|1957||The first expat was dispatched to Hamburg.|
|1966||Toray Industries Inc. Hamburg Office was established as the first representative office in Europe.
(Toray Industries Inc. Europe Office (TEU) replaced Toray Industries Inc. Hamburg Office in 1970)
|1971||Location of TEU moved from Hamburg to London and TEU opened its satellite office in Hamburg.
(TEU Hamburg office was closed in 1987)
|1974||Iganto S.p.A was formed in Italy.
(Alcantara S.p.A replaced Iganto S.p.A in 1981.)
|1980||Toray Europe Ltd. (TEL) was formed in UK.|
|1982||Societe des Fibres de Carbone S.A. (SOFICAR) was formed in France.
(Toray Carbon Fibers Europe S.A. (CFE) replaced SOFICAR in 2012.)
|1984||TEL opened its Milan Office.
(TEL Milan Office became an incorporated local company in 1990 and the current name is Toray International Italy S.r.l (TIIT).)
|1985||Toray Deutschland GmbH (TDG) was formed in Germany.
(Toray International Europe GmbH (TIEU) replaced TDG in 2008.)
|1989||Toray acquired Samuel Courtauld & Co. from Courtaulds PLC. and established Toray Textiles Europe Ltd. (TTEL) in UK.|
|1996||Toray acquired Rhone-Poulenc Films S.A. and established Toray Plastics Europe S.A. (TPEU) in France.
(TPEU was liquidated in 2012)
|1997||Toray Textiles Central Europe s.r.o (TTCE) was formed in Czech.|
|2008||Toray Films Europe S.A.S. (TFE) was formed in France and the existing business of TPEU was transferred to TFE.|
|2011||A joint venture, Euro Advanced Carbon Fiber Composites GmbH (EACC), with Daimler was formed in Germany.
(EACC became 100% subsidiary of Toray in 2016.)
|2012||Toray International, Inc. opened its Liaison office in Turkey.|
|2013||Production of IMPRIMA™, waterless offset plates, started at TTCE in Czech.|
|2014||Location of TEU moved from London to Frankfurt.
(TEU was reformed as an incorporated local company in 2015)
|2015||Toray acquired European carbon fiber fabric and Prepreg business from Saati S.p.A. Then, Composite Materials
(Italy) S.r.l. (CIT) was established in Italy.
Toray Resins Europe GmbH was formed in Germany.
Toray acquired SolviCore GmbH & Co. KG from Umicore S.A. and Solvay S.A.. Then, Greenerity GmbH was established in Germany.
Delta Tech S.p.A and Delta Preg S.p.A in Italy became Toray's subsidiaries.
|2018||PPS Compounding production started at Zoltek in Hungary.
Toray acquired TenCate Advanced Composites Holding B.V. from Koninklijke Ten Cate B.V. and established Toray TenCate Advanced Composites Holding B.V. in Netherland.
Toray opens a new R&D Base, Automotive Center Europe (AMCEU) in Germany. (in August)
|2019||Toray to Establish New Battery Separator Film (BSF) Production Facility in Toray Industries Hungary Kft. (THU), which was established in April 2018, Toray acquired Alva Sweden AB (ASE) and its two subsidiaries, Alva Confecções S.A. of Portugal(APT) and Alva Tunisia SA of Tunisia (ATN) (these three entities are hereafter collectively referred to as “Alva”).|
|2021||Toray announced establishment of a joint venture with LG Chem, Ltd., and the name of new company is “LG Toray Hungary Battery Separator Kft. (LTHS)”|