Company History
(History02 1970-1999)

History 02

1970 - 1999

Expanding the scope of business while enhancing safety and reliability

  • 1970

    Completed construction of Food Development laboratory

  • 1979

    Started introductory education for MR (Medical Representative)

Opting for an independent path amid environmental changes

  • 1982

    Completed construction of GLP-compliant main building of Central Research Laboratories(now Building 1 of Discovery Research Laboratories)Completed GLP-compliant main building of Central Research Laboratories

  • 1989

    Launched mucosal protective agent Gaslon N® for gastric ulcer

  • 1990

    Completed Chitose food factory

    Opened Tokyo Office

Embarking on the new adventure of global expansion and drug discovery

  • 1991

    Opened Dusseldorf Office in Germany

  • 1994

    Completed construction of Building 2 of Discovery Research Laboratories

  • 1997

    Completed construction of the Discovery Research Laboratories in Tsukubathe Discovery Research Laboratories in Tsukuba

    Opened New York Office in the US

    Completed construction of Chitose Synthesis factory in Chitose Create Park