Nitta Corporation was founded in 1885 and was Japan’s first manufacturer of power transmission belts. From this beginning, Nitta has expanded its activities into many industrial products. Today, Nitta is active in all types of industrial belting, conveyor systems, air filtration, engineered rubber products, plastic hose and tubing, industrial wipers, and mechatronic sensor systems.
Founder Chojiro Nitta established an enterprise of tanning in Osaka.
For the first time in Japan, succeeded the manufacture of leather belt for transmission.
In Hokkaido started the manufacture of tanning.
Established Nitta Leather Belting Co.,Ltd. and Nitta.
Started the manufacture of rubber belt.
Started the manufacture of glue and gelatine.
Divided and established Nitta Leather Belting Co Ltd., Nitta Gelatine Co. Ltd. and Nitta Rubber Industrial Co.
Nitta Leather Belting Co.,Ltd. changed its name to Nitta Belting Co. Ltd.
Nara Factory built in Yamatokoriyama City.
Establised Nitta-Moore Company Ltd. with Samuel Moore & Co. of America.
Established Unitta Company Ltd. with Uniroyal Inc. (currently Gates Corporation) of America.
Established Nitta International Inc. in USA.
Nitta Belting Company Ltd. changed its name to Nitta Corporation Ltd.
Established Rodel Nitta Company with Rodel Inc. of America.
Established Taiwan Nitta Filter Company Ltd in Taiwan
Acquired 100% shares of Nitta-Moore Company Ltd.
Nitta-Moore Co. Ltd. established a joint company, Korea Nitta-Moore Co. Ltd, in Korea
Established Nitta Industries of America Inc. in USA.
Established Nitta Industries Europe GmbH in Germany.
Purchased Condev Holding B.V. as a belt maker.
(present Nitta Corporation of Holland Holding B.V.)
Nitta Moore Co.,Ltd. changed the organisation to Nitta Moore Company.
Introduction of CI and started the company reforming movement “New Wave“.
Nitta International Inc. and Nitta Industries of America Inc. were merged into Nitta Corporation of America.
Established Nitta Corporation of Singapore Pte Ltd.. in Singapore.
Listed on the second section of the Osaka Stock Exchange.
Listed on the second section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Designated as a stock of the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the Osaka Stock Exchange.
Head office built in Naniwa-ku, Osaka.
Unitta Corporation Changed its name to Gates Unitta Asia Company.
Rodel Nitta Company Changed its name to Nitta Haas Incorporated.
Nitta-Moore Company established two joint companies,Nitta-Moore Technology(Changzhou) Co., Ltd. and Changzhou Nitta-Moore Itoh Metal Co., Ltd. in China.
Established Nitta Corporation of Changzhou and Nitta-Moore (Guangzhou) Tube Co. Ltd.
Merged and acquired Nitta-Moore Company and Sonac Incorporated.
Established Nitta(Shanghai) Management Co. Ltd in China.
Established Nitta Corporation India Pvt.Ltd. in India.
Worked out a Long-term Management Plan(V2020).
Established Nitta Mechatronics(Changzhou)Co. Ltd in China.
Company Forest in Tokachi Hokkaido obtained “Offset Credit (J-VER)” certification of Ministry of the Environment.
Established Nitta Brazil in Brazil.
Established Nitta Corporation (Thailand) Ltd in Thailand.