1903 Nakagawa Seikanjo founded in Yanagimachi, Toyama City, supplying cans to be used for the sale of medicine in Toyama (June 25)
Zenshiro Nakagawa serves as first president (June 1903 - August 1912)
1912 Zenjiro Nakagawa serves as second president (September 1912 - May 1916)
1916 Zenshiro Nakagawa resumes presidency following death of Zenjiro (June 1916 - August 1927)
1927 Shigejiro Nakagawa serves as third president (September 1927 - May 1983)
1933 Factory relocated to Shimo-okui in Toyama City
1941 Factory relocated to Okuda-honmachi in Toyama City
1951 Converted to joint-stock company with capitalization of 1 million yen; name changes to Nakagawa Press Kogyo
1976 New factory built at Iino in Toyama City; name changes to Shohoku Laminate Kogyo Co.,Ltd.
Capitalization increased to 20 million yen
Aluminum foil processing line launched, with technical assistance from Showa Aluminum Co.,Ltd.
(dry laminator, PTP printing coating machine, slitter machine)
1983 Koichi Nakagawa serves as fourth president (May 1983 - May 2007)
1987 New dry laminator added (C-3)
New slitter machine added (S-3)
1992 New floating coater added (C-4)
New slitter machines added (S-2, S-4)
Direct investment from Showa Aluminum Co.,Ltd.
Capitalization increased to 30 million yen
1995 Can production ceases and is replaced with 100% outsourcing
2000 Capitalization increased to 35 million yen
2003 New dry laminator added (C-5)
New hot melt and slitter machine added (S-5)
Factory upgraded to boost cleanliness rating
100 th anniversary
2007 Yusuke Nakagawa serves as fifth president (Jun 2007 - present)
2010 Head office factory expanded
New slitter machine added (S-6)
2011 New floating coater added (C-6)
New slitter machines added (S-7, S-8)
New roll winder added (RW-2)
Tokyo and Osaka offices open
2012 Capitalization increased to 42 million yen
2013 Second factory completed; Head Office Sales Division (Toyama Office) relocates there
New floating coater added (C-7)
New slitter machine added (S-9)
2015 A fire occurred in the head office factory
Mukai-shinjo Office opens
CKD300E installed
Capitalization increased to 63 million yen
2017 Phoenix Building completed
New floating coater added (C-8)
2018 New cutting machine added (XC-1)
New post-print compatible roll winder and inspection machine added (RW-3)
New digital inkjet printer added (DP-1)
2020 Third factory completed
New dry laminating machine added (C-9)
Forgery prevention PTP sheet won TechnicalPackaging awards at 2020 JAPAN PACKAGING CONTEST
2021 New slitter machine added (S-10)
Forgery prevention PTP sheet won AsiaStar awards at 2020 ASIASTAR
Forgery prevention PTP sheet won WorldStar awards at 2021 WORLDSTAR GLOBAL PACKAGING AWARDS
2022 “Gloss Non-Coat” won “Invention Award” at the 2022 National Invention Awards in Japan
2023 Transition to holding company structure.
In 1941
In 1976