Journey into a trading and investment company
- Founds Nisshin Tsusho from Toyota Sangyo's trading division. Capital fund of 9 million yen.
- Appoints Tojiro Okamoto president & CEO.
- Establishes headquarters in Sasashima-cho, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya-shi (formed from Toyota Sangyo).
- Establishes Osaka Branch in Minami Hon-machi, Higashi-ku, Osaka-shi (formed from Toyota Sangyo).
- Elevates Tokyo Field Office in Kanda Kamakura-cho, Chiyoda-ku (formed from Toyota Sangyo) to Tokyo Branch.
- Establishes Hamamatsu Field Office in Owari-cho, Hamamatsu-shi.
- Holds first Periodic Shareholders Meeting.
- Moves Tokyo Branch to Nihonbashi Tomizawa-cho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo.
- Establishes Coal Department.
- Establishes Raw Cotton Department.
- Increases capital fund (for first time) to 30 million yen.
- Holds Shareholders Meeting for completion of Toyota Sangyo's settlement.
- Moves Hamamatsu Field Office to Tokiwa-cho, Hamamatsu-shi.
- Establishes Dhaka Liaison Office (current Bangladesh).
- Establishes Karachi Liaison Office (Pakistan).
- Establishes Taiwan Liaison Office (Taiwan).
- Establishes Hong Kong Liaison Office (Hong Kong).
- Establishes Nisshin Dallas Liaison Office (United States).
- Establishes Bangkok Liaison Office (Thailand).
- Establishes Jakarta Field Office (Indonesia).
- Founds Towa Oil.
- Concludes distributorship agreement with Nippon Kokan.
- Founds joint venture company Nisshin (Thailand) Agency in Thailand.
- Moves headquarters into Toyoda Building, rebuilt from former Toyoda Kaikan.
- Changes name from Nisshin Tsusho to Toyoda Tsusho Kaisha, Limited.
- Founds subsidiary Toyoda Thailand (Thailand).
- Establishes Manila Field Office (Philippines).
- Establishes Mexico Overseas Office (Mexico).
- Financial trouble becomes apparent with Toyo Motors due to poor sales.
- Becomes direct wholesaler specified by Fuji Iron & Steel Co., Ltd.
- Names Tojiro Okamoto chairman (presidential post vacant).
- Acknowledges liquidation of Toyo Motors.
- Becomes direct wholesaler specified by Yawata Iron & Steel Co., Ltd.
- Moves Tokyo Branch to 6-1 Yaesu, Chuo-ku, Tokyo.
- Founds Toyoda New York (U.S.)
- Establishes Singapore Overseas Office (Singapore).
- Founds Towa Textile Industry.
- Founds Sanyo Malaya Singapore (Malaysia).
- Becomes listed company on Nagoya Stock Exchange Second Section.
- Appoints Tomiyasu Kambara president & CEO.
- Founds Nisshin Oil.
- Moves Osaka Branch to Shiomachi-dori, Minami-ku, Osaka-shi.
- Establishes Nairobi Overseas Office (Kenya).
- Establishes Seoul Overseas Office (Korea).
- Establishes New Delhi Overseas Office (India).
- Toyota cars exported for first time (to Dominica).
- Begins equity participation in Nitto Cardboard.
- Establishes Sao Paulo Overseas Office (Brazil).
- Establishes Automobile Department.
- Founds subsidiary Toyoda Tsusho do Brasil (Brazil).
- Establishes Johannesburg Overseas Office (South Africa).
- Establishes Trinidad and Tobago Overseas Office (Trinidad and Tobago).
- Establishes Guayaquil Overseas Office (Ecuador).
- Moves Tokyo Branch to 5-7 Yaesu, Chuo-ku, Tokyo.
- Receives order for liquefied petroleum gas plant from Toyota Motor Corporation's Takaoka Plant.
- Founds Tatt Sing Sanyo Electric (Hong Kong).
- Founds Sanyo Industries Singapore (Singapore)
- Elevates Seoul Overseas Office to Seoul Branch (Korea).
- Founds Toyoda Steel Center.
- Forms retirement benefit and pension system.
- Appoints Kiyoshi Miyairi president & CEO.
- Founds subsidiary Toyoda Europe (Belgium).
- Founds joint venture company Sanyo Thailand for equity participation (Thailand).
- Establishes Toyota Field Office in Akebono-cho, Toyota-shi.
- Founds Toyotsu Gas Center.
- Elevates Hamamatsu Field Office to branch office.
- Founds Toyoda Metal Scrap.
- Establishes Building Materials Department.
- Founds subsidiary Toyoda Hong Kong (Hong Kong).
- Founds Toyotsu Textile Machinery Sales.
- Founds Toyotsu Oil Center.
- Completes Toyoda Metal Scrap factory.
- Approved for participation in China Import and Export Fair.
- Founds Toyoda Chemical Engineering.
- Increases Central Warehouse's capital fund, and changes name to Toyotsu Warehouse.
- Increases capital fund (for eighth time) to 4.5 billion yen.
- Establishes Chinese Group.
- Establishes Kariya Field Office in Minami Sakura-machi, Kariya-shi.
- Changes listing from Nagoya Stock Exchange Second Section to First Section.
- Completes Toyota Toyotsu Building (Yamanote-cho, Toyota-shi), and moves Toyota Field Office to it.
- Toyoda Chemical Engineering reduces capital.
- Becomes listed company on Tokyo Stock Exchange First Section.
- Completes Kariya Toyotsu Building (Sumiyoshi-cho, Kariya-shi), and moves Kariya Field Office to it.
- Appoints Yasuo Shibata president & CEO.
- Founds Toyotsu Engineering.
- Makes Toyotsu Electronics fully-owned subsidiary.
- Establishes Beijing Liaison Office (China).
- Chairman Daikichiro Toyoda becomes honorary consul of Kingdom of Belgium in Nagoya.
- Founds Toyotsu Housing.
- Founds Toyota Crown Motors (China), Ltd. in Hong Kong.
- Appoints Seizo Esaki president & CEO.
- Toyoda Steel Center completes Tahara Logistics Center.
- Establishes Dubai Overseas Office (U.A.E.).
- Establishes Shanghai Overseas Office (China).
- Establishes Guangzhou Overseas Office (China).
- Forms Indonesia Steel Center Project Team.
- Forms Overseas Toyota Group Project Team.
- Founds Steel Center Indonesia (Indonesia).
- Begins equity participation in Chen Tai Fong Co., Ltd. (Taiwan).
- Daihatsu concludes a contract with Tianjin Automotive Manufacturing for affiliation with HIJET manufacturing technology.
- Founds Toyotsu Information System.
- Begins equity participation in Teleway Corporation.
- Founds boat rental company T.Y. Harvest (Panama).
- Exceeds total of 1 million exported automobiles since establishment of Automobile Department.
- Establishes Moscow Overseas Office (Soviet Union).
- Elevates Tokyo Branch to headquarters, creating two headquarters locations in Nagoya and Tokyo.
- Establishes Kentucky Overseas Office (U.S.) in Toyoda America.
- Towa Oil and Sanwa Oil merge, founding Toyotsu Petrotex.
- Nitto Cardboard changes name to Toyotsu New Pack.
- Issues bonds with warrants for first Eurodollars in European market.
- Changes name from Toyoda Tsusho Kaisha Limited to Toyota Tsusho Corporation.
- Establishes Toyota Tsusho International Scholarship Foundation to mark 40th anniversary.