Proud of almost 100 years of history.
Beginnings of the Taiyo Group start 1922 when Nohmura Tent Company was established in Osaka, Japan by Kaneshige Nohmura.
Lakhta Center in St. Petersburg is a large scale project. The scope of Taiyo Europe was design, supply and installation of the Multifunctional building atrium´s roof, including the steel structure and in addition a 4-layer ETFE cushion skylight with water drainage and heating system.
Completion of Rennes Trainstation, a project with movable middle layer that permits to variate the light transmission and the comfort inside the building. This system is the first allocation for Taiyo Europe and one of the few in the world.
Completion of Swatch Omega Headquarters, where Taiyo was responsible for fabrication and installation of almost 1000 geometrically different ETFE cushions and their profile connections.
Completion of Thyssen Krupp Testtower in Rottweil, near Stuttgart, the tallest vertical membrane structure in the world. The unique vertical configuration required our team to also design-engineering and built a fully TÜV-approved temporary installation platform – a parallel engineering benchmark by itself.
Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid is one of the most technologically advanced and breathe taking football stadiums in the world. Taiyo-Europe was responsible for the detailed engineering, fabrication and installation of the tensile roof structure, including its cable net system, big lift procedure and PTFE-glass membrane roof, in a mix of solid and mesh materials.
Successful participation on EXPO 2015 in Milan, Italy with numerous projects such as Cardo e Decumano, Pergole e Spalliere, Food District Bioreactor and Pavilions of Germany, Mexico, Japan and Kuwait.
Completion of Velodrome Stadium in Marseille, France, which is the biggest French stadium for football competitions and one of the most modern with its elite UEFA classification.
Completion of three big stadiums in Brazil in Belo Horizonte, Nova Salvador and Brasilia which represent a benchmark until today.
Coca-Cola Beatbox was completed for London’s Olympic Summer Games, as a perfect symbiosis of architecture, sports, music and the latest technologies.
Municipal Waste Management Department Munich was completed. Aesthetics and sustainability: the new roof with its integrated photovoltaic cells fulfils all the requirements which can rightfully be expected of a functionally and ecologically advanced structure.
Cape Town Stadium, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium and Moses Mahbida Stadium were finished to showcase the architectural and aesthetic capabilities and advantages of lightweight long-span tensile architecture.
TAIYO MEMBRANE CORPORATION, INC establishes TAIYO MEMBRANE CORPORATION-MIDDLE EAST LLC in Dubai, UAE.
TAIYO EUROPE GmbH is established in Germany.
Taiyo Kogyo Corporation acquires 100% controlling interest in SHADE STRUCTURES BIRDAIR Pty. LTD, today MakMax Australia.
TAIYO BIRDAIR CORPORATION is established in U.S.A.
Completion of Tokyo Dome.
Taiyo Kogyo Corporation introduced membrane structures to world visitors at EXPO’70 (Osaka Expo), changing perceptions on the possibilities of large scale tensile membrane architecture.
Birdair is established by Walter Bird in Buffalo, NY.
Corporate name changed to Taiyo Kogyo Corporation.
Nohmura Tent Company established in Osaka, Japan by Kaneshige Nohmura.