Milestones

2012
Nitto Denko Turkey obtains ISO/TS16949 certificate
Acquisition of Turkish tape manufacturer Bento
Integration of Kyoshin Europe Ltd. & Nitto UK Ltd. into NITTO DENKO UK LTD.

2011
A solvent recovery system was installed.

2010
Startup of Material handling company Nitto Denko Turkey in Tuzla, Turkey. The sales office in Istanbul moved to the new facility in Tuzla.

2008
Nitto Europe opened a representative office in Istanbul, Turkey.
Nitto Europe was the first Belgian company that receives the AEO certificate.
(AEO = Authorized Economic Operator)

2005
Nitto Europe opened its Automotive Technical Center (ATC) in Genk. The technical centre consists of 4 testing laboratories where automotive specialists will perform tests on damping, reinforcing and sealing applications for our customers in the Automotive industry.
Nitto Europe received the ISO/TS 16949 certificate.

2004
Nitto Europe celebrated its 30th anniversary.
Nitto Europe opened a representative office in Moscow.
Nitto Europe started with the production of the NVH materials: Legetolex for vibration damping and Nitohard for sheet metal reinforcement.

2003
Installation of the 4th production line for double-coated adhesive tapes.
Nitto Europe received the ISO 14001 certificate.

2002
Nitto Europe started with the production of surface protection tape in a brand new clean room coating facility.

2001
A new warehouse for intermediate stock was constructed.

1999
Nitto Europe celebrated its 25th anniversary.
Installation of the 4th production line for surface protection films.

1998
Nitto Europe started with the production of EPT-Sealer, an EPDM-based foam material.

1993
A third production line for double-coated adhesive tapes was installed.

1992
A representative sales office was opened in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Nitto Europe received the ISO 9001 certificate.

1991
Romimport stopped its activities and was acquired by Nitto Belgium to form Nitto Italia.
Nitto Belgium changed its name into Nitto Europe.

1990
A third production line for surface protection tapes was installed.

1988
A second production line for double-coated adhesive tapes was installed.

1987
Nitto Belgium installs the Re-Therm, to treat waste solvents. This was a big step in the environmental policy of Nitto Belgium.

1985
Nitto UK was founded to market Nitto Denko products on the UK and Irish market.

1984
An extra production line for surface protection tapes was installed.

1981
Nitto Scandinavia was formed after Nitto Belgium acquired distributor Mölnlycke.

1980
Nitto Belgium starts with the production of double-coated adhesive tapes.

1976
Nitto France was established in Paris, France.
Nitto Belgium installed a third production line for the production of electrical insulation tape.

1975
Nitto Belgium starts with the production of electrical insulation tape and surface protection film.

1974
Nitto Belgium NV was established in Genk, Belgium, as European headquarters and the first production facility for the Nitto Denko group in Europe was constructed.

1967
Nitto Electronic Industrial Co. (the former name of our mother company Nitto Denko Corporation) took its first steps on the European market with the start up of a sales office Nitto Deutschland, in Düsseldorf, Germany.

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