Founded by first president Hiroshi Kono as a company specializing in plastics. Opened Osaka Office in the city of Osaka.
Opened Kanto Office in the city of Hachioji.
Constructed Hachioji Plant 1 in Motohongo-cho, Hachioji as a board processing plant.
Constructed Hachioji Plant 2 in Hiraoka-cho, Hachioji to increase production capacity.
Constructed Shiga Plant as part of a system for supplying western Japan.
Established BENT WP development team in Yagi-cho, Hachioji.
Cultural Division launches overseas expansion by means of contract with a sales representative in Korea.
Moved Hachioji Plant 2 to Kawaguchi-machi, Hachioji to increase production capacity.
Established the Development Project Group in, and relocated the Administration and Accounting Department to, Nishikubo in the city of Musashino.
Constructed the current Hachioji Plant in Motohongo-cho, Hachioji.
Began providing artifact cleaning and labeling services.
Developed liquid crystal process line trays and established a department specializing in their manufacture and sales.
Began using simplified molds (for injection molding) to handle small-lot production of many products, and taking orders for small-lot runs of molded products.
Relocated the Sales Head Office Division and the Administration and Accounting Department to Motohongo-cho, Hachioji.
Ryoko Kono takes over as the second company president.
Acquired certification in the Eco Stage environmental management system.
Received the Encouragement Prize at the 5th Tama Blue Green Awards, sponsored by Tama Shinkin Bank, for the promising future of the business model for our new artifact cleaning and labeling system (artifact cleaning and labeling machines).
Began exploring overseas markets for both the industrial and cultural divisions, and began exhibiting at overseas trade shows.
Prepared an integrated design and production system at the Shiga Plant to expand sales of line pallets.
Launched the “Tasuki” brand of products for passing down cultural heritage to strengthen our Cultural Division brand as part of our effort to break into foreign markets in earnest.
Applied for and was selected for a feasibility study by the Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation.
Acquired ISO14001 to perform more environmentally friendly product manufacturing.
Cultural Division contracted with a sales representative in France and began rollout in Europe.
Began exhibiting at Society for American Archaeology (SAA) and European Association of Archeologists (EAA) conferences in order to contribute to the global cultural artifact industry.
Launched our Forestry Division as the third pillar of our business together with our industrial and cultural divisions.
Mako bamboo profile gauges introduced as a “made in Japan” product used around the world on TV Tokyo’s Wafu sohonke (Japan Style Originator) program.
Recognized in the Tama region as a Tama-GNT (“global niche top”) company.
Forestry Division launched sales of the Masaki automatic planting machine.
Became Japan’s first supporting member of the International Council of Museums (ICOM).
Relocated the Osaka Office to the Kyoto Office.