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Year Academy
(Sponsor)
Award Subject
May 2018 The Japan Petroleum Institute JPI AWARD FOR TECHNOLOGICAL PROGRESS Development of New Process for Manufacturing Cyclopentyl Methyl Ether
May 2017 The Society of Polymer Science, Japan The Award of the Society of Polymer Science Development of Novel Elastic Materials: Asymmetric Triblock Styrene Copolymer
April 2016 Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports,
Science and Technology-Japan
Prizes for Science and Technology The Mass Production of Super Growth Carbon Nanotubes
March 2016 The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, Ltd. 45th Japan Industrial Technology Award “Jury's Special Award” The Mass Production of Super Growth Carbon Nanotubes
June 2012 Japan Society of Polymer Processing The 22th Katashi Aoki Technology Award Development of retardation film that has high refractive index along film-thickness-direction, made by multi-layer extrusion and simultaneous stretching
February 2011 InformexUSA Profile in Sustainability (Product) Cyclopentyl methyl ether
October 2010 CPhI Worldwide CPhI Innovation Awards (Bronze) Cyclopentyl methyl ether
December 2008 The 15th International Display Workshop IDW '08 Outstanding Poster Paper Award Winners Brightness-Enhancement Film Using a Single Cholesteric Liquid Crystal Layer
September 2008 THE NIKKAN KOGYO SHIMBUN,LTD. Ozonosphere protection and global warming prevention grand prize Development of Environmentally freiendly florinated compounds (ZEORORA-H & ZEORORA ZFL-58)
August 2007 Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry The 2nd Monodzukuri Nippon Grand Award The Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry's Awards Development of Optical Film for LCDs Produced through a Sheet Extrusion Process
June 2007 Japan Society of Polymer Processing The 17th Katashi Aoki Technology Award Development of COP retardation film for liquid crystal display by successive biaxial stretching method
May 2007 Japan Institute of Electronics Packaging 2007 JIEP Award High-Speed Signaling Interconnects Using Flat-Surface and Low-Dielectric-Loss Resin
February 2007 The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan Association Award Development of new ethereal solvent: cyclopentyl methyl ether (CPME) with an industrial manufacturing process
April 2006 IEEE CPMT Young Award High-speed Signaling Interconnects Using Flat-surface and Low-dielectric-loss Resin
November 2005 The Japanese Society for Chemical Regulation of Plant Technical Award Development of a new plant growth regulator, prohydrojasmon
March 2005 The Society of Polymer Science, Japan The Award of the Society of Polymer Science Development and Commercialization of High-performance Cyclo Olefin Polymer
March 2003 Green & Sustainable Chemistry Network, Japan The 2nd GSC Prize “Minister of Environment Prize” The Development of the Manufacturing Technology of New Environment-friendly Five-ring Fluorine Compounds
March 2001 The Society of Polymer Science, Japan The Award of the Society of Polymer Science Development and industrialization of polymerized toner in the year 2000
May 2000 Tsukuba Foundation for Chemical and Bio-Technology Tsukuba Foundation for Chemical and Bio-Technology Award ZEORORA
May 2000 Japan Chemical Industry Association Environmental Technology Award ZEORORA
Oct.1998 The Environmental Protection Agency (U.S.A) The Stratospheric Ozone Protection Award ZEORORA (for chemical and technical leadership in alternatives to ODSs and PFCs)
May 1996 The Society of Polymer Science, Japan The Award of the Society of Polymer Science Development and industrialization of magnetic tape binder
March 1996 The Chemical Society of Japan The Chemical Society of Japan Award for Technical Development R&D and industrialization of the cyclo-olefin polymer ZEONEX
Nov. 1995 Insatsu Choyokai Foundation Insatsu Choyokai Foundation Study of coating structure affecting print mottle
Nov. 1995 Japan Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry JAPAN TAPPI Award Study of coating structure affecting print mottle
May 1995 The Society of Rubber Industry, Japan Excellent Paper Award Structure analysis of hydrogenated acrylonitrile-butadiene rubber fed by polydimethacrylic acid
May 1994 The Society of Rubber Industry, Japan SRIJ Award Development and Industrialization of Hydrogenated acrylonitrile-butadiene Rubber
Oct. 1993 Japan Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry JAPAN TAPPI Award Study on fluid characteristics of coating color
May 1992 Japan Chemical Industry Association The Award for advancement of technology Development and industrialization of magnetic tape binder
Oct. 1991 Japanese Society for Biomaterials Japanese Society for Biomaterials Award Study of wound dressings
Feb. 1991 Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Inc. Nikkei Excellent Product Award Pacemakers
April 1989 The Chemical Society of Japan The Chemical Society of Japan Award for Technical Development Development of solution-polymerized rubber with chemically modified chain-ends
Feb. 1989 The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan Association Award Development and industrialization of methyl jasmonate
May 1987 The Society of Polymer Science, Japan The Award of the Society of Polymer Science Development and industrialization of high-vinyl polybutadiene
April 1987 The Chemical Society of Japan The Chemical Society of Japan Award for Technical Development Development of Zetpol hydrogenated NBR
March 1979 CJC Association President Award Plastic waste recycling
May 1978 The Society of Rubber Industry, Japan Excellent Paper Award Behavior and structure change of carbon black in cured rubber under repeat elongation
April 1978 Science and Technology Agency The Award for Technical Merit Study on production of methacrylic acid from spent B-B fraction (GPM)
June 1976 The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, Ltd. Environmental Award Recycle process of waste rubber by thermal decomposition on fluidized bed
Feb. 1976 The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan Environmental Award Recycle process of waste rubber by thermal decomposition on fluidized bed
Feb. 1976 The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan Environmental Award Closed system for oxidation process of waste water with chlorine
March 1974 Okochi Memorial Institute Production Award Extraction technology of high grade Isoprene from C5 stream by-product.
Oct. 1972 Japan Chemical Industry Association Technical Award Invention of butadiene extraction process (GPB)
April 1972 Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan Technical Award Development and industrization of isoprene and dicyclopentadiene production technology from C5 stream
April 1972 The Chemical Society of Japan The Chemical Society of Japan Award for Technical Development Development and industrialization of butadiene production technology (GPB) by DMF extraction from C4 stream
Dec. 1971 Mainichi Newspapers Co., Ltd. Industrial Engineering Award Development and industrialization of butadiene production technology (GPB) by DMF extraction from C4 stream
April 1969 Science and Technology Agency Performance Award Development of butadiene extraction technology by dimethylformamide
April 1968 Okochi Memorial Institute Okochi Memorial Award Butadiene production from C4 stream developed by domestic technology
May 1967 The Society of Rubber Industry, Japan Excellent Paper Award Studies on elastomer and thermoplastic polymer blend system
April 1967 Japan Petroleum Institute The Japan Petroleum Institute Award Extraction of butadiene from C4 stream
Sept. 1960 Ministry of International Trade and Industry Minister of International Trade and Industry Award Production technology of farlon

Environment and Safety

Year Academy (Sponsor) Award
2015 Kanagawa Labor Bureau Award for Excellence (Research and Development Center)
2009 Japan Health Promotion Fitness Foundation Prime Minister Award of Outstanding Organization on Health / Physical Fitness
2009 Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Outstanding High-Pressure Gas (Research and Development Center)
2003 Minister of Health, Welfare and labor Ministry of Health, Labor and Wealfare Award for “Safety Promoting Excellent Foreman” (Mizushima Plant)
2003 Minisry of Land Infrastructure and Transport, Chuugoku Transport Bureau Modal Shift Promoting Excellent Shipper Award (Tokuyama Plant)
2003 Green & Sustainable Chemisrty Network, Japan The 2nd GSC Prize “Minister of Environment Prize”
• ZEORORA
2000 The Society of Polymer Science, Japan “The Society of Polymer Science” Award
• ZEOGRABULE
2000 Japan Industrial Safety and Health Association The Green Cross Award
• Minoru Tanaka
1999 Tsukuba Chemical/Bio Foundation No. 8 Tsukuba Chemical/Bio Award
• ZEORORA
1999 Japan Chemical Industry Association No. 32 JCIA Award for “Environmental Technology”
• ZEORORA
1999 Director General of the Management and Coordination Agency Award for “Excellent Company to Enhance Physical Fitness”
• ZEON Corporation
1998 The Environmental Protection Agency (U.S.A.) The Stratospheric Ozone Protection Award
• ZEORORA
1998 Minister of Health and Welfare Letter of appreciation
• Tokuyama plant
1998 Minister of International Trade and Industry Award for “High-Pressure Gas Production Safety Manager”
• Akira Sano, Kawasaki plant
1998 Kanagawa Prefecture Award for “Blood Donation Campaign by Kanagawa Prefecture”
• Kawasaki plant
1997 Minister of International Trade and Industry Award for “Excellent High-Pressure Gas Production Safety Manager”
• Akira Sano
1996 Kanagawa Prefecture Outstanding High-Pressure Gas
• Research and Development Center
1996 Minister of Health and Welfare Letter of appreciation
• Mizushima branch
1995 Yamaguchi Prefecture Award for “Excellent High-Pressure Gas Production Safety Manager”
• Koji Takada
1995 Minister of Labor Award for Effort
• Kawasaki plant
1993 Kanagawa Prefecture Award for “Blood Donation Campaign by Kanagawa Prefecture”
• Kawasaki plant
1992 Minister of Labor Progress Award
• Takaoka plant
1991 Okayama Prefecture Award for “Excellent High-Pressure Gas Production Safety Manager”
• Takehisa Akimoto
1991 Labor Standards Bureau, Kanagawa Prefecture Award for Excellence
• Kawasaki plant
1991 Minister of International Trade and Industry Outstanding High-Pressure Gas Plant
• Kawasaki plant
1990 Organization of the Kanto Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry Outstanding High-Pressure Gas Plant
• Kawasaki plant
1985 Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers The Deming Prize
1982 Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance Award for Distinguished PM Engineering Contractor
• All plants