|1950s||The Kawachi Sub-Plant (currently the Harima Plant) of the Aboshi Chemical Plant is constructed.|
|1953||Gunpowder business is launched.|
|1954||The Kawachi Sub-Plant (currently the Harima Plant) of the Aboshi Chemical Plant begins production of gunpowder.|
|1957||Production of rocket propellant begins.|
|1970s||Research on automotive airbag inflators begins.|
|1971||Japan Shotshell Ltd. (currently Daicel Pyrotechnics Ltd.) is established.|
|1980s||Daicel Safety Systems is established.|
|1987||Daicel Safety Systems (DSS) is established.|
|1989||Production of pyrotechnic inflators for driver and front passenger airbags begins.
Production of azide-based gas generants begins.
|1990s||Growth in inflator production|
|1994||Cumulative airbag inflator production reaches one million units.|
|1997||Production of non azide-based pyrotechnic inflators for driver/front passenger airbags begins.|
|1998||Production of hybrid inflators for driver/front passenger airbags begins.|
|1999||Cumulative airbag inflator production reaches ten million units.|
|2000s||Offshore production of airbag inflators begins.
PGG production begins.
|2000||Daicel Safety Systems America (DSSA) is established in the U.S.A.
Production of hybrid inflators for side* airbags begins.
Production of initiators begins.
|2001||Production of dual-stage inflators for driver/front passenger airbags begins.
Recipient of the CSJ Award for Technical Development from the Chemical Society of Japan.
|2002||Daicel Safety Systems (Thailand) (DSST) is established in Thailand.
Production of stored gas inflators for curtain airbags begins.
|2004||Daicel Safety Systems Europe (DSSE) is established in Poland.
Daicel Safety Systems (Jiangsu) (DSSC) is established in China.
Daicel Safety Technologies America (DSTA) is established in the U.S.A.
Production of pretensioner gas generators (PGG) begins.
|2005||Cumulative production of PGGs reaches one million units.
Daicel Safety Technologies (Thailand) (DSTT) is established in Thailand.
The Inflator Recycling Business (IRC) is launched.
|2006||Cumulative production of airbag inflators exceeds 100 million units.|
|2007||Daicel Safety Systems Korea (DSSK) is established in South Korea as a sales company.|
|2008||Cumulative production of PGGs reaches ten million units.|
|2010s||Production capacity continues to increase.|
|2011||DSSK is transformed into a production and sales company in South Korea.
Daicel Safety Tube Processing (DSTP) is established in the U.S.A.
|2012||The Company obtains all shares of Special Devices and strengthens production capacity for initiators, and PGGs.|
|2013||DSSK begins production of automotive airbag inflators.|
|2015||Daicel Safety Systems America Arizona (DSSA AZ) is established in the U.S.A.|
|2016||Daicel Safety Systems America Holdings (DSSAH) is established in the U.S.A.|
|2016||Daicel Safety Technologies (Jiangsu) (DSTC) is established in China.|
*Including side, side curtain, and knee airbags.