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The Council of Powder Process Industry, Japan, is founded with about seventy members.
First meeting of dust collection sub-committee is held as the first Technical committee.
The first Powder Engineering Course is held. It is the forerunner of subsequent educational courses.
The name of the organization is changed to the Association of Powder Process Industry, Japan.
The first exhibition called POWTEX is held at the Tokyo International Exhibition Center.
The Tuesday Meeting is inaugurated as a place for the exchange of technical information and fellowship between members. This is the beginning of the Technical Information Exchange Meetings (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday meetings).
The Editorial Committee is formed to support a monthly magazine, Powder Science & Engineering, which becomes the Association’s supervising magazine the following year.
The service departments are merged into Technical Center of Powder Technology.
The Association becomes a legal corporation approved by Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Japan, and is registered under the name of The Association of Powder Process Industry and Engineering, JAPAN.
Standard Committee is established to promote the development of JIS (Japanese Industrial Standards) and active cooperation with ISO.
The International Liaison Committee is formed to exchange booths with major powder exhibitions in the United States (iPBS) and Europe (POWTECH), dispatch technical experts, and focus on Southeast Asia.
Publish APPIE NEWS, a newsletter.
The first POWTEX OSAKA is held and has been held every other year alternately with POWTEX TOKYO since then.
APPIE celebrates its 25th anniversary and publishes the book, 25 Years of the Association.
The first POWTEX NAGOYA is held.
APPIE co-sponsors the first Asian Particle Technology Symposium (APT2000) in Bangkok, organized by The Society of Powder Technology, Japan, and TPTC.
APPIE receives the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award of the Industrial Standardization Awards for the contribution to the industrial standardization.
APPIE publishes FUNTAI GIJUTSU, a monthly magazine, replacing Powder Science & Engineering and APPIE NEWS.
The exhibition site of POWTEX TOKYO changes to Tokyo Big Sight.
APPIE becomes a General Incorporated Association approved by the Cabinet Office.
Overseas corporations are also able to join APPIE.
APPIE celebrates its 50th anniversary.