Chronology

Chronology

1939 Foundation of Fujikura Kouku-Kogyo Co.,Ltd.
1940 Mass-production of parachute is started
1945 Change corporate name to Fuji-Sangyo Co.,Ltd
Manufacturing of civilian products is started as its main activity
1952 A parachute maintenance plant is established in Yukuhashi-city
1955 Airborne parachute Type 55 is released, Yukuhashi plant is closed
1956 Parachute manufacturing is restarted as its main activity
1959 Change corporate name to Fujikura Parachute Co.,Ltd
1960 Water-proof suit, Thermal suit, Airborne parachute Type 60 are released
1968 Technical collaboration with Airborne Systems (Formerly, Irving Airchute Co.) (The US)
1978 Company building is remodeled
1990 Operation with Funehiki plant is started
1992 2nd construction of Funehiki plant is completed
1993 Construction of Warehouse is completed
1995 Construction of Wind tunnel is completed
1999 60th Anniversary Technical collaboration with Aerazur Aerosafety Systems
2000 ISO 9001 Certification
2009 70th Anniversary
2010 Technical collaboration with Airtec GmbH & Co.KG Safety Systems
2013 Our 3.4-micrometer-thick polyethylene film high-altitude weather balloon for ©JAXA broke the world record by rising up to 53 km (32 miles)
2014 Airborne parachute Type 13 is released