70 Years of OSAKA YUKA INDUSTRY

OSAKA YUKA INDUSTRY; born in Osaka in 1948. Below is an introduction to our history, from our founding to the present.

Founding Era

1949

Began operations in Osaka City and focused on paraffin refining

The founder, Takashi Hotta used a 10-step-type press, he built himself and commenced paraffin manufacturing.

1949OSAKA YUKA INDUSTRY is established and distillation apparatus completed

1950Commenced distillation of cresylic acid

1955Commenced distillation of crude tar acid

1961Commenced manufacturing of synthetic resin for laminates

Move to Hirakata City

1962

Moved the head office and factory to the Tsuda area of Hirakata City and became a corporation

Moved the head office and factory to the Tsuda area of Hirakata City and turned the business into a K.K. (joint-stock company) and started full-fledged operation as a chemicals company.

Moved the head office and factory to the Tsuda area of Hirakata City and became a corporation

1963Completed vacuum distillation apparatus

1969Received recognition as a first-rate good company of Hirakata City from the Hirakata Tax Office.

1973

Moved head office and factory to the Kasuga area of Hirakata City

Moved the head office and factory to Hirakata Industrial Park, located in the Kasuga area of Hirakata City. Increased production capacity of synthetic resin to 500 tons per month.

Completed Former Plant A

Completed precision distillation apparatus after forecasting that precision distillation projects would increase even though there had only been simple distillation apparatuses in the past.

Completed Former Plant A

1976Awarded an encouragement prize at the Osaka Prefecture Factory Greening Contest

1985Built a new company building and created a technology sales division

1988

Completed Plant B

In parallel with the rising level of the chemical industry, completed high-performance distillation apparatus characterized by a multitude of processing steps.

Completed Plant B

1997

Completed Plant C

Completed large distillation apparatus that can deal with various kinds of items after clients came to increasingly deal with more kinds of items.

Completed Plant C

1997Mentioned in “Best 88 Companies of Kita Kawachi” (published by the Kahoku newspapers)

1998

Completed sublimation refining apparatus

Completed sublimation refining apparatus for the purpose of organic EL material refining jointly with a chemical manufacturer. Moreover, acquired patents in major countries since the technology was innovative.

Completed sublimation refining apparatus

Handling of many kinds of items in small amounts

2000

Completed High vacuum distillation apparatus

Completed the High vacuum small-scale distillation apparatus in order to deal with various kinds of items in small amounts.

2001Mentioned in “100 Great Companies of Osaka” (published by THE NIKKAN KOGYO SHIMBUN,LTD.)

2004

Completed Plant A

In order to deal with various kinds of items in small amounts, completed small-scale high-performance distillation apparatus.

Completed Plant A

2008ISO14001 and ISO9001 authentication

2011Mentioned in “Fine Chemical Companies of Japan” (published by The Chemical Daily Co., Ltd.)

2012

Completed research experiment building

In order to put efforts into support the R&D of clients, completed a research experiment building where alterations can be made to equipment in a flexible manner in accordance with client requests.

Completed research experiment building

2013

Completed facilities for R&D

Completed high performance R&D distillation facilities that scale up from lab scale in order to put efforts into support the R&D of clients.

Completed facilities for R&D

2014

Plant business commencement

Commenced sales of distillation apparatuses utilizing our knowledge in commissioned distillation.

2015

Expansion of research laboratory building

Expansion of research laboratory building to increase production capacity

2017

Listed on JASDAQ

Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange JASDAQ (Standard).

JASDAQ

2019

Head office relocated to Shinmachi, Hirakata City; Tokyo sales office established in Chuo Ward, Tokyo

In order to quickly respond to domestic needs, we relocated our head office and established a Tokyo sales office.

ISO 45001 certification

Named an “Excellent Workplace Related to Hazardous Materials” by the Fire and Disaster Management Agency

Continuous distillation pilot plant completed

We completed work on the continuous distillation pilot plant to accommodate a test project for continuous distillation.

In 2019, it will be 70 years since our founding. We’re going to continue the challenge of shouldering “next-generation work” in the future.

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