1868 The first year of the Meiji era Saijiro Ishida (great-grandfather of present chairman, the first Kyokuzan Ishida) started copper plate engraved printing, and founded Ishida Kyokuzan Printing Works.
1887 Installed lithographic press. Undertook printing of various publications, labels, seals, and catalogs by copper plate engraving and lithographic press, such as “Notable Kyoto Site Guide Picture Book” and Packaging of Murai Brothers cigarettes.
1934 Changed the company name to Ishida Kyokuzan Printing Co., Ltd.
“Photoengraving halftone screen corrosion engraving method” patented.
1937 DAINIPPON SCREEN MFG. WORKS established in the company.
1943 DAINIPPON SCREEN MFG. WORKS spun off and incorporated, DAINIPPON SCREEN MFG. CO., LTD. founded.
1969 “Kyoto Prefecture 100 Year Old Firm Commemoration” awarded by Kyoto Prefecture governor.
Opened Osaka sales office.
1970 Changed company name to SHASHIN KAGAKU CO., LTD.
1971 Completed headquarters building and factory.
Opened Tokyo sales office.
Established SHASHIN KOGYO CO., LTD.
1986 Merged with SHASHIN KOGYO CO., LTD.
1991 Opened Kusatsu business office.
1998 Acquired Freedom CO., LTD. and SUN AGENCY CO., LTD.
2001 Split up fine technology business and circuit board business, and established SK-Electronics CO., LTD.
2002 Satellite imagery business spun off and established as GeoScience CO., LTD.
2003 Design creative business spun off and established as Unicreates Co., Ltd.
2004 Relocated head office.
2010 Precision equipment business spun off and established as SEZACC Co., Ltd.
2011 Freedom CO., LTD. and Unicreates Co., Ltd. merged and established as PRONEST Co., Ltd.
Acquired ownership of POWDER SYSTEMS Co., Ltd.
2014 Mixer Department and Sales of SEZACC Co., Ltd. were integrated and established as Product Company.
2015 Transferred businesses of GeoScience CO., LTD. to Media Company.
2017 Merged PRONEST Co., Ltd. with Media Company
Merged SEZACC Co., Ltd. with Product Company
Established SK BRIDGE CO., LTD. as a sales company of a lineup of powder devices
Acquired ownership of TECHNOS Co., Ltd.
2018 Development section of 3D printer for ceramics spun off and established as SK Fine CO.,LTD.