|1913||Founder Tomonori Nakano received a patent for the production of caustic soda via electrolysis|
Nippon Soda Co., Ltd. established with capital of ¥750,000Operations begun at the Nihongi Plant in Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture
|1934||Operations begun at the Takaoka Plant in Takaoka City, Toyama Prefecture|
|1939||Nisso Shoji Co., Ltd. established|
|1949||Nippon Soda Co., Ltd. listed on the Tokyo and Osaka stock exchanges|
|1950||Sanwa Co., Ltd. established|
|1954||Nippon Soda Co., Ltd. named winner of the 4th Deming Application Prize|
|1959||Biological Research Laboratory established in Oiso Town, Kanagawa Prefecture (Merged into the Odawara Research Center in 1984)|
|1962||Nisso Engineering Co., Ltd. established.|
|1963||Nisso Petrochemical Industries Co., Ltd. established|
|1965||Nisso Metals Co., Ltd. established (Operations transferred to Nisso Metallochemical Co., Ltd. in 1983)|
|1967||The feed additive DL-Methionine put into production|
The fungicide Topsin developed and put into production
Nisso Kasei Co., Ltd. established in Ichihara City, Chiba Prefecture
Operations begun at the Mizushima Plant in Kurashiki City, Okayama PrefectureAgrochemical Synthesis Research Laboratory established in Odawara City, Kanagawa Prefecture (Reorganized to the Fine Chemical Laboratory in 1974)
|1971||NISSO-PB named winner of the Society of Polymer Science, Japan Prize|
|1974||Fine Chemical Laboratory established in Odawara City, Kanagawa Prefecture (Reorganized to the Odawara Research Center in 1984)|
|1976||Topsin and Topsin M named winners of the 22nd Okochi Memorial Award and Prime Minister's Award, respectively|
|1979||Haibara Field Research Center established in Makinohara City, Shizuoka Prefecture|
|1981||The herbicide Nabu developed and put into production|
R&D Laboratory for Specialty Chemicals established in Ichihara City, Chiba Prefecture
Odawara Research Center established in Odawara City, Kanagawa PrefectureBandai Field Research Station established in Bandai Town, Fukushima Prefecture
Nabu named winner of the 31st Okochi Memorial Award and the Pesticide Science Society of Japan's Achievement Award, respectivelyThe acaricide Nissorun developed and put into production
The fungicide Trifmine developed and put into production
Plant completed for manufacturing sodium hydroxide using the ion-exchange membrane methodThe feed additive Lactet (rumen bypass methionine) put into production
Participated in the establishment of Novus International, Inc.New generation antibiotic intermediate AOSA put into production
The insecticide Mospilan developed and put into productionParticipated in the establishment of Nisso BASF Agro Co., Ltd.
New generation Faropenem-sodium antibiotic jointly developed with Suntory Ltd. and Astellas Pharma Inc. And put into productionVP-Polymer photoresist ingredient put into production
Nisso Kasei Co., Ltd. merged with Nippon Soda Co., Ltd., becoming the Chiba Plant of the latterNisso Petrochemical Industries Co., Ltd. sold to Maruzen Petrochemical Co., Ltd.
|2001||Treatment System by Dechlorination for PCBs named winner of the Japan Soda Industry Association's Technology Inceptive Award|
|2004||DIC Corporation's agrichemical operations acquired|
Sales of the feed additive DL-Methionine discontinuedChiba Research Center established in Ichihara City, Chiba Prefecture by merging the R&D Laboratory for High-Performance Materials and part of the Chiba Plant operations
Invested in Liling Fine Chemical Co., Ltd.(China).
Nisso Namhae Agro Co., Ltd. established in Koria.
Alkaline SAS (France), a chemical company purchased.