Our Story

1985

Our journey begins
as we establish
Fine Chemical Co. Ltd.
– the parent company of Tannus

1990

Major collaboration project with
the co-development of EVA foam
injection moulding technology for
Nike sports shoe midsole

1993

EVA-POE foam injection
moulding technology developed
for sports shoe outsoles

1999

Rubber foam injection
moulding technology developed
for sports shoe outsoles

2000

Shock-absorbing foam
injection moulding technology
developed for football helmets

2003

Development work
begins on our first
airless bicycle tyre

2004

Prototype developed
for our first airless
bicycle tyre

2005

Soft, shock-absorbent
Texol material developed
for bicycle tyres

2007

Development begins on
tyres with advanced plastic
that has high elasticity, thermal
endurance and enhanced safety

2009

The core technology
of our airless tyre
Locking Pin System
is patented

2010

Base material of the
Tannus tyre is developed

2011

Development completed
of Aither 0.1 material for
bicycle tyres, which we
introduce to the European
market for the first time

2012

LPS structure upgraded
to make tyres safer and
more compatible

2015

Launch of our
new compound
Aither 1.1 material