About NICHIHA

Corporate History

June 1956
  • Nippon Hardboard Co., Ltd. is incorporated with the goal of using wood resources efficiently.
  • Construction of Nagoya Plant starts at Shiodomecho, Minatoku, Nagoya.
Nagoya Plant
November 1974
  • The company begins production of fiber reinforced cement sidings.
fiber reinforced cement sidings
April 1988
  • The company is changed its name NICHIHA Corporation.
  • The company unifies its products under the “NICHIHA” brand name.
NICHIHA CORPORATION
December 1996
  • The company is listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
May 1998
  • NICHIHA USA, Inc. is founded.
July 1999
  • ISO 9001 certification is granted for production of fiber reinforced cement sidings and roofing materials.
December 2004
  • Established “NICHIHA Decoration Building Materials (Jiaxing) Co., Ltd.” in Zhejiang Province, China.
January 2005
  • Established “NICHIHA Decoration Fiber Cement Sidings (Jiaxing) Co., Ltd.” in Zhejiang province, China.
April 2006
  • Established the International Business Department in charge of export and sales of products to the United States, Russia, Australia, Taiwan, and other countries and regions.
  • The headquarters plant of NICHIHA Decoration Building Materials (Jiaxing) Co., Ltd. started operations.
The headquarters plant of Nichiha Decoration Building Materials (Jiaxing) Co., Ltd.
February 2007
  • The headquarters plant of NICHIHA Decoration Fiber Cement Sidings (Jiaxing) Co., Ltd. started operations.
The headquarters plant of Nichiha Decoration Fiber Cement Sidings (Jiaxing) Co., Ltd.
October 2007
  • NICHIHA USA, Inc. Macon Plant begins operations.
Nichiha USA, Inc.
April 2012
  • The representative office was opened in Moscow, Russia.
December 2013
  • Obtained a certificate ISO14001´╝Üproduction of fiber cement material
    (Nagoya Plant, Iwaki Plant, Shimonoseki Plant)

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