Corporate Information

History

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

* : R&D

1958

MATSUMURA OIL RESERCH CORP. founded.

Company policy
(1)Adjust to the user
(2)Design oils
(3)Develop petroleum specialty products

*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.

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

1960

Developed an automatic steering hydraulic fluid.

* : R&D

1961

*Started production of liquid paraffin.

1962

*Started production of petroleum sulfonate.

1963

1st laboratory building and mixed products control room constructed.

*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.

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

1966

Chiba plant constructed.

*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.

* : R&D

1971

Tokyo sales office opened.

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

1972

Production of liquid paraff agregated at the Chiba plant.

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

1973

Matsuken Co., Ltd. established.
Synthetic vacuum pump oil production equipment constructed.

*Developed a synthetic vacuum pump oil.

1975

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

1976

Tokyo sales office promoted to Tokyo branch.

*Developed a hot melt adhesive.

1977

2nd laboratory building and product warehouse constructed.

1978

"MORESCO" resistered as a general trademark.

*Developed a purified liquid paraffin.

1979

*Developed a high-temperature lubricating oil.

1980

Nagoya sales office opened.

* : R&D

1983

Synthetic sulfonate manufacturing equipment constructed.

*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.

*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.

* : R&D

1992

MORESCO TECHNO CO., LTD. established.

1994

MORESCO SERVICE CO., LTD. established.

1995

MORESCO (Thailand) CO., Ltd. established.

MORESCO(Thailand)CO., LTD. photo
1996

*Developed a liquid paraffin for cosmetics.

1997

*Developed a hard disk surface lubricant.

1998

Received ISO 9000 quality management system certification.

* : R&D

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 photo
2002

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

WUXI MORETEX TECHNOLOGY photo

*Developed a new packageless hot melt adhesive.

2003

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

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

2005

Capital increased to 744.4 million yen.
Nagoya sales office moved.

2006

Received ISO 14001 certification.
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.

*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.
PT.MORESCO MACRO ADHESIVE established.
ETHYLENE CHEMICAL CO., LTD. made a consolidated subsidiary.

PT.MORESCO INDONESIA photo
PT.MORESCO MACRO ADHESIVE photo
2013

Capital increased to 2,090.6 million yen.

2014

TIANJIN MORESCO TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD. established.

TIANJIN MORESCO TECHNOLOGY photo
2015

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

Tokyo Branch photo
2017

MORESCO HM&LUB INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED established.
Merged with its consolidated subsidiary MORESCO SERVICE CO., LTD.
The Nagoya sales office moved.