The late Miyoshi Iida (Professor, Musashino Art University) founds Plastic Design & Industry Inc(PD). as “a company whose aim is to manufacture products that leverage a keen understanding of modeling” and serves as its first president.
PD starts doing business with Honda R&D Co., LTD. From 1964 to 1967, it produces nose cowls for F1 racing.
PD builds the interior of the Telecommunications Pavilion (now NTT) at the Osaka World Expo.
PD builds a statue of an Ainu chieftain in a village in Shiraoicho, Hokkaido (total height: 15m).
Plastic Design & Industry Inc. changes its name to "Product Design & Industry Inc." (PD)and moves it head office to Minami-Oi, Tokyo.
PD builds a sanitary unit designed by Masayuki Kurokawa.
Former President, Toyomi Iida, is appointed "President and Representative Director".
PD builds a flight simulator and airframe.
PD builds a space tube (for Space World).
The Utsunomiya Plant opens.
The IBM RS/6000 CATIA V4 system is introduced.
An NC 5-axis high-speed processing machine is introduced.
The branch studio opens.
An FDM modeling machine (3-D printer) is introduced.
Current President, Lei Zhang, is appointed "President and Representative Director".
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