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1946 Establishes Marudai Industries Ltd. as a company selling paint.
1947 Changes its name to Turner Colour Chemical Ltd. and begins manufacturing paint. Launches Watercolor Paint and Pentex, a paint for use in handicrafts.
1948 Launches Poster Color, which has a diverse range of uses and provides excellent coloration.
1950 Launches Tahne Paint, available in a wide range of shades that allow the user to enjoy delicate nuances, and Junior Oil Paint.
1952 Launches Poster Color for professionals.
1953 Launches Origins Color, a powder poster color.
1956 Launches Neo Color, a paint for short-term outdoor use.
1958 Changes its name to Turner Colour Works Ltd.
1960 Institutes the “eye” symbol as the company logo.
Launches Neo Color Bright, a paint with a high degree of luminosity.
1963 Launches Alpha Color, Japan’s first resin paint.Launches Alpha Color, Japan’s first resin paint.
1964 Launches Polycolor, a toning agent for emulsion paint.
1968 Launches Ace Color, a waterborne paint with superb weatherability.
1971 Launches Design Gouache, a top-grade poster color.
1973 Launches Neo Spray, which can also be used for coloring handicraft items.
1976 Launches Fancy Color, a poster color for infants.
1982 Launches Acryl Gouache, an opaque acrylic paint. Installs Japan’s first Cobal Mill.
1985 Becomes the first in the industry to start working on switching to laminated tubes.
Installs a production line for filling tubes with paint.
1987 Launches Neo Color Pearl, a pearlescent paint.
1988 Launches Pharaon Sheet, a sheet paint.
1990 Holds the Big Art System presentation − aimed at designing urban landscapes − which becomes a talking point. Launches Big Art Color, a paint for murals, and Neo Cloth,
a hanging cloth for outdoor use.
1993 Presents the Temple and Shrine Coloration System.
1994 Launches Tent Art, a waterborne paint for tents, and Kosaku-kun,
a paint for use on handicrafts.
1995 Launches Paint Color, a paint for tole and decorative painting, Papier Paint,
a paper paint, and Tranvert, a translucent watercolor paint.
1996 Launches Event Color, a paint with a short life-span for use at events, Kanban Art,
a paint for use on signboards, and Printing Color, a sheet paint.
1997 Collaborates with Golden Artist Colors, Inc. of the USA and launches Golden Acrylics,
a new acrylic paint.
1998 Re-launches its Tranvert translucent watercolor paint, having increased the range of
colors available. Launches Aromatique Color, a fragrant solid watercolor paint.
Launches ESHA, a natural paint for interior use.
1999 Acquires ISO 9001 certification. Launches Matison Oil Paint and Nail Art Color,
a paint for use in nail art.
2000 Launches Acryl Gouache Lame´ Color Series, Three Primary Colors, J Colour, a low-VOC paint for interior use, and ESHA Exterior, a natural paint for exterior use.
2001 Following a change in the container, re-launches Acryl Gouache Lame´ Color as Petit Lame´, for use in hobbies. Launches Opaque Watercolor Paint and Handicraft Nis, for use as teaching materials in primary and middle schools.
2002 Launches Acryl Gouache Japanesque Series, Acryl Gouache Color Pearl Series and Water-Based Woodstain, a coloring agent for use in woodwork.
2003 Launches Chameleon, a paint whose color changes in sunlight, and Petit Pearl.
2004 Launches 3-C : a paint whose color changes in temperature, Air Nail: a paint for nail art.
2005 Launches Acryl Gouache : Artist Color : acrylic gouache for professional artists, Acryl Color Foundation, a paint for use under oil and acrylic paints, Mushu Kakishibu : odorless persimmon juice, Aging Art Color : a paint for inner or outer decoration. Iro Asobi : safety paint for children, Black Pring Ink : a paint for black print.
2006 Celebrates the 60th anniversary of its establishment. Launches Golden Fluid Acrylics : a new acrylic paint.
2007 Launches Grain Paint, a paint for Diorama scenery. Launches Flag Colour, a paint for cloth or fabric etc. Launches Tegata Kun, a colored soap for painting.
2008 Launches Wasabi, a outdoor paint for rebuilding Machiya.
2009 Company president Mr.Jihira appointed chairman of the All Japan Art Materials Association.
Launches Golden Open Acrylics, a slow drying acrylics. Relaunches Turner Artists Watercolor paint. Launches Chigirie, a free cutting sheet.
2010 Launches Lukas Watercolour paint.
2011 65th anniversary party at The Ritz Carlton.
Launches , a pen type paint. Launches the next generation's paint a paint as it is. Launches a new paint for vinyl plastic surfaces.
2012 Osaka monodzukuri price. Turner Colour Works LTD enterprise was choosen for its new point of view for the research and development, with a challenging spirit, YUME(dream), and the great hope it represent for the next generation, MIRAI(future).
2013 Launches a new fabric paint and , a paint allowing a real metal render.