Kawaken Fine Chemicals Co., Ltd. was able to celebrate the 70th anniversary of its founding.
Dr. Yasota Kawakami founded the company in the open laboratory of Tokyo Kogyo Shikenjo for the purpose of offering technical consultation and conducting commissioned research.
Established plant in Meguro, Tokyo.
Established Kawakami Research Laboratory.
Relocated plant to Omiya.
Development and launched production and sales of sponge metal catalysts.
Newly established Technology Department.
Relocated head office to Ogura Building, Kobuna-cho, Nihombashi.
Developed and launched production and sales of surfactant Amisol.
Kawakami Research Laboratory
Constructed Saitama Office in Kawagoe City, and relocated plant.
Opened Osaka branch.
Changed company name to current name “Kawaken Fine Chemicals Co., Ltd.”
Developed specialty chemical products.
Constructed Kawakami Memorial Research Laboratory in Saitama Office.
Yotsuba Co., Ltd. became fully-owned subsidiary.
Established Takefu Fine Chemicals Co., Ltd.
Established Enshu Fine Chemicals Co., Ltd.
Established Thai Kawaken Co., Ltd.
Established K&FS PTE. LTD.
Osaka Sales Office celebrated 30th anniversary of opening.
Constructed research center in Takefu Fine Chemicals Co., Ltd.
ISO9002 certification approved.
Constructed mass-production GMP plant in Enshu Fine Chemicals Co., Ltd.
Takefu Fine Chemicals Co., Ltd. acquired ISO9001 certification.
Merged Takefu Fine Chemicals Co., Ltd. and Enshu Fine Chemicals Co., Ltd.
Acquired ISO9001 certification on a company-wide scale.
Saitama Plant acquired ISO14001 certification.
Fukui Plant acquired ISO14001 certification.
Celebrated 60th anniversary of establishment.
Established Kawaken Sterling Surfactants PVT. LTD.
Shizuoka Plant acquired ISO 14001 certification.
Established KAWAKEN SINGAPORE PTE. LTD., a sales office in Singapore.
Osaka Sales Office celebrated 50th anniversary of opening.
Completion of construction for additional laboratory facility.
Celebrated 70th anniversary of establishment.