Selected for the “Subsidy for the location of businesses for creating employment in the affected areas by the tsunami and the nuclear accident” by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Division in Charge: Economic and Industrial Policy Bureau ,Regional Economic and Industrial Policy Group, Industrial Facilities Division Release
Date: November 27, 2015
Overview of the subsidy program:
This subsidy program aims to facilitate companies’ establishment of new business facilities and create jobs in order to accelerate the industrial reconstruction in the areas inundated by the tsunami in Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi, Fukushima and Ibaraki Prefectures, which experienced particularly great damage due to the Great East Japan Earthquake, and in evacuation zones in Fukushima Prefecture severely affected by the nuclear power plant accident and where the evacuation order has been lifted, by partially subsidizing their cost of building new or additional factories and other facilities.
Attended the 40th Japan Cooperation Forum for the Middle East (Munich, Germany)
(The 40th Japan Cooperation Forum for the Middle East)
Theme: The oil market and business opportunities and the confusion in eastern Asia and Northern Africa
Date: August 27,28, 2015
Country: Munich, Germany
Place: Hilton Munich Park
Capital grows to 2 billion 539 million 200 thousand yen (Including legal capital surplus)
As of May 31, 2015, our capital reached a total amount of 2 billion and 539 million and 200 thousand yen under third-party allocation of shares.
Participated the Milano EXPO 2015, LIMEX products were used in Japan Exhibition Hall
he new and ecofriendly material generated from Japanese technology, LIMEX, was applied in the Japan Exhibition Hall in posters, paper bags and stamp rally cards for children.
Notification of our Headquarters’ new address
We appreciate greatly your honored attention given to us so far.
We would like to inform you that with the operation of a new plant and a target to further expand our business, we have relocated our headquarters to the addre recorded here below. We will continue to try our best to meet your requirements, and at the same time look forward to your continuous attention and support to us.
TBM Co., Ltd
Chief Executive Officer, Nobuyoshi Yamasaki
the 10th Floor of Tokyo Ginko Kyokai Building
1-3-1 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005
TEL: +81 03-6212-7270
FAX: +81 03-6212-7271
Business Start Date: April 6, 2015
Capital grows to 2 billion 259 million yen (Including legal capital surplus)
As of March 31, 2015, our capital reached a total amount of 169 million 200 thousand yen under third-party allocation of shares.
Capital grows to 2 billion 89 million 800 thousand yen (Including legal capital surplus)
As of February 28, 2015, our capital reached a total amount of 589 million 800 thousand yen under third-party allocation of shares.
The 1st LIMEX plant, designed by Kengo Kuma, is completed.
On the 6th of February, the opening ceremony of our new plant was held. We would like to thank everyone involved for their long hard work.
Our Chief Executive Officer, Nobuyoshi Yamasaki and our chairman, the chief Technology Advisor Sumi, pressed on the switch of the production line.
It was thanks to the great effort of Kengo Kuma And Associates that this 1 billion 900 million yen project was able to be finished. It is also thanks to all that who have so far supported us that we are now able to make the word, LIMEX known to the world.
The workers of our plant are local residences. We will work hard with them to solve various problems regarding product development and improvement.
Starting with this new plant, we, all that involved, will united as one to work harder to establish the second and third plants, and make “LIMEX” plants spread in the world.
Selected as a sponsor of the Japan Exhibition Hall at EXPO Milano 2015
With a high evaluation on our LIMEX, a new ecology material under the original Japanese technology, we were selected by Japan Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry as a sponsor of the Japan Exhibition Hall at EXPO Milano 2015. LIMEX products are widely used at the Japan Exhibition Hall, which turns to be a first and great stage for LIMEX to be known in the world.
Won “Restoration Award” of Japan New Business Creation Award
On the November 20, the Kanto Headquarters of the Organization for Small and Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation (SMRJ), together with Japan New Business Conferences held the 10th National New business Forum in Shizuoka. The 9th Japan New Business Award ceremony was given at the forum. We were awarded the “Restoration Award” by the chairman of Japan New Business Conferences. As one of the awarded enterprises of the “Restoration Award”, We will continue to work even harder to succeed in the development of the plant constructed in Shiraishi city, Miyagi.
Capital grows to 1 billion 500 million yen (Including legal capital surplus)
As of November 21, 2015, a total amount of 270 million yen was added to the capital through third-party allocation of shares.
We set up a Tokyo lab at the Tokyo Metropolitan Industrial Technology Research Institute in Koutou-ku,Tokyo.
Capital grows to 1 billion 230 million yen (Including legal capital surplus)
As of September 15, 2015, a total amount of 315 million yen was added to the capital through third-party allocation of shares.
Attended the 39th Japan Cooperation Forum for the Middle East (Istanbul, Turkey)
39th Japan Cooperation Forum for the Middle East (Istanbul, Turkey)
Theme: the Confusion in the Middle East, the State of Northern Africa and Japanese Business Opportunities
Date: August 27,28, 2014
City: Turkey, Istanbul
Place: Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel.
This year we attended as a regular member. We felt deeply their earnest expectations on us for environmental problems ranging from the local economic situation to the lack of water resources.
Notification of Construction Start of the New Plant
The construction of stone paper pilot plant being planned by Shiraishi city, Miyagi got started. It will be finished within the year and will be operational from the beginning of next year. It will become a key location for the production of stone paper “LIMEX” as well as for research & development and human resource cultivation.
General Information of the Plant
Planned place of construction: Ootakasawa Misawa, Shiroishi city , Miyagi
Lot Size: 10,510㎡
Total floor space: 2,884㎡
Production Amount : 6000 ton yearly (500 ton monthly)
Workforce: 30 people.
Capital grows to 915 million yen (Including legal capital surplus)
As of July 4, 2014, a total amount of 326 million yen was added to capital through third-party allocation of shares.
Capital grows to 589 million yen (Including legal capital surplus)
As of May 8, 2014, a total amount of 90 million yen was added to capital through third-party allocation of shares.
Capital grows to 499 million yen (Including legal capital surplus)
As of March 31, 2014, a total amount of 224 million yen has been added to our capital through third-party allocation of shares.
The 1st LIMEX plant location agreement signing ceremony was held.
The 1st LIMEX plant location agreement signing ceremony was held.
Please let us spread the news that on the February 6 TBM Co. Ltd held the location agreement signing ceremony at Miyagi prefecture government building. This agreement of locating our first plant in Miyagi prefecture to produce LIMEX, a next generation stone paper developed by us aims to that we, together with Miyagi prefecture, will create a local society with vitality, to develop human resources and to promote our mutual development. The future stone paper will be lighter, cheaper and have higher quality. In the year of 2013, our technology was authorized to be a business for Innovation Aid of the Ministry of Business, Trade and Industry. In the year of 2014, our 1st plant to produce the next generation stone paper will be constructed in Miyagi prefecture. We are looking forward to be working with you from now on.
The patent regarding the stone paper, LIMEX, has gotten approved
Patent number 5461614, Production method of non-organic substance powder film sheets
The company’s patent involves a one-step kneeding methode of high-filler and polyolefin film. Normaly to create the some product you need to mix rasin and filler, and after you have created the master plate, you will be able to make sheets. The method we have developed involves making the sheets during the mixing progress. In the future we will be able to mix different raisins and fillers.