol fire-resistant hydraulic fluid.

     
  • 1964

    Trial started of sulfonation equipment at Nippon Soda Co., Ltd.
    Entered into a marketing alliance for liquid paraffin and sulfonates with Mitsubishi and Nichimen Corps.

    R&D

    Developed a grinding oil and cutting oil.
    Developed additives for cutting oils.

     
  • 1966

    Chiba Plant constructed.

    R&D

    Developed SUS350 liquid paraffin for the first time in Japan.
    Developed a compressor oil.
    Developed a petroleum-based anti-wear hydraulic oil.

     
  • 1969

    Sulfonation equipment installed at the Nishinomiya Plant.

     
  • 1970

    Sulfonate processing equipment installed at the Chiba Plant

     
  • 1971

    Tokyo sales office opened.

    R&D

    Developed an NC machine tool hydraulic fluid.
    Developed a wastewater treatment emulsifying agent.

     
  • 1972

    Production of liquid paraff agregated at the Chiba plant

    R&D

    Developed a die-casting lubricant.
    Developed a heat-resistant vacuum pump oil.

     
  • 1973

    Matsuken CO., LTD. established.
    Synthetic vacuum pump oil production equipment constructed.

    R&D

    Developed a synthetic vacuum pump oil

     
  • 1975

    R&D

    Developed a wear-resistant and fire-resistant water glycol hydraulic fluid.

     
  • 1976

    Tokyo sales office promoted to Tokyo branch.

    R&D

    Developed a hot melt adhesive.

     
  • 1977

    2nd laboratory building and product warehouse constructed.

     
  • 1978

    "MORESCO" resistered as a general trademark.

    R&D

    Developed a purified liquid paraffin.

     
  • 1979

    R&D

    Developed a high-temperature lubricating oil.

     
  • 1980

    Nagoya sales office opened.

     
  • 1983

    Synthetic sulfonate manufacturing equipment constructed.

    R&D

    Developed a radiation-resistant lubricant and grease.
    Developed a synthetic sulfonate.

     
  • 1986

    Akoh Plant constructed as a mass production facility mainly for hot melt adhesives.

     
  • 1990

    Lubricating oil production facility constructed at the Akoh Plant.
    Oyama sales office opened.

    R&D

    Developed a hot melt adhesive for disposable diapers.
    Developed a biostatic water-soluble cutting oil.
    Developed SUS40 liquid paraffin.
    Developed a long-life fire-resitant water glycol hydraulic fluid.

     
  • 1992

    MORESCO TECHNO CO., LTD established.

     
  • 1994

    Established MORESCO SERVICE CO., LTD established.

     
  • 1995

    MORESCO(Thailand)Co., Ltd. established.

    Thailand
     
  • 1996

    R&D

    Developed a liquid paraffin for cosmetics.

     
  • 1997

    R&D

    Developed a hard disk surface lubricant.

     
  • 1998

    Received ISO 9000 quality management system certification.

     
  • 2001

    Head office relocated from Nishinomiya to Kobe.
    Lubricating oil production facilities expanded at the Ako plant.
    New plant constructed at MORESCO(Thailand)Co., Ltd.
    Wuxi More Tex Technology Co., Ltd.
    Shifted to ISO 9001 quality management system.
    MORESCO Hommachi Bldg. constructed, and Osaka Branch moved.

    Kobe Head office
     
  • 2002

    Customer center established at Osaka Branch.
    New plant constructed at Wuxi More Tex Technology Co., Ltd.

    R&D

    Developed a new packageless hot melt adhesive.

    WUXI MORETEX TECHNOLOGY
     
  • 2003

    Published on JASDAQ stock market.
    Capital increased to 376.5 million yen.

    R&D

    Developed a synthetic water-soluble cutting fluid.
    Developed an advanced oxidation wastewater treatment equipment.

     
  • 2005

    Capital increased to 744.4 million yen.

     
  • 2006

    Received ISO 14001 certification.
    Established MORESCO USA Inc. established.

     
  • 2007

    Capital increased to 1,310.0 million yen.
    Kyushu sales office opened.

     
  • 2008

    Listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

    R&D

    Set up a new packaging system for hot melt adhesives.

     
  • 2009

    WUXI MORESCO TRADING CO., LTD. established.
    Company name changed to MORESCO Corporation.

     
  • 2010

    MORESCO HANANO DIE-CASTING COATING (SHANGHAI) made a consolidated subsidiary.
    ETHYLENE CHEMICAL CO., LTD made an equity method company.

     
  • 2011

    Capital increased to 1,525.9 million yen.
    Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
    PT.MORESCO INDONESIA established.
    ETHYLENE CHEMICAL CO., LTD made a consolidated subsidiary

    INDONESIA
     
  • 2012

    PT.MORESCO MACRO ADHESIVE established.

    MACRO
     
  • 2013

    Capital increased to 2,090.6 million yen.

     
  • 2014

    TIANJIN MORESCO TECHNOLOGY CO.,Ltd. established.

    TMT
     
  • 2015

    Tokyo branch moved to Shiodome,Tokyo.
    Second R&D building added to the Head Office/R&D Center

    MACRO
     
  • 2017

    MORESCO Corporation merged with its consolidated subsidiary MORESCO Service Co., Ltd..

     
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