- Integrated the business of safety products etc. of Starlite Products, Inc.
- Established Starlite Automotive USA, Inc.
- Obtained IATF 16949 certification for Hiroshima Plant.
- Established Yamaguchi Starlite Co., Ltd. Co., Ltd.
- Opened Chengdu Office of Starlite Plastic Products (Kunshan) Co., Ltd.
- Started operation of Starlite Creative Center in Hiroshima Established Starlite
- Roechling Automotive Co., Ltd. as a joint
- venture with Röchling Automotive SE & Co. KG.
- Established Starlite Mexico S.A. de C.V. in Querétaro, Mexico.
- Opened Guangzhou Office of Starlite Plastic Products (Kunshan) Co., Ltd.
- Opened Bangkok Office of Thai Starlite Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
- Established Starlite Global Investment Pte. Ltd. in Singapore.
- Formed a technical tie-up with Röchling Automotive SE & Co. KG.
- Newly built a mold plant of Starlite Plastic Products (Kunshan) Co., Ltd.
- Opened STARLITE Cafe & Gallery in Ritto Plant.
- Newly built a phenol-based high performance products plant in Starlite Plastic Products (Kunshan) Co., Ltd.
- Completed construction of Technical Center in Ritto Plant.
- Formulation ｢STARLITE Values｣
- Established Starlite Plastic Products (Kunshan) Co., Ltd. in Jiangsu, China.
- Established Sunlite Co., Ltd. in Hofu, Yamaguchi as a joint venture with Mitajiri Chemical Industry, Co., Ltd.
- Completed construction of head office building in Osaka
- Newly built an S-Bear plant in Ritto Plant.
- Established Thai Starlite Manufacturing Co., Ltd., and newly built an injection molding plant in Chachoengsao, Thailand.
- Established Star Cade Inc. (Michigan, USA) as a joint venture with Cascade Engineering Inc. (USA).
- Newly built a clean injection molding plant for transparent sheet at Ritto Plant.
- Started operation of Nasu Plant to produce Office Automation parts.
- Developed and started production of S-Bear (miniature precision parts).
- Started operation of Hiroshima Plant to produce automotive interior/exterior parts.
- Completed construction of Ritto Laboratory (later integrated into the present Technical Center).
- Established John Crane Japan Inc. as a joint venture with Crane Packing Co. (currently John Crane Inc.), USA.
- Newly built a large-scale SMC (Sheet Molding Compound) molding plant (first in Japan) and a mold producing plant in Ritto Plant.
- Established Starlite Products, Inc.
- Established Star Driving School in Ritto Plant
- Completed construction of Tokuan Laboratory.
- Newly built an injection molding plant, and started production of engineering plastics parts in Ritto Plant.
- Started operation of housing related product using FRP at Ritto Plant.
- Newly built fluoride and fiber reinforced based plastic products at Tokuan Plant.
- Developed the first plastic helmet (first in Japan).
- Started operation of Tokuan Plant in Osaka, and established an integrated production system from raw materials to finished parts that can produce multilayered phenolic polymer parts.
- Succeeded in development of phenolic polymer laminated molded parts for steel rolling mill (first in Japan).
- Started production of phenolic polymer parts.
- Founded the Company.