• 1951
  • Makino Chemical Laboratory, established by Yukio Noguchi, successfully invented Anti-static Agent, Colcoat, and patented from 8 countries.

  • 1956
  • NIPPON Colcoat Chemical Co., Ltd. was established with 2.5 million Yen capital, President Yukio Noguchi. Started manufacturing and processing “COLCOAT”.
  • 1957〜1958
  • With respect to invention of “COLCOAT”, Yukio Noguchi received Tokyo Metropolitan Governor Invention Award, Kanto region Invention Award and Invention Association Chairman Award.
  • 1959
  • With respect to invention of “COLCOAT”, Yukio Noguchi received 1st Science and Technology Agency Director General Award.
  • Colcoat in earydays
    Colcoat in early days
  • Colcoat in early daysColcoat in early days


  • 1962
  • Started manufacturing Ethyl Silicate.
  • 1963
  • Completed Saitama Plant 1 in Gyoda City. Started manufacturing Anti-static Agent “NC-200” and “NONDUST”.
    “COLCOAT” Coating Division and Plastic Injection Molding Division went into operation.
  • 1963 Saitama Plant 1
    1963 Saitama Plant 1
  • 1968
  • New model of injection molding machine installed at Saitama Plant 1 and started precision thick-wall molding.
    Completed Saitama Plant 2 and started operation as a synthetic chemical plant.
  • 1963 Saitama Plant 11968 Saitama Plant 1
  • 1963 Saitama Plant 11963 Saitama Plant 1
  • 1968 Saitama Plant 21968 Saitama Plant 2


  • 1973
  • President Yukio Noguchi was awarded for the Purple Ribbon Medal from the Emperor.
  • 1974
  • Awarded National Commendation as a top rated Small and Medium Enterprise which is equivalent to Grand Prix of Good Company Award the Japanese Governmental Organization.
  • 1976
  • Started full scale production of Plastic Lenses. Introduced a new and powerful large molding machine and began production of large size molded products.
  • 1978
  • Established Technology Research Institute in Saitama Plant 1 and started comprehensive research work.


  • 1980
  • New pollution-free production facility commenced at Saitama Plant 2.
    Expanded production capacity for Ethyl Silicate.
  • Carrier Tape
    Carrier Tape
  • 1981
  • Changed the company name to Colcoat Co., Ltd.
    Developed Anti-static Agent “COLCOAT 515” for packaging of electronic components. Semiconductor manufacturers qualified “COLCOAT 515” as an Anti-static agent to prevent ICs from electrostatic discharge during the transportation.
  • 1984
  • Developed and manufactured a large aperture converter lens for video cameras. Started commercial production of converter lenses under the “CALUX” brand in domestic and international markets.
    Participated in Photokina Messe in Koln, Germany.
  • Large aperture converter lens
    Large aperture converter lens
  • 1986
  • Developed Light Distribution Reflector for portable liquid crystal display TV.
  • 1987
  • Installed equipments for mold tool manufacturing in Designing and Production Division.
    Developed coating agent for non-glare treatment of CRTs.
  • 1989
  • Founder, Yukio Noguchi received the Order of the Sacred Treasure from the Japanese Government.
  • Carrier TapeCarrier Tape
  • Large aperture converter lensLarge aperture converter lens


  • 1991
  • Developed and manufactured 3 inches single panel type LCD projector and started OEM supply to domestic and oversea customers.
    Participated in international exhibition held in U.S., Germany, and other countries.
  • 1993
  • Developed TiO2 Photocatalyst coating agent.
  • 1994
  • Established Colcoat Optronics Inc. in Calgary, Canada.
    Developed electroconductive coating agents “SP series”.
  • 1996
  • Developed modified Ethyl Silicates for the application of hydrophilic additives of anti-fouling paints.
    Developed Backlight Unit for large size LCD modules. Also developed 4 inches LCD monitor.
  • 1999
  • Nagoya business unit opened.


  • 2000
  • New factory completed at Saitama plant 1.
    JIS B9920 Class 6 clean room started operation.
  • Saitama Plant 1
    Saitama Plant 1
  • 2001
  • Applied our Siloxane-type Anti-static Agent for low reflection optical materials.
  • 2002
  • Certified for ISO9001.
  • 2004
  • Started construction of clean room in molding area of Saitama Plant 1.
  • Clean Room
    Clean Room
  • 2006
  • Colcoat R&D Center Co., Ltd. founded .
  • 2007
  • Established Watariyanagi Plant.
    Completion of the new plant for Ethyl Silicate.
  • Watariyanagi Plant
    Watariyanagi Plant
  • 2008
  • Approved for Environmental Management System “Eco-Stage”.
  • Saitama Plant 1Saitama Plant 1
  • Clean RoomClean Room
  • Watariyanagi PlantWatariyanagi Plant


  • 2010
  • Amusement Division commenced.
  • 2011
  • Colcoat(Thailand) Co., Ltd., 100% subsidiary of Colcoat, founded in Chonburi Province, Thailand.
    Founder Yukio Noguchi conferred for the Fifth Rank
    by Emperor of Japan.
  • Colcoat Thailand
    Colcoat Thailand
  • 2012
  • Developed LED optical parts for multi-functional peripheral.
  • anti-static coating for releasing film
    anti-static coating for releasing film
  • 2014
  • Colcoat(Thailand) certified for ISO9001.
  • 2016
  • Developed new functional coating agent, PS series and PC series.
    PC series is applicable to Polycarbonate, Polyimide & PVC.
    Production capacity expanded for larger Light Guide Panel for automotives.
  • 2017
  • Colcoat(Thailand) expanded to total 15 production lines.
    Environment friendly Anti-static Agent, 1000SF and WAS-15SF developed.
  • 15 lines at Colcoat Thailand
    15 lines at Colcoat Thailand
  • anti-static coating for releasing film
    Anti-static coating for releasing film
  • 15 lines at Colcoat Thailand
    15 lines at Colcoat Thailand


  • 2020
  • Colcoat Group Co., Ltd. was established to comprehensively manage Colcoat Co., Ltd. and its affiliated companies.

    Colcoat (Thailand) moved to Nava Nakorn Industrial Zone from Pinthong Industrial Estate.

    Transferred Colcoat Amusement Co., Ltd. to Kanzaki Inc.

  • Colcoat (Thailand) Nava Nakorn Factory
    Colcoat (Thailand) Nava Nakorn Factory
  • 2023
  • Transferred Optronics business (including Colcoat Thailand) to Narux Co., Ltd.
  • Colcoat (Thailand) Nava Nakorn Factory
    Colcoat (Thailand) Nava Nakorn Factory