|1980||1||Toray Medical Co., Ltd. established.|
Production of ROMEMBRA™ reverse-osmosis membrane elements began (Shiga).
Marketing of BREATH-O™ contact lenses began.
|1982||1||Toray Industries, Inc. Seoul Office completed.|
|11||Toray Construction Co., Ltd. established.|
Société des Fibres de Carbone S.A. (SOFICAR)
Artificial weather simulation laboratory "Technorama" completed (Shiga).
|1985||4||Technology Center to function as the headquarters of research and development established (Shiga).|
|5||U.S. polypropylene film manufacturer Trea Industries Inc. (now Toray Plastics (America) Inc.) acquired.|
|8||Toray Industries, Inc. Beijing Office completed.|
|9||Marketing of MICTRON™ Para-type Aramid Film began.|
Corporate philosophy established to commemorate 60 years in business.
|6||Toray Corporate Business Research, Inc. established.|
Marketing of TORAYVINO™ home water purifier began.
|12||Toray International, Inc. established.|
Marketing of TORAYSEE™ high-performance cleaning cloth began.
|1988||4||Affiliated Companies Division established to centrally manage affiliated companies in Japan.|
|6||International Division established to perform company-wide international strategies.|
|1989||3||Samuel Courtauld & Co. (U.K.) (now Toray Textiles Europe Ltd.) acquired.|
|4||Construction of a second head office building (in Urayasu, Chiba) completed (*closed in 2015).|