Toray Films Europe origins come from ”Société Lyonnaise de Soie Artificielle” (SLSA) who was first specialized in artificial silk.
The silk activity is stopped for plastic films production and Cipsco society become La Cellophane.
In 1968, development is increasing with the creation of a workshop of polymerization and then, in 1970, a coating workshop is created.
Breakdown of society La Cellophane for Rhône Poulenc Films and Rhône Poulenc Systèmes.
Launch of PET productions lines dedicated to video and audio tapes
Takeover of Rhône Poulenc Films by Toray which becomes Toray Plastics Europe
Start up of news lines and capabilities: the manufacturing of PET resins and metallised films are integrated. The group invests in a new line dedicated to very low thicknesses
Orientation towards the Ultra-clear films.
Toray Plastics Europe becomes Toray Films Europe
Construction of the OPP workshop.
Beginning of OPP Torayfan® activity.
Investment on T4. Change of automation and electronics.