Company History

Founded in 1902 as Noda Lumber House, we have changed our type of operation from a lumber mill to plywood manufacturer, and now a building material manufacturer.
With “sincerity” being our motto, we have released a number of innovative new products by accurately grasping the needs of the age and meeting the customers’ requirements.
We have been promoting the reduction of formaldehyde, the use of medium-density fiberboard (MDF) as a recycled housing material, and the total coordination of building interior materials, which are now common practices in the industry.
Our pioneering development work has been achieved by concentrating our resources on the main business since the foundation of the company until now and contributing to society consistently. We will keep inheriting this corporate culture.

1902 lumber and box manufacturing company established
1921 Corporate name changed to Noda Sawmill and a sawmill built
1934 Type of operation fully converted to plywood manufacturing
1938 Incorporated as Noda Sawmill Co., Ltd.
1942 Corporate name changed to NODA PLYWOOD Mfg. Co., Ltd.
1952 Export of door skin plywood to the U.S. market started
1960 Production of printed plywood started
1963 The first dry-processing hardboard factory in Japan constructed
1964 NODA SIDING (hardboard exterior wall material) developed
1972 Low-formaldehyde plywood developed
1980 Award for Invention of NODA LATH-CUT (exterior substrate material)
1984 MDF plant built at the Shimizu Establishment
NODA HOUSE KIT (total coordination system) developed
1987 Naffics Co., Ltd. as a subsidiary
Takayama Woodworks Co., Ltd. founded as a subsidiary
1988 Adon Co., Ltd. founded as a subsidiary
1989 Corporate name changed to NODA CORPORATION
1990 PT. Sura Indah Wood Industries established
Import of MDF started
1991 SURA INDAH series solid wood products released
1995 Listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
1999 The P&C-MJ system (wooden housing rationalization method) developed and released
2001 ISO9001 certified at the Building Materials Production Headquarter
2002 ISO9001 certified at the Fiberboard Division
2003 ISHINOMAKI PLYWOOD MFG.CO.,LTD. incorporated as a subsidiary
ISO14001 certified at the Fujigawa Establishment
2006 ISO14001 certified at the Shimizu Establishment
2007 Noda House Kit ATELIA (total coordination system) released
2009 Subsidiary Takayama Woodworks Co., Ltd. absorbed its subsidiary Adon Co., Ltd. and changed company name to Adon Co., Ltd.
2010 FSC®-CoC and PEFC-CoC forest certificates obtained
2014 Building interior material series BINOIE released
2015 The new plywood plant built at the Fujikawa Establishment
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