About Tajima

TAJIMA's History

Mr. Takenaga Tajima started a chemical research laboratory in 1919. He expanded this company and created a flooring division in 1952 with the well-known 3 star Tajima logo. In 1953 the company was split into 2 divisions, a flooring division and a roofing division. Tajima Europe was founded in 1989 for the sales of floorings in Europe.

1919
Applied chemicals research laboratory established in Mikawashima, Tokyo
Founder Takenaga Tajima
1919
1927
Tajima Applied Chemical Industry Co. Inc. reorganized, renamed as a limited partnership
Full-fledged entried into the waterproofing construction materials field
1927
1938
Reorganized as Tajima Applied Chemicals Inc.
1938
1952
Flooring materials department became independent as 3-STAR Asphalt Tile Inc.
A standing signboard posted along the old national railway line
1952

waterproofing

1955
3-stars shingle
Roofing material sales launch
1955
1961
Non-woven cloth Manufacturing of roofing begins
1961
1970 / 1973
Sales launch of Gumlon cold method waterproofing material
Tozai Asphalt Roofing Contractor’s Co-Op Association launched
1970 / 1973
1986
OLTAC Gumcool
Sales launch
1986
1987 / 1988 / 1992
VIEWTOP
Sales launch

POLYMERIT
Sales launch

PLAST SHEET
Sales launch

1987 / 1988 / 1992
1994
TAJIMA Building
COMPLETION (IWAMOTOCHO, CHIYODA-KU, TOKYO) The Tajima building
1994
2006 / 2009
BANKS method DIPS method
Flector film
sales launch
2006 / 2009

Flooring materials

1953
PLUS TILE (t=3.2)
sales launch
1953
1958
SOFT COVE BASE
Full-fledged entried into the waterproofing construction materials field
1958
1962
3-STAR Asphalt Tile Inc. renamed 3-STAR Plus Tile Inc.
1962
1965
Structural reorganization [Flooring Department] 3-STAR Asphalt Tile Inc. renamed and reorganized as Tajima Applied Chemicals Inc.
1965
1977 / 1980 / 1984 / 1985
U-Manity
Sales launch
Sales launch of PERMALEUM and Night (imported) carpet tile
Sales launch of ANTISTAR SHEET, TAPIS and non-asbestos tile PLUS TILE CLEAN

M FLOOR
sales launch
1977 / 1980 / 1984 / 1985
1986 / 1987
Tajima Applied Chemicals Inc. renamed TAJIMA
WOODLINE sales launch

Okayama Tajima Inc. established
Sales launch of FLOOR BASE and MATIL, Inlaid Granite and New Sand receive the Grand Prize at the 17th Roscoe Awards (United States).
1986 / 1987
1992 / 1993
Tsukuba factory completion
Guard Vinyl Cove Base/ U-MANITY sales launch
1992 / 1993
1995
1995 Sales launch of MARMOLEUM, CR TILE and LAY FLAT TILE
The new company logo
1995
2001
Completed elimination of asbestos from adhesives
2001
1953
PLUS TILE (t=3.2)
sales launch
1953
1958
SOFT COVE BASE
Full-fledged entried into the waterproofing construction materials field
1958
1962
3-STAR Asphalt Tile Inc. renamed 3-STAR Plus Tile Inc.
1962
1965
Structural reorganization [Flooring Department] 3-STAR Asphalt Tile Inc. renamed and reorganized as Tajima Applied Chemicals Inc.
1965
1977 / 1980 / 1984 / 1985
U-Manity
Sales launch
Sales launch of PERMALEUM and Night (imported) carpet tile
Sales launch of ANTISTAR SHEET, TAPIS and non-asbestos tile PLUS TILE CLEAN

M FLOOR
sales launch
1977 / 1980 / 1984 / 1985
1986 / 1987
Tajima Applied Chemicals Inc. renamed TAJIMA
WOODLINE sales launch

Okayama Tajima Inc. established
Sales launch of FLOOR BASE and MATIL, Inlaid Granite and New Sand receive the Grand Prize at the 17th Roscoe Awards (United States).
1986 / 1987
1992 / 1993
Tsukuba factory completion
Guard Vinyl Cove Base/ U-MANITY sales launch
1992 / 1993
1995
1995 Sales launch of MARMOLEUM, CR TILE and LAY FLAT TILE
The new company logo
1995
2001
Completed elimination of asbestos from adhesives
2001
1955
3-stars shingle
Roofing material sales launch
1955
1961
Non-woven cloth Manufacturing of roofing begins
1961
1970 / 1973
Sales launch of Gumlon cold method waterproofing material
Tozai Asphalt Roofing Contractor’s Co-Op Association launched
1970 / 1973
1986
OLTAC Gumcool
Sales launch
1986
1987 / 1988 / 1992
VIEWTOP
Sales launch

POLYMERIT
Sales launch

PLAST SHEET
Sales launch

1987 / 1988 / 1992
1994
TAJIMA Building
COMPLETION (IWAMOTOCHO, CHIYODA-KU, TOKYO) The Tajima building
1994
2006 / 2009
BANKS method DIPS method
Flector film
sales launch
2006 / 2009

Tajima merges again

In 2014, the now 3rd generation of the Tajima family merged the divisions again in order to join forces of the weather-resistant roof covering with the wear-resistant floors.

2014
Tajima Roofing Inc. integrated with TAJIMA
2014
2017
The TAJIMA Building (in Feb. 2017)
2017

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