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1914
Fujimori Kogyosho established
as a limited partnership
in Osaki-cho, Ebara-gun,
Tokyo(presently Shinagawa-ku)
Fujimori Kogyosho established
Fujimori Kogyosho established
The founder of Fujimori Kogyo,
Yahiko Fujimori opened a pilot plant
(Osaki Plant) in his own home
Yahiko Fujimori
Yahiko Fujimori
Osaki Plant
Osaki Plant
Moisture-proof and
waterproof paper:
Tarpaulin Paper
Tarpaulin Paper
Tarpaulin Paper
1921
Waterproof cloth for
covering the roofs of
passenger cars
covering the roofs of passenger cars
covering the roofs of passenger cars
1936
Fujimori Kogyosho, Ltd.
Yaguchi Plant
1942
Nagatsuda Plant
1943
Senzoku Research Laboratory
1944
Corporate name changes
to Fujimori Kogyo
Shizuoka Plant
Shizuoka Plant
Shizuoka Plant
1945
Osaki Plant, Yaguchi Plant,
and Senzoku Research Laboratory
were destroyed by air raids
1947
Kawasaki Plant
Kawasaki Plant
Kawasaki Plant
1948
Business expansion to
Medical Field
Dental impression
material: ALGIX
ALGIX
ALGIX
1955
Business expansion to Flexible
Packaging Field
Packaging for Kao
Feather Shampoo
1956
First in Japan to produce
polyethylene laminator
made in Japan and expand
to Food Packaging Field
polyethylene laminator  made in Japan
polyethylene laminator made in Japan
Polyethylene laminate:
POLYWRAP
1959
New two story laboratory
established in Kawasaki Plant
Single sided moistureproof
cellophane vacuum packaging
and poly cellophane SPZ for
boil sterilization
1960
Osaka Plant
Release paper:
BYNA SHEET
BYNA SHEET
BYNA SHEET
1962
Technical collaboration
agreement with
Tetra Pak
Technical collaboration
Technical collaboration
1963
Technical licensing
agreement with
Hedwin Corporation
(US)
Cubitainer
Cubitainer
1966
Technical licensing
agreement with
Thimonnier & Cie(France)
for producing DOYPACK
DOYPACK
DOYPACK
1970
Head Office moved
to Nihonbashi,
Tokyo Ohama Plant
1974
Packaging for medical
instruments: MEDDIC
MEDDIC
MEDDIC
1976
Nabari Plant
(GMP certified plant)
1978
UBF (M) becomes
the first Japanese
retort pouch to
receive US FDA
approval
1982
Waterproof sheet for
tunnel construction:
FF SHEET
FF SHEET
FF SHEET
1987
Business expansion to
Information Electronics Field
Plastic liquid crystal
cell circuit board film:
AMOREX
AMOREX
AMOREX
1989
Soft bags for IV
pharmaceuticals
Soft bags for IV pharmaceuticals
Soft bags for IV pharmaceuticals
1992
Numata Plant
1993
The company’s stock
offered publicly
on the OTC market
株式登録
株式登録
1995
Optical surface
protection film:
MASTACK® TFB
MASTACK® TFB
MASTACK® TFB
1997
Self-standing refill
pouches: FLOWPACK®
FLOWPACK®
FLOWPACK®
2000
Film-lined liquid
containers: Z-TAINER
Z-TAINER
Z-TAINER
2002
Listed on the Second
Section of theTokyo
Stock Exchange
2004
Listed on the First
Section of the Tokyo
Stock Exchange
Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
Listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
Kawasaki Plant and
Laboratory relocated
to Yokohama
2005
Ohama Plant name
changes to Kakegawa Plant
Non-adsorbing,
low-eluting chemical
solution bags: NIp®
NIp®
NIp®
2007
Showa Plant
2008
All ZACROS Plants
receive ISO9001
certification
2010
Headquarters transferred
to Nishi Shinjuku, Tokyo
Business expansion to
Biopharmaceutical Field
BioPhaS®
(single-use culture bag)
BioPhaS®
BioPhaS®
2012
Mie Plant
2014
ZACROS 100-year
anniversary
2015
Business expansion
to Medical Euipment
Field
Thrombus
formation-analysis
system: T-TAS®
T-TAS®
T-TAS®
2018
Established the Fujimori
Science and Technology
Foundation as a general
incorporated foundation
2019
Fujimori Science and
Technology Foundation
chenged to public interest
incorporated foundation
2020
T-TAS® received US
Food and Drug
Administration (FDA)
approval
Head Office transferred
to Bunkyouku, Tokyo
2021
Achieving ultra-large-scale
culture of iPS cells by using
our proprietary cell
culture technologies