Kao Quaker Co., Ltd. was established in 1974 as a joint venture between Quaker Oats Co. (USA) and Kao Soap Co., Ltd., for the manufacture and sale of binders for casting sand.In 1997, the company became a wholly owned subsidiary of Kao Corporation.
Kao-Quaker Company, Limited
2-1-3 Bunka, Sumida-ku, Tokyo
400 million yen
President & CEO Shigeaki Takashina
Manufacture and sale of binders for casting sand and the manufacture and sale of related casting materials
East Japan Sales Office, Central Japan Sales Office, West Japan Sales Office, Toyohashi Plant and Laboratory
History of Kao-Quaker
[Japan] Established as a joint venture between Quaker Oats Co. (USA) and Kao Soap Co., Ltd. Commenced production of KAO LIGHTNER at Wakayama Plant.
[Japan] Operations commenced at Toyohashi Plant
[Japan] Opened Toyohashi Laboratory & Casting Center
[Japan] Commenced manufacture and sale of core wash and mold paint
[Japan] Commenced manufacture and sale of KAO STEP
[Worldwide] Commenced manufacture and sales in Thailand (Bangkok)
[Japan] Commenced manufacture and sale of New Furan
[Japan] Joint venture was dissolved to make Kao-Quaker a wholly owned subsidiary of Kao Corporation.
[Japan] Toyohashi Plant and Laboratory acquire ISO 14001 certification
[Worldwide] Commenced manufacture and sales at Kao Chemical Corporation Shanghai in China
[Japan] Commenced manufacture and sale of EG RUNNER
[Japan] Commenced sale of LUNAMOS
[Worldwide] Operations commenced at Huludao Jinxing Casting Materials Co., Ltd. in China
[Worldwide] Completion of Kao (Shanghai) Chemical Industries Co., Ltd. in China
[Japan] Commenced provision of Kao Monitoring System service
[Japan] Toyohashi Plant achieves 100% shift to renewable energy