Cataler`s History

Cataler`s History

  • 1960's

    1967

    May
    Established in Fukuroi City, Shizuoka Prefecture(within Dai-ichi Tanso Industries Co., Ltd., Fukuroi City)
    May
    Commenced R&D of hopcalite CO purification catalyst
    Dai-ichi Tanso Industries at the time Hopcalite production line
  • 1970's

    1971

    April
    Headquarters moved to present location (Chihama, Kakegawa City), completed new plant and office
    May
    Commenced R&D of monolith catalysts using granular precious metals

    1973

    January
    Consigned R&D of automotive catalysts by Toyota Motor Corporation

    1977

    June
    Held party to commemorate 10th anniversary of foundation
    October
    Formed Cataler Corporation Workers Union

    1979

    May
    First operation of monolith production line at No.1 Plant
    First dedicated facilities(Lab and No.1 Plant) 10th anniversary memorial ceremony
  • 1980's

    1980

    September
    Commenced production of coal-derived activated carbon for canisters

    1981

    December
    Merged with Dai-ichi Tanso Industries Co., Ltd.

    1987

    May
    Held party to commemorate 20th anniversary of foundation

    1989

    April
    Reached 15 million mark for the production of monolith catalysts
    Held ceremonial signing of merger agreement with Dai-ichi Tanso Industries Co., Ltd. Held ceremony to celebrate shipment of 15 million monolith catalysts
  • 1990's

    1991

    May
    Began technology transfer of US company TABC's catalyst division. Catalyst business spun off into CCP
    October
    Commenced in-house production of catalytic converters

    1992

    August
    Held 1st annual summer night festival

    1993

    May
    Completed Research Administration Wing

    1995

    May
    Closed Fukuroi Plant

    1996

    March
    Completed Welfare Wing
    August
    Established Cataler (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (CTC)

    1997

    May
    Held party to commemorate 30th anniversary of foundation
    September
    Acquired ISO9001, QS-9000※ISO9001 is only applicable to CATALER JAPAN(as of 2016)

    1998

    June
    Changed company name to Cataler Corporation
    December
    Opened Detroit Office in Michigan, US

    1999

    October
    Acquired ISO14001
    Research Administration Wing CTC Acquired QS9000 New company name plate
  • 2000's

    2001

    January
    Established Cataler South Africa (PTY.) LTD (CSA)
    January
    Established Cataler North America Corporation (CNA)
    April
    Established China Ning Xia Feng Yuan Activated Carbon Company Limited (CFA)
    September
    Opened Europe Office in Dusseldorf, German

    2002

    April
    Completed Sakasato Dormitory
    December
    Established Cataler (Wuxi) Automotive Environment Technology Co., Ltd. (CCC)

    2005

    January
    Held 1st annual Cataler New Year's Celebration
    December
    Acquired TS16949

    2007

    May
    Held commemoration to mark 40th anniversary of foundation
    CSA CNA CCC 40th anniversary commemoration
  • 2010's

    2010

    December
    Transferred control of China Ning Xia Feng Yuan Activated Carbon Company Limited (CFA)

    2011

    October
    Established PT. Cataler Indonesia (CIC)

    2012

    March
    CCP liquidation
    March
    Signed tsunami evacuation facility usage agreement with Kakegawa City

    2013

    July
    Introduced executive officer system and general manager system

    2014

    March
    Established Cataler India Auto Parts PVT. LTD. (CIN)
    April
    Purchased first domestic piece of land in Shimonobe, Iwata City
    October
    Acquired ISO22301

    2015

    May
    Achieved total 300 million pieces globally in production of monolith catalyst for the automobile.
    October
    Received the Deming Prize.

    2016

    March
    In-house convenience store “Yamazaki Y-shop” open
    August
    New R&D center ground breaking ceremony (Shimonobe, Iwata-city) Named “ARK Creation Centre”

    2017

    March
    S-Hall construction completed
    May
    Cataler 50th anniversary celebration
    May
    Agreement of inclusive cooperation arrangement between Kakegawa-city for the city promotion
    October
    ARK Creation Centre completion ceremony
    November
    Cataler 50th anniversary event “Family Day”
    (Invited employees’ family to our company)

    2018

    May
    ARK Creation Centre opening ceremony
    June
    Established Cataler Europe Czech in Czech Republic
    October
    Awarded Deming Grand Prize
    October
    Signed a sponsorship agreement with Alpine snowboarder “Tsubaki Miki”
    CIC Signed tsunami evacuation facility usage agreement with Kakegawa City CIN ground-breaking ceremony ISO22301certificate Achieved total 300 million pieces globally in production of monolith catalyst for the automobile. Agreement of inclusive cooperation arrangement between Kakegawa-city for the city promotion ARK  Creation Centre opening ceremony Signed a sponsorship agreement with Alpine snowboarder “Tsubaki Miki”
  • 2020's

    2020

    January
    Purchased of land in Shimonobe Industrial Park, Iwata City
    Purchased of land in Shimonobe Industrial Park, Iwata City

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