Super Resin Inc., of the company that gave birth to seven dreamers, was founded in 1957.
At the beginning, Super Resin was involved in the production of composite materials for industrial applications.
In more recent years, it has been involved in the development of satellites and aerospace components, including Japan’s Hayabusa, the first and only unmanned spacecraft to land on an asteroid and return to earth with an asteroid sample.
We launched R&D in robotics in 2005 and in health care in 2007.
In 2011, with the aim of creating totally novel, world-first products, we transferred the technologies that we had developed in health care and robotics to Seven Dreamers Laboratories, Inc., a company that we established in Silicon Valley, USA. Then, in 2014, we established seven dreamers laboratories, inc. in Tokyo to deliver “space quality” products to the world.
|1957||Super Resin Inc. founded|
|1970||Manufactured the face of the Tower of the Sun monument|
|1971||Began the research and development of carbon fiber molding|
|1988||Entered the aerospace field
Developed small unmanned airplanes
|1994~||Started polyimide business|
|1996||M&A from DuPont and Monsanto|
|1998||Participated in the Hayabusa(spacecraft) Project|
|2000||Involved in a number of satellite projects|
|2001||Started the research and development in health care|
|2003||Started guidewire business|
|2005||Started the development of laundroid|
|2007||Started the development of nastent™|
|2011||Established Seven Dreamers Laboratories, Inc. in Silicon Valley
Established Ningbo Super Resin, Inc.
|2013||Obtained medical approval for nastent™ in Europe
CE mark acquisition
|2014||Established seven dreamers laboratories, inc. in Minato-ku, Tokyo
Started the carbon golf shaft business
Received approval for the production and sale of medical equipment
Received approval to enter the medical equipment manufacturing industry
Filed a notice for the manufacture and sale of nastent classic
|2015||Completed Series A funding of JPY 1.515 billion yen|
|2016||Completed Series B funding of JPY 6.0 billion yen|
|2017||Completed Series B’ funding of JPY 2.5 billion yen|
The Beginning of a New Journey to Aerospace
The origin of seven dreamers dates back to Super Resin Inc., which was established in 1957. Since our establishment, we have been working in the development and manufacturing of composite materials and contributing to society as a pioneer and important player in the history of composite materials. In 2011, we took a new step in the USA as Seven Dreamers Laboratories, Inc. to provide customers worldwide with ‘space quality’ products which make full use of the unique technologies inherited by our craftsmen specializing in various fields including aerospace.
The Beginning and the Challenge
Since our establishment, we continued to earn a reputation for producing quality composite material products made with glass fiber (GFRP). At the request of Taro Okamoto, the famous Japanese artist known for his avant-garde paintings and sculpture, we produced the face of his ‘Tower of Sun’, a sculpture he created as the symbolic centerpiece of the 1970 Osaka World Expo that is still seen as an emblem of Japan’s rapid economic growth.
The Growth and the Blooming
Since our establishment, we continued to earn reputation for producing quality composite material products made with glass fiber (GFRP). At the request of Taro Okamoto, the famous Japanese artist known for his avant-garde paintings and sculpture, we produced the face part of the ‘Tower of Sun’ sculpture. The ‘Tower of Sun’, which is a symbol of the 1970 Osaka World Expo, is still considered as a symbol of rapid economic growth of Japan.
Moving Towards the World of Carbon Fiber
We expanded our possibilities and dreams when we became one of the first companies to undertake R&D on the molding of carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP).
Activities for the Environment
When wind power emerged as an environmentally friendly clean energy source, we contributed to society by applying our wealth of experience to the production of important and highly reliable components for wind power generation.
Dawn of the ACM Era
In 1982, we established an R&D laboratory for advanced composite materials (ACM) and started research and evaluation of composite technologies and markets in the US and worldwide. After continued investment in R&D, facility and equipment, we established our first ACM plant in 1986.
Taking on the Challenge of Aerospace
We launched R&D in the aerospace field, and in 1988, developed a multipurpose remote control aircraft (small unmanned aerial vehicle). Its superior performance and technological innovation drew that attention of many aerospace experts.
Joining the Hayabusa Project
Our involvement in a wide range of aircraft and satellite projects earned us a reputation for precision, high-quality technologies. As a result, we were invited to take part in the project to build the Hayabusa asteroid probe satellite. In 2010, Hayabusa, which included several of our technologies, successfully returned to earth, and we received letters of appreciation from the Minister of Space Development and Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan
Significant Advances in Aerospace
Starting with our participation in the Hayabusa project, we have been involved in numerous communications, observation, and other satellite projects. Currently, our products are used in almost all of the satellites launched in Japan.
From Space to Earth
In order to deliver “space quality” technology and products to people all over the world, we established Seven Dreamers Laboratories, Inc. in Silicon Valley on February 10, 2011.
Establishment of seven dreamers laboratories, inc.
We established seven dreamers laboratories, inc. in Minato-ku, Tokyo on July 18, 2014, inheriting all of the technologies belonging to Seven Dreamers Laboratories, Inc. We will continue to leverage the technical capabilities cultivated through our work with satellites to develop innovative lifestyle-related products and services.