MarchFuji Kagakushi Kogyo Co., Ltd. established in Osaka.
OctoberTokyo Branch Office opened.
OctoberTechnical licensing agreement signed with Columbia Ribbon & Carbon Mfg. Co. (USA)
MarchTechnical licensing agreement signed with Fiberboard Corporation, USA (now Polypore Inc.)
MarchFirst phase construction at Okayama Plant completed.
JuneTechnical license for thermal transfer media granted to International Imaging Materials, Inc. (USA)
DecemberCross-licensing agreement with IBM (USA) concluded.
AugustListed on the Second Section of the Osaka Securities Exchange.
FebruaryFuji Kako Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary, established.
MarchFuji Copian (HK) Ltd. established in Hong Kong.
JanuaryThe Company's name changed to Fujicopian Co., Ltd.
MarchISO9002 registration completed at Okayama Plant.
NovemberJoint venture formed with Summit Imaging Technologies, Sdn.Bhd.(Malaysia)
AprilISO9001 certification qualified to whole company.
AprilISO14001 certification qualified to whole company.
DecemberAcquisition of equities in FC Vietnam Corporation by Fuji Kako Co., Ltd.
MarchEstablished Fujicopian Co., Ltd. (Europe) Branch in Kent, United Kingdom.
JulyShifted to Tokyo Stock Exchange from Osaka Securities Exchange due to a merging of Tokyo and Osaka Stock Exchange.
DecemberAcquisition of equities in FC Vietnam Corporation from Fuji Kako Co., Ltd.
AprilShifted to the Standard Market of Tokyo Stock Exchange due to the restructuring of market segmentation.