Durastream CPVC Global History

1960
1960

Manufacturing of vinyl chloride (PVC) pipes and building materials begins in Shiga Ritto Factory, Japan

Manufacturing of vinyl chloride (PVC) pipes and building materials begins in Shiga Ritto Factory, Japan
1964
1964

Tokuyama Sekisui Industry Co., Ltd, is established and starts manufacturing Vinyl Chloride(PVC) resin

Tokuyama Sekisui Industry Co., Ltd, is established and starts manufacturing Vinyl Chloride(PVC) resin
1965
1965

SEKISUI starts manufacturing Chlorinated polyvinyl chloride(CPVC) pipe in Japan. The first color produced was SEKISUI blue.

SEKISUI starts manufacturing Chlorinated polyvinyl chloride(CPVC) pipe in Japan. The first color produced was SEKISUI blue.
1969
1969

SEKISUI begins production of Chlorinated polyvinyl (CPVC) fittings in Japan

SEKISUI begins production of Chlorinated polyvinyl (CPVC) fittings in Japan
1971
1971

Manufacturing of CPVC solvent cement for Chlorinated polyvinyl (CPVC) pipe sets begin in Japan

Manufacturing of CPVC solvent cement for Chlorinated polyvinyl (CPVC) pipe sets begin in Japan
1974
1974

Production of Chlorinated polyvinyl chloride(CPVC) resin begins in Tokuyama, Japan

Production of Chlorinated polyvinyl chloride(CPVC) resin begins in Tokuyama, Japan
1982
1982

Gunma factory begins producing vinyl chloride (PVC)pipe and panels in Japan

Gunma factory begins producing vinyl chloride (PVC)pipe and panels in Japan
2005
2005

SEKISUI Industrial Piping Co. is established in Taiwan to produce and sell chlorinated vinyl chloride (CPVC) industrial pipes & fittings

SEKISUI Industrial Piping Co. is established in Taiwan to produce and sell chlorinated vinyl chloride (CPVC) industrial pipes & fittings
2013
2013

SEKISUI Specialty Chemicals Thailand (SSCT) is established to produce CPVC resin and compound for increased global demand. SSCT also sells PVB resin.

SEKISUI Specialty Chemicals Thailand (SSCT) is established to produce CPVC resin and compound for increased global demand. SSCT also sells PVB resin.
2013

SEKISUI manufactures the first clear chlorinated polyvinyl chloride(CPVC) Fitting

SEKISUI manufactures the first clear chlorinated polyvinyl chloride(CPVC) Fitting
2014
2014

Chlorinated polyvinyl chloride(CPVC) pipes for dish washers are commercialized. These new high resistance materials meet updated drainage requirments of high efficiency washers.

Chlorinated polyvinyl chloride(CPVC) pipes for dish washers are commercialized. These new high resistance materials meet updated drainage requirments of high efficiency washers.
2015
2015

A joint venture with Lubrizol (S AND L Specialty Polymers Co.) is established in Thailand to produce chlorinated vinyl chloride (CPVC) resin

A joint venture with Lubrizol (S AND L Specialty Polymers Co.) is established in Thailand to produce chlorinated vinyl chloride (CPVC) resin