Fuyo Perlite Co., Ltd.

Fuyo Perlite Co., Ltd.

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Company Name Fuyo Perlite Co., Ltd.
Head office 3041-1, Toyohashi, Shimosuwa-machi, Suwa-gun, Nagano Prefecture 393-0001, Japan
TEL : 81-266-27-2018
FAX : 81-266-28-8328
Mail
URL http://www.fuyo-p.co.jp/
Established March 1973
President Masahiko Kasai
Closing of accounts December
Capital 130 million yen (as of December 31, 2010)
Shareholder Showa Denko K.K. : 73.08%
Asahi Kasei Construction Materials Corporation
Taisei Corporation
Toa Corporation
Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd.
Nishimatsu Construction Co., Ltd.
Taiheiyo Cement Corporation
Major products FuyoLite
Venus Lite
Net Lite
Oil Block
Bachil Up
Underfloor mat
Fuyo Mineral
Fuyo X
Domestic sales office Tokyo Branch
1-13-7, Shibadaimon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0012, Japan
TEL : 81-3-6680-9996
FAX : 81-3-6681-8272
Domestic production sites Suwa Plant
3041-1, Toyohashi, Shimosuwa-machi, Suwa-gun, Nagano Prefecture 393-0001, Japan
TEL : 81-266-27-2018
Main items produced :
Fuyo Lite, Venus Lite, Net Lite, Oil Block, Bachil Up, Underfloor Mat, Fuyo Mineral, Fuyo X, Water Activating Pot "Kirigamine"
Domestic research and development sites Suwa Plant
3041-1, Toyohashi, Shimosuwa-machi, Suwa-gun, Nagano Prefecture 393-0001, Japan
TEL : 81-266-27-2018
Main research areas :
Manufacture and sale of lightweight aggregates for fire-proofing, heat insulation, sound insulation, and moisture-proofing, along with aggregates, oil adsorbing agents, and similar products for gardening, planting, and drainage

History

1964 Fuyo Development Co., Ltd. developed a technology for manufacturing obsidian lightweight aggregates
1970 This business was taken over by the Fuyo Lite Dept. of Vacuum Concrete Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Fuyo Development Co., Ltd.
Obtained a permit to mine obsidian by a gallery mining method at No. 1105 Compartment, Higashimata National Forest, Shimosuwa-machi, Suwa-gun, Nagano Prefecture
1971 Built the Suwa Plant in Toyohashi, Shimosuwa-machi, Suwa-gun, Nagano Prefecture, and put the plant into operation
1973 Spun off from Vacuum Concrete Co., Ltd. Established Fuyo Lite Co., Ltd.
1976 Obtained a permit for quarrying on its own in Nagano Prefecture based on the Quarrying Law
1979 Built the Suwa Plant No. 2. Introduced the industry’s first external-heat kiln (Kiln No. 1)
1980 Relocated the head office to Iwamoto-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Certified as an "excellent heat-insulation building material" by the Minister of International Trade and Industry
1985 Divided the marketing function into the two divisions of “Building Materials” and “Tree-Planting”
1987 Built Kiln No. 2 (external-heat kiln) to meet growing demand
1989 Relocated the head office to Horidome-cho, Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku , Tokyo
1991 The Mining Division, Suwa Plant, introduced a filling mining method
1993 Obtained a permit to mine obsidian by an open cut mining method at No. 1114 Compartment, Higashimata National Forest, Shimosuwa-machi, Suwa-gun, Nagano Prefecture
1994 Renamed as "Fuyo Pearlite Co., Ltd."
1995 Relocated the head office to Kodemma-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
1997 Built Kiln No. 3 (an external-heat kiln) to meet growing demand
2009 Obtained a permit to mine obsidian by an open cut mining method at No. 1105 Compartment, Higashimata National Forest, Shimosuwa-machi, Suwa-gun, Nagano Prefecture
Relocated the head office to Toyohashi, Shimosuwa-machi, Suwa-gun, Nagano Prefecture
Established Tokyo Branch at Shiba Daimon, Minato-ku, Tokyo